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We’ve all been through a lot this past year. With summer upon us, our bag of tricks to keep kids occupied can be running low. So, when life hands you lemons, as the saying goes, make lemonade. You can do a lot with a simple bag of lemons and get your kids involved too! 

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June 10, 2021
Jamila H. Lindo

Exposing Children to STEM Through Literature

STEM Education / Play, Girls & STEM

Nowadays, we find Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) learning materials everywhere.

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June 03, 2021
Andrea Doumar

Summer Themed Crafts with Household Items

Learning Through Play

To say that the last year or so been unique would be an understatement. As an Occupational Therapist in a Public School, I had to quickly adapt and switch from in person learning to virtual learning. For parents, teaching their own children from home became a challenge. Being able to use household items to create new crafts and projects has been my “go-to” during therapy sessions.

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May 27, 2021
Shreiya Aggarwal-Gupta

How parents can best support life-long learning in their children

Many parents start early in their efforts to turn their children into the next Marie Curie or Steve Jobs – well before high school or college. Given that the brains of children grow explosively and reach 90% of the adult volume by the time they’re in kindergarten, putting a lot of effort into early childhood makes sense.

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May 20, 2021
Stephanie Johnson

How to incorporate gross motor play into your summertime fun routine

Learning Through Play

School is out for the summer for many families and what a year it has been for everyone. If your children are anything like mine, the excitement of no schoolwork is short lived.

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May 13, 2021
Michelle Parrinello-Cason

Logic Games: A Look at How We Got Here

Learning Through Play, Brainteasers

At this point in educational history, no one would blink an eye if you said you were working on your logic skills. Logic, after all, is (rightfully) seen as a foundational critical thinking skill that helps us function effectively across many different areas of life.

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April 29, 2021
Lauren Weber

How one family practices STEM concepts at home

STEM Education / Play, STEM

I once lamented to a friend about how my three kids’ “collections” drove me bonkers. Their rooms were cluttered with seashells, rocks, bones, insect casings, and more – all in little piles. As a person who dislikes clutter, it irked me.

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