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Introducing Kids to Music: Why it’s Important and the Best Strategies to Use

Sept. 22, 2021

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As parents and teachers, we often get so focused on teaching kids the basics, that we forget that the fine arts are an integral part of the curriculum. In fact, teaching children about music has the power to enhance skills in other areas, including their academic language skills. Not only is music enjoyable, it helps to develop our kids’ whole self, allowing them to discover and express their own interests, while also supporting their skills in other areas. Read this article to learn more about why music education is an important part of your child’s education, and ways to introduce your little learner to music.

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DIY Activities to Teach Kids About Germs

May 11, 2020

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It has always been important to teach children about germs and preventing the spread of harmful bacteria and viruses, but considering the ongoing national crisis surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, there has never been a more meaningful time to review handwashing and proper hygiene with kids! But because germs cannot be seen, our little learners sometimes have a tough time grasping the concept or its importance. This article explains how to make it more relatable to kids and shares 4 fabulous DIY experiments for teaching kids about germs!

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Leap Year Crafts and Activities for Kids

Feb. 24, 2020

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February 29th only comes around once every four years, meaning this might be the first leap year in your child’s or students’ memories! Don’t let this leap year come and go without turning it into a unique learning experience filled with fascinating facts and fun-filled games or crafts. Read this article to discover more about this amazing extra calendar day and find four fabulous ideas for exciting leap year activities!

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Importance of Extracurricular Activities in School & College

June 10, 2019

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There’s no doubt that academics are an integral part of every child’s early life, since learning is every kid’s job! With increased rigor and the push to perform on standardized tests from a young age, it’s easy to forget that extracurricular activities also play an important role in every child’s education and development. This article reveals the benefits of extracurricular activities in school and offers you unique ideas to support your child’s passions alongside his learning.

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Creative Art Projects for Kids Using Recycled Materials

April 15, 2019

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Spring is a great time to go green! The grass is growing and flowers are blooming, reminding us all what a beautiful place Earth can be. On Earth Day or every day, help your child grow a continuing sense of pride for keeping the planet clean using recycled crafts for kids. Keep reading to find fresh ideas for turning trash into treasure by reusing common household materials! 

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Meaningful Earth Day Activities for Kids and Preschool Children

April 1, 2019

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Even though it’s one of the largest holidays recognized worldwide, sometimes Earth Day gets lost in the shuffle as adults go about their daily grind. Don’t let your kids forget about this important holiday and celebrate with purpose using cool hands-on projects and literacy activities! Read this article to find fun-filled yet meaningful Earth Day activities for kids of all ages!

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Arts and Crafts Based Upon Your Child’s Favorite Chapter Books (Part II)

Sept. 29, 2018

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When kids engage with books beyond the physical pages, they improve critical analysis and comprehension skills by thinking more deeply about the book, its themes, characters, and more! We’ve already explored some of the best chapter books and series for kids, so let’s expand the conversation and take a look at four fantastic arts and crafts activities based on books!

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6 DIY Toys from Nature

Aug. 13, 2018

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As summer comes to an end, kids often become bored and are in need energizing activities to stimulate curiosity and creativity. Get your child off the couch and out of the house by creating DIY kids toys from nature! Keep reading to discover fun-filled ideas that will keep your child busy creating and innovating from now throughout the fall!

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Creative Spring Art Projects for Kids

April 9, 2018

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The grass is growing, and the flowers are all in bloom. Spring is the best time of year to create bright and eye-catching crafts that will flex your child’s creativity and imagination while celebrating the season! If you’re looking for refreshing new ideas for springtime crafts, this article will share 3 invigorating spring art activities for preschoolers!

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The Importance of Arts and Crafts in Early Education

Nov. 10, 2017

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Since artwork is one of the very first outlets kids use to express their individuality, it’s no wonder that they love it so much! But did you know that engaging in art can have a huge impact on your child’s academic and lifelong success? Kids use art to explore their world, all while building a foundation for a whole host of critical skills!

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