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Best Play Cash Register Games for Kids - Money Prodigy

Last updated: 05/02/2019

Are you thinking about buying a shiny-new, toy cash register for your child, but you’re afraid they’ll just push a bunch of buttons and not really get any money education from...

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10 Best Kids Books For Marvel Comics Fans

Last updated: 05/01/2019

Reading is a great way to get kids to spend less time near the screen and more time thinking and challenging themselves. By transporting all their favorite onscreen characters...

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10 Facts You May Not Know About Gifted Children Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Last updated: 05/01/2019

Giftedness is a trait which is hugely misunderstood, even amongst professionals who should be in the know! These 10 facts are here to shed light on what giftedness really is. I...

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How to Raise a Moral, Responsible Child -- without Punishment

Last updated: 04/30/2019

"Parents who are serious about raising children to be decent people spend an awful lot of time guiding them. It's not enough for us to have good values; these values must be...

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Celery Science Experiment | TinkerLab

Last updated: 04/30/2019

While I’m an art educator by trade, having small people pull at my pants has turned me into a mini-alchemist who’s suddenly found herself reading books to her kids about Galileo...

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Freeing the Angel

Last updated: 04/30/2019

I wanted to share a short story with you It may sound unreal but I promise it’s true So here is my poem on how the outdoors Can become an inspiring unstoppable force. It was...

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Why Our Tweens Really Need To Feel Our Love And Attention Now | A Parenting Resources Guide - Hand in Hand Parenting

Last updated: 04/29/2019

Your child is growing and things are changing. The dynamic at home shifts. Sometimes this feels wonderful. Like, when your child shows accomplishment mastering things he or she...

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Elgin education groups to hold 'call to arms' to get preschool kids ready for kindergarten

Last updated: 04/29/2019

Elgin-area groups will meet Friday to plot out their plan for a “2,000-day Commitment,” a community-wide effort to create traditional and unorthodox ways to get local children...

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22 Ways to Make Cooking With Kids More Fun

Last updated: 04/29/2019

22 Ways to Make Cooking With Kids More Fun 22 Ways to Make Cooking With Kids More Fun Scared they’ll get hurt? Scared they'll get flour everywhere? Hate to waste food? Chefs,...

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Leah Spangler | Quality child care is key to growing local economy

Last updated: 04/28/2019

Leah Spangler The benefits of quality early learning programs are hard to dispute.  Children who attend are more prepared for kindergarten and more likely to graduate from high...

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