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Why I Think Parents Should Experience the Magic of Childhood Alongside Their Kids

Why I Think Parents Should Experience the Magic of Childhood Alongside Their Kids

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5 Great Tents Make the Outdoors Tent-alizing!

5 Great Tents Make the Outdoors Tent-alizing!

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Rocket-Themed Mini-Golf Course Opens Soon at the New York Hall of Science!

Rocket-Themed Mini-Golf Course Opens Soon at the New York Hall of Science!

The countdown to the opening of the amazing science-themed miniature golf course at the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) has begun! Officially opening on April 1, 2014, this delightful 9-hole course is a

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Fashion Design Camp Teaches Kids How to Mindfully Create Their Own Clothing from Scratch

Fashion Design Camp Teaches Kids How to Mindfully Create Their Own Clothing from Scratch

It only takes one week to transform your little fashion-designer-in-the-making into a full-fledged prodigy. The Unincorporated Life—a Los Angeles-based branding, clothing, and education company, is

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The Hartsbrook School’s New Waldorf Early Childhood Building Teaches Kids the Art of Sustainabilty

The Hartsbrook School’s New Waldorf Early Childhood Building Teaches Kids the Art of Sustainabilty

The Hartsbrook School in Northampton, Massachusetts is celebrating their newly constructed environmentally friendly early childhood building. Set on the Waldorf School Hadley campus, parents and staff set

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Floating Solar-Powered Boat Schools Bring the Classroom to Children in Flood-Prone Bangladesh

Floating Solar-Powered Boat Schools Bring the Classroom to Children in Flood-Prone Bangladesh

Every year during the monsoon season, the rivers and streams of Bangladesh swell and inundate much of the country. Up to two-thirds of the nation experiences extreme flooding, cutting off transportation

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Edible Schoolyard NYC Transforms an Old Parking Lot in Brooklyn into an Urban Agriculture Oasis for Students

Edible Schoolyard NYC Transforms an Old Parking Lot in Brooklyn into an Urban Agriculture Oasis for Students

Children attending P.S. 216 in Gravesend, Brooklyn don’t have to stomach pink slime mystery meat or nasty school lunches. Instead they regularly feast on meals from their school garden. Thanks to a

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Wind Energy Provides Whopping $2.7 Million in Revenue that Benefits Schools in Ohio

Wind Energy Provides Whopping $2.7 Million in Revenue that Benefits Schools in Ohio

Struggling schools may find the remedy to their financial woes in a line from a song: “the answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind” — as the wind is a new source of huge revenue for

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Beacon Food Forest is Opening in Seattle for Families and Foragers

Beacon Food Forest is Opening in Seattle for Families and Foragers

Image courtesy of Beacon Food Forest It sounds like a dream that urban dwellers have for their kiddos: a place where the community can learn about nature in a hands-on way, grow and forage fruits and

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10 Year-Old Environmentalist Hannah Alper Encourages Others to Change the World in Her Inspiring TED Talk

10 Year-Old Environmentalist Hannah Alper Encourages Others to Change the World in Her Inspiring TED Talk

Watching the news each night can be frustrating and disheartening. With all of the political gridlock, social conflicts, and environmental destruction, it is frightening to imagine what kind of future our

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‘Hello Ruby’ is a Wildly Popular Children’s Book That Teaches the Basics of Computer Coding

‘Hello Ruby’ is a Wildly Popular Children’s Book That Teaches the Basics of Computer Coding

The modern world runs on the binary brains of computer technology. Just like a foreign language, children who learn the foundations of information communication early develop a crucial advantage. To

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Report Highlights Alarming Disparities in Childrens’ Reading Proficiency Between Income Levels and Races

Report Highlights Alarming Disparities in Childrens’ Reading Proficiency Between Income Levels and Races

Photo by Shutterstock We know far too well that all education is not created equal, but the latest results from a KIDS COUNT news report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation show that the learning

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Camp H: A Design & Building Camp That Teaches Girls How to Use Power Tools

Camp H: A Design & Building Camp That Teaches Girls How to Use Power Tools

Camp H is a design and building camp for girls ages 9-12 that’s run through REALM Charter School in Berkeley, California. Founded by Emily Pilloton, the curriculum includes Science, Technology,

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6 Awesome Things Happening on Earth Right Now that Your Kids Must See!

6 Awesome Things Happening on Earth Right Now that Your Kids Must See!

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TED-Ed Clubs Encourage Students to Become the Next Generation of Public Speakers

TED-Ed Clubs Encourage Students to Become the Next Generation of Public Speakers

There are currently two billion children in the world. To the founders of TED-Ed Clubs, that translates into billions of creative minds bursting with potential to change the globe. TED Talks, famous for

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6 Ways to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Your Kids

6 Ways to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Your Kids

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Croatian Elementary School Hopes to Become the First Energy Independent School in the World

Croatian Elementary School Hopes to Become the First Energy Independent School in the World

Ostrog Elementary School in Kastel Luksic, Croatia is setting out to be the first energy independent school in the world. Known for its lush botanical gardens, thriving green house and efforts toward

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Help Fund The Flopalongs—A New Animated Series That Teaches Children About Endangered Animals

Help Fund The Flopalongs—A New Animated Series That Teaches Children About Endangered Animals

What if you could teach your child about the perils of animal extinction one cartoon at a time? An ambitious group of notable creative producers are looking to do just that with a cast furry animals

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