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Kids can color and brighten their world with new decorate-your-own lampshades

Kids can color and brighten their world with new decorate-your-own lampshades

As anyone who has ever been faced with crayon-colored walls can tell you, kids love to take decorating into their own hands. With the new Colour Me Lampshades from Mullan Kids, you can actually encourage

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Canadian school boards introduce litterless lunch policies to achieve zero-waste meals

Canadian school boards introduce litterless lunch policies to achieve zero-waste meals

A Canadian elementary school that has tracked litterless lunches for years found that ONE school-aged child’s disposable lunches produce an average of 67 pounds of waste per school year! Prompted

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Moose the Worry Mutt Goes to Doggie Daycare helps kids learn to manage anxiety

Moose the Worry Mutt Goes to Doggie Daycare helps kids learn to manage anxiety

Who better than a dog to teach kids about reducing anxiety? Studies show that kids who have a pet dog are less likely to experience childhood anxiety — which is why lovable and anxious worrywart

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Dad and his 6 kids spend a year painting over 1,000 rocks to hide them around town for a massive game of “I Spy”

Dad and his 6 kids spend a year painting over 1,000 rocks to hide them around town for a massive game of "I Spy"

Michigan is once again raising the bar on fun and engaging street art. First artist Jonathan Wright places enchanting fairy doors all over Ann Arbor to delight locals, and now even more creative

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HOW TO: Make organic apple cider served in apple cups

HOW TO: Make organic apple cider served in apple cups

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Interlocking Ikos ‘blocks’ fit together to create spherical shapes

Interlocking Ikos 'blocks' fit together to create spherical shapes

We love seeing varying incarnations of blocks, and Ikos’s plastic puzzle-like pieces (made from 100% recycled & recyclable HDPE), certainly fit the bill for novelty: they don’t look

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Preschool housed in a retirement home offers children & the elderly a magical opportunity to learn from each other

Preschool housed in a retirement home offers children & the elderly a magical opportunity to learn from each other

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Ingenious teacher uses LEGOs to make math fun & understandable for kids

Ingenious teacher uses LEGOs to make math fun & understandable for kids

Awesome educator Alycia Zimmerman of New York City is using her students’ favorite plastic blocks to help them learn math skills. The third grade teacher has turned to LEGOs as a hands-on way for her

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Constantly rolling Wobbal toy keeps up with your on-the-go tot

Constantly rolling Wobbal toy keeps up with your on-the-go tot

Teach your tot about cause and effect as he has fun with Wobbal. The unique shape of this heirloom quality wooden toy allows for continuous rolling movement so your little one only has to give Wobbal a

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This Unicorn Animal Hat will turn winter into a wonderland

This Unicorn Animal Hat will turn winter into a wonderland

Who doesn’t love unicorns? Instill an affinity for the mythical creatures in your babe from a young age with Oeuf’s Unicorn Animal Hat. Available in sizes for newborns 0-6 months to kids 4-6

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Tsumiki House Blocks let kids construct a unique home of their own

Tsumiki House Blocks let kids construct a unique home of their own

This simple-looking house is actually a treasure trove of multicolored blocks that will keep kids stacking and building for hours. Made from responsibly sourced, FSC-approved beechwood and finished with

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Green Girl World Tiny Tote Bags are the perfect accessory for after school activities

Green Girl World Tiny Tote Bags are the perfect accessory for after school activities

Looking for a trusty tote for your child to take to after-school activities? Green Girl World has the most adorable collection of Tiny Tote Bags featuring bold, vibrant, cheery designs on both sides,

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play:groundNYC is an adventure playground where kids can take risks & explore the world

play:groundNYC is an adventure playground where kids can take risks & explore the world

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“I am Jane Goodall” presents the primatologist’s inspiring story in kid-friendly picture book form

"I am Jane Goodall" presents the primatologist's inspiring story in kid-friendly picture book form

After featuring honorable American citizens including Rosa Parks, Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr. and Amelia Earhart, the newest addition to Brad Meltzer’s “Ordinary People Change the

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13 year-old genius invents clean energy harvesting device for less than fifteen dollars

13 year-old genius invents clean energy harvesting device for less than fifteen dollars

Thirteen year-old Max Loughan admires Nikola Tesla and Albert Einstein, yet we wouldn’t be surprised if one day he is famous for being an inventive genius in his own right. Max and his twin brother

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Kindergarten in Japan is made from recycled marine shipping containers to teach kids about sustainability

Kindergarten in Japan is made from recycled marine shipping containers to teach kids about sustainability

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Meiya & Alvin toys deliver sweet, sustainable French style to the nursery

Meiya & Alvin toys deliver sweet, sustainable French style to the nursery

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iPads are as effective as drugs in calming children before surgery, so should we be sedating kids with them in daily life?

iPads are as effective as drugs in calming children before surgery, so should we be sedating kids with them in daily life?

When a child has surgery, their doctor will often give them a sedative to help calm their nerves beforehand. However, new research shows that a dose of screen time may be the safer, drug-free option. The

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