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3 Slime Recipes to Make at Home

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How (and Why) to Make Borax-Free Slime Kids love slime! Making slime with your kids is a terrific bonding exercise, and it’s surprisingly easy to make. And if you’re wondering how to make slime without borax, we have you covered — keep reading. Making slime is pretty similar to conducting a science experiment — the […]

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Preschool Lesson Plans

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Preschool Lesson Plans If you are trying to teach your preschool child how to grow educationally and emotionally, you need to pay attention to solid preschool lesson plans. A preschool lesson plan allows you to ensure that the subject you want them to learn is actually being taught. Lesson plans are very effective in providing […]

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Preschool Activities

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In order to foster both educational and emotional growth in preschool children, there are several different recommended preschool activities you can do with your child. You can look for great activities in such areas as reading, singing, and puzzles. Your child will have a lot of fun and experience real educational and emotional growth. Reading […]

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Playdough Recipe

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Playdough Recipe Recipes for homemade Play Doh (Play Dough). Cooked, no cook and edible. Playdough has long been a favorite with children. Fun and malleable, it opens up a world of creativity for young ones everywhere. Playdough was created by accident back in the 1930’s. It was invented as wallpaper cleaner but, over time, it […]

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Learning Numbers

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Preschool Lesson Plans – Learning Numbers One, two, buckle my shoe! Learning numbers is an important skill for preschool children. Numbers are all around them and they love to count things. Want some fresh ideas for teaching numbers with your preschooler? This is a collection of rhymes, activities, and everyday opportunities. Learning numbers will never […]

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Alphabet Letters

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Alphabet Letters For preschoolers and toddlers Letters and words are all around a preschool child. Teaching them about the alphabet is easy when you use your environment. Be creative and open your child’s eyes to alphabet letters every day. Before long, they will recognize words and gain other pre-reading skills. Words – Different sounds of […]

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Preschool Games

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Preschool Games Preschool is a time for learning and fun. Children enjoy playing with other kids and exploring their world through play. Preschool-age children are old enough to understand how to participate in simple games. Read on to learn about some of the preschool games children love at that age. Hot Potato The object of […]

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Learning Colors

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Preschool Learning Colors Preschool children love learning about colors. At this age, they are starting to identify colors all around them. There are so many easy ways for your child to play with color. Check out these games, food, and craft ideas for a colorful learning adventure. Games are a great way to teach children. […]

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The 3 Most Important Childcare Questions, Answered

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After their new baby arrives, many parents utilize childcare — both inside and outside the home — so they can continue to work — or so they can simply have a little “me time” a day or two a week. If you anticipate you’ll want or need childcare after your baby arrives, the time to […]

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Science Projects

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Science Projects for Kids These science projects for kids provide a fun way to learn about the world around us. Kids find out how things work by trying these easy science projects. You can use them for a school assignment, or just something interesting to do on a Saturday afternoon. Enjoy! Science Project 1 -Make a […]

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Science For Kids

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Science for Kids Kids are naturally curious about science and the world around them. They wonder about how things are made, why animals do what they do, what makes the sunshine, and other complex questions. For kids, science is just a question away. Having a basic understanding of science is an important part of being […]

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First Grade Math

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First Grade Math First grade math is the beginning of the journey to math understanding. So much is learned in first grade math. Students learn how study math and that in and of itself is one of the most important lessons they can learn in math. They learn how to think and find answers. It’s […]

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2nd Grade Math

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2nd Grade Math During the second grade, 2nd grade math students are at transition phase. They are building on the very basic skills they have learned while taking on ever more complex math for their age. It’s a pivotal year for math and success in second grade math can make later years much easier. The […]

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3rd Grade Math

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3rd Grade Math In 3rd grade math, the study of the four basic operations, multiplication, division, additions, and subtraction, is completed. It’s an important milestone for students as they are really beginning to understand the world around them in all their subjects, including math. This is seen by examining what they should learn in the […]

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4th Grade Math

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4th Grade Math 4th grade math students are becoming more comfortable with math by this time. By the fourth grade, they have learned all of the basic operations and know how to use them. The 4th grade is a chance to consolidate and solidify that knowledge. You can see this in the topics of numbers, […]

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5th Grade Math

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5th Grade Math In 5th grade math, it is the year when some of the changes begin occurring as students begin to master the very basics of arithmetic and make the transition to higher levels of math study. This is apparent with their study in numbers, measurement, geometry, and manipulation of numbers. Students are expected […]

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6th Grade Math

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6th Grade Math During 6th grade math, many math topics are introduced that build upon prior knowledge and attempt to begin building the basis for the study of pre-Algebra. Students are taught more advanced topic in Numbers, Measurement, Geometry and Operations. Students are expected to be able to understand the idea of ratios, rates, percentages […]

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Multiplication Chart

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Using a multiplication chart is a great way to learn multiplication of numbers. It’s a handy reference that with continued use helps a child memorize their multiplication facts. How to use the multiplication chart: Step One – Choose a number from the left hand column of the chart (directly under the X) Step Two – […]

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Kindergarten Curriculum Guide

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Your Child’s Kindergarten Curriculum During your child’s first year of school you will see them learn and grow by leaps and bounds as their world expands once again. In order to properly prepare your child for this experience, you will want to familiarize yourself with the curricula that they will be expected to follow in […]

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Childhood Sucess in Middle School

Childhood Success in Middle School

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Childhood Success in Middle School The move to middle school is a big moment in your child’s life. It will impact their social and academic careers for years to come. It is alright for you and your child to view this moves with some trepidation at first, but remember that with a little work you […]

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Rhyming Words

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Whether you’re writing a song, a poem or just having fun — rhyming words will help you get your point across in an enjoyable way. Rhyming words can also help adults and children alike memorize a greater amount of important details than you ever thought possible. Below you’ll find 1000s of rhyming words and phrases […]

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Life Skills Through Chores for Teenagers

Life Skills Through Chores

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Raise Handy Teens As a parent, you are deeply invested in raising a child who will one day be capable of taking care of themselves in the adult world. Though your child has had you around to support and care for them from day one, there will come a day when you cannot be there […]

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The Facts About High School Hazing

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 The Facts About High School Hazing High school hazing is a complex issue. Some people see it as nothing more than a high-spirited set of rituals designed to bond a group and enforce a hierarchy. The mentality is roughly that if you can survive all this together, then you’ll be a part of the pack. […]

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Preparing Your Child for College

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Preparing Your Child for the Move to College College sometimes seems like it will never arrive in your child’s life. It is such a momentous transition that it looms over your decisions for years. It lingers on the horizon determining how you save your money and where you send your child to school and then […]

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