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2014 AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp still Open!

2014 AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp still Open!

[ 0 ] June 4, 2014 |

Do you know a middle school student (graduating 5th -8th graders) looking for something to do this summer for the month of July? You’re in luck! Check out the 2014 AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp brochures! In partnership with the Providence Public Schools, the AfterZone Summer Scholars gets young people off the couch and into the […]

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Perpetual Sweet Potato

Perpetual Sweet Potato

[ 4 ] June 2, 2014 |

One of my kids was diagnosed with celiac disease this year. Immediately following his diagnosis, I fell victim to celiac’s often unrecognized sister syndrome, Reading Too Many Gluten Free Magazines. Now only five worry-free foods remain in my world. Two of these grow in our yard: strawberries and kale. Nothing to worry about there except […]

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New Mural at Washington Square Park Community Library Attracts Young Readers

New Mural at Washington Square Park Community Library Attracts Young Readers

[ 1 ] May 30, 2014 |

I am a big fan of public murals: besides providing free public art outside for all to see, the process of making the mural can bring together a community watching the artist create the art and connecting with fellow neighbors and onlookers. Literary Theme Inspired by “No, David!” and Other Popular Children’s Books. There’s a […]

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school

Kidoinfo Back to School Checklist

Kidoinfo Back to School Checklist
[ 1 ] August 14, 2014 |
My kids asked me to hide their new school supplies because they're not ready to think beyond summer yet. But the transition from the lazy… more

crafts

School Vacation Week – Fun activities!

School Vacation Week – Fun activities!
[ 0 ] April 16, 2014 |
Happy Spring! April Vacation Week is already here.  Here are a few easy activities for you and your school vacationing clan to check… more

food

Whole Kids Foundation is dedicated to helping kids eat better!

Whole Kids Foundation is dedicated to helping kids eat better!
[ 0 ] September 14, 2014 |
Whole Kids Foundation supports schools and inspires families to improve children’s nutrition and wellness. Founded by Whole Foods… more

tech

Unplug During Screen-Free Week

Unplug During Screen-Free Week
[ 0 ] April 30, 2014 |
Shut down the video games, turn off the TV and step away from your screens – May 5-11, 2014 is Screen-Free… more

home work balance

Home Work: Jeanine Silversmith

Home Work: Jeanine Silversmith
[ 0 ] May 20, 2014 |
Today we invite you to pop on your hiking boots and load up your backpack as we introduce a wonderful local Mama. … more

child development

The Value of Playing with REAL Stuff

The Value of Playing with REAL Stuff
[ 0 ] April 15, 2014 |
By Cathy Saunders, Director of Education, Providence Children’s Museum Children in the U.S., for the most part, are not growing up in a… more
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