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Audubon Society of Rhode Island offers family-friendly May birding programs

Audubon Society of Rhode Island offers family-friendly May birding programs

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014 |

Spring migration is heading our way! May is the perfect time to get out and start birding with kids. This time of year brings a wide variety of colorful songbirds called neotropical migrants to our area. These include warblers, tanagers, vireos and other birds that visit Rhode Island in the summer and head south for […]

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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 “hands-on” society. Toys are bought, not made by hand, and are not designed to be fixed if they break. Classroom time is more focused on test preparation and less on project-based learning […]

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Great Cookbooks for Families: Oh She Glows

Great Cookbooks for Families: Oh She Glows

[ 0 ] April 13, 2014 |

The Oh She Glows Cookbook snapped me simultaneously out of both cookbook malaise syndrome and late winter gloom-funk. It’s Angela Liddon’s Oh She Glows blog in book form, and it is filled with food to make, eat, and love right now. The blog started in 2009, but it’s new to my life this spring, and it […]

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school

Neighborhood Safety Tips for Parents

Neighborhood Safety Tips for Parents
[ 0 ] April 9, 2014 |
Smart advice and a useful reminder from my sons’ PTO this week: With warm weather arriving, here are steps you can take to help keep… 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 out.… more

food

Edible Rhody KIDS: Fair Trade Means Fair Business for Farmers (Spring 2014)

Edible Rhody KIDS: Fair Trade Means Fair Business for Farmers (Spring 2014)
[ 0 ] April 9, 2014 |
Welcome Spring! Edible Rhody KIDS is created in collaboration with Edible Rhody magazine. This seasons’ topic, “Fair Trade Means Fair… more

home work balance

Home Work: Susan Pascale-Frechette

Home Work: Susan Pascale-Frechette
[ 1 ] March 12, 2014 |
Today we introduce Susan Pascale-Frechette, owner of Pods Swimming. Pods swimming is a Providence Area swim school for children aged 2… more

things to do

Kidoinfo presents Fairy Houses at Providence Children’s Museum

Kidoinfo presents Fairy Houses at Providence Children’s Museum
[ 0 ] April 24, 2014 |
Fairy Houses at Providence Children’s Museum        Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4 • 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Providence… more

child development

Parenting Matters Workshop

Parenting Matters Workshop
[ 0 ] March 17, 2014 |
On Saturday March 22nd, Bradley Hospital hosts the annual Parenting Matters conference.  This conference is intended for anyone who raises… more
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