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Rhode Island State lottery application available for free Pre-kindergarten Program

Rhode Island State lottery application available for free Pre-kindergarten Program

[ 0 ] July 28, 2014 |

Spaces available for 306 children in 8 Rhode Island communities The 2014 – 2015 State Pre-kindergarten Lottery application is now available for families to apply online or download from the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) website. RIDE is adding two sites this fall to the 2014-15 Rhode Island Pre-kindergarten Program, bringing the total number […]

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Fiddlehead Ferns – Beautiful and Tasty!

Fiddlehead Ferns – Beautiful and Tasty!

[ 0 ] July 23, 2014 |

By Chef Lara I was only recently turned onto Fiddlehead Ferns but now that I have, there is no going back. Their season is very short however so you have to grab the ferns by the frond now! Fiddlehead Ferns are the baby leaves of the fern plant – if left alone they become the […]

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What does learning through play look like?

What does learning through play look like?

[ 0 ] July 22, 2014 |

By Suzy Letourneau, Project Researcher, Providence Children’s Museum Providence Children’s Museum is collaborating with Brown University on a major National Science Foundation-funded project (award #1223777) to study how children develop scientific thinking skills and understand their own learning processes. In particular, Museum researchers are investigating how to make kids’ learning through play visible and are […]

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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 out.… more

food

City of Providence Launches 2014 Free Summer Lunch Program

City of Providence Launches 2014 Free Summer Lunch Program
[ 0 ] July 10, 2014 |
he Department of Parks + Recreation serves free nutritious meals to all kids and teens, ages 18 and under, through the summer meals program… 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

things to do

Bring the kids: See Providence through a Polaroid lens…

Bring the kids: See Providence through a Polaroid lens…
[ 0 ] July 28, 2014 |
Let’s make Providence an Instant City. Looking forward to bringing my kids to check out the The Providence Polaroid Project, an… 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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