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Just Add Water

Just Add Water

[ 0 ] November 3, 2014 |

By Robin Meisner, Director of Exhibits, Providence Children’s Museum Splashing in puddles and bathtubs, floating sticks in rivers, building fountains at the Children’s Museum, water motivates engagement and learning for children of all ages. With no one right way to interact with it, water affords a variety of options for purposeful play – play that […]

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Call kids ages 13+! The Rhode Island Video Challenge

Call kids ages 13+! The Rhode Island Video Challenge

[ 0 ] November 1, 2014 |

I just learned about this movie challenge for kids ages 13 + ….We love opportunities that challenge our kids to use digital devices in creative ways. THE LOWDOWN: A new component to the National Grid-SmartPower program, Rhode Island Energy Challenge Find Your Four!, challenges Rhode Island residents to create a video no longer than 60 […]

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Make it a SAFE Halloween!

Make it a SAFE Halloween!

[ 0 ] October 29, 2014 |

As we prepare our kiddos for a fun day or evening of trick-or-treating, let’s also help make it safe for them. The American Red Cross offers us some common sense safety tips worth repeating (and if you’re looking for family-friendly Halloween activities in the area this weekend and even on Halloween Day, take a look […]

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crafts

Family Tradition: DIY Advent Calendar

Family Tradition: DIY Advent Calendar
[ 0 ] November 26, 2014 |
Our DIY Word Advent Calendar has become one of my family’s favorite holiday traditions. I made the envelopes ages ago and now only… more

food

Get Your Squash On!

Get Your Squash On!
[ 0 ] October 20, 2014 |
Each year the Summit Neighborhood Association introduces a festive gathering which offers family fun and seasonal treats. This year,… 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: Diane Jennings

Home Work: Diane Jennings
[ 0 ] November 20, 2014 |
Join us today as we meet one of my favorite local Moms, Diane Jennings of Luca Boutique. Luca has quickly become my go to place for… 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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