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Get ready to make some noise at PRONK! Family FUN Day on September 14!

Get ready to make some noise at PRONK! Family FUN Day on September 14!

[ 0 ] September 2, 2014 |

(ERB) is hosting a big ‘Get Pumped for PRONK!’ family and kids event on Sunday, September 14th.

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Beach Adventure Play

Beach Adventure Play

[ 0 ] August 26, 2014 |

By Janice O’Donnell, Executive Director, Providence Children’s Museum When I describe the adventure playgrounds I explored in England and Wales to Americans, they might be delighted or appalled, but they’re always surprised. Adventure playgrounds are places absolutely committed to kids’ free self-directed play. Children build (and destroy) their own play structures, often using hammers and […]

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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 days of summer to the fall routine is always smoother (and cheaper) with some pre-planning and shopping now.

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crafts

Tree of Thanks

Tree of Thanks
[ 2 ] November 20, 2014 |
First published in 2007, but still one of my favorite Kidoinfo projects and love seeing how others have adapted it over the yeas. This… 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

things to do

All-New Water Ways – A Flurry of Fun!

All-New Water Ways – A Flurry of Fun!
[ 0 ] November 9, 2014 |
Providence Children’s Museum’s popular Water Ways exhibit has a whole new look and torrents of fun-filled, imaginative new water play!… more

child development

Teaching children to manage boredom will serve as life skill

Teaching children to manage boredom will serve as life skill
[ 0 ] July 14, 2014 |
There are plenty of ways to teach kids to conquer boredom but first we need to provide an opportunity for them to get bored. Many of… more
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