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Pancake Robots

Pancake Robots

[ 0 ] February 27, 2013 |

Your kids will call you a breakfast hero the next time you tell them you’re serving up pancakes from a robot factory. All you need is a condiment bottle, pancake mix and a steady hand.

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Roger Williams Park Zoo Seeking Citizen Scientists for 2013 FrogWatch USA Program

Roger Williams Park Zoo Seeking Citizen Scientists for 2013 FrogWatch USA Program

[ 0 ] February 26, 2013 |

Roger Williams Park Zoo is seeking volunteer “citizen scientists” to participate in the fifth season of its state-wide FrogWatch USA program. The Zoo is holding training sessions for the 2013 program on March 16 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., March 24 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and April 2 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Details…

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Speaking of Play

Speaking of Play

[ 0 ] February 25, 2013 |

Join the conversation! A series of panel discussions about the critical importance of self-directed play for children’s healthy growth and development.
Conversations will be held the first Tuesday of March, April and May from 7:00 – 8:30 PM at the Providence Athenaeum.

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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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