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Top 20 Things to do with Kids this Winter: East Side Monthly

Top 20 Things to do with Kids this Winter: East Side Monthly

[ 0 ] January 29, 2013 |

Looking for something to do with the kids this winter? Here’s a list of over 20 things to do in and around Providence. Whether your children enjoy staring at the stars, talking to the animals, making stuff, hiking or watching movies – you will find plenty of ideas not only to keep them busy all winter long, but possibly inspire them to explore and discover new things!

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Inviting kids to dream big: Doodle 4 Google 2013 is open for submission!

Inviting kids to dream big: Doodle 4 Google 2013 is open for submission!

[ 0 ] January 28, 2013 |

Doodle 4 Google is an annual program that invites K-12 students in the United States to use their artistic talents to think big and redesign the Google homepage logo (for a day) for millions to see plus win a $30,000 college scholarship, and win a $50,000 technology grant for his or her school.

Doodle 4 Google 2012 Winner Dylan Hoffman, Wisconsin
Doodle 4 Google 2012 Winner Dylan Hoffman, Wisconsin

Each year, Google selects a theme and invites kids to create their own “doodle” (one of the special Google logos you see on our homepage on various occasions). This year, they ask children to think about what their perfect day would look like.

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Providence Children Seeking Bilingual Tutors

Providence Children Seeking Bilingual Tutors

[ 0 ] January 23, 2013 |

Providence is seeking bilingual volunteers for Leyendo, a new tutoring program named after the Spanish word for ‘reading.’

Leyendo is a service-based initiative to boost reading levels for Providence students who are not reading on grade level and speak a language other than English at home. The program will serve 50 second- and third-grade English Language Learners at Carl Lauro Elementary School who have been identified as struggling readers.

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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… more

food

Whole Kids Foundation is dedicated to helping kids eat better!

Whole Kids Foundation is dedicated to helping kids eat better!
[ 0 ] September 14, 2014 |
Whole Kids Foundation supports schools and inspires families to improve children’s nutrition and wellness. Founded by Whole Foods… 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: 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

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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