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Halloween Trick or Treat Craft Project

Halloween Trick or Treat Craft Project

We love making craft projects using recycled household items.  This is a fun and easy Halloween craft project that kids can help make. For complete directions for this Halloween craft.

Help Kids Feel Safe During a Hurricane

Help Kids Feel Safe During a Hurricane

If a Hurricane seems mighty scary to you as an adult, imagine how terrifying it can appear to a child.  How you go about dealing with preparation for the impending hurricane and how you explain what is happening,to your child, will make a world of difference in their stress level.  With Hurricane Irene bearing down on the Hampton Roads area, [...]

Kid-Friendly Pinto Pony Sandwich Recipe

Kid-Friendly Pinto Pony Sandwich Recipe

Summer is a fun time to experiment with food,especially with the kids.  In fact, there are many kids around the country that are actually good little chefs already, and I'm sure we have quite a few in the Hampton Roads area. Encourage your little chefs to play with their food with this cute little Pinto Pony sandwich.  Sometimes [...]

Why Kindergarten Kids Do Need Technology

Why Kindergarten Kids Do Need Technology

There has been a lot of talk about technology and young children. This has hit home with me. While a Kindergarten teacher for many years, I was always told, technology was not in the best interest of my students. They can’t read, they can’t write, they don’t have fine motor skills, so they do not need computers or technology. My [...]

Easter Coloring Pages and Printables for Kids

Easter Coloring Pages and Printables for Kids

For Easter, we have some fun new printable coloring pages for the kids to color.  These are perfect to print out for use at home or at school.  Featuring bunnies and chicks, kids can color and decorate their rooms for Easter. These coloring pages are perfect for school and home school use and a fun activity to use at home when the kids [...]

Food Allergy News

Food Allergy News

Food allergies are in the news again, and the conversation is getting heated. For starters, there was some national coverage around a Florida first-grader who’s so allergic to peanuts that her classmates need to follow special rules to keep her safe. The safety measures go beyond separate lunch tables and restriction of class-wide treats [...]

Doctors Recommend Rear Facing Car Seats Until Age Two

Doctors Recommend Rear Facing Car Seats Until Age Two

New guidelines have recently been issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics regarding kids car seats.  Parents are now told that they should keep their child's car seat facing rear until their second birthday.  Previous advice was to turn the kids around at age one. Based primarily on a 2007 University of Virginia study finding that [...]

Bats Alive with Rob Mies March 12-13

Bats Alive with Rob Mies March 12-13

BATS ... at the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News, Virginia. Learn about bats from around the world up-close and personal with Rob Mies, TV personality, conservation biologist, bat expert, director of the Organization for Bat Conservation and author on March 12 and 13. Encounter a Big Brown bat from North America and hear its [...]

Printable Valentine Cards

Printable Valentine Cards

Valentine's Day is such a special day of the year.  It's as much fun for kids as it is for many adults.  I still recall picking out valentine cards for my friends, when I was little, and deciding who to give them to, signing them and putting them into the envelopes. You can buy many kinds of Valentine cards for kids at the store, but [...]

New USDA Food Guidelines: What does it mean for your Children?

New USDA Food Guidelines: What does it mean for your Children?

The federal government released its Dietary Guidelines for Americans earlier this week, a process it goes through once every five years to keep the public informed about the nutritional choices they should be making to stay healthy. And as the nation’s obesity crisis continues, our culture’s need for dietary change was reflected [...]

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