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Entries from September 2008

Kids’ Science: Gravity for Beginners

September 30th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Here’s a science activity for kids that offers basic exposure to density and the law of gravity. It also gives your child an opportunity to engage in the trial and error method of problem solving. It’s very simple and lots of fun.

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Bozo Buckets

September 23rd, 2008 · 2 Comments

Bozo Buckets is a kids’ game you play for points and prizes. It offers enough variety that you can change the format each time you play.

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Kids’ Science: Fun with Magnets

September 15th, 2008 · 8 Comments

Magnet activities for kids are a fun way to introduce your child to the world of science. The activities are easy to set up and fun to play. Here’s some easy ones to get you started.

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Toys: When Great Grandma was a Little Girl

September 8th, 2008 · 8 Comments

When it comes to toys, the ones that do the best job cultivating learning skills are usually the simplest in nature.

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Structured vs. Unstructured Play: Is That What Really Matters?

September 3rd, 2008 · 10 Comments

Structured vs unstructured play—which is better? This article explains the difference and introduces a more important consideration for child learning skills.

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