Was this anyone else’s first day of school? 

Was this anyone else’s first day of school? 

Enter our Back to School Sweepstakes for a chance to win one of two Kindle Fires. Sweepstakes ends on August 23! 

6 Science Experiments that Kids and Adults will love. 

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http://www.pbs.org/parents/adventures-in-learning/2014/04/best-gardening-books-kids/
Best Children’s Books for Spring! 
Making your own cards for Valentine’s Day is a smart move for your pocketbooks and a fun art project, too. With this craft, your child can gift each person in their class with a piece of original artwork from the heart: HEARTwork! 
For the full craft, click here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/valentines-day-heartwork/

Making your own cards for Valentine’s Day is a smart move for your pocketbooks and a fun art project, too. With this craft, your child can gift each person in their class with a piece of original artwork from the heart: HEARTwork!

For the full craft, click here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-for-kids/valentines-day-heartwork/

Having a pen pal, either in a different country or just a town away helps kids practice skills in literacy, writing and geography. But for me, there’s an even more important skill kids learn, patience. 

As parents, we want to raise confident readers, but between commercials for teaching our babies to read and the large sections of flash cards and workbooks at the store, the whole prospect of how to accomplish it can be stressful. But it doesn’t have to be. In fact, it may be easier than we think. Here are 10 workbook-free ways you can raise a more confident reader!

Read the full post here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/adventures-in-learning/2013/12/raise-confident-reader/

Newsflash: Your brother is a genius. 
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Newsflash: Your brother is a genius. 

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Make working with a budget fun for kids! Practice math and social skills during your next family outing to the local farmers’ market. Full post here: http://www.pbs.org/parents/adventures-in-learning/2013/09/farmers-market-math/
Searching for a quick and easy after school snack idea? Look no further! Make these cheesy and delicious pizza bites with Mya, The Full-Time Kid!
But what percentage of girlfriends does he have left?!

But what percentage of girlfriends does he have left?!

Perfect for back-to-school season, see this neat trick to help teach your kids their nine times tables with Mya, the Full-Time Kid!