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Why You Should Let Your Kids Get Bored This Summer

Last updated: 07/03/2019

Like clockwork, almost as soon as the final school bell of the year rings, parents across the country start hearing this familiar refrain. And naturally, when it crops up in...

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Call of the Wild: Parents' 10 Best National Parks For Families

Last updated: 07/01/2019

Blow Their Minds: With more than 500 geysers, almost four dozen waterfalls, plus hissing steam vents and exploding mud pots, kids will see something exciting everywhere they...

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Summer Camp

Last updated: 06/30/2019

When it comes to summer camps, the choices are endless. We all want our kids to have a great summer and come away with memories, friendships, and growth. But where do you begin...

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The Origins of Ga-Ga, a Favorite Game at Summer Camp

Last updated: 06/30/2019

Every morning this summer, when I drop my 6-year-old son off at Jewish day camp, he immediately makes a beeline for the orange-walled pit where the kids play a variant of...

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Camp prep can make summers better for kids

Last updated: 06/30/2019

(Reuters Health) - Kids may have a much better - and safer - time at summer camp when parents plan ahead to make sure programs are a good fit for their child and capable of...

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5 ways to teach kids about friendship - The Mom Creative

Last updated: 06/30/2019

Teaching our kids how to be good friends and find good friends is an important lesson that takes years to do right. Read on to be inspired by 5 ways to teach about friendship...

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Adult space camp is a real thing, plus more summer camps for grown-ups

Last updated: 06/29/2019

A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Some of the greatest childhood memories for many adults involve sleeping in a cabin or tent under a starry night at summer...

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100 Ways to Help Kids Practice Kindness

Last updated: 06/29/2019

Kindness is contagious, needs just a small spark to ignite, and spreads quickly. Practicing simple, regular kind acts nurtures empathy, alters behavior, changes a culture, and...

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Why Science Says Boredom Is Good for the Brain - EdSurge News

Last updated: 06/28/2019

A few years ago, journalist and podcaster Manoush Zomorodi hit a creative slump. After some reflection, she figured out why: Strange as it sounds, she wasn’t getting bored...

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Take Your Students on Virtual Field Trips Using Google Tour Builder

Last updated: 06/28/2019

Google Earth Tour Builder is an excellent tool to use with students in class to create virtual tours and explore places from all around the world. You can design a tour of any...

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