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Celebrate Easter with fun crafts and delicious treats!

Celebrate Easter with fun crafts and delicious treats!
By School Zone Staff
April 16, 2014 — It’s a sweet and glorious time of year, so help kids make the most of it with clever, creative projects they can nibble, share or display.

Warmer weather? Spring ahead with fun, creative learning projects!

 Warmer weather? Spring ahead with fun, creative learning projects!
By School Zone Staff
April 9, 2014 — Excited for spring? Celebrate the official end of winter with exciting and fun outdoor activities that you can do with your child. From flowers, to warmer weather and celebrating Earth Day, these activities will keep minds active and teach kids the fun of changing seasons. Spring Flower Science

When is the time for kids to start strength training?

When is the time for kids to start strength training?
By Shannon M. Mullally, PhD
April 2, 2014 — Are you watching the “March Madness” basketball games? I love it when the cameras show the parents of the players. It reminds me that these superb athletes at one point were children and it took a whole lot of work and support for them to be able to reach their full potential on the court. And part of that work undoubtedly included strength training. With so many kids active in sports at young ages in the US, how do parents decide it is the right time for their kids to start strength training?

Talking to babies and toddlers, sharing focus, shapes critical skills

Talking to babies and toddlers, sharing focus, shapes critical skills
By School Zone Staff
March 24, 2014 — Sure, we goo-goo and ga-ga at babies. We love to “talk” to them, right? And who among us doesn’t chit-chat and engage with our toddlers? Or do we? Do we do enough of it?

Ryan Seacrest and the future of education

Ryan Seacrest and the future of education
By Shannon M. Mullally, PhD
March 17, 2014 — I owe Ryan Seacrest an apology.

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