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Best Children’s Books of 2021, So Far

Time for an Amazon shopping haul.

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Building a Bilingual Global Future at the German International School

Ever wish you mastered another language as a child? When kids have a bilingual education, they’re challenged daily to step out of their comfort zone and connect language to the world around them. Becoming bilingual gives children the tools to…

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Hair Salons for Your Back-to-School Trim

From incredible play spaces to kid haircut experts, these are the salons that really know how to get Portland kids ready for the school year.

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Consignment Shops for Back-to-School Bargains

Freshen up your student’s wardrobe for the first day of class without breaking the bank at these beloved resale spots.

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The Best Outschool Courses for Kids

From learning a different language to solving mysteries, there’s something for every interest.

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The Very Best Online Games for Kids

Got a kid begging to play grown-up on your laptop? Here are the games you can feel good about letting them play.

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7 Ways to Help Close COVID-19 Learning Gaps

We found several strategies and resources that are perfect for kids who’ve struggled during this past year.

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Noah’s Ark at the Skirball’s Video Series Brings Storytelling & Mindfulness Home

Mirroring their wildly popular award-winning interactive exhibit, Noah’s Ark at the Skirball: The Art of Imagination series is a suite of free virtual arts education resources developed for Pre-K through Grade 5 distance learning.

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11 St. Patrick’s Day Science Experiments for Kids

We’ve got all the leprechaun-inspired science experiments to make your St. Patrick’s Day a learning experience.

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Looking for Something to Do with the Kids? Plan a Summer Business

“This obviously is not the best time for a lemonade stand, but your children could use this time to plan a summer business or to turn a hobby into a business.”

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17 Virtual Events to Celebrate MLK’s Legacy with Your Kids

Learn more about this powerful man and inspire the next generation to bring about change in our world.

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7 Ways for Angelenos to Celebrate MLK Day with Kids

At-home volunteer opportunities, virtual programs and more.

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Dream Big: MLK Day Activities for Families

The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. isn’t just another day off of school. Help your kiddos invoke the spirit of MLK by joining in one of these inspired events.

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Connect with Lincoln Park Zoo from Home All Winter Long

Hold your head up high, Chicago! We have one of the coolest urban zoos in the nation and total bonus . . . it’s free! Here’s how to enjoy Lincoln Park Zoo all winter long.

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Amazon Releases 2020 “Toys We Love” List for Easy Holiday Shopping

Amazon tracked the latest products and trends to bring this top notch list of 100 toys and games.

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Doin’ Dallas with the Kids: A Guide on Where to Eat, Play & Stay

Dallas has evolved into a fantastic kid-friendly destination. Here’s our guide on where to play, stay, eat and explore in the Big D.

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Stay-At-Home Boredom Busters for Kids

An age-by-age guide on how to keep kids engaged and busy this summer.

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The Best Indoor Play Spaces in Austin

Don’t let the weather get you down—try out these indoor play spaces to get the wiggles out!

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10 Hands-On Places for STEM Learning

If you’re looking to add fun, innovation and excitement to your child’s learning, it’s about time you entered the STEM craze.

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Top Spots for Toddler Fun in NYC

Not quite a baby, not quite a big kid—here’s where to take your little one for tons of fun in the city!

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Sesame Workshop’s Newest Muppet Will Teach Preschoolers to Code

It’s never too early to learn the language of technology.

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The Best Kids’ Museums in Every State (& DC)

The kids are going to need a special place to burn off all that extra energy this winter.

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The 11 Best Educational Apps for Kids

Want to feel okay about screen time? These apps are fun and teach your kiddos cool things like math skills, languages and more.

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Saddle Up! 7 Horseback Riding Spots for Equestrians-in-Training

Take your little one for horseback ride or riding lesson at one of these spots.

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18 Amazon Fire Kids Edition Apps to Prevent Summer Brain Drain

Summer vacay doesn’t mean the hard work he put into learning important stuff during the school year should atrophy in the sunshine. It should bloom!

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Before School Starts: Amazing “Pre”-Preschool Activities

Before there’s school, there’s preschool. And before preschool, there are amazing classes and activities that teach the youngest kids to learn and socialize!

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Hit the Books: 8 San Diego Libraries for Studious Kids

Ace those pop quizzes by heading to one of these public libraries that offer up study spots perfect for kids of all ages.

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LA’s Best STEM Classes for Girls (and Boys!)

Turn even the most reluctant learner into a total tech head with these amazing STEM classes.

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Want Your Kids to do Better in the Classroom? Take Off Their Shoes

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Let’s admit it; #TheStruggleIsReal when it comes to getting the kids ready for school. Now you can consider saving yourself five minutes, and skip the shoes. Research by Bournemouth University showed that shoeless children were more…

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Just Opened: The Laboratory

Tinkerers, thinkers, budding scientists and curious kids have a new place to go. With kids’ classes and camps in everything from robotics to Harry Potter wizardry, this will be your favorite place for extra-curricular excitement.

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Take to the Skies: Must-Visit Flight Museums for Amateur Aviators

From exhibits to family workshops to tours, these flight museums offer up tons of high-flying fun for big (and little) aviation aficionados.

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So Your Kids Think They Can Dance? 5 Dance Studios We Love

We’ve put together a list of five studios that will have your kids moving and grooving, and then snoozing.

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7 Tutoring Centers for Back-to-School Boosts

Your summer is booked with water park visits and popsicle breaks. If practicing the ABC’s and 1-2-3’s hasn’t made it on your list, don’t worry. Your little Einstein can catch up on the fundamentals — and learn cool new skills,…

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Ready for School with Bright Horizons: Program for Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten

Preschool and pre-kindergarten children are ready to fly. At this age, they are eager to investigate the workings of their expanding world and experiment with their emerging sense of skills mastery. It is a time of enormous strides—when communication and…

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