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3 Ways to Make Libraries Exciting for Children

by Joe Lawrence September 9th, 2015| Elementary, Entertainment
Libraries are somehow hanging on during the Information Age that we are in nowadays. Just because it is an archaic establishment does not mean we can’t try to make it exciting for our children.

Let’s be honest, libraries are not as useful as they once were 30 years ago. In
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Benefits of Visiting a Library with a Preschooler

by Lori Sciame September 8th, 2015| Entertainment, Preschool
"Why?"  Every child goes through the phase where he or she asks "why" repeatedly throughout the course of a day.  While being questioned in this manner may seem annoying, it actually signals growth in your child's intellectual development. Instead of being frustrated, be happy your child has started to
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3 Reasons to Take a Toddler to the Library

by Lori Sciame September 7th, 2015| Entertainment, Infants/Toddlers
Life long learning begins the moment a child enters the world. His or her very early experiences, while not usually recorded in long term memory, still combine to help create the person he or she will become.  If you dream of a college education for your child, then you must
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Bus Safety Rules for Tweens

by Lori Sciame September 3rd, 2015| Safety, Tweens
Considering how many children in the United States ride to and from school on a bus each day, the rate of injuries due to crashes is rather low.  That is the good news.  Now the bad news: children may suffer injuries on the school bus for a variety of other
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4 Low Tech Ways to Entertain a Child

by Lori Sciame September 2nd, 2015| Elementary, Entertainment
Keeping an elementary aged child entertained doesn't always require high tech gadgets. While iPads Sony PlayStations, and Kindle tablets will certainly keep a child this age occupied, they don't stimulate the imagination in the same way that low tech places (and items) do. Plus, low tech entertainment options almost
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Are Preschoolers Too Young to Learn Another Language?

by Joe Lawrence September 1st, 2015| Preschool
Watching the development of our preschoolers is very rewarding. They have the capacity to learn so many new and interesting things once we learn to focus their little minds. In fact, some things that adults struggle with (like learning a foreign language) is quite simple for these crumb crunchers.