Camping With Kids: A Springboard for Learning

In the hustle of urban and suburban life, we can become very disconnected from the natural environment. Research says that nature is not just good for the soul, it’s important for the mind as well. Here [...]

Activism for Kids

With Earth Day fast approaching, it's a great time to start thinking about how we can help our kids get involved. Although it’s not for everyone, many families place at least some importance on activism [...]

5 Educational Sensory Bins for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Creating an educational sensory bin is simple, and can be very beneficial for your child. Sensory play can help your child learn about, and better understand the world around them. It can also be very [...]

A Pop of Fun: 4 Bubble Wrap Crafts

Next time you receive a package in the mail, don’t toss the bubble wrap! With a little imagination, you and your kids can use it to create adorable Bubble Bugs, Bubble Dot Art, Bubble Jellyfish, [...]

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Want to win a FREE ATM Teaching Bank? All you have to do is guess the 4-digit pin that we've programmed into it. We'll pick 3 winners on April 30th! Hint: The 4-digit number starts [...]

Ask An Expert: How To Help Kids Learn About Money

by Erica Sandberg, Consumer Economics Expert and Author of Expecting Money: the Essential Financial Plan for New and Growing Families Encouraging kids to learn about money is such a great way to help them build [...]

Earth Day 2017: Learn How Little Hands Can Be A Big Help!

Earth Day is almost here, and it's a great opportunity to teach your little Earthlings about the environment, why it's so important to help take care of it, and how they can get involved. Check [...]

5 Ways Allowances Prepare Kids for Life

By Meghan, from Playground Parkbench Raising children is no easy task. It’s our job as parents and teachers to prepare them to be successful, independent adults… and we only have a handful of years to [...]

What You Can Do with a Shipping Box: 4 Fun, DIY Play Props for Toddlers

Show us a little kid and a big box and we’ll show you a little kid IN a big box! Kids love the boxes almost as much as they love what’s inside. And with the [...]