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Kentucky Derby

Apr 30th, 2012 | By

Whether or not you are one of the millions who will be watching the legendary race, the Kentucky Derby reminds us of all of the great books and movies about horses. If you are planning on watching the race, create some family competition. Have each person pick a winner before
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Arbor Day 2012

Apr 23rd, 2012 | By

Arbor Day was founded over 135 years ago. It’s a simple idea; set aside a day each year to plant trees. It’s easy to take trees for granted; they seem to always be around and to come from nowhere. National Arbor Day is April 27, 2012. Some states observe Arbor
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Earth Day 2012

Apr 18th, 2012 | By

The first Earth Day was on April 22, 1970. Many people consider this day to have been the launching point of the current environmental movement. Earth is our home and we need to care for it and protect it just like we take care of our body and our home.
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National Dance Week 2012

Apr 17th, 2012 | By

National Dance Week is April 20-29, 2012. Visit This is the one week out of the year that everyone can dance. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve ever had training or not. You can join in a local event or create one of your own. Is your city or town hosting a
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Apr 3rd, 2012 | By

With the arrival of April also comes the arrival of hearing – “Play Ball!“. Baseball isn’t just for the professionals; everyone can join in on the fun. The importance of kids being active, outdoors and involved in sports can easily be overlooked. Between homework and other commitments it can be
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Happy Easter!

Apr 2nd, 2012 | By

Easter is the most important Christian Holiday. Easter celebrates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead. Easter is a very busy time of year! There is a lot to do to get ready for the holiday. Are you feeling overwhelmed and wondering how you are going to get it all accomplished? Start
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Read Across America Day 2012

Feb 16th, 2012 | By

Read Across America Day is coming! Be a part of the reading fun. The celebration is March 2nd. The National Education Association’s Read Across America is in its 13th year. Why March 2nd? It’s in honor of the birthday of Dr. Seuss! Plan your own Read Across America celebration! Personalize your event
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Valentine’s Day

Feb 8th, 2012 | By

Talk to your children before the 14th to find out what kind of cards they would like to give to their classmates this year. If you decide to make your own, allow enough time to purchase supplies and be prepared to only make a few each day. Cutting and gluing
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December Theme

Dec 19th, 2011 | By

Keep It Fresh With Themes It can be a challenge to come up with ideas for fun activities to engage your child in learning. Let’s face it, some days you just don’t want to pick up another flash card! Having a theme for each month can help to keep your
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November Picks and Reviews

Nov 15th, 2011 | By

Our Picks For Books and Movies If you get tired of reading the same books over and over, introduce some holiday books to help mix things up a bit. It also allows children to learn the history of Thanksgiving without feeling like they are learning. It’s also fun to include
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