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Help Kids Appreciate the Planet for Earth Day and Arbor Day

April 22 is Earth Day and April 29 is Arbor Day! Signs of spring are popping up everywhere, and kids are eager to get outside and play in the sunshine. Help them appreciate our beautiful planet and celebrate two great holidays with these activities! Science and Sensory Play Go play! Squish mud, run across the grass in a yard or playground, feel the rough bark of tree, listen to the wind and the birds. Kids who experience nature can better learn to

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Celebrate National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day

March 1 is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day! It’s time to celebrate this delicious and versatile pantry staple that many kids — and grown-ups — love. Try a Tasty Treat Make no-bake peanut butter oatmeal balls to add a burst of energy in a long, slow afternoon. A few colorful sprinkles on top add fun. Peanut butter banana snacks are simple, fresh and packed with healthy fruit, fiber and protein. Kids can help assemble these adorable kitty cats made with rice cakes,

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Earth Day 2021: 10 Earth Day-Inspired Classroom Activities

Today we look back to the founding of Earth Day and some ways you can observe the day within your classrooms. Spring and summer months are a wonderful time to bring kids into nature and share the love of the incredible planet we call home. Read on to hear how Earth Day first came to be as well as some suggestions for encouraging ecology in your classroom. After more than a century of industrialization in the United States, by the 1950s it

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Four children peek out from behind a tree in a forest, laughing and playing

Help Kids Appreciate the Planet for Earth Day and Arbor Day

April 22 is Earth Day and April 29 is Arbor Day! Signs of spring are popping up everywhere, and kids are eager to get outside and play in the sunshine. Help them appreciate our beautiful planet and celebrate two great holidays with these activities! Science and Sensory Play Go play! Squish mud, run across the grass in a yard or playground, feel the rough bark of tree, listen to the wind and the birds. Kids who experience nature can better learn to

Read More

Celebrate National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day

March 1 is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day! It’s time to celebrate this delicious and versatile pantry staple that many kids — and grown-ups — love. Try a Tasty Treat Make no-bake peanut butter oatmeal balls to add a burst of energy in a long, slow afternoon. A few colorful sprinkles on top add fun. Peanut butter banana snacks are simple, fresh and packed with healthy fruit, fiber and protein. Kids can help assemble these adorable kitty cats made with rice cakes,

Read More

Earth Day 2021: 10 Earth Day-Inspired Classroom Activities

Today we look back to the founding of Earth Day and some ways you can observe the day within your classrooms. Spring and summer months are a wonderful time to bring kids into nature and share the love of the incredible planet we call home. Read on to hear how Earth Day first came to be as well as some suggestions for encouraging ecology in your classroom. After more than a century of industrialization in the United States, by the 1950s it

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