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by The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association   |   October 3   |   0 Comments
At one point or another, we’ve all wanted to solve the world’s problems. Or maybe just one problem. Ironically, our ability to understand, connect and empathize with others around us and the world at large didn’t necessarily develop from our academic achievements. Our problem solving abilities were most likely developed through our childhood play.

by Kate Tanner, Kidstop Toys & Books   |   August 12   |   0 Comments
Whether you're ready for the routine to return or not, back to school is just around the corner. But hitting the books doesn’t have to mean forgetting the fun. Here are five great ways to keep the “woohoo!” in back to school -- especially if you have a child that is a little nervous.

by Nora Gaydos, InnovativeKids   |   August 5   |   1 Comment
Learning to read can be so much fun! Here are three easy ideas that will encourage, engage and transform your child into a lifelong reader.

by Ellen Metrick, National Lekotek Center   |   July 15   |   0 Comments
As computer screens, tablets and mobile devices continue to infiltrate the lives of younger and younger children, there are health supporters and movements that are reminding parents, educators and caregivers the importance of children going outside to play.  

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