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Asian girl smiles while sitting at table with her face resting on her hands

Lunchbox Notes to Make your Child Smile

Understood
Cheer your children on, offer encouragement and make them smile ...
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Eight Tips for Reading Aloud to Children

Family Literacy Bag Materials for Educators

Melissa Carey, IDEALS Institute
Samples of family literacy bags for your program ...
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boy with his father catches his first fish

Summer’s Grand Finale: 11 Tips to Hook Children on Fishing

By Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
Encourage children to bond with nature through fishing ...
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Black History Month Activities for Young Children

Melissa Carey, IDEALS Institute
It's Never Too Early To Discuss Race and Diversity with ...
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The backs of three young children in goggles and arm floats sitting on the edge of a pool

Pool Safety Checklist: Tips for Parents

Safe Kids Worldwide
Use this checklist to keep children safe when spending time ...
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graphic of boy fishing with the words, dissect a flower

Ways for Families to Engage Children in Nature

by Theresa Lutz and Kimberly Anderson, IDEALS Institute
Why is it important for children to bond with nature? ...
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Fun Ideas for Family Engagement: Summer

by Stephanie Turnbach and Kimberly Anderson, IDEALS Institute
Create great memories that will last a lifetime ...
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Open Water Safety Checklist

Safe Kids Worldwide
Use this checklist to keep children safe when visiting rivers, ...
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A little girl is smiling while a little boy is frowning with his arms crossed.

Family Activity Time Series: Recognizing and Identifying Emotions

IDEALS Institute
Name that Feeling: Helping Children Identify Emotions ...
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Playground Safety Tips

Safe Kids Worldwide
Everything you need to know to keep children safe at ...
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Grow It, Try It, Like It! Fun with Fruits and Vegetables at Family Child Care

Grow It, Try It, Like It! Fun with Fruits and Vegetables at Family Child Care

USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Garden-based nutrition education in family child care settings ...
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Five Tips for Making the Most of Music at Home

Five Tips for Making the Most of Music at Home

By Melissa Carey, IDEALS Institute
Get into the Groove: Promote Children's Development! ...
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