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Using Screen Time to Grow Social and Language Skills for Your Child with Autism

Co-viewing is a great way for parents to reinforce social communication skills and the understanding of feelings and emotions.
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What a Magic School Bus Can Teach us About Science Education

Through on-screen characters like Ms. Frizzle and with access to hands-on activities and other innovative science content, NSF-backed science programming inspires new generations to love STEM.
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Creating a mindfulness toolbox can be a great way to focus on the things we can control, teach children life long coping skills, and build good self-care habits.
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How a Preschool Founder Fosters Anti-Racism

We must become vigilant regarding anti-racism and stop sweeping racism under the rug. Here are a few tips on how to do that.
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Libraries Closed? Low-Cost Options to Keep Kids Reading

With libraries experiencing closures and limited hours, we have compiled some ways to access a variety of books at a low cost or no cost.
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Radio Storytime: A Librarian's Solution to a Pandemic Problem

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Discovering Joy in Books: Tips for Families of Reluctant Readers

For parents who don't enjoy reading, doing it with kids might seem like a necessary chore, but with a few tips, there is plenty of hope to revive a household of reluctant readers.
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3 Ways to Play with Math in the Summer

This week we’re focusing on three fun ways you can play with math in the summer.
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Activities at Home: Ramp and Roll in the Hallway

In this activity, you will build ramps to play with testing different heights, distances and speeds.
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8 Audiobooks and Podcasts to “Read Aloud” for Kids

Here is an incomplete list of the best audiobooks and podcasts for most children ages 3-8 years old.
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