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How to Find Local Coding and STEM Youth Programs

Summer is the perfect time for adults and kids to sharpen their technology related skills. Most likely, you know that “STEM” is hot! Parents, business leaders, and educators want to improve education in science, technology, engineering, and math. Local STEM youth programs are a perfect way to give your children a head start while they have fun! Now is the time when many families plan summer activities. We previously mentioned

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Kidizen: Selling Used Clothes and Showcasing Style

Kidizen was only recently brought to my attention, and unless you’ve got little ones in your close circle you may never hear about it at all. Regardless of that aspect, however, I think that this is a really cool app with a great purpose. This app is meant for those parents who are looking to provide for their kids, without totally breaking the bank. Who better to buy from, then

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2017 May be the Year of the Child Friendly Robot

I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid, I wanted a real robot. As robotic technology gets less expensive, the child friendly robot is becoming an affordable reality. STEM and other educational programs make use of robots for engineering, programming and other technology classes. The STEM Center, an Educational Toys company, claim robotics is “increasingly being considered as the fourth “R” of learning.” Thanks to less expensive robotics

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5 Colorful Kids Crafts for Fall

Fall might be full of brightly-colored leaves and beautiful scenery, but the season also means a lot of raking—especially for those people living in older neighborhoods. If you’re dreading the constant raking season, you might consider putting those leaves too good use! If you need some colorful, new crafting ideas for the little ones, the following are 5 cool crafts that you can do with the multi-colored leaves that are

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Keep Calm and Enjoy Pokémon Go Safely

Chances are, unless you were hiding on a desert island you know that Pokémon Go has swept the nation. There are many upsides to this trend as the augmented reality game gets people moving and interacting with each other. People feel encouraged to explore their world while they explore the virtual world. Safety Concerns Created Some By Pokémon Go Players However, there are dangers. The obvious risk is that some enthusiastic

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