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DIY Kinetic Sand

DIY Kinetic Sand

Kinetic sand is an easy project that allows kids to explore their senses, build fine motor skills and strengthen their imaginative play muscles.

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Winter Break Play Activities (Part 2)

Winter Break Play Activities (Part 2)

We’re keeping the fun going with even more fantastic winter-themed activities to keep kids busy and learning over this long winter break. Here are five days of activities to keep the learning and exploration going.

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The Benefits of Loose Parts Play

The Benefits of Loose Parts Play

Minnesota Children’s Museum Experience Developer Michelle Blodgett suggests that parents create a loose parts play box as a way to encourage kids to explore and experiment.

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Helping Kids Manage Stress

Helping Kids Manage Stress

Kids are coping with more stress these days than ever before. Learn how to recognize the signs of high stress in children and help them manage the stressful emotions they are feeling.

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