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How about the gift of time?

It’s not that I dislike new toys, but enough is enough.  My children have grown and I no longer have to deal with the notion of finding yet another place to store more toys.  Now, I’m all about consumable gift giving. Or, even better, how about the gift of time?  These gift ideas tend to be more personal, more enjoyable, and more interactive.  Ideas like these are built on family values, enhanced relationships, and create memories that will last a lifetime.  These are some of my favorites barrowed from Jamie Davis Smith is a Washington D.C.

PBS KIDS Eat Smart for a Great Start

This September, PBS KIDS makes it easy for families to stay healthy and active with PBS KIDS Eat Smart for a Great Start. Studies have shown that poor nutrition and lack of exercise can negatively impact children’s academic performance. To help start the school year off right, PBS KIDS has developed online content to provide kids and parents with resources that support health and physical activity.

PBS Kids Learning Project Tips: August 17-23

This month we’re exploring mathematics and social-emotional skills. This week we’re working toward the mathematics standard of identifying and describing shapes and reasoning with shapes and their attributes. In the area of social-emotional skills, we have tips and activities designed to help kids initiate and maintain relationships.

Tips to help your child with this week’s skills:

PBS Kids Learning Project Tips: August 10-17

This month we’re exploring mathematics and social-emotional skills. This week we’re working toward the  mathematics standard of describing and comparing measureable attributes. In the area of social-emotional skills, we have tips and activities designed to help kids demonstrate initiative and curiosity.

Tips to help your child with this week’s skills:

1) Explore with measurement as you do chores around the house. Which sock is longer? Which book is heavier? How many spoons of cereal fill a cup? How many cups in a quart?

PBS Kids Learning Project Tips: August 3-9

Get ready to go back to school when you help your kids practice counting and the everyday responsibilities of school. This week we’re working toward the mathematics standard of understanding addition as putting together and adding to, and understanding subtraction as taking apart and taking from. In the area of social-emotional skills, we have tips and activities designed to help kids exhibit self-confidence.

Tips to help your child with this week's skills:

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