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What can tracks teach kids? Preschool science activities are a big deal

Oh, that’s how that works—wow! Your preschooler’s inquisitive little mind is going ten million miles an hour as they start putting together all the information that they’ve gathered about the world during toddlerhood, from motion and body movements to using new materials and supplies to craft something unique.And, according to our experts, that makes this the perfect time to start helping kids build early science skills and more. There will be focus throughout this year on mastering letters, sounds, and

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Kids

The best learning toys for little kids, recommended by teachers!

Why are preschool classrooms still full of simple, classic toys and activities we played with when we were kids? The answer is simple: While times have changed, brain development hasn’t! In fact, children learn best through play, when they’re relaxed, engaged, and having fun! Building blocks, play dough, and crafts allow children to do so much more than stack, smoosh, and stretch their imaginations! They sharpen fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination, lay a foundation for early math concepts, and

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Thanksgiving Poutine (Canada-Style!)

While Americans might enjoy their Thanksgiving leftovers in turkey sandwich fork, their neighbors to the north have a different approach to the day-after carnage. Poutine! This festive twist on the Canadian classic fare will leave your tastebuds wanting more! Ingredients: 1 20 oz. bag sweet potato fries 3/4 cup leftover Thanksgiving turkey 1 cup leftover turkey gravy 1/4 cup leftover cranberry sauce 1/3 cup cheese curds Directions: Cook the sweet potato fries according the to package directions. While the sweet potato

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