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Ideas to Keep Your Kids from Getting Bored this Summer

August 24, 2016

As summer winds down, children are gearing up to head back to class, but also feeling the end of the summer slump. Here are a few ways to keep the kids busy and looking ahead to the school year: Set aside some time every day to have fun with your child. [...]

The Science Behind Activity Works

July 27, 2016

  When the Activity Works concept was in its infancy, research showed that the most promising approach for children to be more physically active during the school day was to integrate exercise into the classroom. At the time, Physical Education [...]

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5 Brain Boosting Activities for Kids

March 9, 2016

The first five years of a child’s life are a crucial time for brain development.  Using games as a practice tool can make learning problem-solving, language, and social skills fun!  For example: 1. Play with mazes to develop visual motor skills. 2. [...]