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31 Halloween Learning Activities for Kids

Looking for educational Halloween activities with all treats, no tricks? You’ve come to the right place! Here, you’ll find a total of 31 Halloween activities that you can use to teach or practice learning skills from home–one idea for each day of October. First, you’ll find 13 Halloween-themed STEM activities

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How to Celebrate Digital Citizenship Week in Your Classroom

What do monitoring screen time usage, practicing internet safety, and preventing cyberbullying have in common? These topics all fall under the umbrella of digital citizenship. Digital Citizenship Week is an annual event held by the nonprofit organization Common Sense Media. This year, it will be held from October 17 to

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30 of the Best Educational Apps for Teachers

When it comes to technology in the classroom, the apps you choose make a significant difference. Are they time-wasters or learning-enhancers? These resources will help your students grow their skills with digital technology, making a positive impact in your classroom. This list brings together 30 great educational apps to make

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Where to Find Fun Summer Activities for Kids

Struggling to find activities to keep your child active and engaged this summer? A break from school can be fun for kids but also difficult for parents, both in terms of time and cost. Finding activities for kids that are simple and inexpensive is a great way to make memories

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How to Register Your Child for School

Kids go back to school in the fall, but you may not know that you must secure your child’s spot earlier in the year. We at Waterford.org know that getting your child registered for preschool or kindergarten can be stressful and confusing. If you are unsure, remember that all children

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Free Virtual Summer Camps for Kids

Summer is a time when kids make memories, learn new skills, and spend time outside. While summer camp can be expensive, there are many free summer camp options your child can participate in from home. We’ve rounded up a list of free virtual summer camps to bring all the fun

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50 Ways to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week 2022

Teacher Appreciation Week is right around the corner! This year it’s the week of May 2–6, with National Teacher Day on Tuesday, May 3. It’s a perfect time to show the educator in your child’s life how much you have appreciated their support over the past school year. From cards

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52 Random Acts of Kindness You Can Do as a Family

Every day can be an opportunity to show your loved ones that you care in ways both big and small. Practicing random acts of kindness can help children learn empathy and gratitude for the people in their lives. If you’re looking for ways to lift others up and show kindness

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How to Help Your Children Grow an Attitude of Gratitude

Trying to raise a grateful child during the age of instant gratification can be challenging. But as difficult as it may appear, it’s possible to help your children nurture their sense of gratitude. This article explores why gratitude matters and gives you simple activities, games, and exercises that can help

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