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Brainy Acts: Build Your Child’s Brain for Success

Brainy Acts: Build Your Child’s Brain for Success

By Evelyn English, Author
Building the brain can ensure a lifetime love of learning ...
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. giving his "I Have a Dream" speech and waving to the crowd.

The Top Five Websites for Young Children to Participate in MLK Day

By Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
Students learn about discrimination, segregation, and other critical issues that ...
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Bored Children at Home? Family Challenges Can Keep Them Busy

Bored Children at Home? Family Challenges Can Keep Them Busy

By Jennifer Blandford, IDEALS Institute
Build family bonds and create memories that will last a ...
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Go Ahead and Get Bored: Why is Play so Important?

Go Ahead and Get Bored: Why is Play so Important?

By Cheryl Simpson, Pure Play Every Day, Inc.
According to experts, play is our best resource for family ...
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The Engine that Could with a blue train and yellow train car with a clown, elephant, monkey, and giraffes hanging out.

The Art of Resilience Day by Day

By Dorothy Stoltz, Carroll County Public Library, and Carrie Sanders, Maryland State Library
Adults can lead by setting examples that our children can ...
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mother and daughter smile while looking at a book

10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Book for Your Preschooler

By Tonya Satchell, IDEALS Institute
Around 3 years old, children begin to crave more sophisticated ...
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A Smorgasbord of Possibilities: How Maryland Libraries Activate Lifelong Learning for Families

A Smorgasbord of Possibilities: How Maryland Libraries Activate Lifelong Learning for Families

By Carrie Sanders, Maryland State Library, and Dorothy Stoltz, Carroll County Public Library
What does a deliberate and steady pace to help families ...
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Teach Children Coping Skills with Acts of Gratitude

Teach Children Coping Skills with Acts of Gratitude

By Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
Teaching children how to be grateful is a positive way ...
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A mother sits on a cushion the floor, reading to her young daughter

3 Simple Tips for Families to Support Children’s Language and Literacy Development at Home

By Lisa Ann Dickinson, The Goddard School in Owings Mills
Help your children to understand that words have meanings ...
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