Learning with Lullabies

Do you have a favorite song or rhyme that your remember from childhood?  Parents and caregivers have been singing to babies for centuries, and this music is passed down from one generation to the next.  Why not start a musical tradition with your new bundle of joy? Baby brains are already prewired to learn both […]

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Babies Change Everything!

Whether this is your first baby or another addition to your existing family, having a baby changes everything.  These changes aren’t bad, but it’s a good idea to be prepared for them. Bringing a new baby into your home means plenty of cuddles and cuteness, but it can also mean fatigue, added work, crying, and […]

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Wonder Café

Carl Sagan said “We all have a thirst for wonder. It’s a deeply human quality”. Encouraging a sense of wonder in children is critical to their education. This year, from January through May, join experts at the monthly Wonder Café series for a kid-friendly discussion of science, technology, design, biology and engineering behind everyday wonders. Think […]

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App Time: Color

Learn Colors Developed by: RMS Games for Kids Price: Free (ads) Available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Color recognition is an important milestone in childhood. Identification of colors helps to create a cognitive link between visual clues and words. This app uses three different games to reinforce color concepts. This helps children understand that many […]

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App Time: Winter

MarcoPolo Arctic Developed by: MarcoPolo Learning Price: Free Available in the Apple App Store and Google Play.   Developer’s Description: Explore one of the most fascinating places on Earth – the Arctic. Learn about 30+ animals and play with them in an interactive land/sea environment. Feed the animals, throw snowballs, drive an amphibious vehicle, and […]

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