Build Self-Confidence With a Goal-Setting Activity

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Build Self-Confidence With a Goal-Setting Activity

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Letter Lunch Menu

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Learn about letters and prepare a scrumptious meal today!

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Kindness Vs. Cruelty: Helping Kids Hear The Better Angels Of Their Nature

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A hardwired, us-vs.-them mentality can easily pull kids away from kindness, toward cruelty. Here's what parents can do about it.

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South Dakota Public Schools Add 'In God We Trust' Signs To Walls

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When students return to class next month in South Dakota, they'll be greeted by the national motto prominently displayed on school walls.

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PBS KIDS Heads Back to School with a Full Slate of New Programming, Free Resources for Parents and Teachers

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PBS KIDS is ringing in the school year with an exciting line-up of new programming from award-winning series, and resources for families and teachers.

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What If We Let Kids Get Bored?

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If you give kids the time and space, you'd be amazed by what creative ways they'll fill their time.

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Will Your Job Still Exist In 2030?

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New research finds automation widening the gap between urban and rural areas and dramatically affecting people who didn't go to college or didn't finish high school.

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Prepare a Breakfast Feast Fit for a Dinosaur!

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Practice writing, reading, and eating in this food-themed activity!

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Evaporation Station

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What happens to the water after it rains? It doesn't just disappear! In this activity, kids experiment to see how sun, shade and wind affect how water evaporates.

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Student Debt Forgiveness Sounds Good. What Might Happen If The Government Did It?

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It could boost the economy, but experts say that not all plans to wipe out student debt increase racial and economic equity.

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At Your Wits' End With A Screen-Obsessed Kid? Read This

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NPR's Life Kit sent a parenting expert to help a family cope with its kids' device fixation. The family learned that setting media boundaries means more than limiting the time kids spend on screens.

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Practice Math Skills with Sidewalk Math

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Tossing water balloons at numbers on the sidewalk is not only fun, but it gives children a chance to put their math skills to the test.

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Smithsonian Museum Considers Collecting Drawings Made By Detained Migrant Children

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The National Museum of American History said it has a long commitment to documenting "history as it unfolds." It reached out to pediatricians who shared images made by children after their release.

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Pool Noodle Horse Stick!

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Turn summer break into summer fun with this one-of-a-kind pool noodle horse.

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Fourth of July Berry Sweetza Pizza

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Make this patriotic Fourth Of July Berry Sweetza Pizza for a festive Fourth of July!

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