Raising Brilliant Kids — With Research To Back You Up

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Two experts believe that six C's form a framework that can help parents guide kids as they grow.

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Fresh Corn Salsa

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Enjoy this easy recipe to whip up your own salsa right at home!

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Sidewalk Math

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Tossing water balloons at numbers on the sidewalk is not only fun, but it gives your child a chance to put his or her early math skills to the test. Water balloons + sidewalk chalk = math fun!

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Cool Treat - Berry Smoothie

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Try this cool treat! A berry smoothie filled with anti-oxidants and other great vitamins your family will love.

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PBS KIDS Goes Back to School with Free Resources for Parents and Teachers and First-Ever DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD Movie

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As summer winds down, PBS KIDS will offer a variety of resources to help kids kick off the new school year. This September, PBS KIDS will premiere the first-ever movie from the beloved series from Fred Rogers Productions, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, which will explore social/emotional-based school-readiness themes.

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PBS Wants YOU to Join THE GREAT AMERICAN READ

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The First-of-Its-Kind National Celebration of Books Combines Original Digital Content, Multi-Platform Resources, National Partnerships and Local Activities Taking Place in Communities Around The Country.

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Make Sidewalk Chalk

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Making chalk is a fantastic way to create your own art supplies. The best part? Once you finish the craft, you can begin a new art project by using the chalk to make a sidewalk masterpiece!

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Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here's What The Experts Do

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Many experts on kids and technology are also parents — and they don't necessarily hold themselves up as paragons for parenting in a time when screens are everywhere.

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Daniel Tiger Back to School Checklist

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Need help getting back into the routine for school? Get ready with Daniel Tiger and his back-to-school checklist!

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Buddy Fitness – August-September

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Be Healthy! This month we’re telling you how to get fit.

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Scared Of Math? Here's One Way To Fight The Fear

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Kids and grown-ups can both experience anxiety when it comes to math. One college professor has an assignment to help banish the dread.

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Cool Ice Towers

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Here is a fun and colorful way to stay cool this summer! These ice towers are super easy to make, and your kids will enjoy helping you put them together!

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Century-Old Decisions That Impact Children Every Day

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Alexandra Lange's new book has insights on the influence of school and classroom design on children's learning throughout history.

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Your Turn: When Parents Push Too Hard ... Or Not Enough

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As a parent, did you ever push your child in ways you now regret – or not push enough? Or when you were a child, did you ever feel pushed too hard or not enough? These were the questions we posed to you, our audience. Read the responses.

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Sail Away with the Nature Cat Crew

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Ahoy Mateys! Are you looking for an adventure, but don't have the transportation? In today's fun activity learn how to make your own sailboat and sail away with the Nature Cat Crew!

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