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Developing Critical Thinking Skills in Children


 How to grow critical thinking skills in children
Want to help your kids build a foundation for critical thinking? Here are tips on how to help children think critically and become better problem solvers.

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#SocialParenting: Easter & Spring Crafts for Kids

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Caty, Blog Editor

With winter officially in the books and springtime holidays, like Easter, approaching quickly, it’s a great time to pull out the art supplies and let kids get creative with some spring-themed craft projects. Pinterest is a great source of children’s arts and crafts ideas – especially where it comes to holiday-themed crafts. Save the spring cleaning […]

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  • American Academy of Pediatrics Committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission Lists recalled products which may still be in consumer's homes. A must-visit web site if you frequent children's resale shops!
  • Go City Kids Lists events and activities for kids in the DC metro area.
  • Growing at Bright Horizons An online destination designed to help you and your child grow together. This family resource for growing children is full of challenging activities, family-friendly educational information, and valuable parenting tips.
  • Good Food Catering Company Website The Good Food Company delivers fresh, nutritious meals and snacks to BIDKIDS every day. Learn more about the company from their website.
  • Sign up for e-family news Informative weekly article e-mailed to families regarding current topics that range from healthy snacks and family dynamics, to news reports and safety tips.
  • The National Association for the Education of Young Children The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the nation's largest and most influential organization of early childhood educators and others dedicated to improving the quality of programs for children from birth through third grade.