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Asian-Pacific Heritage Month: 6 Ways to Celebrate Asian-Pacific-American Culture

May 22nd, 2015

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM).  First recognized in 1978, APAHM was established to honor the contributions, heritage, and traditions of Asian Americans and Pacific islanders, who are the fastest growing racial group in the nation. Celebrate APAHM with your family through these activities and enrich your knowledge of Asian American and Pacific heritage. […]

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Physical Fitness and Sports: 14 Ways for Kids to Increase Physical Fitness and Awareness

May 14th, 2014

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Let’s Move! reports that nearly one in three children in America are overweight or obese. Yet, a 2013 report form the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says that there is a trend towards decreased activity for youth. Lifestyles that include physical activity and good nutrition […]

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May is Asian-Pacific Heritage Month: 10 Ways to Enrich Kids’ Appreciation of Asian-Pacific American Culture

May 2nd, 2014

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month—a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian-Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru and the […]

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Winter Olympics: 14 Ways to Move and Learn More

February 5th, 2014

The Sochi Olympic Winter Games begin on February 7, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.  Enrich your kids’ understanding of the games with materials on the ancient and modern Olympics and the science behind the sports. Seek inspiration from the games and the athletes to get you and your kids moving this winter. Check out our 14 suggestions […]