Help your favorite students make a fashionable first impression. These back-to-school DIY style projects are fun to make and even more fun to rock on the first day of class. Any trendy preteen knows that
A better way. Instead of trying to talk your child out of their fears by rushing in with reassurances that aren't helping anyway, help your child come to these very good and reasonable conclusions you
Kids are spending more time than ever in front of screens, and it may be inhibiting their ability to recognize emotions, according to new research out of the University of California, Los Angeles. The
As children begin the new school year, they do so with a sense of excitement, anticipation, and a little angst. You can help ease the transition and encourage the achievement of academic goals by creating
At KaBOOM!, we are dedicated to the bold goal of ensuring that all children get the balanced and active play they need to thrive. As part of our work, we are thrilled to shine a light on the dedication
A New York Public Library exhibit tackles the historical, social, and artistic importance of reading materials meant for children over the centuries. The New York Public Library A good children's book
you don't have to take your kids hundreds of miles away to a national park or wait for your next vacation in order to enjoy the benefits of the great outdoors. "For a new generation, nature is more abstraction
An American teacher in Helsinki questioned the national practice of giving 15 minute breaks each hour—until he saw the difference it made in his classroom. Like a zombie, Sami—one of my fifth graders—lumbered
A hipster-esque solution to a tough problem in India proves surprisingly effective. In countries where not enough girls are going to school, NGOs and policymakers have tried everything: giving people as
As my kids get older, I know I am going to have to work harder and harder to stay engaged with them -- but I know it's going to be worth the work. This year, Simon is in fourth grade and Grace is in first
The real secret to success is not getting frustrated when things seem tough. These ideas will inspire your child to try, try again. Pinterest "You can do it!" "Don't give up!" "Keep going!" What parent
The "eat your spinach, it'll make you strong" argument is no good, a new study says. There are some feuds that it seems no amount of understanding can soothe. Capulets and Montagues. Yankees and Red Sox.
It doesn't matter if your child is heading off to kindergarten or college, it's perfectly natural for us, as parents, to worry when we send our kids off to school. From cyberbullies to guns and violence,
During the dog days of summer, your kids' brains are probably more focused on picnic tables than times tables. To help them transition back into learning mode, here's a list of kid apps that make doing
Color or black and white? Artsy or newsy? Doesn't matter: We love photography—and so do you! That's why all of our great photo stuff is now in one easy-to-find place. Whether you're looking for videos,
As of today, American parents have sent 69 million children back to school and child care. But many have no idea what protections exist to keep kids safe in the very places they're supposed to be protected.