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Summer Social Skills


Summer is a wonderful time to help children develop the social skills necessary to grow into confident adults. Social skills help us interact with others in positive ways. Non-verbal cues make up around 85% of what we communicate to each other. Our mind, body, and language work together to create interactions with others. Evaluation Sociability […]

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Prevent the Summer Slide


Prevent the Summer Slide No school, the main reason why kids love summer.  To kids no school means all fun and no learning.  As a result, kids often lag trying to get back in the swing of learning when they return to school in the fall.  The last thing that kids want to do during […]

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How to Stay Active and Healthy in the Summer Time


Summertime is the best time to start becoming more physically active. With all the extra time your child has its important to make sure they have fun during summer vacation but also that they stay happy, active and healthy. Here are some ways to stay active and healthy in the summer: Keep them Hydrated: It’s […]

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Visitors have “Snow much Fun” at the Children’s Museum in Easton


 Who doesn’t love to cool down in the summer? The Children’s Museum in Easton recently had the Snow Queen as our special guest. Although she didn’t use her Ice Powers her performance provided a nice escape from summer.   The Snow queen sang three of her most popular songs and also read a story to the […]

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Summer Fun for Everyone: Tie Dye, Magic, and Smiling Faces


Summer can be a fun but difficult time. The weather is nice, there are tasty cold treats, and beach trips can consume your weekends. However, in between enjoying all the summer fun there are days when children get bored and antsy. Sometimes playing at home isn’t enough for them and they want to do more. […]

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Curious Creatures


This past Friday there were animals, feathered, scaled and fluffy at the Museum courtesy of Curious Creatures.  Not only did visitors have the chance to see the animals and learn about them, but they also had a chance to pet the animals as well.  Some of the many awesome animals that were at the Museum […]

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Animals Winged and Wet


Birds of prey are pretty interesting to learn about and see up close as Museum visitors had the chance to do this Past Friday, August 2.  New England Reptile and Raptor was here showing different birds of prey like the Barn Owl and Turkey Vulture while sharing some really interesting facts.   Did you know: The […]

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Tie Dye At Home


Who doesn’t love tie dye?  It’s a fun way to create a colorful piece of clothing that is unique every time.  Tie dyeing with kids however can feel complicated and get a little messy.  Here are some ideas and tips to help you make the most of tie dyeing a new piece of clothing. You’re […]

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Things To Do This Summer Part 3: Sunny Day Fun


Warm summer days are easy to plan for; no matter what, the kids can always have fun playing in the yard.   Trips to your local park, the zoo or one of the many wonderful museums in New England are always a fun way to fill up your summer.  Sometimes though, you just want to let […]

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Things To Do This Summer Part 2: Rainy Day Activities


It’s not as easy to keep kids entertained on rainy summer days. They don’t enjoy being cooped up inside the house all day long. Sure, they may enjoy watching a movie or playing a board game, but eventually they need a way to get that energy out. With all the recent rain, you and the […]

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