Summer’s Here – Splash into Science

Change the Equation – Staff Writer “It’s officially the first week of summer and we’re feeling the heat! For many Americans, the beach and pool are favorite getaways. Seriously, there’s nothing like frolicking in cool water on a hot summer day. But, did...

Eight Reasons for Letting Kids Play Outdoors

AllOnGeorgia – Brooke Willis “The average American child spends as little as 30 minutes a day playing outside. Outdoor play is essential for children’s health and well-being. Studies of students nationwide show that schools that use outdoor classrooms and...

11 Tips to Keep Kids Learning Through the Summer

The Huffington Post – Jamie Davis Smith “School’s out for summer. No need to make the kids go to sleep early every night, no need to pack lunch every day, and no need to read, write or practice math or is there? Undoubtedly kids work hard in school...

Kids need scraped knees and risky play, study says

Ottawa Citizen – Andrew Seymour “Parents need to take the bubble wrap off their kids and let them take more risks when they play, according to a group of CHEO Research Institute doctors…“The biggest risk is keeping your kids indoors,” said Dr. Mark...

Top 10 Smart Toys For An Action-Packed Summer

Forbes – Jenn Choi “Summer is the season for movement. Everyone tries to lose weight before summer begins but really, the real exercise is going to happen during the summer months. Every sunny day is like a gift not to be wasted and these toys can inspire...