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As an outdoor classroom teacher, Megan teaches students skills that are accessible for family life. From making stepping stones to building a backyard playground your kids will actually play in to conquering kid clutter, there is much to learn here!

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Last Christmas my youngest son received an Osmo as a gift. It comes smartly packaged in three boxes that are drawn together magnetically and is

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How To Grow Rhubarb With Kids

How to Grow Rhubarb One of the most challenging aspects of running a school gardening program is planning and planting to coincide with a harvest before the end of the school year,

Kid Clutter is Visual Noise

Have you ever had to do something that required your undivided attention while the music was blaring, the TV was on, or a room full of people were laughing and

Places to Play: Terra Nova Playground

If you are looking for some room to play, then get on over to Richmond’s Terra Nova playground! The playground is an extension of the Terra Nova Rural Park and thoughtfully designed by Hapa Collaborative. The

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