March 2013 Blog Posts (4)

Planting the Seed to Celebrate Spring

Let's Go Chipper is an award-winning nature-inspired, play-based learning program for parents, educators, and communities. Through a series of stories, apps, activities, and community programs Chipper and friends  educate and enrich children pre-k through third grade.

“In the middle of it all, pause and look around you. Appreciate what’s beautiful. Take in the love. Nod to what’s good and true. And then move forward one step at a time.” — Kathy…
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Added by Stephanie Rach-Wilson on March 20, 2013 at 4:40pm — No Comments

Earth Day is K.I.W.I. Day!

Hello everyone! Earth Day is K.I.W.I. Day! Join us as we launch our fun, innovative & safe programming on April 22!

Visit www.kidsinthewoodsinitiative.org for registration details!

Added by Mark Yearwood on March 12, 2013 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Your choice: outdoors or eyeglasses

  "Urban eyes" is an article in Science News, Feb. 9, 2013, p. 22-25.  It shows
that nearsightedness and myopia have risen significantly (from 25 to 42% of the
US population in one generation).  It suggests that the reason is too much
up close reading.  The solution--get kids outdoors because myopia points to
cataracts, glaucoma, or a detached retina later in life.

Added by Eleanora I. Robbins, PhD on March 7, 2013 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Gardening: Fostering Compassion in Children

Compassion fosters a feeling of connectedness and peace

Gardening is all about Compassion

Gardening is a wonderful way to connect children with nature and foster compassion.

Gardening is tending to the soil with…

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Added by Marghanita Hughes on March 5, 2013 at 1:55pm — 1 Comment

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