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STEAM activities

14 Feb Valentine’s Day STEAM Activities

by Tiffany Kwong, Operations Manager I have a confession:  I love the holidays.  I’m one of those people who will try to incorporate some kind of festive craft or hands-on activity into every major holiday.  Believe me, I have an entire closet devoted to materials for...

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Thanksgiving activities

08 Nov Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

by Tiffany Kwong, Operations Manager I love when the holiday season starts to creep in.  Leaves begin to change color, harvest wreaths adorn entryways, and suddenly all of your favorite treats are now apple- or pumpkin-spice flavored.  For me, this is the time of year when...

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Scavenger Hunts

24 May Benefits of Scavenger Hunts

by Nicole LaChance, Marketing & Communications Coordinator Happy National Scavenger Hunt Day! Did you know scavenger hunts have numerous benefits for kids? I explore a few below. Build Problem-Solving Skills Hands-on learning has numerous benefits, including increased memory of previously taught concepts. Scavenger hunts allow kids...

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activities to combat boredom

17 May 8 Activities to Combat Boredom

by Tiffany Kwong, Operations Manager With the end of the school year fast-approaching, you may find yourself looking for things to do with your child that are fun, engaging, and educational.  As some of you know, I’m a huge fan of tinkering and believe it’s important...

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05 Jan Bored? Make Something!

By Niña Abonal This past November, I had the opportunity to attend NAGC’s Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona. Although the primary purpose of my trip was to learn more about the changing and ever-growing landscape of gifted education, I also had the privilege of listening to...

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