Age-By-Age: 9 – 12 Years

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Events: 9 – 12 Years

FREE TWEEN SCENE: ARCTIC ANIMALS SCIENCE

@ Newport Branch , Newport

I-SPY A WINTER BIRD (register)

@ Cincinnati Nature Center,

FREE HARRY POTTER TRIVIA (register)

@ Clifton Branch ,

CMC GIRL SCOUT OVERNIGHT (register)

@ Duke Energy Children’s Museum , Cincinnati

FREE AWESOME ANIMAL ADAPTATIONS

@ BCPL Walton Branch, Walton

SEWWHAT?! HEART STUFFIES

@ KidSPACE at Duke Energy Children's Museum, Cincinnati

FREE HOMESCHOOL SAMPLER (register)

@ BCPL Main Branch, Burlington

SECOND SUNDAY FAMILY SHOWTIME PRESENTS THE CORNER: STORYTELLING FOR TODAY

@ Clifton United Methodist Church, Cincinnati

FREE AFRICAN DANCE WITH JEANNE SPEIER (register)

@ Oakley Branch, Cincinnati

FREE MASTERPIECES IN THE MAKING: AMY SHERALD

@ Bond Hill Branch , Cincinnati

FREE TWEEN SCENE: DRIP PAINTINGS

@ Newport Branch , Newport

FREE MEG WOLITZER & HOLLY GOLDBERG SLOAN AUTHOR VISIT

@ Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati

Playmobil Take Along Haunted House

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My family absolutely loves Playmobil toys. My family also adores Halloween. When we discovered the Take Along Haunted House by Playmobil, we were all super excited to get building and playing together. Playmobil allows children to work on following directions and using their fine motor skills as they assemble their toy. Once the toy is… Read more »

Fall Art Series at The Carnegie

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Voted the “Best Art Class,” by our readers, The Carnegie’s ArtShop Artist Series’ workshops are a perfect fall-themed activity for all ages.  Preschoolers love the Preschool Art Class where they enjoy their favorite autumn-themed children’s books as they act out characters, dance, make up songs and create works of art taught by artists Jackie Smith… Read more »

Homeschooling Programs, Co-ops and Resources

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Thinking about homeschooling your child? There are local homeschool resources to give you a head start. Already a homeschooling parent and need some free learning programs or ideas? We rounded those up for you, too. There are so many resources and support for parents who are leaning toward homeschooling or already doing it, it’s just… Read more »

Camp Unplugged: Loosening the Digital Umbilical

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by Christopher A. Thurber, Ph.D.   Young people between eight and eighteen spend an average of 6.5 hours a day absorbed in media — much of the time is solitary. Pro-Children Solutions Electronic technology has done a lot to make life more convenient. Sadly, the 1950s dream of having robots and computers do most jobs… Read more »

After School Solutions

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 When school lets out, nearly 14 million middle and high school students are on their own, according to the Young Adult Library Services Association. With several unsupervised hours at a tween’s or teen’s disposal, it’s easy to see why juvenile crime and experimentation with drugs or alcohol is at its highest between 3 and 6… Read more »

Camp Questions to Ask

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Get to know camp directors as people through phone conversations, e-mails and a personal visit. Have the director describe the camp’s philosophy and how the staff implements it.

Early Puberty in Girls: Is it for Real?

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Back when many of today’s parents were in elementary school, if a girl started wearing a training bra in fourth grade, it was considered “on the early side.” These days, however, many girls are dealing with puberty at an even earlier age – causing concern for both girls and parents.

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