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 »
Education: Middle School
As caregivers, we have concerns on how damaging some headphones can be to our children’s tiny ear drums. Is it too loud? Can it affect their hearing later on? Safe Kids Safe-Listening Earphones by Etymotic Research created a solution to ease our minds by creating an earphone that seals the ear canal, blocking out external… Read more »
Get ready for a special story time by local author and illustrator Loren Long. He is premiering his newest children’s book, “There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake,” September 23 from 2 – 3 p.m. at the Blue Manatee Children’s Bookstore (3094 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209). Children will love… Read more »
Scouts, drama, chess, choir, art club, martial arts, cheerleading, gymnastics, marching band, dance, engineering club, swim team, video gaming club — phew! That’s a lot of stuff! And those are just a few of the activities kids can get involved in! Getting your child involved in after-school activities is important for his social and emotional… Read more »
With school back in session, your children are busy learning something new every day. You can keep the learning going and help cultivate your child’s curiosity by exploring hands-on, educational STEM programs. STEM based learning focuses on Science-Technology-Engineering- and Math; it opens up your child’s mind to explore what is, and what could be…. Read more »
The school year started out great, but now your child is struggling. What happened? He doesn’t quite understand the new concept, he’s definitely down in the dumps, avoiding his homework … you’re at a loss. When teachers start getting into their curriculum, things move fast. If a child gets behind, it can be difficult… Read more »
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 »
The contribution of parents is crucial to a top performing kid: set high standards and hold your kids to them. Encourage, but let them do their own work. Impress upon them the responsibility … and watch them deliver.
Parents eager to see their children succeed will prioritize paying anywhere from $20 to $100 an hour for scholastic support.
From music to martial arts, education beyond the classroom keeps young minds engaged. Educators and parents are in agreement: It’s not good for children to be glued to the TV every afternoon. They take on a glazed-over and dazed appearance when staring at the tube too long. Eventually, inertia sets in, and kids become whiny… Read more »