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No More Dodge Ball: What's New In PE?

Elementary school physical education used to be made up of dodge ball and annual fitness tests. At a number of schools today, it's being reinvented.

Developmental milestones: Your 6-year-old child

Knowing what to expect as your child grows can reassure you that your child is on track with his peers or alert you to potential concerns. Below are some milestones to watch for in your six-year-old.

The Right Shoes to Get Your Child Moving

How you can help at home: Shoes designed to move help kids develop coordination, which is crucial to development.

Plant Parts Salad

How you can help at home: Make a healthy salad out of plant parts.

Feelings Collage

In this activity your preschooler makes a collage that expresses different emotions.

It's about time

A personal timeline shows kids their place in history.

Word for word

Do-it-yourself magnetic poetry kits make language come alive.

Teaching young kids persistence

How to help your children stick with it (no matter what).

How to praise young children

The right (and wrong) way to cheer on your first- or second-grader.

Books about confidence

Seven books to teach your child about confidence

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