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Month: September 2013

Gardening Grants for Child Care Programs

September 27, 2013
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National Gardening Association: Youth Garden Grants The National Gardening Association (NGA), awards Youth Garden Grants to schools and community organizations throughout the U.S. with child-centered garden programs. Applicant schools and organizations must plan to garden with at least 15 children between the ages of 3 and 18. Twenty programs will receive a $500 gift certificate…

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Five Creative and Fun Ways to Get Children’s Attention

September 4, 2013
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When you’re working with a group of children it can be a challenge to get their attention without sounding like a drill sergeant. Leah Davies M.Ed. has collected 25 great ideas that classroom teachers can use that are not only effective but fun! Here are the first 5:    1. Hold up your hand and…

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