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The Learning Lab: Helping Kids Leave the Grinding Cycle of Poverty

The newest Kars4Kids small grant recipient is the Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services of Southern California. We like to tell our readers about the work of the various organizations we help. But this particular

Cube-tastic: Perfect Gift for Your Digital Native Child

Cube-tastic just may be the answer to your prayers. That is if you’ve been stumped about what to buy that computer geek child of yours as a holiday gift. Similar to the ever-popular Rubik’s

Why Do Kids Have Imaginary Friends?

Many children have imaginary friends. Imaginary friend can be invisible to others, or take the form of an inanimate object. When the imaginary friend is a real object, the child imagines the inanimate object

National Education Support Professionals Day: Who Helped YOU in School?

National Education Support Professionals Day honors secretaries, classroom aides, maintenance workers, cafeteria workers, bus drivers, and others who make a positive difference for children in public schools. These people are in many ways, the

FIRST North Carolina: Getting Kids to Like Science

FIRST North Carolina is all about getting kids to like science. Could there be anything better than that? Kars4Kids doesn’t think so. Which is why we were happy to have a chance to partner

How to Stop Thumb Sucking In Older Children

Thumb sucking is a problem in the older child. Parents know that their children need to stop once they get to a certain age. But parents may not know an effective way to make