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Turn Friday-night games into a fun-filled way to practice math with a deck or two of cards and a couple of willing players.
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Genius Ways to Have Fun with Math

Rock Your Memorial Day Weekend
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Rock Your Memorial Day Weekend

16 Spring Science Experiments
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Spring Science Experiments

Fun things to do in the Spring!
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11 Super Fun Things to do in May!

BrainPlay May 2017
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BrainPlay May 2017

What To Do in April
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What to Do in April

April 2017 BrainPlay
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BrainPlay April 2017

Cool Ideas for Father’s Day Weekend
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Happy Dad’s Day Tips

Craft Your Own Summer Fun with Bubbles
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Soap. Water. Pop!

3 No-Fail Look-and-Learn Scavenger Hunts for Pint-Sized Explorers
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Look-and-Learn Scavenger Hunts

Sprout some seeds
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Grow This!

Easy Community Service Ideas for Kids
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25 Ways to Show You Care

A cardboard boat powered by… soap? Really? Yes, really. Take a few of these common household items, help your kids follow the steps, and they’ll be rewarded with a little boat that has a surprising “engine.”
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DIY Mini-Powerboat

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How do you reward excellence or achievement?

Parents Talk Back
How do you reward excellence or achievement?
Praise or a pat on the back.
80% (37 votes)
An inexpensive gift or toy.
9% (4 votes)
A gift of substantial value.
7% (3 votes)
We do nothing—it’s expected.
4% (2 votes)
Total votes: 46