Tweet I loved visiting arcades as a kid, frequenting the pinball machines, Skee Ball, and primarily, basketball. I really liked the one with the moving hoop and both 2- and 3-point shots. While my skills have diminished over the years, they were totally trumped by a recent video I saw: a girl making 128 shots [...]
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Tweet Seven-year-old Max loves the colors purple and brown, Toyota Siennas, spaghetti and car washes. His very cute smile will always brighten my mood when I’m tired of writing product descriptions. And Max has special powers. Shortly after Max was born he suffered a bilateral stroke, which resulted in his having cerebral palsy. Ellen Seidman, [...]
Tweet Last Wednesday, Downtown State College was invaded by hoards of kids! They set up tables full of arts, crafts and games along Allen Street and started selling at the Arts Festival Children’s Day. As a kid, I spent hours walking down the three block stretch of crafts, buying cool toys from my peers. I [...]
Tweet We just wanted to share a neat promotion sponsored by Farm Rich, makers of tasty mozzarella sticks and other frozen foods. Kids Who Give was launched by Farm Rich in March of this year to find amazing kids around the U.S. “with a strong understanding of the meaning and purpose behind giving to others.” [...]
Tweet One of my shining moments to this day is when I was asked to be part of the fifth grade jump rope club as a mere first grader. It wasn’t just any club though; we echoed the era with high energy, choreographed “dances” that we presented while our fellow classmates enjoyed their lunches. A [...]
Tweet Smearing paint all-over paper is really fun for expressive toddlers—even if the finished picture looks like the aftermath of a Where the Wild Things Are rumpus. Feeling smooth, cold paint between our fingers is among the great physical sensations that humans experience. While finger painting is a therapeutic and tactile activity, controlled paintings can [...]
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