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Apparently they can. This is the story of Rhy, a 10 years old boy from a small city near Austin, Texas. Rhy uses a platform called Gamestar Mechanic to design his own videogames. Named one of the 2012 Best Educational Websites by the American Association of School Librarians, Gamestar Mechanic is…

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Of course you already know that there are countless lessons your kids teach you every day, without meaning to. But here is a selection of kids that actually mean to teach lessons: in programming, maths, even medicine. They don’t simply listen to adults and take notes, but share what they…

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The 1980s- those were the good ol’ days with MC Hammer pants, slap bracelets, and toys that were, like, totally gnarly! 80s’ kids’ entertainment didn’t come from iPads or Wiis, but these toys still offered hours of endless fun. If you spent your childhood during the 80s, you’ll probably feel…

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Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! If you’re not watching football today, or if you want to take a break, watch this amazing cartoon and discover the origins of Thanksgiving with Charlie Brown! PART 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRobYUSZ4do&feature=related   PART 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_844392&feature=iv&src_vid=yRobYUSZ4do&v=yeAtelXK9P4

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Happy Universal Children’s Day! We decided to celebrate with something that keeps us connected to childhood: all the things our parents used to tell us when we were kids (that we probably disliked) that we’ll eventually repeat to our own children. Are you already experiencing this cycle? We want to…

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Great photographers show us the world in a different way. They give importance to details we don’t normally notice and uncover new meanings and surprising connections. That’s exactly what kids do as they grow up: they try to give meaning to reality, and since they don’t know many things, they…

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If you’re tired of listening over and over again to bubblegum songs for kids, know that you have an alternative. Indie music for kids, “Kindie” is becoming a respected genre (there’s also a Kindie Festival in Brooklyn!) and some great bands have recorded amazing songs that you and your kids…

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Arianna Giorgia Bonazzi is an Italian writer. She lives in Milan with her husband, Arnaldo. They have two kids. Arianna keeps a hilarious family diary on Timbuktu. If you *ever*: – competed to hire the right au-pair girl against other families across the globe; – felt intimidated by a mom wearing…

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