Libraries are reopening around the Valley

In a sure sign of progress against the pandemic, most library branches around Maricopa...

4 ways to be an environmental superhero

I hadn’t seen Elise Gornish in over a year. We had last gotten together...

How to celebrate Earth Day 2021

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22. This year offers a great mix of in-person...

Project Cactus: Celebrate Young Learners!

In our classroom, we read many, many stories. Recently, I read The Three Little...

Children’s Museum of Phoenix reopens in May with Eric Carle exhibit

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix has remained open on weekends and during special events...

Virtual gala to benefit summer camp for kids with spina bifida

Camp Patrick is hosting an April 22 virtual fundraiser to help support its all-volunteer,...

Keeping kids safe at summer camp

This time last year, as cases of COVID-19 began that first ominous surge in...

20 Arizona fifth-graders will win $529

“What is your dream job, and how do you plan on achieving it in...

April 6 is Arizona Gives Day

The ninth annual Arizona Gives Day — a 24-hour statewide fundraising event aimed at...

Trial for kids COVID-19 vaccine underway in Arizona

A research study conducted by Moderna is testing an investigational vaccine that may protect...

YA author Suzanne Young to teach Changing Hands writing workshop for teens

Changing Hands Bookstore is launching a virtual writing workshop for teens ages 13-17, with...

K-12 digital divide has narrowed, but not enough

Even as students and teachers begin returning to the classroom, the digital divide —...

Educators: What did you learn during this pandemic year?

We asked Arizona educators what they learned from this challenging year of teaching remotely...

Two-month “A” Mountain Challenge begins April 1

The two-month “A" Mountain Challenge kicks off April 1. The event, presented by the...

Ages 16 and up now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Registration at Arizona’s state-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites in Maricopa, Pima, and Yuma counties will...

Nation’s pediatricians agree with CDC on updated school guidance

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today provided updated recommendations to...

D-backs Kids Club offers new tech, new prizes

The Arizona Diamondbacks have re-launched the D-backs Kids Club, a free program that rewards...

PodKidz opens podcasting studio in Scottsdale

Know a kid interested in making their own podcast? PodPopuli, a new retail podcast...

From our archives

2021 free entrance days for national parks

Entrance to America’s national parks — including the Grand Canyon — will be free on six days in 2021, starting with Martin Luther King,...

Six decades of excellent Earth Day books for kids

From "The Lorax" by Dr. Suess in the 1970s to the creative and insightful environment-themed books of today, Earth Day books continue the celebration of our planet all year round.

What’s more fun than a bin full of worms?

Creating a worm composting bin has all sorts of learning benefits for kids. And some exposure to dirt may actually be good for immune system development.

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