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What if every school had a scrap store?

I recently came across an article from The Atlantic covering the recent re-emergence of "adventure playgrounds" in the U.K. The concept, originally popularized in the 1940's, is the direct opposite of traditional playgrounds that dot suburban neighborhoods, with their plastic equipment and piles of wood chips that encourage standard, structured … [Keep reading]


"Balloon Boy"

*NOTE* This entry was originally posted to the Raising Arizona Kids' community blog. --- Turns our Falcon Heen won’t make it to Oz after all. He forgot to get in the balloon. As a nation sat riveted to their TVs waiting to hear the fate of the … [Keep reading]

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DIY Projects Equal Better Innovation

It's not an accident the signature line in my personal email says, 'Katie Charland - Project Addict'. I love taking on lots of different challenges because I'm at my best when I'm busy. Typically I've relied on work and events to keep me busy, but … [Keep reading]

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