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From Farm to School: The YMCA’s Food, Fit & Fun Program

Many of us grew up being told to “Eat your vegetables!” Unfortunately, in some underserved communities, it can be difficult to follow this advice. September...

Preparing for a Safe Return to School

A few months ago, we had hoped that kids could return back to school in different times than last year. Things seemed to be...

3 COVID Changes Schools Should Keep

Kids on yoga mats reading by the water. Field trips to faraway places made possible through Zoom. A night of poetry under the stars...

Back-to-School Tips from the Pros: Masks, Car Seats + MORE Tips!

Back-to-school season is here and we want to help you and your family get off to a great start for the best school year...

Find Joy in Reading with Graphic Novels

Encouraging children to read during summer break can be an uphill battle for parents and caregivers. No one wants the dreaded “summer slide” of...

Learning through play with the Five for Five Challenge Series

WHAT: Five for Five Challenge: Splash into Learning WHEN: 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 7, 2021 WHERE: Zoom HOW MUCH: Free! SIGN UP: bit.ly/5for5Summer2021 Play is an important part of...

Summer’s here, but don’t let your child go down the “Summer Slide!”

Often over the summer, children can lose some the gains they had made over the previous year because they aren’t consistently practicing the skills...

Sneaky Summer Learning

School’s out for summer (sorry if I just got those song lyrics stuck in your head!) And you’re probably looking forward to two-and-a-half-months of...

Summer is a Time for Reading

What would summer be without reading? This year, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library will offer summer reading from June 1 – July 31 in the...

Reading Beyond the Page! Unique Library Collections Just for Kids

Fostering a child’s literacy development while feeding their curiosity can be a hard task. The secret is to mix traditional and innovative methods. Hillsborough...

Florida’s Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is May 28-June 6, 2021

The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins on June 1 and ends November 30, 2021 and if we’ve learned anything from COVID-19 lockdowns …preparedness is...

INSIDE LOOK: “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit” at Glazer Children’s Museum

I can hear my daughters playing together in the other room. As often happens when young children are learning and growing, their sweet giggles...