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Enter for a Chance to Win Mental Health Resources!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Esme! This month we are giving away a set of mental health books valued at up to $315. One lucky winner will select one of these eight curated book sets: Mental … Continue reading

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Enter for a Chance to Win the All the Time Series!

This month we are giving away the first two books in the All the Time series, I Love You All the Time and You Have Feelings All the Time. These charming books focus on affirmation and emotional support using the phrase “All the Time.” … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Unleash the Power of Music in the Classroom

By Shawn Forster, songwriter for the We Say What’s Okay series and writer/creator of Weird! The Musical Have you ever been “earwormed” by a catchy song? You hear a song, and think you are done with it, but the tune … Continue reading

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The Social Emotional Benefits of Classroom Pets

By Molly Breen If you have ever considered having a classroom pet, but weren’t sure if the benefits would outweigh the added responsibilities, the research is in! A study in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health suggests … Continue reading

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Enter for a Chance to Win the Toddler Tools Series!

This month we are giving away the complete set of books in the Toddler Tools® series, including our new title, Messy Time. The Toddler Tools books help ease the many transitions that are part of every toddler’s day. One lucky … Continue reading

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