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Heather Neal is a content editor at GPB where the best part of her job is direct interactions supporting Georgia’s educators. She's a Georgia native who loves exploring the state and sharing its diversity with her family and friends. Heather's favorite teachers are Mr. Smith and Dr. Johnson who each taught her the values of individuality, creativity, and critical thinking.

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How does this cube (instruction on WikiHow) prevent summer learning loss?
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Summer Learning: A Creative Writing Exercise

This one is truly for all ages. It’s completely adaptable and limitless in the realm of possibilities. You’ve likely got everything you need in the same room with you. Using cubes or dice, write...

June 24, 2013 - 12:00pm
Seriously.  How is this a thing?
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Why Doesn't This Bag Leak?

In keeping with the Summer Fun theme, I give you why in the world doesn't this bag leak?! Steve Spangler has some incredible science experiments on YouTube. The idea is for kids (with adult...

June 21, 2013 - 6:15am
Get all of the show info online at puppets.org
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Cat in the Hat at Center for Puppetry Arts

Summer reading is vitally important to retention. It’s probably the easiest way to be sure your child is retaining the fundamentals of the past year. Even my little guy is picking up on words,...

June 20, 2013 - 11:22am
courtesy Thomas Milburn via flickr
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Good Gifts for Father’s Day

There are (at least) two schools of thought on the Mother’s Day/ Father’s Day tradition. One says that today you get to relish the parent-ness of your life by spending all day with the kiddos doing...

June 14, 2013 - 6:57am
My kid playing with the water sponge I made for his party last weekend.  Very successful!
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Water Games to Beat the Heat

With temperatures hitting the 90’s around most of the state this week, water play is a great way to have fun and keep cool. As kids, we needed little more than a sprinkler in the yard. However, I...

June 13, 2013 - 11:54am

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