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Ready, Set, Play!

May 31, 2024

June 11 will mark the first-ever International Day of Play. On March 26, the United Nations adopted a resolution to create a day on which to honor play worldwide. Play is more than just a pastime for kids. It’s a…

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A Spring Festival

December 8, 2023

Happy Lunar New Year! About 2 billion people celebrate the holiday. They are all over the world. Most of them are in Asian countries. The lunar year begins with a new moon. There’s one in late January or early February.…

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A Juneteenth Celebration

June 16, 2023

This story was originally published on June 15, 2021. It was updated on June 16, 2023. On June 19, people across the United States celebrate Juneteenth. The holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in the U.S., in 1865. Juneteenth is…

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Busy Season

November 18, 2021

People buy some items, like paper and pasta, all year long. They buy other items once a year. Take Christmas trees, for example. People who sell them make money in December. Can you guess why? Seasonal businesses earn money over…

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Community

Giving Gifts

November 18, 2021

It feels good to get gifts. It also feels good to give them! You can buy gifts or you can make your own. These tips will get you in the spirit of giving. Think it through. Who is the gift…

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A Caring Camp

October 14, 2016

On Veterans Day weekend, kids from military families enjoy the great outdoors. Most kids who go to camp go in the summer. But Charles Devine goes in the fall. Last year, on Veterans Day weekend, he went to Camp Soaring…

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