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    Ten tips for back-to-school success

    Published on August 12, 2019

    It’s back-to-school time! As the summer draws to a close, take some time to plan ahead and help your children be ready to succeed this school year.

  • As simple as blocks may seem, they are one of the most important types of learning tools for young children.| MSU Extension

    Blocks: So much more than building

    Published on August 6, 2019

    Blocks are one of the most important learning tools and children as young as six months can enjoy playing with blocks.

  • Military dad holding kid

    4-H Military Family Book Sheets: 'The Magic Box'

    Published on August 6, 2019

    Children’s books provide a way for parents, caregivers and young children to learn about deployment and the many changes that happen by reading about other military families, children or situations that have experienced deployment.

  • Girl hugging a soldier

    4-H Military Family Book Sheets: 'A Paper Hug'

    Published on August 6, 2019

    Children’s books provide a way for parents, caregivers and young children to learn about deployment and the many changes that happen by reading about other military families, children or situations that have experienced deployment.

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