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Crafting with Kids: Letter Hockey

Crafting with Kids: Letter Hockey

The ice on the pond has melted, but you can play hockey year-round with this fun homemade learning activity using recycled materials!  This can easily be used to “work on” so many different matching skills - words to pictures, upper case to lower case letters (like in...

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Thoughts on Sadie May

Thoughts on Sadie May

As I write I am sitting at a desk that is over one hundred years old. It belonged to my grandmother, the newspaper reporter. Perhaps she too sat at this desk during the flu pandemic of 1918 and wrote a column. What would she have said to her readers? She, like me, had...

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Crafting with Kids: SLIME!

Crafting with Kids: SLIME!

When you are under stay-at-home orders like most everyone else around, you have to make do with what you have on hand and this is exactly what our family program coordinator, Kristen and her son, Isaac have done as they set out to make SLIME! Have you ever made slime...

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Crafting With Kids: Pinecone Birdfeeders

Crafting With Kids: Pinecone Birdfeeders

Every Friday, we are doing a Crafting With Kids activity and today we are making pinecone birdfeeders with our friend, Emily! Spring is here and that means all of little critters that were hibernating over the winter are now making themselves seen in our backyards and...

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The River Center: Our COVID Response

The River Center: Our COVID Response

This is going to be an update about what The River Center Family and Community Resource Center is doing right now. I will be quite honest, I don’t have it in me to give you a perky, fun, observation on living in this new normal. I just need to tell you what my...

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CRAFT TIME: Dyed Paper Easter Eggs

CRAFT TIME: Dyed Paper Easter Eggs

It's Easter time and you want a quick dyed Easter egg activity that you can do with your kids. Maybe you didn't buy enough eggs during your last visit to the grocery store. Maybe you want to decorate your home! Well, Mackenzie, our home visitor and moms' group...

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Play and Learn Links

Play and Learn Links

Schools are closed, you are working from home and you have had many hours spent bonding with your children in the great outdoors or doing non-techie activities. Sometimes, though, there are things you can't show your kids or games you can't play so you turn to the...

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What Do You Celebrate?

I wish I could remember who asked me that question. It was many years ago now but it made a profound difference to my approach to work and life. When I was asked ‘what do I celebrate?’ I couldn’t answer the question. It shocked me to realize that I couldn’t think of...

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Family Resource Centers in Action

Family Resource Centers in Action

Thank you to The Grapevine Family and Community Resource Center for quick and tangible response to support our community in a time of great sorrow and need. We are saddened by the death of a Great Brook School student this month. The death of a young person affects...

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Hurricanes and Hammocks

Hurricanes and Hammocks

There are times we need to give ourselves an extended break to relax and refresh. But it is also important to take mini-breaks on a regular basis. Dave and I just returned from a camping trip in Newfoundland. And yes, we did experience a little extra wind and rain...

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Peterborough, NH 03458

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