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Finding hidden stories in a Revolutionary War ledger

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Museum Club presentation with Myrna Taylor, author and researcher September 15, 2022

The accidental invention of the slinky

articles | Engage @ home | Toytopia

by Rachel Lallensack Abstract: The idea for the timeless toy sprung to mind when Naval engineer Richard James dropped some coiled wires. Read the article from Smithsonian Magazine

The power of play: 6 benefits for child development

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by Lori Blahey Abstract: They say play is the work of children—and it’s true! Play is how children learn about the world, themselves and each other. It’s as much a […]

The importance of play in promoting healthy child development and maintaining strong parent-child bonds

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by Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD, MSEd, the Committee on Communications, and the Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health Abstract: Play is essential to development because it contributes […]