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Family Favorites: Educational Toys for Play-Based Learning

School is officially out, and while parents, teachers and children may be rejoicing, the dreaded summer “brain drain” looms in the background. With about a third of the school year spent at home, learning through worksheets and/or digital resources, parents are more nervous than ever that their kids will fall behind if/when school begins in

Resource Center Opens at Notre Dame Academy

The Dr. Suzanne Openlander ‘53 Resource Center is now open at Notre Dame Academy. The new Resource Center has been transformed into a space where students can come together to discover information in a traditional way, use technology to find answers online and explore STEM in a makerspace. Dr. Openlander, who spent her career as

Wolf + Friends App Helps Parents with Special Needs Kids

Two moms teamed up to create Wolf + Friends, a commerce and community app specifically for moms raising children with special needs. The app is designed for moms to connect with like-minded women in their neighborhoods who are also raising children with special needs such as autism, anxiety, ADHD, sensory processing issues, developmental delays, mental

Coding Classes Offered at Toledo Public Libraries

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library offers a variety of coding classes for children and tweens. The King Road branch offers a Code IT Club, where students in grades 4-9 are invited to go beyond the basics of coding to create video games, program a robot or build a website. Students can learn practical skills

Holiday Promotions at Toledo Museum of Art

The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) will offer several special promotions this holiday season, including special discounts, free parking and a limited-edition goblet and ornament. For the entire month of December, nonmembers who spend a combined $35 at the Museum Store, cafe or exhibition tickets will receive free parking. (Parking is free for members). As