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Food & Fitness

Supermarket Explorer

Mother and son grocery shoppingWho says grocery shopping with kids has to be a hassle? We’ve got ways to entertain them, while boosting their reading and math skills. Take along these engaging activities the next time you and your child go shopping:

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  • WeBuyCarsOnline

    That is so cool, some of those sound really fun and really beneficial to my child

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  • Dawnk777

    My kids got to have lots of time for free play, when they were little. Besides being good for them, it was fun to watch, from the sidelines.  I did see them practicing everyday skills, too, as part of the play, like disciplining the characters in their play, when the characters misbehaved as the children themselves sometimes did.  

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  • Plantastic

    If you love nature, consider growing a pet TickleMe Plant in the classroom. It is a great way or playing and learning at the same time. The TickleMe Plant is the famous plant that moves and closes its leaves when Tickled!

  • James Conal

    Coconut oil in particular has been shown to protect you from viruses, bacteria, infection, cancer, thyroid, brain and heart problems… plus beautifies your skin – and even burns fat! tinyurl-CoM/pj2q5v2

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