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Dittydoodle Works - Award-Winning And Emmy-Nominated Preschool Series [Giveaway]


Looking for a Christmas gift for your preschooler? Here's a fun way to get your little one moving and grooving and learning at the same time, at home or on the go. 

Read on for details and how to enter for a chance to win a free Dittydoodle Works DVD
By Birgit Sund on December 10, 2018

School Grants from Action for Healthy Kids - Calling All Parents


Are you looking for tips for healthy living at home and ways to reinforce those healthy habits at school? Apply for the Parents for Healthy Kids grant and start promoting school-based physical activity and nutrition initiatives!

Not sure what to do? Here are some ideas:

  • Help your school start or grow their school garden and use their harvested vegetables and fruit in the school kitchen or the cafeteria
  • Organize a sporting event or an event that includes healthy activities
  • Create a running group or some other group that supports physical activity
  • Raise money for playscapes and other play spaces at your child's school
  • Organize a field trip to local farms and food banks
  • Bring in nutritionists, farmers, doctors, nurses, or other professionals to talk about healthy foods and healthy living
And here's how to apply for the grant.
By Birgit Sund on April 12, 2018

March For Our Lives Austin [All You Need To Know]


You may have heard about the student-led movement March For Our Lives whose mission and focus it is to demand that a comprehensive and effective bill be immediately brought before Congress to address the gun violence issues that are rampant in our country.

On March 24, the kids and families of March For Our Lives will take to the streets of Washington, DC to demand that their lives and safety become a priority.

And so does Austin.

Here's everything you nee to know about March For Our Lives - Austin.
By Birgit Sund on February 24, 2018

Sing, Dance, And Make Music With Your Kids This Summer - Fun Parent-Child Music Classes

Music Forever Music Together offers classes using an internationally recognized, research-based music and movement program that offers infants, toddlers, preschoolers and the adults that love them a chance to enjoy their natural birthrights as musical beings.

Our classes are loads of fun, but most important, they build on children’s natural enthusiasm for music and support all areas of learning. In our classes, you will wiggle, giggle and bond with your child! So come and beat the heat with us! There's no time like summertime to make music and friends! Read on to find out more about their summer session.

By Birgit Sund on June 2, 2017

Sample And Win Free Parent-Child Music & Movement Classes

Are you looking for things to do with your little one(s)? Then this might be for you. Music Forever Music Together is offering Mommy-and-Me / Parent-Child music and movement classes for children ages 0-5 this spring.

Find out more about their upcoming free sample classes and enter for a chance to win 10 weeks of free classes.

By Birgit Sund on February 21, 2017

Giveaway and Free Sample Classes with Music Forever Music Together

Music Forever Music Together Class Boy

We are quickly approaching fall and Music Forever Music Together has some very exciting things to share, incl. free sample classes, a giveaway, and more...
By Birgit Sund on August 26, 2016

Austin Best At Getting Kids Moving At School And Home

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that children get 60 minutes of physical activity a day, yet most children typically get less than 20 minutes. The growing prevalence of technology and screen time has contributed to children leading increasingly sedentary lifestyles, and yet research proves that movement is essential for kids’ healthy development. How to get your kids moving? It's easier than you think.
By Birgit Sund on June 19, 2016

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