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The last handful of years, we’ve seen, are continuing to see, and anticipate seeing the backlash of burnout, the normalization of mental health in the workplace, and community-based wellness spaces to fulfill the void for offline connections. We can all...
School Specialty continues its commitment to Transform More Than Classrooms through a longstanding relationship with the College Football Playoff Foundation (CFPF). As Georgia and TCU prepare for the College Football Playoff National Championship at Sofi Stadium in Los Angeles, CFPF...
Below you’ll find an easy step-by-step tutorial for how to draw a Flag and a Flag Coloring Page. There’s even some help for finishing it off 5 different ways. Learning how to draw a flag can be useful for various...
It’s that time of year again, when RSV, Influenza, & viral illnesses in general are going around. If your child gets sick, it’s important to know what signs to look for that may point to a more serious illness. The...
The human knee is a deceptively simple hinge joint that flexes and extends the leg. But look closer, and you might call the knee a crazy and improbable Rube Goldberg mechanism, where the femur (thigh bone) balances the weight of...
Do you struggle to get your kids to try new foods? Make it a taste test challenge! I use this strategy when counseling families to help encourage food exploration. I recently did this taste challenge between two cookie dough recipe...
The Artful Parent has an amazing list of Valentine’s Day books for kids that is sure to inspire all kinds of warm fuzzies. Valentine’s Day is such a fun holiday to share with your family.  It’s the perfect excuse to...
Although the use of essential oils has evolved over time, oils extracted from aromatic plants have been used for centuries as part of religious ceremonies, cosmetics, medicine, and more. There are so many uses for essential oils! In the winter,...
This Crockpot Vegetable Soup is packed with veggies in a creamy, cheesy base that makes it an instant dinner winner. It checks all the boxes.. easy, healthy, and incredibly delicious! Why We Love This Crockpot Vegetable Soup The number one...
In January 2023, School Specialty will team up with Crayola and other sponsors for Crayola Creativity Week. This unique annual event runs from January 23rd through the 29th and allows your classroom or school to participate in a colorful celebration...