Project Type: Clips

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Music, Movement & Bubbles—Oh My!

Creative Play For Kids Offers A Dynamic Developmental Program For Growing Minds

In a multiuse building in the Financial District, a plain white walled space has been transformed into a lively room with bright mats, a crawl tunnel, and a table filled with colorful toys and books. Six babies, all roughly 1 year old, have gathered here at Creative Play for Kids to be transported into a world of non-stop fun and learning. While they wait for their friends to arrive for class, some of the babies are “reading” books and others are having a “conversation” with Eileen Levine, the founder of the organization.
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Four Worthy Local Charities Showcase The Joy & Necessity Of Giving Back

Here are the stories of four inspiring local charities that make it their mission to make life better for local children and families.

New York City is full of impactful charities that strive to create change in our local communities, our country, and the world. From creating safe spaces for LGBT youth, to helping children raised in low-income families get into competitive schools, to influencing the next great innovators in Africa, there is seemingly an organization for every needy cause. Here are the stories of four inspiring local charities that make it their mission to make life better for local children and families.
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Flying For Africa

Biplanes fly across the continent to raise awareness. 
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Ban Ballot Selfies?

Some states say no to pictures at the polls.
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Randi Zuckerberg Turns Her Children’s Book Into An Animated Series

“Dot.”–a new animated series from local mom Randi Zuckerberg–teaches parents and kids how to use technology responsibly

For parents who did not grow up with technology, it can be a bit overwhelming to navigate the current media landscape and model healthy habits for kids. Some parents have a tough time figuring out how to use the latest gadgets or even know what they are. While others have embraced technology. However, today’s kids view technology as an integral part of their lives. Thus, an overwhelming number of parents struggle with how to strike the right balance between plugging-in and unplugging when it comes to their children—and sometimes themselves.
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A Time To Forgive

Jewish people pray and fast for Yom Kippur. 
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Flossing With Dr. Alina Lane

A Healthy Smile Is A Beautiful Smile

Most 5-year olds run away from the dentist—far, far away. Not Dr. Alina Lane! At just 5-years old, she knew she wanted to be a dentist. She admired her grandfather; his passion for improving his patients’ lives extended his dental career until his 90s. Fascinated by his stories, her grandfather’s enthusiasm for dentistry left an indelible imprint on her that would never be erased.
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President #40: Ronald Reagan

Meet the only movie star elected into office!
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Rose Reading Room Reopens

The New York Public Library opens its famous site again. 
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7 Things To Consider When Choosing Your Child’s Youth Sports League

Before you sign-up, did you ask about the cost, scheduling, or safety standards?

Sports are great way for children to learn time management, discipline, sportsmanship, and how to be a team player. However, choosing the right sports league can sometimes be stressful. What should you consider so you make an informed decision?
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