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Create and Style: New Toys Allow Kids to Customize the Fun

Laurie Schacht | Posted 05.07.2014 | Parents
Laurie Schacht

When they are little, kids just want to be with us, hold our hands, cuddle, and play. They do grow up fast though, and before you know it, they are turning 6 (give or take a few years), and suddenly they need to express themselves and show their independent style.

Too Many Kids, Too Many Years In School? Recycle Those Supplies!

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

From Earth911's Maria Carter: Winter marks the halfway point in the school year — the perfect time to de-clutter cubbies and clean out lockers. ...

Crayola Gets Creative With New Marker-To-Fuel Partnership

AP | By CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — All those markers being bought up for the new school year will eventually run dry, but that doesn't have to be the end of...

10 picks From Toy Fair That Parents Will Enjoy (Sharing with their Kids)

Rocco Staino | Posted 04.27.2013 | Parents
Rocco Staino

The 110th Annual Toy Fair was recently held in New York City. It was filled with many familiar toys from my childhood as well as a host of innovative items that one could not have imagined 10 or 20 years ago.

Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2012

Andrew Winston | Posted 02.22.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

We may not be keeping pace with these pressures, but leading companies continue to evolve more sustainable strategies and tactics. Let's look at some top macro- and company-level stories.

Special Needs Holiday Gift Guide 2012

Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP | Posted 02.02.2013 | Parents
Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP

With the holiday season fast approaching, everyone is scrambling to purchase the perfect present. But fret not! Fun and education can mix and not break the bank.

Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.12.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

These behemoth blast furnaces -- five stretch a quarter mile and belch cobalt-blue flames -- were emblems of this working class town.

PHOTOS: Great American Factory Tours

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 11.24.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Whether you've watched Americans make potato chips or Mack Trucks -- you'll come away with a greater appreciation for the businesses and objects our countrymen are capable of building.

Elementary School Students Ask Crayola to Recycle Markers

Joe Mirabella | Posted 07.31.2012 | Green
Joe Mirabella

Sun Valley Elementary school students in San Rafael, CA are urging Crayola to create a take back program for their Crayola markers.