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Wonderschool gets $2.1M to bring its early childhood programs to New York City

 Wonderschool, a network of in-home daycare and preschools, plans to open 150 programs in New York City after raising $2.1 million in new funding. The capital comes from non-profit investment firm Omidyar Network, Be Curious Partners, Rethink Education, Edelweiss Partners and Learn Capital and brings the startup’s total raised so far to more than $4 million, including a seed round… Read More

Kudos wants to be a gentle introduction to social media sharing for kids

 Just as pre-teens in the 1990s were warned away from dialing 1-900 numbers, kids now need to learn how to navigate social media responsibly. Kudos, an app for kids aged eight to 13 with around-the-clock moderation, positions itself as a safe introduction to social media that also teaches its young users, some of whom were born before the first iPhone was released, how to be “good… Read More

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A kid-friendly electronics board that you can program from the web

Peegar is an Arduinio-style electronics kit that you design programs for by dragging and dropping Scratch-style objects around in a browser; when you’re done, the program is converted to a brief snatch of sound that you transmit through the board by plugging a standard audio cable into your device’s headphone jack.
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Everybody shut up. Just let us enjoy the kids in the BBC video.

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Ughhhhh, why can’t anything on the internet just be fun anymore? 

You’ve probably seen the amazing video that went viral this morning of a man’s appearance on BBC being interrupted by his two hilarious children. It is pretty much the only good thing to happen on the internet in ages, and in this era of constant bad news we desperately need itWe need it so badly.

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— Valerie Loftus (@valerieloftus) March 10, 2017

We did get a few moments just savor the sheer joy over the goofiness of it all. THAT GIRL. THAT BADASS BABY ROLLING IN. It is all just. so. perfect.  Read more…

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Kidizen raises $3.2M for a kids’ clothes resale app with a social twist

 Kidizen, a marketplace for secondhand children’s apparel, has raised $3.2 million in Series A funding, the company announced today. The funding was led by Chicago-based Origin Ventures, who backed the startup following its over 100 percent year-over-year growth in 2016, which has allowed the business to reach over a quarter million registered users across the U.S. Also participating in… Read More

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Kidizen raises $3.2M for a kids’ clothes resale app with a social twist

 Kidizen, a marketplace for secondhand children’s apparel, has raised $3.2 million in Series A funding, the company announced today. The funding was led by Chicago-based Origin Ventures, who backed the startup following its over 100 percent year-over-year growth in 2016, which has allowed the business to reach over a quarter million registered users across the U.S. Also participating in… Read More

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Young fan saves the day during intense college basketball game

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We’ve got a new sports hero on our hands that will could join the same ranks as Ali, Ruth, Robinson and DiMaggio.

After the ball was knocked over the backboard and got stuck behind the rim at a Fresno State- Boise State basketball game, this young kid saved the day when he was hoisted onto the backboard framework and retrieved the stuck ball. 

The players tried everything to get the ball down, including a broomstick. But, it wasn’t until this boy worked his magic that the game could continue.

MVP! MVP! Read more…

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Young fan saves the day during intense college basketball game

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We’ve got a new sports hero on our hands that will could join the same ranks as Ali, Ruth, Robinson and DiMaggio.

After the ball was knocked over the backboard and got stuck behind the rim at a Fresno State- Boise State basketball game, this young kid saved the day when he was hoisted onto the backboard framework and retrieved the stuck ball. 

The players tried everything to get the ball down, including a broomstick. But, it wasn’t until this boy worked his magic that the game could continue.

MVP! MVP! Read more…

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Young fan saves the day during intense college basketball game

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We’ve got a new sports hero on our hands that will could join the same ranks as Ali, Ruth, Robinson and DiMaggio.

After the ball was knocked over the backboard and got stuck behind the rim at a Fresno State- Boise State basketball game, this young kid saved the day when he was hoisted onto the backboard framework and retrieved the stuck ball. 

The players tried everything to get the ball down, including a broomstick. But, it wasn’t until this boy worked his magic that the game could continue.

MVP! MVP! Read more…

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Irish schoolkids have very blunt opinions about Donald Trump

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Kids really don’t beat around the bush when they’re asked a question.

In the video above the children of St. Ultan’s Primary School in Dublin, Ireland were asked by the Independent for their thoughts on Donald and Melania Trump.

Their responses on Trump range from “He’s filthy rich” and “He likes building walls” to “He’s a nightmare” and “He looks like he gots loads of spray tans gone wrong”.

The video has had well over 5,500 likes and around 9000 shares on Facebook, but it’s also drummed up some concern.

“Not sure this is good for kids,” wrote Ann Duffy in the most-liked comment. “We teach them not to make fun of people and then we do it!” Read more…

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Snapchat filter stops toddler's tears right in their fluffy bunny tracks

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You’d think it was impossible for an adorable baby to get any cuter, but add the bunny Snapchat filter to the mix and your heart might just explode.

This little one has the best reaction to seeing herself transformed. Her mood instantly changes when she notices her own cuteness.

She’s feelin’ herself, just like we all do under the veil of the godsend that is Snapchat filters.

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