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Keep the Play Alive by Jethro Rice

Keep the Play Alive by Jethro Rice

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” Fred Rogers I remember when I first came across this quote from the patron saint of positive child development...

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BANANAS Celebrates Black History Month

BANANAS Celebrates Black History Month

This February, we observe Black History Month, an opportunity to teach young children the importance of peace, diversity, and acceptance. For parents and child care providers, this month provides a wonderful opportunity to discuss race, civil rights, and the...

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Putting Our Words in Action

Putting Our Words in Action

We’re highlighting just a few of the thousands of families whose lives have been impacted by BANANAS. This year, we put Our Words in Action to support the most vulnerable families and young children. Meet our client Sharon: Sharon, a single mother, recently...

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