Archive: Importance of Play

All I Need to Know in Life, I Learned from my Kids

As parents, we expend a great deal of time and energy concerning ourselves with the lessons that we are teaching our children. The questions we ask ourselves and the parenting choices that we make (and sometimes second guess) seem to be endless: “Did I handle that situation correctly?” “Was I setting a good example?” “Did my child hear me say …

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Play: A Gateway to Creativity

Play…It’s arguably the most exciting word in a child’s vocabulary. The opportunity to take off in flight with a superhero cape, invent a new game, color a rainbow dragon outside of the lines, build tall towers, or create cardboard rockets. They are all magical, appealing experiences and although “fun”, do have more importance and a direct correlation to becoming a successful and …

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Margot The Marketer Goes to Camp

Although I don’t usually identify myself in our blog, I want to today. I want to as I want to share some of my experiences this summer, at camp. Working for our organization for the past 5+ years, I come to Edventure More and Camp EDMO™ with a unique perspective; sliding scale applicant, camper parent, mom of teens, and marketer, …

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Faces and Photos Say it All…

There is nothing like seeing the faces of happy campers. Take a look at this group who obviously love our Science, Maker, Tech, Nature, Recreation, and Life Skills Camp!  

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Empowering Kids to Chase Their Creativity

We wish we could take credit for the story that follows and have to imagine there are hundreds of Bay Area children who attend Camp EDMO™ with similar stories. Even though not ours, the following excerpt from Parentage was too good not to share. What Parentage did was interview 10 kids who make, craft, code, build, tinker, and hack, and get them to …

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy…

Who doesn’t want a happy child. As a parent, it’s a given, we all look out for our children’s well being. There is information on raising smart kids, about raising successful kids, but what about happy kids? It’s an important part of the equation and many experts have weighed in over the years to share what they feel are the …

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