Your son is more comfortable staring at the smartphone in his hand than making eye contact or verbally communicating with others. Your bright, intelligent daughter generates, at best, average grades in school and shows little passion or interest in...
Next time you're at a high school football game, ask yourself which of the kids on the field are likely to do best in life after school. The star running back? Maybe that lightning-quick linebacker? How about the quarterback...
We're fortunate here at Kidzu to be good pals with Robbie Schaefer, creative polymath who knows a thing or two about what makes kids tick when it comes to music and the arts. Consider just a few of Robbie's recent...
Wingmen for Dance

Creating Wingmen for Dance

In an era when kids mistakenly equate social medias 'likes' with actual friendships, a growing number of youth clubs and organizations are fighting back with activities aimed at developing empathy, compassion, and genuine forms of connectedness. Once such initiative is...
Asked by someone for advice on living a good life, baseball great Satchel Paige responded: "Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching." Intriguing, isn't it, that, along with those...
Children are natural born actors. Watch them at play in the backyard, in their bedroom, or just about anywhere and you're apt to catch them in the act of pretending to be someone or something else. Come to think...
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Popular ideas, such as the “Mozart effect” – the idea that listening to classical music improves intelligence – has encouraged the belief that “music makes you smarter”. This interest...
Albert Einstein maintained that a creative imagination was "more important than knowledge," and, alternatively, that "creativity is intelligence having fun." Perhaps nowhere is a child's imagination liberated more than with a palette of colors and a brush. It is...
It's a challenge all too familiar to parents. A child, usually though not always a son, who is quiet, socially withdrawn, more likely to follow than carve out his own path. Ironically, this is where the stage comes in and...

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