A Handy Checklist Makes After School Time Easier

A Handy Checklist Makes After School Time Easier

Getting the kids into a routine after school makes the afternoon and evening so much more pleasant. Do your best to enforce every step of the routine during the first few weeks of school; with consistency, it will become a ...

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Coping with Back to School Anxiety

Coping with Back to School Anxiety

It's hard to believe it's already that time of year again, and we're talking about s-c-h-o-o-l! For some kids it's a happy time. They get to be reunited with their friends and they get to move up a grade and ...

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Friendship 101

Friendship 101

When I was a kid, I had a hard time making friends. I was always made fun of because of my height (I am 6'3" now, so I was always really tall in school.) and didn't really make a lot ...

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Host Your Own Playground or Backyard Summer Games!

Host Your Own Playground or Backyard Summer Games!

Didn't make it to South America this year to watch the summer games? Don't worry, you can host your own games at your favorite playground, field or backyard. Don't forget to follow playground rules, be aware of other families using ...

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Stick and Yarn Art

Stick and Yarn Art

This is a beautiful way for your kids to create some artwork that can decorate somewhere other than the refrigerator! (Grown ups have fun creating too!) You can use your kids' stick and yarn art to decorate their bedroom walls ...

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Lessons, Club & Classes Directory

Lessons, Club & Classes Directory

Want to know what lessons/classes/Clubs and other recurring things are happening? Then you have come to the right spot! While it is starting out small, have faith that it will GROW. We have every intention of having every class/lesson/club listed ...

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Birthday Party Planning Guide

Birthday Party Planning Guide

Gig Harbor Macaroni Kid Birthday Party Planning Directory! Our Goal is to be THE place YOU come to make your child's birthday party an event to remember forever! From total party packages, to party entertainers, cake decorators, event locations and ...

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Choosing a Preschool! Your Back to School (Preschool) Guide

Choosing a Preschool! Your Back to School (Preschool) Guide

Welcome to Gig Harbor Macaroni Kid 2016 Education & Preschool Guide which you can find here as well as below. Check back often, we are adding listings as registrations opens. You can watch our calendar for open houses, registration dates ...

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Quick & Useful Links & Featured Local Businesses

Quick & Useful Links & Featured Local Businesses

Hello! Here are some popular past articles that we like to keep real handy for you! So, in every newsletter you will find articles and events in the calendar as well as these exciting resources! Find us, follow us, tag ...

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Back to School Dental Checkup with Harbor Kids’ Teeth!

Back to School Dental Checkup with Harbor Kids’ Teeth!

It's that time of year where millions of children are heading back to school. Parents are scheduling physicals for school records and sports' teams to make sure everyone is at their best and ready to go! Don't forget though, that ...

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Back to School Shopping @ JBF

Back to School Shopping @ JBF

Summertime is about over…the notebooks and backpacks are showing up in stores and it is just a big fat reminder that I need school clothes for all of my kiddos! Thank goodness there is a JBF sale coming up soon ...

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Back to School with Harbor Montessori School!

Imagine a school where children learn adaptability, reflection and self-management. A school where students are encouraged to ask questions, research answers, take responsibility for their learning and their actions. Imagine a place that allows children the freedom to be themselves, ...

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Have a Back to School Hot Dog BBQ!

Have a Back to School Hot Dog BBQ!

Did you know Hot Diggity Dogs and sausages does many local events, both public and private? Looking to get your neighborhood together, or a business event or more? Contact them for fun ideas! Find them on Facebook as well as ...

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Now Enrolling for Voice, Dance and Theatre Classes

Now Enrolling for Voice, Dance and Theatre Classes

Do you have a singer, dancer or actor in child in your life? We are so fortunate in the Gig Harbor area to have a place like Paradise Theatres to allow our children to grow in the arts! A Message ...

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Plan a Back To School Ice Cream Party!

Plan a Back To School Ice Cream Party!

Did you know you can book the local ice cream trucks KC Freeze Ice Cream Trucks to visit your neighborhood? Many parents this time of year are booking the ice cream truck for a Back to School Party! The ice ...

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Washington Road Trip - Macaroni Kid Style

Washington Road Trip - Macaroni Kid Style

Ready to take a road trip? Let Macaroni Kid be your guide of what's going on in communities throughout Washington! Did you know that Macaroni Kid is an international company? To date there are more than 700 Macaroni Kid communities ...

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