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Kids vote for the best of three toys at the Please Touch Museum on Election Day.
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Mike Dougherty
November 05, 2019 - 2:01 pm
There's a special election Tuesday at the Please Touch Museum designed to teach kids all about the democratic process. The incumbent is in a lot of trouble. The Slinky won last year, but early exit polls showed race cars were running away with it this time.
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Happy Meal Toys
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CNN
November 01, 2019 - 1:09 pm
McDonald's Happy Meal might be for kids, but officially it's over the hill. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the company's first Happy Meal, the kids meal that helped McDonald's achieve fast food supremacy. Today, roughly one in every four orders at McDonald's includes a Happy Meal,...
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Blue pumpkin bucket
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John McDevitt
October 25, 2019 - 7:34 pm
Not everyone will be able to say “trick or treat” on Thursday. A distinct pumpkin trend is raising awareness so everyone feels included, but some parents feel it does the opposite. Read more here.
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Comic Con for Kids
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Andrew Kramer
October 12, 2019 - 5:45 am
Comic Con for Kids at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center kicks off this weekend — the first-ever event of its kind in the area. Read more here.
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screen time
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CNN
September 23, 2019 - 12:07 pm
It's possible that not all screen time is equally bad for your child's performance at school. A new review of 58 studies from 23 countries found only the time spent watching television and playing video games negatively impacted a child's academics.
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National Toy Hall of Fame 2019 finalists
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AP News
September 11, 2019 - 12:33 pm
The smartphone is being considered for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame this year in recognition of its impact on how people play and interact. Read more here.
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drinking fountain
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Justin Udo
August 12, 2019 - 1:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's lead in the water, at several schools in the Central Bucks School District, and district officials are working to fix the problem before school resumes. More than 1,000 of the district's sinks, fountains and other water sources were tested for lead. "Sixteen...
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Paul Laughlin, 57, places stuffed animals on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 outside a home at 1248 West 11th St. in Erie, Pa., where multiple people died in an early-morning fire.
Greg Wohlford/Erie Times-News via AP
August 12, 2019 - 12:19 pm
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Three of five kids killed in a fire at a home child care center in Pennsylvania were the children of a volunteer firefighter who was responding to another call, an official said Monday. Luther Jones' two daughters and a son were trapped in a blaze in the lakeside city of Erie while...
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Nike Adventure Club
Nike via CNN
August 12, 2019 - 8:59 am
By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- Subscription clubs for clothing, meals and razors have changed the way people shop. Now Nike is wading into the subscription market for the first time. Nike announced Monday that it is debuting Nike Adventure Club, a sneaker subscription for kids ages...
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Justin Udo
May 27, 2019 - 2:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With Memorial Day marking the unofficial start of summer, it's time for parents to start thing about different games and activities they can use to keep the kids entertained while they're out of school. But getting them off the couch and away from the TV or electronic...
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