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Parenting With Playdate Planet

Meryl Neiman

Parenting With Playdate Planet – How to Survive the End of Summer With the Kids!

Those last days of summer break before school or pre-school resumes can be tough! On this week’s show, my guests and I talk about great summer activities that can help you and your children survive, have fun, and even learn, during this transition time. Jennie Ito is a development psychologist and play consultant for Leap Frog. She shares her favorite ideas or beating the summer doldrums including using recycled household objects and where she goes online to get inspiration for new play suggestions. Grant Cleveland is the CEO of DuneCraft, a company that makes great science kits for kids. He’s been growing plants from seeds since he was 5 and will tell you how your and your children can have fun with science together. Let me know what you think. Drop me a line at