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Listening for the Stories

Like hundreds of thousands of Houstonians, our team at Rice University’s School Literacy and Culture program returned to work this week for the first time after Hurricane Harvey’s catastrophic weather event ravaged our city.  We came in jeans and tennis … Continue reading

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2016 Annual Gift Guide

Blocks: A Gift That Spans the Ages Welcome to the 2016 SLC Holiday Gift Guide! We’re excited to share our top gift picks with you as you start your shopping treks either around the city or online. You’ll notice this … Continue reading

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Program Feature: The Building Blocks of Building Blocks

Thanks to Friedrich Froebel and Caroline Pratt, blocks have been a part of early childhood classrooms for more than 150 years. Since the mid-1800’s, children have been playing with a material that hasn’t changed much; blocks have withstood the test … Continue reading

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Program Feature: The Critical Importance of Play

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” – Fred Rogers As we enter into an era in the world of … Continue reading

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The 2015 Annual Gift Guide – For Toddlers

We are excited to share with you our second annual holiday gift guide!  Last winter, we shared gifts for preschool-age children to inspire their imaginations and creativity.  This year, we are tailoring our gift guide for toddlers aged one to … Continue reading

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