By Let Grow Staff - 11/10/2020 - 2 minute read
We have several Thanksgiving activity pages in our Give Thanks Kit. You'll find a jokes pages, a fill-in-the-blank sheet about the day, and thankful cards.
By Let Grow Staff - 11/06/2020 - 8 minute read
Let Grow is featured in the recent documentary, Chasing Childhood. This Q&A with one of the directors looks at how childhood has changed over time.
By Let Grow Staff - 10/28/2020 - 1 minute read
For this month's calendar, we're encouraging kids to find ways to help others! We're calling it the Help Others Challenge. It's the perfect time to …
By Let Grow Staff - 09/24/2020 - 1 minute read
This free October Calendar will encourage kids to get outside and explore their neighborhood this month. It's a great way to discover what's around you.
By Let Grow Staff - 09/21/2020 - 3 minute read
We have a new educational podcast at Let Grow, "Capable and Confident Kids," featuring innovative educators and leaders across the country. Join Let Grow's vice …
By Let Grow Staff - 09/09/2020 - 6 minute read
Let Grow’s president, Lenore Skenazy, was on Dax Shepard’s podcast, Armchair Expert, recently. And we learned a lot of great things about his parenting style. …
By Let Grow Staff - 09/03/2020 - 51 second read
These free respect posters will help set a positive and respectful tone for your classroom. There are four total. Download them today!
By Let Grow Staff - 09/03/2020 - 2 minute read
This free curriculum will keeps kids active and learning even when they're not in school Get the Let Grow Independence Kit now.
By Let Grow Staff - 09/01/2020 - 4 minute read
The Let Grow podcast is here. Supervision Not Required is a podcast featuring our president, Lenore Skenazy. She tackles topics like the importance of play, …
By Let Grow Staff - 09/01/2020 - 2 minute read
Check out our cardboard contest winners. Our team voted (it was tough!) and these are the top cardboard creations that came out on top.
By Let Grow Staff - 08/13/2020 - 5 minute read
The question was simple enough: What do kids with helicopter parents look like as adults? User Mecha_G recently posted this on reddit, and it quickly …
By Let Grow Staff - 08/07/2020 - 1 minute read
This adulting chart is perfect for teens who are about to be on their own. Give your teen a list of things they should learn how to do.
By Let Grow Staff - 07/31/2020 - 1 minute read
The summer cardboard challenge is here! Kids who create something out of cardboard will have the chance to win the top prize of $500!
By Let Grow Staff - 07/27/2020 - 1 minute read
This free August calendar will encourage kids to be more responsible and try things on their own. Get this and more calendars from Let Grow.
By Let Grow Staff - 07/16/2020 - 1 minute read
Get these free printable bookmarks from Let Grow. We have messages like Read at Your Own Speed and Treat Yo' Shelves. Celebrate reading with us!
By Let Grow Staff - 07/10/2020 - 1 minute read
Get our Let Them Play Kit to encourage kids to do more free and unstructured play. It's a great resource for play groups, neighborhoods, schools, and more.
By Let Grow Staff - 06/26/2020 - 1 minute read
The July Calendar has the theme, Get Outside. It encourages kids to explore the great outdoors and their neighborhoods all on their own.
By Let Grow Staff - 06/19/2020 - 1 minute read
This summer printable kit has lots of ideas for keeping kids busy and entertained...on their own. It comes with games, a challenge page, and more.
By Let Grow Staff - 06/12/2020 - 1 minute read
You'll love sharing the dad jokes featured in this Celebrate Dad Kit. We also have a coloring page, printable card, and more.
By Let Grow Staff - 05/27/2020 - 1 minute read
We've been putting out a new calendar each month to encourage independence, and for the June calendar, we're focusing on creativity. Here are some of …
By Let Grow Staff - 05/22/2020 - 2 minute read
"I'm bored!" As parents, we've all heard it—and probably more than once. Your child is bored, and somehow they've decided it's your responsibility to remedy …
By Let Grow Staff - 05/22/2020 - 5 minute read
We know kids are awesome, amazing, and astonishingly capable. Yet, the entries in the Let Grow Independence Challenge still impressed and surprised us. Through essay, …
By Let Grow Staff - 05/21/2020 - 2 minute read
Sheltering in place has been a challenging time for many families. So many people have had to figure out new ways to do things, leading …
By Let Grow Staff - 05/19/2020 - 1 minute read
Sewing skills aren't just a thing of the past. Not only do kids who try sewing learn a valuable skill that they'll be able to …
By Let Grow Staff - 05/19/2020 - 1 minute read
The kitchen is a great place for kids to practice being independent. It doesn't matter whether it's learning to make scrambled eggs or mastering eggs …
By Let Grow Staff - 05/01/2020 - 4 minute read
Kids are doing A-OK during this challenging time. At least that’s what we learned in our national survey, released this week. We surveyed nearly 800 …
By Let Grow Staff - 04/29/2020 - 1 minute read
Need a gift for your mom? We have you covered! In our Celebrate Mom Kit, we've included printable Mother's Day cards and so much more. …
By Let Grow Staff - 04/27/2020 - 1 minute read
It's a great month to be outside digging in the dirt! Following up on our April calendar, which centered on the Love Your Planet Challenge, …
By Let Grow Staff - 04/22/2020 - 2 minute read
Encourage responsibility with these free chore chart printables. We have a poster, bookmark, and color-as-you-go option. Just print and go.
By Let Grow Staff - 04/17/2020 - 4 minute read
For many, it's been a struggle. Kids learning at home and parents trying to work at home is not an easy combination. Thankfully, teachers are …
By Let Grow Staff - 04/13/2020 - 46 second read
We want to know how your kids are stepping up to be more independent right now. This is why we've created the Let Grow Independence …
By Let Grow Staff - 04/08/2020 - 1 minute read
Paper airplanes are filled with hands-on learning opportunities. They make great science experiments for kids as they figure out the best way to construct a …
By Let Grow Staff - 03/31/2020 - 4 minute read
It's easy to focus on all the things you can't do right now. The list is long, and it's especially frustrating when you're missing out …
By Let Grow Staff - 03/27/2020 - 1 minute read
Take the Love Your Planet Challenge with our FREE April calendar. This calendar has ideas and challenge for kids to be more green.
By Let Grow Staff - 03/16/2020 - 7 minute read
Playing board games helps reduce stress and encourage social-emotional learning. Take a look at some of the best board games chosen by Let Grow staff.
By Let Grow Staff - 03/11/2020 - 6 minute read
The coronavirus is leading to panic in the United States and around the world. Take a look at what you can do now to calm down and stay rational.
By Let Grow Staff - 03/06/2020 - 1 minute read
You can make a neighborhood map with these free templates from Let Grow. These pages include a worksheet, a blank map, and a map with a grid.
By Let Grow Staff - 02/13/2020 - 1 minute read
Here at Let Grow, we are big supporters of kids exploring on their own. This is why we created the Let Grow Kid Card. This …
By Let Grow Staff - 02/11/2020 - 1 minute read
Gratitude is free, and so are these thank you cards.
By Let Grow Staff - 02/06/2020 - 1 minute read
We want to encourage independence in kids with this free #LetThem printable poster. Get it for free for your home or classroom.
By Let Grow Staff - 01/31/2020 - 2 minute read
You'll have instant access to cake with this mug cake recipe. Kids cake make this recipe completely on their own, and it came from 9-year-old, Lauren.
By Let Grow Staff - 01/02/2020 - 44 second read
We often say "Be careful!" without even thinking about it. Here are 12 great alternatives of things to say instead of "Be careful."
By Let Grow Staff - 11/18/2019 - 9 minute read
When you think about crime statistics now compared to when you were a kid, do you automatically assume things are worse these days? It’s easy …
By Let Grow Staff - 09/14/2019 - 4 minute read
Kerry McDonald is a senior education fellow at the Foundation for Economic Education. She's also the author of Unschooled: Raising Curious, Well-Educated Children Outside the …
By Let Grow Staff - 05/11/2018 - 6 minute read
Youth soccer is one of the biggest activities in America, and yet in recent years, participation numbers have been dropping. The New York Times notes …