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Do One Thing: Motivate Others to Move!

Want to Make a Difference? Sure, it’s a big world out there, but you can start by stirring up some inspiration right in your own house, school, or neighborhood. In this new feature, InspireMyKids will be challenging you to do one thing that makes a positive change in the world–and giving you the goods on…

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Careers that Count: So You Want to Be a Firefighter?

So You Want to Be a Firefighter? The Job: Firefighter   The Gist:  Do you jump into action in emergency situations? If you’re fearless, active, and love to help others, this may be the right career for you! Firefighters are typically known to put out fires, but they have many jobs. Whether it’s a car…

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Careers That Count: So You Want to Be a Veterinarian?

What do you want to be when you grow up? Your answer probably changes every day. Or maybe someone you have aspired to be something specific and you’re already working towards it. Whatever your aspirations, it’s never to early to get going on those goals. So each week, we will be highlighting a particular career,…

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IMK in Action – How Kids Can Stand Up To Bullying

What’s The Big Deal? In school or at the park, you may have seen or experienced bullying. Bullying is hurting someone either by words or actions. Some feel that bullying is a part of normal growing up. It isn’t! There will always be problems between kids. But bullying is done on purpose and is not right….

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IMK in Action – How Kids Can Help Animals!

What’s The Big Deal? Some animals are overpopulated all over the world, such as cats and dogs. Where you live, you may see a lost dog or a cat roaming the streets. You may worry that they could be hit by a car. Fortunately, at least some of these animals have homes. But wild animals do not…

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IMK in Action – How Kids Can Help Reduce Poverty

What’s The Deal? Most people have what they need. They have enough food to eat, clothes to wear, and shelter to call home. But some families and their children live in poverty and experience hard times. You may think that not having enough money for things we want is tough. But poverty means not having money for…

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IMK in Action – How Kids Can Help The Environment

What’s The Deal? You may see that the environment around us changes every day. In some places, leaves change colors, water freezes, and rain clouds come and go. These are all part of nature. But there are other changes in the environment that are not natural! We cause them! And these changes are not good!…

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Traci Weinstein – 10 Year Old Wears Out Poverty With Soul4Soles!

Ten-year-old Traci Weinstein from New York has a lot of soul and, now, a lot of (shoe) soles!   Traci’s interest in shoes started when she learned that every day, all around the world, children cannot attend school and adults are unable to work because they do not have shoes. She learned that one pair of…

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Take Our Survey – Shape the Future of InspireMyKids!

Would you like to help us inspire children around the world? Would you like to see IMK improve to better serve your needs? Please take our brief website survey and help shape the future of IMK (and the world)! Powered by Typeform

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The Buddy Bench – Can an 8 Year Old Boy Change School Playgrounds Forever?

Have you ever felt lonely at recess?  Christian Bucks, a 3rd grader at Roundtown Elementary School in York, PA, is on a mission to end playground loneliness.  And he is making waves with the help of the Buddy Bench. The Buddy Bench is a place where children can go if they have no one to…

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