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Felix Finkbeiner – A Trillion Trees to Plant!

When Felix Finkbeiner was nine, a teacher in his class in Munich, Germany asked them to prepare a report about climate change.  As Felix started doing research, he learned about a woman named Wangari Maathai who had helped get 30 million trees planted in Africa. She had done this to help restore the billions of trees that…

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Gross for Good! 7th Grader, Stephen Litt, Uses Worms to Cure Cancer!

Stephen Litt is a very curious 7th grader at Lovinggood Middle School, near Atlanta, Georgia. His life has also been impacted by two relatives who have had breast cancer. So when it was time for his school’s science fair, he decided to something important – research a cure for cancer! First, he learned that Japanese people…

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Great Quotes for Kids About Love!

You probably hear the word “love” many times each week. You may hear it from a parent, a friend, in your place of worship, on tv or in a book. You may even say the word love a lot yourself! You may use the word love about a song, a food or your family pet. You may…

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Every Kid Deserves a Bike! Teacher Katie Blomquist Makes it Happen for Entire School!

Katie Blomquist, a 1st grade teacher at Pepperhill Elementary School in North Charleston, South Carolina, learned last year that one of her students wanted a bike for his birthday.  But his parents could not afford it. So, like most other people that you will find here on InspireMyKids, she decided to do something about it!…

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Chess – Ancient Game Inspires New Dreams for Kids Around the World!

Chess may have been invented in the 6th century, but it’s creating new dreams each day for kids around the USA and the world. How could that be?  Well, it has helped them find something they can focus on and be great at.  And since a game of chess only involves a chess board and…

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Great Quotes for Kids about Good Manners!

Has anyone ever bumped into you and then not said anything? Have you ever held a door for someone and they did not say thank you or smile? These are good examples of bad manners. Little things like this can grow into bigger problems and bad habits as people grow older. In fact, your manners…

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20 Inspiring Quotes About Reading for Kids and Students!

Reading is Fundamental.  In fact, it is one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be. Reading develops your brain, provides a window into the world around you and helps you do better in all school subjects. Most importantly, reading can not only help you become a better student, but a…

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8 Year Old Nia Mya Reese Becomes A Best Selling Author!

When Nia Mya Reese was asked to write a story for class at at Deer Valley Elementary School in Birmingham, Alabama, she chose a topic that she was an expert in: how to handle annoying little brothers!  Nia Mya apparently had learned many lessons in this area, dealing with her 5 year old brother, Ronald…

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Caleb Swanigan – From Homeless and Hopeless to The Best Hoopster In the Nation

Four years ago, Caleb Swanigan was an a overweight, homeless, teenager.  He weighed 360 pounds before he entered 8th grade. He grew up in Indiana and Utah, but rarely stayed in the same place long. In fact he went to four middle schools and nine elementary schools. But then, something changed.  He was adopted.  And his…

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Careers that Count: So You Want to Be a Video Game Designer?

So You Want to Be a Video Game Designer? The Job: Video Game Designer The Gist:  Do you live to play video games? Imagine if you make one up one all of your own! If you’re a video game designer, you can do just that: Come up with an idea for a game, then work…

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