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Baxter's Corner in the Pumpkin Patch

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Baxter's Corner in the Pumpkin Patch

Boo! We love these pumpkins created by our young friends at Cabbage Patch Settlement House inspired by some of our characters: Gerome the Giraffe, Ellema the Elephant, Ally the Alligator and Oakley the Octopus.

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Baxter's Corner Featured on MacaroniKid.com

Baxter's Corner Featured on MacaroniKid.com

Check out coverage of Baxter's Corner in these regional issues of MacaroniKid.com: Macaroni Kid - Louisville East Macaroni Kid - Jeffersonville, IN  

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Oakley the Octopus Likes to Swim

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Oakley the Octopus Likes to Swim

From the Around the Corner Newsletter Issue 6:     I was born in the ocean, so I’ve been swimming for as long as I can remember. At first, I did not like to swim very much. As the youngest child in my family, I could not keep up with my older brothers and sisters. I was always the last one to arrive whenever our family would go to the Dolphin Dive to listen to music, and I would come in last whenever we raced.     I was about to give up. Then my mother told me a secret. Imagine my surprise...

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The Mom’s Choice Awards® Names Baxter’s Corner Books Among the Best Family-Friendly Education Products

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The Mom’s Choice Awards® Names Baxter’s Corner Books Among the Best Family-Friendly Education Products

Louisville, KY (September 6, 2018) – Baxter’s Corner® is honored to announce that its collection of six children’s books with matching products have earned the prestigious Gold Mom’s Choice Award (MCA). Having been rigorously evaluated by a panel of MCA evaluators, the books have been deemed to be among the best educational products for families. The five Baxter’s Corner books to earn the Mom’s Choice Award for 2018 are Ellema Sneezes, Oakley in Knots, Sideways Fred, What a Tree It Will Be! and Ally Alone. The sixth book, Gerome Sticks His Neck Out, earned the Mom’s Choice Award in 2017....

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Mr. Marvin McBoom on How to Help Children Succeed in School

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Mr. Marvin McBoom on How to Help Children Succeed in School

From the Around the Corner Newsletter, Issue 5: As a teacher, this is my favorite time of year! In my classroom, learning is an adventure. We explore new subjects and discover things we did not know before.Children naturally want to learn. However, a focus on grade performance can produce stress and anxiety that might cause them to miss learning. To help your children succeed in school, you can celebrate their accomplishments, help them identify their strengths and encourage them to keep trying when they miss the mark.One suggestion is to have brief One Thing I Learned Today sessions in the car, at...

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