Peace Paper Project

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Scraps of fabric, tubs of a weird watery substance, tarps all over the floor and eager kiddos!  The Peace Paper Project is at KidsTLC! Thanks to generous grants and donations, this unique experience is back to share another round of learning, exploration and creativity! Peace Paper Project provides our kids with a chance to explore and… Read more »

KidsTLC Talent Show

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After several weeks of preparation, planning and practicing it was time for the KidsTLC October PaloozaTalent Show!  All the kiddos, staff and many generous volunteers came together to make this an amazing event.  What better perspective than the words of our very own incredible volunteers… “It was soooooo much fun!  The kids had a blast… Read more »

Equine Therapy at the Ranch

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What did your kids, neighbors or grandkids do on the “no school” days last week?  Our kids buckled into vans and headed out to Rantoul, KS. What’s in Rantoul, you ask?  New Horizons Ranch Equine Therapy Program!  Several times a month and now even on some “no school” days our kids are learning about themselves… Read more »

Scientific Exploration

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Do you know how much sugar is in a can of Coca-Cola? Do you know how to do the Walrus stretch? Thanks to Lockton Benefits employees – our kids do! This generous corporate group planned, organized and executed wellness and nutrition groups for our kids on campus. The groups provided both education and physical fitness. … Read more »

Musical Theater for Young People

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“The sun is filled with shining light it blazes far and wide. The moon reflects that sunlight back, but has no light inside. I think I’d rather be the sun that shines so bold and bright than be the moon that only shines with someone else’s light.” – Elise Lorraine Last weekend a group of… Read more »

Your Life is a Canvas

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“Your life is a canvas…make sure you paint yourself a whole lot of colorful days.”  The colors were Cay and Rapture Blue, the tools were brushes and rollers. The painters were Ernst & Young employees and the results were AMAZING!  Last week, KidsTLC was honored to host a group of Ernst & Young Connect Day… Read more »

Cross Cultural Training

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KidsTLC has gone global! This week we welcomed students from Ecuador and Peru to learn about social service in the United States and have some fun with our kids. Students joined in an typical day’s PE class (with an international twist), playing beach volleyball, trying their hands at a paper plate relay, then wrapping up… Read more »

KCUMB Pediatrics Club

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Most medical students are nose deep in books, terms, and tests but KidsTLC is grateful to the Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences for making time for more.  KCUMB Pediatrics Club partners with KidsTLC to provide fun activities and great social interactions on our campus.  As most of these students will be serving kids… Read more »

Our Kids, Our Campus, Our Community

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“Volunteers aren’t paid, not because they are worthless but because they are priceless.”  Over 3500 hours in 2013 and already over 2600 hours in 2014 – KidsTLC volunteers provide more hands to get the job done, positive social interactions, role modeling and community awareness.  Every day our campus welcomes volunteers doing everything from sharing story… Read more »

JCDS Craft Day

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“Do What you can, With what you have, Where you are!” – Theodore Roosevelt (played by Robin Williams in Night at the Museum) This week we lost a legendary inspiration for laughter and joy, who was quietly struggling with the opposite feelings inside.  This exterior expression vs interior emotion is something many of our kids… Read more »