Author Archives: Mandy Webster

Mandy Webster

About Mandy Webster

Mandy Webster is a writer at Ganz and the author of the middle grade Young Marian series, including A Viper in the Forest and Echoes in the Cavern. She’s also an artist and graphic designer whose work has been featured in InStyle, Redbook and Style at Home. A mother of three, Mandy has worked as an advertising copywriter as well as contributing to publications such as Playback, Strategy and Canada On Location.
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Defining Friendship

Defining Friendship

In some ways we are so much more protective of our children now. I remember walking to kindergarten by myself, and at the age of four, playing alone with my best friend in the woods behind her house. Read more

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Lunch Ideas Kids Can Make Themselves

Lunch Ideas for Kids

Here are 5 ideas for simple yet tasty lunches that kids can make. Just be sure that an adult assistant is on hand to help out when using knives or the oven. Read more

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Breakfast on the Go

What to make for breakfast when you're busy? Banana Bread!

Now that the lazy days of summer are behind us and we’re back into school mode, the mad rush of mornings is upon us. Read more

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Back to School Supplies

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Could it really be? Could it be time to start thinking about heading back to school? Read more

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Lunch Planner Chalkboard

Lunch Menu

One of my best friends is an amazing artist from Birmingham, Alabama named Robin Miller. When she showed me the Lunch Planner Chalkboard that she created I knew I just had to share it with you. Read more

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Fundraising for Your School?

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When members of your school community make purchases at the Webkinz online store, 20% of the total purchase price will be donated directly back to your school! Read more

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New Educational Badges

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When you see this badge on a mini-game or activity, you’ll know that activity was developed in line with North American curriculum standards. Read more

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Teaching Technology with Webkinz

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Technology plays a big part in kids’ future success and Webkinz engages students’ imaginations, helping them learn through play. Read more

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The Benefits of Plush Toys

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These soft, adorable friends are much more than a toy. To a child, a stuffed animal is a companion they can interact with and relate to. Read more

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How Safe, Educational Games Help Children Develop

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Technology is here to stay and virtual online games can offer a safe way to introduce kids to computers and the internet. Read more

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