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Date Archive for April, 2010

Animal Rescue Work Takes on Urgency at TurfMutt.com

Lucky’s story as a rescued dog has really touched many readers of this blog. So, this time around, we decided to feature a page on Rescue Animals, and we encourage you, the reader, to submit your own story.  Anyone who has rescued an animal – in my case a dog – knows what it feels [...]

New Web Game for TurfMutt Educational Curriculum

This year, we’ve added a fun Web game for kids as part of the curriculum – but adults tend to enjoy it as well. Check out the Web game as TurfMutt evades perils thrown at him by Dr. Runoff, Carbon Creep, Dust Demon and HeatFreak. You need to collect enough seed packets to help turn [...]

Earth Day Hello

Lucky, a.k.a. TurfMutt, says hello to students across the country enjoying the new science curriculum worksheets, experiments and activities this week.  One school in California requested 30 more educational material kits to help them celebrate Earth Day.   Great ideas and experiments in the TurfMutt materials for seed starting and photosynthesis.   See more at: http://www.turfmutt.com/school/

Sacramento 4th Grade Students Win TurfMutt Poster Contest

Last year, TurfMutt sponsored a poster contest. Students were asked to design a poster that illustrated how they and their family could help create and save green spaces After reviewing many entries, three winners at Herman Leimbach Elementary – a 4th grade class in Sacramento, CA –were selected and each received an Amazon.com gift certificate. The [...]

TurfMutt Curriculum Goes National Today

This week, 25,000 schools across the country will get new, updated TurfMutt educational materials for third through fifth grade students. In 2009, Washington, DC and Sacramento, CA area schools were the first to receive an array of TurfMutt educational materials – and the response was very positive. So, now it’s time to roll it out [...]