Sand donation means play, learning for Kids-R-It students

Students at Kids-R-It Child Care Center received a donation of sand for their sandboxes recently.

Kids pose on a sand pile at Kids-R-It Child Care Center and Preschool Monday, after Duininck Construction donated sand for children's sandboxes.

Sand play can help teach children about textures, number, capacity and volume, language and vocabulary and science concepts, according to Pam Duffy, director of Kids-R-It.

Photo by: Tim Middagh / The Globe

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A 1999 graduate of Jackson County Central and a 2003 graduate of Augsburg College, Kari Lucin started writing for newspapers in Minnesota and North Dakota in 2006. During her time as a reporter, she covered beats including education, watershed, county and agriculture, and frequently wrote about health and science. She has also served as an online content coordinator and an engagement specialist at various Forum Communications properties. She was a marketing assistant at Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville for two years, where she did design work in addition to writing and social media management.

Lucin is currently a community editor with the Globe of Worthington.

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