Home > About Us > Press Releases

Press Releases

September 24, 2009 Launches 2009 Activities Photo Contest

 Leading website to select 100 winning photos in 100 days to inspire families to learn together.

REDWOOD CITY, CA – September 24, 2009, a leading web destination for parents of school-aged children, announced today it is hosting a contest that gives parents and other caregivers a chance to win prizes for submitting photos of activities they complete with their children. During the 100 days of the contest, will select and showcase 100 winning photos. Prizes include children’s guitars from; Kenny Loggins’ new family CD, “All Join In”; and a grand prize package which includes a $500 gift certificate to Shutterfly, the leading online photo service, and a $250 cash prize from  

“From marble magic tricks, to egg-carton creepy crawlies, to toffee-science, parents are using our hands-on activities to have fun learning with their kids and to support what’s happening in their children’s classrooms,” says Editor-in-Chief Danielle Wood. “The Activities Photo Contest gives these parents a chance to showcase the fantastic projects their families are creating together. And we think when other parents see the photos members submit for this contest, they’ll be inspired to try some new activities with their own families.” has thousands of activities, which are free and organized by subject and grade level, for participating families to choose from. Each activity takes anywhere from ten minutes to several hours to complete, and most activities require basic materials that families will either have on hand, or can pick up easily and inexpensively. There is no charge to access’s activities or to participate in the Activities Photo Contest.

To participate in the contest, members must register for the contest, then upload photos of activities that are either in-progress or completed. While photos must be submitted during the contest dates of September 23rd to December 31st, 2009, the photographed activities may have been completed at any time. The 100 winning photos will be chosen both on the overall quality of the photo and on how effectively it demonstrates the activity. Eligible photos not selected as winners will qualify for one of 50 participation prizes will award to randomly-selected participants at the end of the contest.  Participants may upload new photos each week for more chances to win.

2015 Press Releases Names Former Adobe and Yahoo Executive Culligan to COO Post

January 29, 2015

National Study Finds 70% of Teachers Expect Active Involvement from Parents in Their Kids' Education

January 13, 2015

2014 Press Releases Surpasses 5 Million Members as Teachers and Parents Support Learning Beyond the Classroom

December 16, 2014 Launches First-of-Its-Kind Online Learning Program for Kids

September 25, 2014

2012 Press Releases Introduces Wonder - in a Box!

April 30, 2012 Reveals One Third of Parents Uncertain How to Handle Bullying

March 22, 2012 Launches Real Estate Industry's First Free “School Boundaries” Search Tool

February 7, 2012

2011 Press Releases Announces Appointment of Rich Yang as Vice President of Marketing

October 27, 2011

Ten Thousand Parents to Receive Free Thank You Cards to Help Honor the Special Teachers in Their Children

May 2, 2011

Travel Ticker Names the Top 5 Destinations for "Edutainment Trips"

April 19, 2011 Launches 2011 Virtual Science Fair

January 19, 2011

2010 Press Releases Announces Appointment of Chris Bruzzo to Board of Directors

December 16, 2010's 2010 Gift Guide Let's Shoppers "Wow" On A Budget

September 14, 2010 Launches 2010 Summer Activities Challenge

June 9, 2010

Education.Com Announces 2010 Summer Reading Guide - Books To Get Kids Excited About Reading While Helping Avoid The Summer Slide

May 11, 2010 Announces 2010 A+ Award Winners

February 16, 2010

2009 Press Releases Launches 2009 Activities Photo Contest

September 24, 2009 Receives 2009 WebAward for Outstanding Website

September 16, 2009

Nationwide Survey Shows Parents May Keep Healthy Kids Home During An H1N1 Outbreak Even If Schools Stay Open

September 11, 2009 Announces 2009 A+ Award Winners

July 28, 2009 Named AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner

July 21, 2009 Launches 2009 Summer Activities Challenge

June 19, 2009 Partners with Leading Organizations to Give Parents the Resources They Need to Become More Involved

May 18, 2009 and AASA Offer Free Bullying Web Seminar to School Administrators

April 24, 2009 Offers Parents Unique and Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

April 21, 2009

Media Contact

Rich Yang
phone: (650) 362-4025 ext. 2235