There is something about kids and dirt. They go together as comfortably as ducks and water. Here's a chance to create a joke AND play with food. What child could resist?
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Making an ant farm with your children is fun and a good educational tool as well. It can teach children the importance of an eco system. Ants are a good pet for apartments or a home with limited space. They are perfect for families with allergies. And best of all, ants don't cost much to feed.
Smoothies are a cool treat on a lazy summer day. They're nutritious, delicious, and flexible enough to serve at many occasions -- from sitting on blankets watching the clouds to a family party.
by Melissa Jaramillo and Julie Snyder
Jim Henson's "Muppets," well known for their Sesame Street appearances, are examples of marionettes.
Check to see when the next live puppet show is in your area! Then once you are home again try making your very own marionette below!
April Fool's Day is one we celebrate by having fun with harmless, practical jokes that leave everyone -- including the one being "pranked" laughing! Remember, it is never okay to do something mean or unkind to someone else.
In our activity we're going to construct a rectangle with unique dimensions -- the Golden Ratio. This ratio turns up in some unexpected places, even on your hand!
Have you always wanted to take a trip to a foreign land? Perhaps you want to visit Egypt, Ireland, India, China, or Italy! While you wait for that dream vacation you can experience the next best thing. Go international -- at home!
Kids on the go need fuel! When you wake up in the morning, your body is like a car that has been on a long drive and hasn't been to the gas station. It needs its tank filled! The similarity ends there though. People fuel up in the kitchen after a long night's sleep.
Straw hats often conjure up favorite memories -- of dropping a line in the pond out back, of walking through rows upon rows of corn in the fields, of curling up under a tree enjoying a favorite book...