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Turn Friday-night games into a fun-filled way to practice math with a deck or two of cards and a couple of willing players.
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Genius Ways to Have Fun with Math

DIY Snow Globe
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DIY Snow Globe

Rock candy with a twist! Help your kids create sparkly rock-candy ornaments for the holidays.
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Sugar Crystal Ornaments

How to make frozen soap bubbles
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Nice and Icy Bubbles

Winter Science Experiments
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14 Winter-Themed Experiments

Printable Animal Finger Puppet
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Animal Talk

BrainPlay November 2017
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BrainPlay November 2017

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Recycled Microscope

Recycled Guitar
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Recycled Guitar

A cardboard boat powered by… soap? Really? Yes, really. Take a few of these common household items, help your kids follow the steps, and they’ll be rewarded with a little boat that has a surprising “engine.”
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DIY Mini-Powerboat

Salt Crystals Experiment
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Grow Salt Crystals

Press and Guess: What Is It?
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Modeling Clay Press & Guess

Make Homemade Play Dough
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Cool Color Play Dough

Swirling Colors
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Dish Soap Science

Things sure are different when looking through a simple kaleidoscope!
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DIY Kaleidoscope

Cleaning penny experiment
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Make Pennies Shine

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Which of the following are your kids’ picks for the best holiday gifts ever?

Parents Talk Back
Which of the following are your kids’ picks for the best holiday gifts ever?
They want toys more than books and clothes.
21% (10 votes)
They want clothes more than toys and books.
8% (4 votes)
They want books more than clothes and toys.
10% (5 votes)
They want a little of each.
40% (19 votes)
They want anything electronic.
21% (10 votes)
Total votes: 48