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Download Highlights' free printable BrainPlay questions, then jump right in and use the questions as a starting point for a family game night game that’s sort of like Family Feud—minus commercials. Here’s how to play:
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BrainPlay July 2016

Did you know that butterflies “puddle” in damp spots? They’re searching for minerals they need to be healthy, such as salt. After your kids make the puddle in the backyard, gather the whole family to sit and watch what happens.
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Butterfly Haven

Harness the power of the sun to make art! This unique leaf print needs a little bit of advance planning—and some patience—but from there, it’s pretty simple.
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Sun Prints

8 Great National Parks for Families
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National Parks for Families

baby in high chair
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High-Chair Science

6 Crops for Kids to Plant (and Eat!)
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Plant a Kid's Garden

Penny Pick-Up Game
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Penny Pick-Up Game

10 Fun Tub Time Activities for Babies and Toddlers
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Tub-Time Fun

3 No-Fail Look-and-Learn Scavenger Hunts for Pint-Sized Explorers
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Look-and-Learn Scavenger Hunts

Sprout some seeds
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Grow This!

Making homemade ice cream is a fun way to involve kids in the kitchen.
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Make Ice Cream at Home

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

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