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Craft Your Own Summer Fun with Bubbles
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Soap. Water. Pop!

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!

Easy Community Service Ideas for Kids
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25 Ways to Show You Care

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

Water Microscope
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Recycled Microscope

April Fools' Day Jokes
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April Fools’ Day Fun

What can you do with sidewalk chalk? The possibilities are endless!
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Sidewalk Chalk Fun

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

Sometimes creativity can get messy!
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Messy Play

Sweet Science: Candy Secrets
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A Sweet Science Experiment

Which mixes colors faster, hot or cold water?
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Two-Minute Science Experiment

Who wouldn’t want to swirl their fingers in some shaving cream? This simple, easy-to-assemble activity is just right for little hands and perfect for playtime.
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Shaving Cream Play

super weekend ideas for families
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Way Cool Fall Weekend Ideas

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Thinking about your child’s school curriculum, how do you view the current quality and quantity of STEM offerings (science, technology, engineering, and math)? Please select one of the following:

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Thinking about your child’s school curriculum, how do you view the current quality and quantity of STEM offerings (science, technology, engineering, and math)? Please select one of the following:
There is not enough emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and math.
53% (18 votes)
There are an appropriate number of offerings in science, technology, engineering, and math.
21% (7 votes)
There is too much emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and math.
9% (3 votes)
Not sure.
18% (6 votes)
Total votes: 34