The Last Thing I Thought I Would Do in Lockdown but Here We Are

“Waking up every day and being disappointed about the inability to make future plans is no fun. So rather than be low-level sad about it, I’m going to do this instead.”

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Keeping the Holidays Simple & Festive

A few ideas that acknowledge the past, express gratitude and incorporates silly fun to make this holiday season just as fun as previous years.

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Celebrate Curiosity Month with This Free Kit!

Have inquisitive kiddos? Check. 
Do they love Curious George books? Check. 
Is your crew always up for a party? Check. 
September is Curiosity Month with Curious George. And clearly, you have three good reasons to get in on the fun…

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The Cutest & Silliest Ways to Say Goodbye Before School

We are partial to the T-Rex hug and the secret handshake!

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Magna-Tiles You Can Draw On? Add to Cart!

Doodling just got a lot cooler.

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San Francisco’s Coolest New Art Exhibit Puts You in the Painting

Immersive art is all the rage these days at the Asian Art Museum’s TeamLab and Oceanworks exhibits.

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Live Stream Baby Beluga, Big Belugas & More From the Comfort of Your Couch

Start watching on July 15 and see if you can help ID whales!

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Why You Should Nurture Your Kid’s Emotional Intelligence

“Research shows high levels of emotional intelligence are directly linked to academic achievement, better relationships, greater success for adulthood, and improved mental health.”

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How to Plan a Pirate Treasure Hunt for Kids

From how to set the stage to how to create a map, we’ve got everything you need to know.

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Tan France & Husband Rob Will Become Parents This Summer

The fashion star and his husband are expecting their first child.

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6 Fantastic Benefits of Arts & Crafts for Kids

There are many benefits of arts and crafts that go beyond simply allowing your kids to express themselves in a more creative way, and here are some of them.

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10 Easy Random Acts of Kindness to Do with Your Kids

“Engaging children in performing kind acts build up their ability to show compassion for others and helps create healthy, supportive communities where they can live and grow.”

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Let Your Kids Write Your Family Story with These Sweet New Books

Mother’s and Father’s Day is around the corner and Workman is getting ready to drop the cutest gifts. This year, instead of the traditional flowers and ties, the publishing house is sharing two new adorable fill-in books from kids to…

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National Parks Maps

Visit All 62 National Parks with One Awesome Book

Discover a park you’ve never heard of before.

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The Best STEAM Gifts for Kids, All from LA’s Online Museum Shops

Support local museum while shopping online for the best art kits, building toys, games and more.

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Last-Minute Ways to Make This Thanksgiving Sweet for Kids (and Us)

“No matter how or with whom you’re celebrating this Thanksgiving, here are some easy, last-minute ways to infuse it with a little extra meaning and connection.”

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10 Simple Ways to Practice Gratitude This Thanksgiving

“Yes, this pandemic holiday season may have its challenges but with some resilience and a grateful attitude, your family can still put the ‘thanks’ in Thanksgiving.”

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Got a Struggling Writer? Find Hope in a New Pack of Markers

“Most days I wake up to find my four kids already stuck to their screens playing some computer game or watching cartoons. Yet that was not the case today.”

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Paging Bookworms! 5 Dictionary Games for Kids

Today is National Dictionary Day so get out your Merriam-Websters and get ready for a good time!

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The Best Artist Supplies for Kids

iHeartArt sets, paints and markers

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UNO Houseparty

Houseparty Launches UNO Game

Check out this new fun way to connect with family and friends.

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Etch A Sketch Classic

Celebrate 60 Years of Etch A Sketch

Etch A Sketch will be 60% off at Walmart on Jul. 12.

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“SCOOB!” Comes to 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray and DVD on Jul. 21

SCOOB! reveals the never-before-told story of Scooby’s origins.

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Your Kids Can Create with the Story Pirates This Summer

Kids will enjoy personalized interactive activities all month long

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7 Sun-Science Experiments to Make Your Day

Today is the the Summer Solstice, officially marking the first day of summer and the longest day of the year. Harness that extra sunlight with these easy science experiments to do at home.

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L.A.U.G.H: The App That Uses Art to Calm Kids

Check out this new (free!) app developed by a local artist that reduces anxiety and stress and provides a creative outlet for kids.

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15 Easy Ways to Have Fun with Sidewalk Chalk

Add a little flair to your neighborhood with these creative ideas!

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