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All the Cool Cats Are Buying These Halloween Pet Costumes

The scary clown dog costume is epically 2021.

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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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Let Your Kids Be Bored to Expand Their Imaginations

“Helping a child tune-in to what exactly their brains and bodies are seeking can help them learn to meet their own needs. This is a vital and empowering lesson kids can learn at this early age.”

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91 Fascinating Facts About Animals

The zoo might be closed but you can still learn about some of our favorite animals!

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Librarian-Approved Gifts for the 2020 Holiday Season

“The books we are recommending as holiday gifts all have “mirror and window” features – the windows often opening onto magical worlds where larger truths are embedded in allegory.”

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Creating a Diverse and Intentional Bookshelf

“If you want your kids to imagine a better world the books on your shelf should reflect that.” — Kwame Alexander

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OMG Narwhal Fingerlings Have Arrived & They Are the Cutest

Swimming into stores—and our hearts—just in time to fill Easter baskets.

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The Holy Grail of Whipped Cream Exists, But It Is a Beast to Find

Like the once-mythical narwhal, these tasty treats have actually been spotted in the wild!

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6 New Smithsonian Museum Exhibits The Kids Will Love

Just in time for summer break the Smithsonian museums have some awesome new exhibits that kids 10 and under will love (and so will their parents).

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4 Gift Ideas to Inspire Make Believe & Imaginative Play

Pretend play, also known as make believe, is as important to child development as it is fun. Here are four pretend play gift ideas from the Parents’ Choice Foundation to delight young imaginations!
 

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Just Opened! Unshelved: Cool Stuff from The Nat’s Storage Vaults

This behind-the-scenes pass to see The Nat’s research collection and hidden storage areas will blow your kids’ minds!

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Today Is Unicorn Day

 

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Today Is Unicorn Day

One horn, I have but one horn.

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Unicorns are real. Well, kinda. Meet the amazing narwhal, aka the unicorn of the sea.

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Where there are unicorns, there are rainbows, at least according…

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On Point: Narwhal, the Unicorn of the Sea

Here are 10 amazing facts about this whale that started the unicorn craze.

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