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17 Ways to Turn Cardboard Boxes into Epic Creations

These cardboard box transformations are so cool you’ll have as much fun making them as playing with them.

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3 Ways Kids Can Rebuild Their Communities

Today is National Rebuilding Day so we have found three kid-friendly building projects that give back to the community. Just grab your hammer (or glue).

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10 Puppet Theaters That Deserve the Spotlight

In honor of World Theater Day, we’ve found a collection of perfect puppet theaters to create with your little thespians.

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30 Incredibly Easy Ways to Keep Kids Busy After School

What witching hour? Check out Red Tricycle’s checklist that is full of activities perfect for open afternoons.

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The Children’s Museum of Sonoma County: A Dream Destination For Kids Under 10

If you’re looking for the kind of place where it’s encouraged to throw balls inside and tear down walls, The Children’s Museum of Sonoma County is it.

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Puppet Love: Awesome Marionettes to Hire for Your Kid’s Next Party

We’ve found the hottest puppet shows in the DMV, and they’ll have the kids giggling from now until their next birthday bash.

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A Puppet Theater Festival You Can’t Miss

With a slew of shows for kids (many of them free!), this month’s festival shows off elaborate artistry from across the world — yep, way beyond finger puppet stuff.

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Attention Little Green Thumbs! SMARTS Farm Takes Gardening to the City

Kids will dig this downtown gardening site where they’ll have fun learning about harvesting food, growing flowers and being one with nature.

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Theater for Tots! See a Show at the Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater

Toddlers will love a theater performance when puppets are involved. And parents can’t ask for more than an air conditioned show in the heart of Balboa Park.

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A Parent’s Guide to the LA Puppet Festival

There are puppets galore, with everything from puppet making to puppet shows to puppet sweets to a puppet march! Save this handy guide as a template for family fun at the LA Puppet Festival.

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Role Play: Glen Echo’s Puppet Shows for All Ages

You’re never too old for a puppet show. Need proof? Just stop by the hidden gem of a puppet theater, The Puppet Co., tucked away inside Glen Echo Park’s Popcorn Gallery (seriously, if you blink you just might miss it).…

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The New Whimsical World at Fairyland

An Oakland theme park since the 1950s, Fairyland is an older attraction, but that doesn’t mean it’s outdated. Some things haven’t changed, like the low admission price and the magic key you’ve saved since you were 6 (yes, it still…

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Where the City’s Classic Christmas Tales Come to Life

Living in New York City over the Christmas holidays is a bit like living in a children’s storybook.  Everything is brightly colored, brightly lit, boldly labeled, and somewhat overpriced. Families who are content to experience the season secondhand have a…

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Entertainment For Tots in San Diego: Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater

Finding different ways to entertain your little ones outside of the house can be difficult and tedious at times. After you’ve scoped out our parks and playgrounds round up and are maybe looking for some indoor fun for your little…

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DEAL: $20 for One Month of Unlimited Play at The Enchanted Playhouse

Once upon a time, you were a child and nothing was better than a carefree day spent running, playing and laughing to your heart’s content. Your kids can enjoy the same safe, timeless, uninhibited freedom (while you kick back and…

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Aquatic Playground

Channing Way & 4th St
Berkeley, CA 94710
While certain parts of Aquatic Park itself may have a less-than desirable reputation (the Emeryville end is probably best avoided) Aquatic Playground, at the other end of the park is another story. …

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The Best Puppet Shows in the Bay Area

Everyone loves puppet shows, whether they’re 3, 33, or 103. Happily, the traditional art of puppetry is alive and well in the San Francisco Bay Area, so don’t miss out and mark your calendars! We’ve rounded up some of the…

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PlayMatters Indoor Play Space

Excited parents, caregivers, and kiddos in search of a fun place to learn, explore and play head over to Greenwood Ave. to a cool little spot where creativity and imagination are all around. When they walk through the doors to…

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