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Kid-Friendly Fishing Holes Welcoming Portland Families

Spots that guarantee kids their first catch.

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13 Gorgeous Gardens to Explore Now

Bring the kids to relax and rejuvenate at these tranquil city gardens before school starts and the rainy season sets in.

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8 Beautiful San Diego Nature Preserves to Explore with Your Kids

Visit these majestic locales to find a rich diversity of endangered birds, and to stroll through habitats from marshes to wetlands to forests.

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For the Birds: Where to Go Birding With Kids in NYC

This fun, safe and almost free activity has everyone looking up these days. Here’s why it’s a great time to gather the flock and go!

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There’s a New Okapi & Here’s Why You Should Celebrate

A baby girl okapi made her grand debut at UK’s Chester Zoo.

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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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Unicorns, Flying Pomeranians & the Return of “My Little Pony!”

“My Little Pony” is coming to Netflix this fall.

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Reindeer Games: 13 Cool Facts About Reindeer

Yes, reindeer are real and they even have been know to pull a sleigh, but here are a few facts about this animal you may not know.

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These Are the Best States for Camping

How does your state match up?

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The San Diego Zoo & San Diego Zoo Safari Park Are Now Open

The San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park are ready to welcome you back!

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Celebrate American Zoo Day with This YouTube Playlist

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums wants to bring the zoo home to you.

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Finding Joy and Humor in Raising a Child on the Spectrum

“Life is not easy having a child on the spectrum, but having a positive attitude and learning to laugh at the little things certainly makes it better. “

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How to Plant a Butterfly Garden No Matter Where You Live

We’ve got the scoop on how to make an oasis for butterflies, whether you have a windowsill or an entire yard.

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San Diego Zoo Announces Birth of Endangered Pygmy Hippo

This is the first successful birth of an endangered pygmy hippopotamus at the zoo in more than 30 years.

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Visit the San Diego Zoo without Leaving the House

From live wildlife cams to learning about plants and animals, here’s a look at how your kiddos can enjoy the Zoo from the comfort of your own home.

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The Mandalorian Returns to Disney+ in October 2020

The second season is already in production.

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Challenge Your Kids Tonight: Who’s Faster—Cheetahs or Ants?

Need something fun to talk about at the dinner table tonight? Xyza: News for Kids has you covered.

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M is for Manatee: Facts for Kids

Today is officially Manatee Appreciation Day. These gentle giants were once thought to be mermaids. Read on for even more fascinating facts about these beloved aquatic animals.

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Hatchimals Releases 3 Hatchibabies Exclusives & Here’s Where to Find Them All

Get ready for the latest cuteness overload from the makers of Hatchimals.

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Here’s the Powerful First Look of Brie Larson as Captain Marvel

Brie Larson looks ready for action as Captain Marvel.

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Has Its Own “Circle of Life” Moment with New Baby Animal

Meet the newest—and ridiculously adorable—inhabitant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

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Summer New Must-Do: Visit the New York Aquarium

The Coney Island destination just unveiled the stunning exhibit: Ocean Wonders: Sharks!

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5 Terrific Things to Do with Kids in Thailand

You probably already heard, read or seen how beautiful Thailand is: gorgeous beaches, amazing animals and marine life and all surrounded by clear blue ocean. But Thailand is more than meets the eye and is not only specifically reserved for…

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Call of the Wild: Wide Open Zoo Alternatives for Little Animal Lovers

Local parks and sanctuaries are making conservation of a full range of native fauna and their habitats a bigger part of our daily lives through opportunities for close encounters with wildlife.

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The Best Locations for Spring Photos

From wildflowers to cultivars, we’ve found the perfect spots for you to capture the beauty of spring with your littles.

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Dreams Take Flight at the Wondrous Butterfly Jungle

Experience the ultimate flight of fancy at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Butterfly Jungle.

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New Guide to San Diego’s Mammals Will Be a Huge Hit With Animal Lovers

Thanks to tips from our friends at the San Diego Natural History Museum, we’ve got the top kid-friendly spots for local mammal sightings.

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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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Fur Realz, Crash Bandicoot Is Back!

Here’s why this ’90s icon is back and better than ever.

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So, Your Kids Want to Get a Pet Fish: Here’s What You Need to Know

Children always clamor to have pets—be it a puppy, kitten or pony. Fish are great pets for children to have. There’s a soothing effect to watching fish swim inside an aquarium. Even better, fish tend to take up less room.…

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Congrats! Hatchimals Are Having…Twins!

Hatchimals Surprise are finally here, and they have an unexpected treat inside.

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How My Appreciation for Human Kindness Changed with This Startling Scene

Labor Day weekend is one of the biggest travel weekends in the country, with many people taking advantage of the good weather for a vacation or sight seeing trip. And sometimes, the sights you see aren’t what you planned for.…

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