Archive for Month: July

air and military museum

Arkansas in the Air: The Air and Military Museum in Fayetteville

The Air and Military Museum in Fayetteville With National Aviation Day on August 19, this is a great month to check out the Arkansas Air and Military Museum in Fayetteville. Official Kids Mag did just that and we’d like to give you a little preview… but, seriously, go see...

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fun facts about aviation

The Sky’s the Limit: Fun Facts About Aviation

The Sky’s the Limit: Fun Facts About Aviation The Wright Flyer was considered the first real airplane. It was the result of four years of research and design by the Wright brothers, and it was the foundation of airplane designs that followed. When World War I broke out in...

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Young Eagles® Program Is All About Flight

What is it like to fly in a small plane and look down at your hometown? Some kids in Northwest Arkansas have discovered that thrill through the Young Eagles® flight introduction program. Launched in 1992, the Young Eagles® program has dedicated more than 25 years to giving youth ages...

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super hero kids

Super Hero Kids Answer “Who is Your Real Life Hero?”

This month, Official Kids Mag talked with some Super Hero kids about the power of kindness. Here’s what they had to say… Madelynn C., 9 years old OKM: Imagine you have the Super Hero Power of Kindness. How do you show kindness to your family, friends or school mates?...

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national aviation day

Up, Up, & Away! August 19th is National Aviation Day!

On August 19, Americans celebrate National Aviation Day. It’s a great day to learn more about airplanes and aviation. In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt first proclaimed that August 19 would be National Aviation Day.  Why August 19? Because that’s Orville Wright’s birthday. Orville, along with his brother Wilbur,...

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Kids in the Kitchen: Kindness Peanut Butter Cookies

No bully biscuits for kids in the kitchen, only kindness peanut butter cookies!  A kitchen is a busy place in any house. You can test this by putting a piece of paper on the counter and every time anyone, you or a family member, walks in the kitchen, they...

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junior chef academy

Kids in the Kitchen: Where Does Your Ravioli Come From?

By Renee Durham | OfficialKidsMag.com Cooking is serious business for the Junior Chef Academy at The Jones Center. These kids are learning culinary skills from Executive Chef Brigham Cook from Cook’s Culinary Academy. Chef Cook and his wife team up to make kitchen learning delicious AND fun.  Official Kids...

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kid's pet

Kids and Their Pets: Marko the Magnificent

A kid’s pet can be their best friend! Meet Marko the Magnificent. He’s a friend to three young girls who think he is awesome. See what they have to say about their furry friend: Kaiya “One thing that I love about Marko is that he lights up my day...

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It’s Just Plain Weird: The World’s Largest Cave & “Smart” Cities

The World’s Largest Cave In 2009, a group of cavers from the British Cave Research Association led an expedition into a previously unexplored cave on the Laos/Vietnam border known as the Hang Son Doong Cave. The name means Mountain River Cave. A local hunter had found the entrance in...

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