Archive for Month: August

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The Paper Airplane Guy

National Aviation Day (August 19) is a United States national observation day that celebrates the development of aviation. The holiday was established in 1939 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who issued a presidential proclamation which designated the anniversary of Orville Wright’s birthday to be National Aviation Day (Mr. Wright, born...

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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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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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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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Green Kids: Crayola Marker ColorCycle Program

By Renee Durham • Official Kids Mag All you kids know about Crayola markers, and how great they are to color with. But what happens to them when they run out of color or dry up? Do you throw them in the trash? We know you like to be good...

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Bentonville Bike Parade: Let the Good Times Roll

Recently, some young patriotic cyclists rolled out for a bike parade through the Bentonville town square. The children had access to free red, white and blue decorations to adorn their ride with. Then the short parade began as proud parents and farmers market shoppers were treated to a colorful...

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Bullying: What Kids Can Do to Help

Are you being bullied? Do you see bullying at your school? What is Bullying? When someone says or does something unintentionally hurtful and they do it once, that’s RUDE. When someone says or does something intentionally hurtful and they do it once, that’s MEAN. When someone says or does...

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