Archive for Month: December

holiday

Merry & Bright Holiday Activities

Kids, there’s lots to do and experience this holiday season! Live stage shows, ice skating, Christmas parades, and other outings and activities are all around. It’s shaping up to be the best holiday ever! Fun Activities:  Children’s Christmas Train Start the holiday season off by taking a ride on...

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Homemade Botanical Paper

You can make your own cards, bookmarks, or ornaments with homemade paper made from paper scraps. They’ll make great holiday gifts, and you’ll be doing some recycling at the same time! You can add accents from the garden like dried flowers and leaves, or to make it truly magical,...

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The Hughes Brothers Christmas Show

It’s hard to describe The Hughes Brothers Christmas Show in just one word. You might think of words like singing, dancing, instruments, fun, and exciting.  But maybe the very best word is simply what they believe is the most important word – family. The Hughes family first moved to...

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Keeping Litter From “Growing”

Local 4-H kids recently helped clean up the earth and taught others about littering and recycling in a special event at the Scott Family Amazeum.  These dedicated kids started at the Mercy Trailhead picking up litter in October. This was after the big flood, and the water level had gone...

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Holiday Reading List: Books About Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa

Fiction Gingerbread Christmas Brett, Jan It’s all fun and games when Gingerbread Baby, a boy named Matti, and the gingerbread band play music—until the delightful smell of baked goods reaches the audience!    Who’s That Knocking on Christmas Eve? Brett, Jan ...

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Do You Want to be a Kid with a Pet? Meet Savannah and Bagera!

Do you want to be a kid with a pet? Pets are snuggly, lovable and a lot of fun to have. Some greet you at the door when you get home. Some curl up in bed to sleep with you.  Some live in tanks. Some live in water.  And...

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Kid Heroes: The Greatness of Gaby

Gaby R., our Kid Hero this month, had a birthday on September 11.  She attends Lowell Elementary School, and is one AWESOME kid. We’re going to tell you why. Official Kids Mag found out Gaby celebrated her 10th birthday by getting donations for Lowell Animal Shelter.  This is the third...

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Holiday Decorations and Ornaments for the Birds!

Hey kids! When you’re getting ready to give holiday goodies to your friends and family, don’t forget about your feathered friends, the birds! In the winter, there is less food for birds to eat, so they’ll really appreciate it if you fill the trees and shrubs around your house...

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Kids in the Kitchen: Young Chefs Academy

It’s not every Saturday Official Kids Mag gets to crash a cooking party and watch more than 20 kids making Quiche Lorraine, broccoli cheddar soup, apple cider with homemade whipped cream and chocolate chip cookies, but we did. And we had some great fun doing it! Young Chefs Academy®...

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