Archive for Month: January

cloud

Learn How to Make a Cloud in a Jar

Do you think you can make a cloud? We found a way to make one in a jar. You will need your adult to help you with this experiment because you will need boiling water.  What you need: • Your adult • A glass jar • Boiling water •...

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clouds

Up in the Clouds: Learn the Difference Between Each Type of Cloud

Clouds can be huge billowing puffs that look like cotton balls above us, or clouds can be thin, transparent wisps that resemble feathers in a big blue sky. If you looking up at the sky are paying attention to the clouds, you’ve probably noticed they come in all shapes...

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popcorn

Let’s Eat! National Popcorn Day is January 19!

National Popcorn Day is celebrated in January, although its exact date is a matter of debate. Various sources report it as January 19; others claim it takes place on whatever day the “big game” falls on.  Everybody loves popcorn — the granddaddy of all snack foods. Discovered in the...

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Arkansas Children's Hospital

The Heart of a Hero: Camden T.

The Official Kids Mag Hero we found this month is Camden Tucker. Camden, who is 15 years old, has been in and out of Arkansas Children’s Hospital several times for heart surgeries and procedures. At five years old, Camden had open-heart surgery at Arkansas Children’s Hospital for subaortic stenosis....

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ice

It’s Just Plain Weird: Ice Balls & Zebra-Striped Cows

Ice Balls This phenomenon comes about in cold climates where ice formed on water breaks apart into small pieces and is known as slushy ice. Layers of this ice stick together in the cool waters and come ashore on waves. The waves spin the balls of ice smoothing them...

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Full STEAM Ahead at the Rogers Library!

Kids worked on math skills, created art, made turkeys fly, and had lots of STEAM fun at the Rogers Library STEAM event. The “Full STEAM Ahead” event, for kids ages 5-12, is held every Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at the library, located at 711 S. Dixieland Rd. in Rogers.

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Kids and Their Pets: Jack and Pebbles

Jaydon, Maddie, Jack, and Pebbles from Southwest Missouri. Jack is the one with 4 legs, Maddie is the chicken. 🙂 When asked why Jack should be the Pet of the Month Jaydon said “because he’s so adorable, so so lovey, he’s the snuggliest dog, and he’s mine and Maddie’s...

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seed balls

Start Thinking of Spring with Seed Balls

Seed balls are small bundles of seeds, clay, and soil or compost.  Seed balls have actually been around since ancient times! They were rediscovered in the 1930s by the Guerilla Gardening movement as a way to introduce vegetation by simply tossing the seed balls (or, on a large scale,...

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Bella Vista Library Reading List: Books About Goals and Dreams

If you’re looking for a fun way to learn about making goals and chasing your dreams, check out this awesome reading list provided by the Bella Vista Library. Dream Big: Michael Jordan and the Pursuit of Excellence by Deloris Jordan for Preschool – 3rd Grade Long before he became...

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