Archive for Month: August

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Lilly’s Fairy Garden

Last spring, Official Kids Mag told you about creating a fairy garden, or a tiny habitat you can make for imaginary fairies. Lilly M., 5, has built an amazing fairy garden in her yard, and she wrote to tell us about it and sent us pictures of her magical...

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A Wise Idea Becomes an Invention: Sofia Overton

Right here in Northwest Arkansas, a 14-year-old used her imagination to create something she thought kids could use. Sofia Overton, of Bentonville, is the founder of Wise Pocket Products. Her company produces a line of clothing made for active kids, with built-in pockets to put stuff in. She came...

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Kids and Their Pets: Gatlin and His Best Friends

Six-year-old Gatlin S. of Bella Vista has a cat that acts like a dog, and a dog that acts like a cat! And they’re best friends. He got his cat, Pearl, about 3 years ago. He wanted a grey cat, and he got lucky because a friend had a litter...

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Throw Your Dog a Birthday Paw-ty

Does your dog know when it’s their birthday? Probably not, but they’ll enjoy a party anyway. If you don’t know your dog’s birthday, celebrate the day they came to live with you. Or choose a day to celebrate! Either way, it will be tail-wagging fun!! Here are some ideas:...

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Books About Invention and Imagination

Books about inventions and imagination are an important part of stimulating the minds of kids. Check out our awesome list! Iggy Peck Architect (Picture Book) by Andrea Beatty Kindergarten and First Grade Ever since he was a baby, Iggy Peck has built towers, bridges, and buildings, which comes...

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What Will School Be Like This Year?

School may look very different for students all over the world this year because of COVID-19, the coronavirus. There’s still a lot we don’t know about the virus, but we do know that it is very contagious- meaning it can be spread from one person to another when people...

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Exercise Your Imagination

Great inventors have one thing in common…they have great imaginations! Imagination sometimes means looking at things from a different point of view, dreaming up new ways of doing things, or doing the same old thing in a whole new way. Here are some ways to exercise your imagination muscles!...

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