Archive for Month: September

halloween

Quarantine-O-Ween: Celebrating Halloween Safely

You might be celebrating Halloween by staying safely at home this year, or some activities might be cancelled due to COVID-19. But fear not, there are plenty of ways to still have fun! Just keep these four things in mind: Is it safe to trick or treat with friends?...

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Hay Bales of Fun at Springdale Farm

Fall has swept in on a carpet of colorful leaves and as always, it brings an endless variety of attractions for kids. Official Kids Mag took a ride on that autumn carpet over to Farmland Adventures in Springdale to see what excitement awaits us there. As we enter the farm owned...

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Remembering the R.M.S. Titanic: The world’s most famous shipwreck

The Titanic was a British cruise ship that sank on April 15, 1912 during its first voyage from England to New York. More than 1,500 people died. Only 700 escaped to safety on the lifeboats. When the Titanic left England, it was the largest ship in the world. It...

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Recycled Halloween Crafts

Hey kids! Here are two great crafts to make using recycled materials that might otherwise end up in the trash! Do your part to clean up the earth and make some fun decorations for Halloween at the same time! Recycled Paper Pumpkins Supplies Old magazines or catalogs Toilet...

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Local Kids Create Treasures Out of Trash

Some kids in our area recently competed in a very unique art contest. They created art while cleaning up the environment at the same time. That’s because their artwork was made of litter that they had picked up in our area. Other people’s trash …became their treasures! This is...

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Grow an Avocado Tree

After you are finished making guacamole with your avocado, save the pit so you can grow your own avocado tree. It’s easy and it will grow HUGE! After you remove the pit from the avocado carefully (without cutting it), wash off all the avocado fruit. Be careful not to...

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Kids in the Kitchen: Niños en la Cocina

In this month’s kids in the kitchen feature, we are teaching you how to make some traditional hispanic dishes using tasty ingredients in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Here are a few of our favorites! Polvorones (Mexican sugar cookies) Ingredients • 2 cups flour • 3/4 cup...

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Dover Lights

Dover Lights

Arkansas has myths and folklore like many other states, and one of the biggest remains a mystery to this day. The Dover Lights have puzzled thousands of people living and traveling through the Ozarks. Those who have seen the lights say that they are very strange indeed. People report that...

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Reading List: Find the Perfect Book to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

This month’s reading list is brought to you by the Springdale Public Library. The library is now renting books by appointment only. They are offering online story times in English and Spanish, craft tutorials, S.T.E.A.M. videos and more, posted every weekday on their Facebook page. In celebration of Hispanic...

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