Archive for Category: Kids Activities

“Tossed” But Not Forgotten: Sculpture Contest Turns Trash to Art

Kids in Benton County and Washington County 4H clubs did their part for planet earth by participating in the “Tossed” sculpture contest at the Benton County and Washington County Fairs. First, kids picked up litter in the community. Then they repurposed the trash by creating unique works of art...

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Arkansas in the Air: The Air and Military Museum in Fayetteville

The Air and Military Museum in Fayetteville With National Aviation Day on August 19, this is a great month to check out the Arkansas Air and Military Museum in Fayetteville. Official Kids Mag did just that and we’d like to give you a little preview… but, seriously, go see...

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Young Eagles® Program Is All About Flight

What is it like to fly in a small plane and look down at your hometown? Some kids in Northwest Arkansas have discovered that thrill through the Young Eagles® flight introduction program. Launched in 1992, the Young Eagles® program has dedicated more than 25 years to giving youth ages...

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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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Reading List: Books About Kindness, Anti-Bullying, and Being Different

Reading List: Books About Kindness, Anti-Bullying, and Being Different Fiction The Rabbit Listened Doerrfeld, Cori (2018 • Grade level PreK-K) A story of how to be there for someone who’s struggling without trying to fix things for them. What Should Danny Do? Levy, Adir (2017 • Grade level PreK-K)...

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kids in the kitchen flying saucer pizza recipe

Kids in the Kitchen: Flying Saucer Pizza

Flying Saucer Pizza You will need to ask your adult for help. •Olive Oil •Patty Pan Squash •Pizza sauce •Pepperoni •Mozzarella Cheese Ask your adult to light the grill. Have your adult slice the Patty Pan squash into ¼ to ½ inch slices Brush olive oil on both sides...

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create a planet pizza party contest

Pizza Party Contest!

By Karen Rice • Official Kids Mag Some kids from Northwest Arkansas had fun recently at the Fayetteville Public Library creating their own planets in an “Out of this World” craft activity. They made their own planets with paper, watercolor paints, pom poms and other supplies. You can make...

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