Archive for Category: Kids Activities

Go Inside And Play!

You can be indoors and still have lots of fun! There are lots of great activities and places to play around Northwest Arkansas, even when you can’t be outside. If you haven’t been to the Jones Center, you don’t know what you’re missing. At the Jones Center in downtown Springdale,...

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TALKIN’ TURKEY

West Fork kid’s Royal Palm named Grand Champion  By Dave Woods • dwoods@officialkidsmag.com Triston B. has a longtime affection for turkeys.  “I’ve always loved turkeys,” the West Fork seventh grader said. “They are my favorite animals. They are just fun to play with. I used to raise turkeys...

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Making Faithful Friends

Area Christian, Muslim and Jewish kids come together to learn about faith, have fun By Dave Woods • Official Kid Mag Photos by Rachel Lipe Rukaya Alrubaye, Maren Park and Luu Adler became fast friends during a recent interfaith summer camp hosted by Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fayetteville....

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A Kid’s Best Friend

Local Veterinarian offers tips to ensure good pet health By Dave Woods • Official Kids Mag Dr. Jack Herring knows a thing or three about dogs and how to keep them healthy and happy. But, he said, it all starts with picking the perfect pooch for your family. “I...

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Gaming on the Go

What kind of on-the-go gamer are you? By Brian Huntley • Official Kids Mag Passing the time on a long summer car trip used to be difficult. You would bring lots of crayons and coloring books, card games to play and CDs to listen to. These days, there are...

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On track for summer fun

Branson’s Track Family Fun Parks pack in the excitement Hey kids! If you have a need for speed, then The Track Family Fun Parks in Branson have you covered. “We specialize in high-rise go-karting,” Julie Wilson said. “We have three high rise tracks that are unique to the Midwest.  They are...

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‘It’s real money’

Bankers offer advice to kids about saving, spending money By Dave Woods | Official Kids Mag Jamie Vaughn and Annette King know a lot about banking. They also know a lot about kids. The two moms, who both work for First Security Bank, often counsel their kids (and adults)...

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Celebrating Shiloh

By Dave Woods • Official Kids Mag With more than five years under her belt as Shiloh Museum’s education manager, Judy Costello is still having fun. “I get to interact with kids,” she said. “I get to help them learn and bring history to life.  I get to see...

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Summer Camp

By Dave Woods • dwoods@OfficialKidsMag.com Catharyne Nell loves to go to summer camp. “It is very fun,” she said of Camp Bentonville. “We have really good activities. They are really fun.” The 10-year-old Willowbrook Elementary School fourth grader is already anticipating and planning for summer camps. “Crystal Bridges came...

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