Archive for Category: Kids Pick

sounds of Africa

The Sounds of Africa… in Arkansas?

You know what a lion’s roar sounds like, but have you ever heard one “carol”? Lions make many more noises other than their traditional roar. A collection of vocalizations and noises that come from their diaphragms is called “caroling” and can often be heard for miles.

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farmer's market

Family Affair: The Local Farmer’s Market

Chandun O’Neal enjoyed his recent trip to the kids day at the Fayetteville Farmers Market. “I like that you get to have fun,” the 6-year-old Holcomb Elementary School student said. “It’s fun to come with friends. It’s just cool and fun hanging out.” That morning, Chandun played in a...

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titanic museum

Iceberg! Titanic Museum Attraction and Interactive Experience

A lot of kids love the tale of the ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic, her passengers and crew. Shane Leftwich is one of those kids. “It’s cool and sad learning about this stuff,” he said, standing at the bottom of a replica of the leviathan’s grand staircase. “I liked coming here...

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dr. seuss

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

The National Education Association’s Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss. It was born on March 2, 1998, the largest celebration of reading...

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springdale public library

Springdale Public Library Offers Books and Backpacks to Meet Kid’s Needs

Sarah Loch was destined to be a librarian from a very early age. “I always loved books and reading as a kid,” she said.  When I was trying to find a profession that would allow me to share that love of  books and reading with other people, libraries were...

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springdale's fun city

Get in the Game at Springdale’s Fun City

Allison Jackson might just have a dream job. “It’s a lot of fun,” she said of her marketing job with Fun City. “It’s a good environment to work in.” Allison gets paid to have fun and make sure everyone around the region hears about Fun City, an indoor arcade...

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