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Back-to-School Safety and Craft

Back-to-School Safety and Craft

As your kids head back to school, it’s a perfect time for safety checks and back-to-school crafts!   Safety Checks While there are plenty of guidelines for dealing with COVID, here are a few additional steps to keep your kids from harm at school, at home and at...

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Destination Restaurants With Playscapes (and More!)

Destination Restaurants With Playscapes (and More!)

Fact: To attract the business of parents with school-aged children, it’s best for restaurants to offer on-site fun for kids. And as parents in central Texas head out during the long summer months, they want to know their options. Here are three all-season restaurants...

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Paper Plate Balloon Tennis

Paper Plate Balloon Tennis

Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious event in tennis, and it takes place in July. Here is a fun and simple activity to help you and your family get into the spirit of the game, even if you have never played. Better still, you can do it indoors to escape the...

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Fairy Gardens

Fairy Gardens

Fairy gardens can be hard to find, not only because they’re tiny and usually housed in secret spots – but they’re also quite rare! This month, we’ve got some tips for how to find them as well as how to build your own. They can inspire creativity and get kids excited...

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STEM Maker Umbrella Challenge

STEM Maker Umbrella Challenge

Did you know that May is the rainiest month in Austin? Our STEM maker challenge puts your umbrella making skills to the test with a few common household items. Materials: Just grab a handful of straws, paper plates, sponges, coffee filters, cupcake wrappers, aluminum...

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Best Farmers Markets for Kids

Best Farmers Markets for Kids

Farmers market shopping is so different from heading to the grocery store, especially with kids in tow. While it is likely you may not find everything on your list, trips to a farmers market will definitely be met with more excitement and curiosity. Even better, you...

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Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle

It just feels good to share the love. This simple, colorful craft is a perfect way to tell friends, family, neighbors, teachers, nurses – anyone that is special to you – how much you care. Any day of the year is a good time to say, “I love you!”   MATERIALS...

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Valentine’s Day Adventures

Valentine’s Day Adventures

This year, think “outside the box” of chocolates when planning your Valentine’s Day! We took our inspiration from messages on candy hearts to come up with some fun “Choose Your Own Adventures.” Celebrate the day (or month) with your sweetie, the kids, or the whole...

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Gratitude Rocks

Gratitude Rocks

As we put 2020 behind us and embrace all the possibilities that a new year brings, let’s take a moment to be appreciative of the small things we experience every day. Grateful for a fluffy dog, a cuddly cat or a happy hamster. Grateful for best friends, siblings,...

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Kirby Hall
Heartsong
Hola Nanny
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