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Parents and Kids Together

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I Love Libraries

The American Library Association found out the following when doing a focus group with kids: The children told us they believe more kids would use public libraries if they knew what was there for them -- and if their parents would take them.

With free resources for both adults and kids, a trip to the library can be an exciting and rewarding outing for everyone.

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Yak's Corner

Yak's Corner is an online adaptation of a successful syndicated children's magazine. Not only will you find snack recipes and home crafts but also learning activities. The goal of this online version is to reach out internationally.

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Scientific American: Bring Science Home

Scientific American features a wide range of fun science-related activities that parents and their six- to 12-year-olds can do together.

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Department of the Interior Pages for Kids

The U.S. Department of the Interior indexed a number of fun activities and sites. Check out games, activities, coloring books, BLM Junior Explorers and National Fossil Day (who knew).

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17 Great Indoor Games and Activities

Parents Magazine has a list of activities that are fun and can help with their development. We especially like Signature Storytelling, where your child adds their own twists to bedtime stores, and Family-Photo Bingo.

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DIY Bubble Wrap Hopscotch

What do you get when you mix bubble wrap and hopscotch? Happy kids!

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Figure This! Math Challenges for Families

Figure This, a combo from the Department of Education and NSF, offers 80 real-life math challenges for grades 6-8 and emphasizes parent-student collaboration.

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