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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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Kids to Parks Day

Kids to Parks Day is a national day of play that connects kids and families with their local, state, and national parks. By discovering our public lands, kids across the country are learning about park stewardship, outdoor recreation, STEM, and history. Kids to Parks Day is celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May.

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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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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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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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AARL Kids Day

Twice a year, ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio, offers an event to promote Amateur Radio to youth. Kids Day is designed to give on-the-air experience to young people and foster interest in getting a license of their own.

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Kids Day

Many groups and organizations sponsor a "Kids Day" with events that can be fun for parents and kids. Search Google or your local news website for events in your area.

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