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Check out Denver’s guide to activities, craft ideas, Steve Spangler Science experiments and so much more!

Weekend Out: Spend a family day down at Sunflower Farm

Most Coloradans aren’t too far removed from nature. Front Range cities boast great parks and access to vast wilderness areas. And while hiking or biking have their advantages, a trip to Sunflower Farm in Longmont offers families a chance to experience a truly rural lifestyle. “Our intention is to give the public a taste of […]

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Kid-Friendly Crafts and Recipes for Thanking Mom

Mile High Mamas has partnered with Disney FamilyFun magazine to bring you ideas to help celebrate Mom to the fullest on Mother’s Day. Beauty Mask: This eye pillow, filled with lavender and flaxseed, is a Mother’s Day gift that actually takes something away: stress! Button Bracelet: This sweet and simple craft features well-loved faces all […]

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A Guide to Denver's Go-kart Tracks

If traffic jams and high gas prices have made driving more like work and less like fun, maybe you need a little time behind the wheel where fun is the only object. A go-kart track could be just the ticket — and not that kind of ticket. The Denver area offers go-kart tracks for all […]

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A brush with art colors kids happy

The Denver Art Museum on one of its dozen free days a year is about what you’d expect: wall-to-wall families and happy young faces. The difference between this kids’ scene and many others around town is that here, family fun involves making, or learning about, art. James and Becca Dwyer of Englewood recently visited the […]

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Scientifically Speaking--Events for Outdoor and Science Lovers

Scientifically Speaking is Colorado’s largest round-up of science and nature programs for adults and children. Be sure to checkout the list of ongoing children’s workshops. WEDNESDAY Meteorite program “The Scientific Utility of Meteorites and the Antarctic Search for Meteorites Program,” a talk by Brian Hynek, University of Colorado, Boulder, will be at 4 p.m. at […]

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Win a Leprechaun Science Kit from Steve Spangler Science

The Science Secrets of Leprechauns Revealed Do the leprechauns visit your home every year on St. Patrick’s Day? Those mischievous leprechauns break into my house every year and wreak havoc. And yes, the leprechauns bring a little science with them. What would St. Patrick’s Day be without a little leprechaun science? When the leprechauns break […]

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Santa’s Footprints by the Fireplace

Santa, or St. Nick, visits our house early each year. It is a tradition in my family to celebrate St. Nicholas day on December 6th. Jolly Old St. Nick visits overnight and fills our stockings. Santa comes and just leaves a present under the tree on Christmas Eve. It’s a nice way to split up […]

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