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

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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A Tree for your Tree

Looking for some fun, inexpensive, easy and quick holiday crafts to do with the kids? One they’ll love and you’ll all remember for years to come? How about an ornament to adorn your tree? What You’re Making: A Tree for your Tree. What You’ll Need: Popsicle sticks Glue Hot glue gun if you have one […]

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Child's play at the toy museum

Recently, we visited the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls, and Toys. The kids were very skeptical because how can a museum about miniatures, dolls, and toys be very cool? Seriously? This is how we are spending our Sunday afternoon? I think they pictured a sterile, roped off environment and not a hands-on and up-close experience. […]

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Class acts for creative families: Fun Family Classes!

Theresa Nuber can’t sing. Fortunately, her duet partner hasn’t noticed. Every Thursday morning, Nuber and her 18-month-old daughter, Eva, attend The Music Train, a family music class in their neighborhood. From sign language to tumbling, family classes aren’t just for Type-A competitive parents. Some stay-at-home moms relish the social benefits of a scheduled group activity, […]

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