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Activities

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

Thanksgiving craft: Goggle-eyed gobblers

Goggle-eyed gobblers What would Thanksgiving be without the turkey? You might not know it, but turkey took a back seat at the first Thanksgiving held in the New World by Plymouth Colony Pilgrims in 1621. Venison, meat from plentiful deer, was the entree for that feast. Turkey, along with many vegetables, was served as a […]

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Event Round-up: Candyland, Turkey Trot, Holiday Fun in Boulder

  • 17 Nov, 2010
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Through Sunday. Kid play. Take a tour through Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory when the Northglenn Youth Theatre presents “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka.” Adapted from the 1971 movie “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” the musical show follows Charlie Bucket and his grandpa as they find a Golden Ticket and gain entrance to Wonka’s factory. A […]

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Halloween Treat Alternatives

And now we come to the controversial topic of Halloween candy.  Dun, duh, duh.  Also titled, Why I like to give out candy alternatives on Halloween. First, Halloween candy is dangerous to certain people whose name I will not mention. I hear tell, that some times a person might buy some yummy candy a month […]

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Best Halloween Books for Kids, Ghosts and Mummies

You’re waiting for Charlie Brown’s Great Pumpkin, aren’t you? But, did you know you it’s not just a movie?  You can read the book, too.  Check out the Mile High Mama’s list of awesome Halloween books you should read – including the Great Pumpkin! Where is Baby’s Pumpkin by Karen Katz A cute lift-the-flap book […]

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Halloween Pumpkin Decorating and Carving

Make pumpkins part of your family Halloween traditions. First, when you buy a pumpkin, consider picking a pumpkin patch that supports a cause.   Even better, have your kids help you make this decision. (Boy Scouts, Habitat For Humanity, etc. are some of the pumpkin patch causes I’ve seen.) Pumpkin Family Night Event: Obviously young children […]

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