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Activities

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

6 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe Trick-or-Treating on Halloween

  • 27 Oct, 2009
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In Colorado, we have terrible weather on Halloween.  Last year was the only exception in my memory.  No matter the weather, it’s important to keep you kids safe when trick-or-treating.  Here are six important rules for Halloween safety, rain or snow! Costume Safety: Wear face paint, not masks so vision is not obstructed.  Make sure […]

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The Circus comes to Denver and front rooms near you

  • 30 Aug, 2009
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In honor of Cirque du Soleil’s Denver presentation of Kooza, I thought a little circus fun, of the Cirque kind, was in order.  (Don’t get me started on the other kind of circus — I’m not much of a fan.) But, I LOVE Cirque – the costumes, the music, the athleticism and the hilarious clowns.  […]

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Bubble experiments

  • 02 Aug, 2009
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Scientists are great observers. So are writers. Why not combine the two? Get out your bubbles, your thinking cap and a notebook! Experiment #1: Homemade bubbles vs. store bubbles Homemade bubble directions: 1 cup water 2 Tablespoons dish soap Test which make the longest, biggest, bubbles. Write down observations. Experiment #2: Best bubble wands store […]

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Wave your flags, it's the fourth of July

  • 01 Jul, 2009
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The 4th of July reminds us adults that we’re in free country! Kids, not so much . . . Look at the flag – get small ones if you can. Colors? Stars? All have meaning, did you know? The stripes = 13 = the number of original colonies The stars = 50 = the number […]

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Welcome to Imagination Soup!

  • 09 Jun, 2009
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Welcome to your vacation destination. If you’re anything like me, you’re not going to the Bahamas for three months, you don’t have the time to be crafty, you don’t read Martha Stewart Living, and you think kids might be able to live on Mac and Cheese, especially if it’s organic. What to do over the […]

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