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Naturalistic Gift-Boosting Activities

  • Getting to Know the Night Sky
    You're never too young - or too old - to learn to love the stars.

  • Flower and Leaf Preservation
    Don't wait for fall to gather up the leaves. You'd be surprised how much variety you can find in one backyard.

  • How Does Your Tree Grow?
    You don't have to be big to grow a tree. Just look at what an acorn can do!

  • Rain in a Bag
    What's next? Clouds in a box? A rainbow in the sock drawer? No umbrellas needed for this "rainy" day activity.

  • Who knows Dinos?
    There may not be any dinosaurs lurking about the yard, but we'll bet your kids know all about them anyway.

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  • August 31, 2014



    Leftovers make deliciously healthy lunches, and save a lot of time. Use last night's dinner leftovers as the basis of your child's lunch — adding just one or two extra ingredients can make it seem like an entirely different meal.


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