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DIY Thankful Cards

Heather Neal - Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 7:36am

This adorable, simple project from PBS Parents is a great way to teach children that Thanksgiving is about more than a supremely delicious 3,000 calorie (on average) meal. Odds are you have everything you need for the...

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Free Fishing for the Family

Heather Neal - Friday, May 31, 2013 - 5:31am

It’s National Fishing and Boating Week from June 1-8, 2013. Georgia Department of Natural Resources is encouraging families to get out and make meaningful connections while enjoying nature and maybe even catching your...

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Blanket Forts for Summer Fun

Heather Neal - Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 6:10am

A rainy day across the state is a great time to break out the blanket fort. An iconic staple of childhood, the blanket fort is the ideal combination of fun, creativity, and comfort. It’s also a fantastic way to get...

Georgia State Parks' Great Gopher Chase lasts all month!

Georgia Parks Great Gopher Chase

Heather Neal - Friday, June 7, 2013 - 7:23am

After rainy and stormy weather across the state from Tropical Storm Andrea, Saturday promises to be a lovely day to get outside and enjoy Georgia State Parks. The timing couldn’t be better since the State Parks have...

Seriously.  How is this a thing?

Why Doesn't This Bag Leak?

Heather Neal - Friday, June 21, 2013 - 6:15am

In keeping with the Summer Fun theme, I give you why in the world doesn't this bag leak?! Steve Spangler has some incredible science experiments on YouTube. The idea is for kids (with adult supervision) to try them out...

How does this cube (instruction on WikiHow) prevent summer learning loss?

Summer Learning: A Creative Writing Exercise

Heather Neal - Monday, June 24, 2013 - 12:00pm

This one is truly for all ages. It’s completely adaptable and limitless in the realm of possibilities. You’ve likely got everything you need in the same room with you. Using cubes or dice, write one word on each...

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