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Michael Phelps Safety Day!

On April 5th, 2016, posted in: Articles, General, Latest News, Safety by 0 Comment

Last Friday we were so excited to meet our Olympian Idol, Michael Phelps. Thanks to our partner, Presidential Pools,  a group of kids got to take pictures with Michael Phelps and listen to him talk about his successes and his story. He was very “real” with the kids and seemed to inspire and motivate as he spoke to..

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Where is Your Barrier

On August 5th, 2015, posted in: General, Latest News, Safety by 0 Comment

August is Drowning Impact Awareness Month. Here in Arizona, we are especially at risk for drownings in both adults and children due to the large number of private pools that people have in their backyards. Does your home have the necessary requirements for pool safety? According to the Arizona Department of Health & Safety, pool..

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The Kids Cook Monday

On March 16th, 2015, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- The Kids Cook Monday   Quinoa Chili           This vegetarian dish is so packed with protein from the beans and quinoa, you won’t even notice it doesn’t have any meat! Cooking Tip of the Week: Draining and rinsing canned beans removes as much as 40% of their salt content, so it’s..

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The Kids Cook Monday

On January 26th, 2015, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Very Veggie Soup via- TheKidsCookMonday.com             This nutritious soup features veggies galore! Serve it up with crackers, croutons or a loaf of bread to round out the meal. Cooking Tip of the Week: By chopping all of your vegetables to about the same size, they’ll cook more evenly (and be easier..

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19 Activities for Sick Kids

On January 15th, 2015, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- PintSizedTreasures.com 19 Activities for Sick Kids   Family Albums. I dust off the family picture albums and discuss any photographs of interest. Many of my children are interested in learning about the history of their family. Coloring Books. I like to have my child’s favorite coloring book on hand, and sprawl out on the bed with..

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The Kids Cook Monday

On January 12th, 2015, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Caramelized Tofu and Broccoli Stir-Fry via- TheKidsCookMonday             Garlic, soy sauce and a pinch of sugar create a delicious caramelized coating for the tofu in this recipe, which is served over brown rice. Cooking Tip of the Week: Many grocery stores offer pre-chopped vegetables like broccoli and bell peppers. Look for these..

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DIY Bouncy Ball Recipe

On January 6th, 2015, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- KidsActivitiesBlog.com by Chrissy               two cups measuring spoons a coffee stir stick (or something to stir the solutions) 2 tablespoons warm water 1/2 teaspoon borax (find it in the laundry detergent section of your local store) 1 tablespoon glue 1 tablespoon corn starch food coloring (optional) plastic bag..

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The Kids Cook Monday

On January 5th, 2015, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Sun-Dried Tomato Spaghetti Via- TheKidsCookMonday.com             This simple dish pairs whole wheat pasta with a delicious sauce and pantry staples like salty olives and sweet sun-dried tomatoes for a flavor explosion! Cooking Tip of the Week: Whole wheat pasta takes slightly longer than white pasta to cook. Consult the directions on your pasta’s..

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Ice Experiment

On January 2nd, 2015, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- InnerChildLearning               Ice Experiment: Which added material (variable) will melt ice the fastest? What You’ll Need: Ice tray or uniform containers to form ice Measuring cup Water Small toys (for fun!) Variables to test- salt, warm water, sugar, etc. Bowls or bins to hold the ice while being..

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Kid Friendly Fireworks

On December 30th, 2014, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- ICanTeachMyChild.com Fireworks In A Jar                 You most likely have everything you already need in your cupboard for these fireworks in a jar:  oil, water, and food coloring! Instructions: 1.  Fill your jar 3/4 of the way full with warm water. 2.  In a separate bowl, mix..

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