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    Kids Yoga

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    Bring your kids out to the Presidio locati...

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    Science Story Adventures

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    Come explore the natural world through sto...

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    Planetarium Shows

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    How did life on Earth begin? This tantaliz...

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    Swamp Talk

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  • Five Fun Things to Count in the Bay Area

    Ana Picazo - San Francisco

    One of the best ways to help your preschooler develop math skills is to count, count, count together. Count red cars on the road, strawberries in your cereal, people with baseball hats. Here are five (yes, one-two-three-four-five) things around the ... read more

  • Bringing a Book to Life for Your Child

    Ana Picazo - San Francisco

    One of the things a great children's book does is inspire imagination and pretend play. Treasure Island, for example, has launched countless imaginary journeys at sea, while The Little Mermaid has inspired countless adventures beneath it. And what ... read more

  • Sweet After-School Treats

    A Little Yumminess - San Francisco

    Even when the summer fog settles in, it's still time for ice cream. Luckily for Bay Area families, there is an abundance of outrageously good ice cream in nearly every corner of San Francisco. If you don't have an "ice cream to do list," then this is... read more

Today's Activity

Little Paleontologists

Give your little paleontologist a head start with extra digging practice. Bury several little dinosaur figures in your child's sandbox, and help her dig for them. (If you don't have a sandbox, you can create one from a big plastic container and some play sand.) As you work together to dig up the dinosaurs, explain to your child how dino...read more

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