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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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    Learn about some of the Academy’s most p...

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    Ana Picazo - San Francisco

    Picture the perfect spring sky: it's clear and blue, with nary a raindrop or snowflake to mar it, nothing but the occasional puffy cloud, flapping bird...and a graceful, colorful kite. If you want to take the family out to enjoy this quintesse... read more

  • Words Are Everywhere in the Bay Area

    Ana Picazo - San Francisco

    Savvy parents know it's never to early to begin introducing their children to basic literacy skills such as letter, sound, and word recognition. Not only will you be helping them enjoy richer, fuller learning experiences in kindergarten and beyond, y... read more

  • Urban Farms in San Francisco

    A Little Yumminess - San Francisco

    For a city, San Francisco has a good many urban farms and community gardens scattered throughout the city.  Though the community gardens are generally open only to members, urban farms welcome everyone and offer a wonderful opportunity to expose... read more

Today's Activity

Dye your Daisies

A fun way to help your child visualize how plants use water is to add a few drops of food coloring to a glass of water, then place a white daisy into the glass. Over the next few days the daisy will change colors as it "drinks" the water. Experiment using different colors. This activity also works with a white carnation or a stalk of c...read more

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