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    Penguin Feeding

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    Meet Pierre, Howard, Ocio and the rest of ...

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    Kid's Play Night

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    Meet lizards, frogs, snakes & tortoises an...

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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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Being Savvy

From the educational to the whimsical, our Savvy editors help you explore your world.

  • A Bird's Eye View of the Bay Area

    Ana Picazo - San Francisco

    Look, up in the air... it's a bird... it's a plane... it's me!  Every child dreams of flying high in the sky, soaring through the clouds and looking down at the tiny people and places below.  While we can't give our child wings or a cape, we can ta... read more

  • Our Favorite Picture Books About San Francisco

    Stacie Dong - San Francisco

    For kids who live in and around San Francisco, it's always fun to open a book and see familiar pictures and favorite places. For little family members and friends who live far away, these stories make a great gift to share a bit of home and are also ... read more

  • Flag Spotting Around San Francisco

    Ana Picazo - San Francisco

    Children love seeing flags hoisted up on flagpoles. The sight of Old Glory fluttering in the breeze is enough to get them ooh-ing and ahh-ing and dancing along with the flag! You'll find plenty of American Flags and California state flags around the ... read more

Today's Activity

Mural Mania

By just using big pieces of chart paper or butcher paper, drawing becomes a new, exciting activity. Pick a theme- a park, city block, or zoo and create a mural on a huge sheet of paper. Lasts for hours- brainstorm all the things that could go in the mural first and then start creating.

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