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  • Sculptures, Dunes and Whirligigs: Unique Places for Spring Picnics

    A Little Yumminess - San Francisco

    Spring is in full swing and we're dusting off our picnic baskets. These unique picnic destinations combine beautiful Bay Area scenery and activities that the whole family will love. Inviting little ones to help prepare and pack the picnic adds to the... read more

  • Books, Reading Nooks and More in the Bay Area's Libraries

    Ana Picazo - San Francisco

    One of the easiest ways to inspire your child to read is to take her to the local library. Libraries provide books and programs for children as young as six months old, so it can be the starting point for a lifetime of learning. Almost all libraries ... read more

  • The Slimy Truth About Newts

    Laure Latham - San Francisco

    Orange-bellied with slit yellow eyes, California newts are quite the opposite of the beach-loving crowd. Their favorite time of year is when it's wet and cold and their favorite activities include hanging out in shaded creeks and hiding under rocks. ... read more

Today's Activity

Recycling Matters

Gather the family and visit a nearby recycling plant. Be sure to call ahead to make arrangements for a guided tour. Help prepare and educate your child on recycling by checking out relevant books at your library and reading them together in preparations for your tour. Be sure to incorporate this lesson into your home life, too. Kids lov...read more

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