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    Kids Yoga

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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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Being Savvy

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

  • 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

  • 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

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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