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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.

  • 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

  • Reach for the Stars! Stargazing and Astronomy in the Bay Area

    Ana Picazo - San Francisco

    Mankind has always been fascinated by the stars, and little mankind has been no different. Many famous astronomers such as Johannes Kepler, Edmond Halley, Maria Mitchell, and Carl Sagan fell in love with the cosmos at an early age. There's a whole un... read more

Today's Activity

Bug Catcher Jar

Help your child make a bug-catching jar for your next walk or park outing. Begin by cleaning an empty plastic peanut butter jar. Soak the jar in water to remove the label. Then, cut a few holes in the lid with a knife or utility scissors. You can then let your child write his or her name on the outside with a permanent marker -- or sc...read more

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