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15 ways to upcycle old furniture into new creations for kids

15 ways to upcycle old furniture into new creations for kids

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Award-winning ‘NaturePlay’ film offers an inspiring look at Scandinavia’s nature-based education system

Award-winning 'NaturePlay' film offers an inspiring look at Scandinavia's nature-based education system

Nature-based education is just starting to get a foothold in America, the land of standardized testing and tightly planned curriculum, but it’s the norm in some areas of the world. NaturePlay is a new

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Handcrafted octagonal family treehouse is ‘the ultimate place to play’ in the woods

Handcrafted octagonal family treehouse is 'the ultimate place to play' in the woods

Treehouse envy alert! In 1971 in rural Mississippi, an artist and craftsman built a 1,200 square foot magical treehouse as his home and hideaway. Using found objects and materials, and creative

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HOW TO: Make bonfire banana boats with melted dark chocolate

HOW TO: Make bonfire banana boats with melted dark chocolate

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Hospitalized kids play ongoing game of “Where’s Waldo?” thanks to a crafty construction worker across the street

Hospitalized kids play ongoing game of "Where's Waldo?" thanks to a crafty construction worker across the street

Having treatments or surgeries in a hospital can translate into long hours of waiting, resting, and recovering. A construction foreman named Jason Haney is turning that time into a “Where’s

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Interactive kid’s calendar is handcrafted by refugee women using upcycled materials

Interactive kid's calendar is handcrafted by refugee women using upcycled materials

Despite the fact that summer is in full swing, playing “school” never goes out of season for some tots. Child’s Cup Full‘s interactive calendar is the perfect enriching activity

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Mom elevates food to an art form, recreating her son’s favorite characters for mealtime

Mom elevates food to an art form, recreating her son's favorite characters for mealtime

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13 giant & cozy bird nests that will comfort and enchant children (and adults)

13 giant & cozy bird nests that will comfort and enchant children (and adults)

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Ward + Robes commissions top fashion designers to create a line of stylish hospital gowns to empower teens battling illness

Ward + Robes commissions top fashion designers to create a line of stylish hospital gowns to empower teens battling illness

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Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas unveils Barbie “Shero” doll created in her likeness

Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas unveils Barbie "Shero" doll created in her likeness

Gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas is packing up to go to the Olympics games for the second time, and this year she’ll have a special companion to check into her Rio-bound luggage: her very own

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Target’s new children’s clothing line Cat & Jack was designed by kids and features organic styles

Target's new children's clothing line Cat & Jack was designed by kids and features organic styles

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Vintage child’s baking set cooks up fun in the play kitchen AND the real kitchen

Vintage child's baking set cooks up fun in the play kitchen AND the real kitchen

Encourage your little baker’s love of cookies and cakes with this vintage-style baking set that’s meant for make-believe AND real life baking. The Moulin Roty Baking Set is sized for

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Boon’s playful bento box is anything but square

Boon's playful bento box is anything but square

You can’t always guarantee that your child will eat the wholesome organic lunch you packed, but making lunchtime extra cute never hurts. The Boon Bento Lunch Box is fun and super functional with

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25 healthy snacks for busy parents on-the-go

25 healthy snacks for busy parents on-the-go

Kids have a knack for snacking all the live-long day — but busy parents need to eat regularly too! If you’re anything like us, if you don’t have something easy and nutritious to grab

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Star Wars fans will raise their pinkies for this BB-8 tea set

Star Wars fans will raise their pinkies for this BB-8 tea set

What do you get for Star Wars fans who have more lightsabers and Darth Vader masks than they can handle? How about a BB-8 tea set so that they can invite friends over for some chamomile or rooibos chai

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ICEBERGS exhibit invites visitors to discover the grandeur and awe of a glacial sea

ICEBERGS exhibit invites visitors to discover the grandeur and awe of a glacial sea

If the sweltering July heat has you wishing for cooler days, consider taking a trip to the National Building Museum’s ICEBERGS exhibit. The newly opened installation, which was built from re-usable

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10 kid-friendly vegan dishes for backyard BBQs

10 kid-friendly vegan dishes for backyard BBQs

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DIY Project: Capture sunshine in a jar!

DIY Project: Capture sunshine in a jar!

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