Mac Kid Boredom Buster: Fun with Gummies

Mac Kid Boredom Buster: Fun with Gummies

Kids love gummy candy, so why not incorporate some bears and worms into two fun projects -; one to explore science one to eat! Dancing Worms - Try this wiggly science experiment while you're enjoying your treat (recipe below)!Materials: 3-4 ...

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Mac Kid Boredom Buster: Backyard Entomology

Mac Kid Boredom Buster: Backyard Entomology

Do you need some last minute ideas to keep your kiddo occupied, ward off the dreaded summer "Mom, I'm bored?" My daughter isn't at the stage in her life to tell me she's bored...in words anyway. But she certainly tells ...

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Summer Snacking Fun ~ Bugs In A Bag!

Summer Snacking Fun ~ Bugs In A Bag!

June 21st marked the first day of Summer and we all know that the longer children are at home, the more likely they are to snack. One way to reign in the constant snacking is to establish two different "Snack ...

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Macaroni Craft: Butterfly Art Project

Macaroni Craft: Butterfly Art Project

These cute little butterflies are lots of fun to make and are a great way for you and your mini-macaronis to have fun this summer! Supplies: Card stock Water color paint and brushes or dot paints Glue Scissors Brightly colored ...

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Eat Fresh This Summer with Macaroni Kid Lakewood/Littleton

Eat Fresh This Summer with Macaroni Kid Lakewood/Littleton

We love Farmers' Markets! There is just something so special about browsing the fruit and vegetable stands, the freshly cut flowers, fresh baked breads and all the other fun stuff you find at the markets. Everything seems to taste so ...

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The No-Bake Summer Secret

The No-Bake Summer Secret

Sweet summer fun is about to begin! The endless pool parties, picnics, backyard BBQ's and, of course, a summer birthday party or two. It may be summer, but the year round question remains the same: “What can I bring to ...

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Nominate Your Favorite Travel Destination!

Nominate Your Favorite Travel Destination!

Help Macaroni Kid Family Travel recognize the most beloved travel destinations for kids & families! Who do parents turn to when they want to find the best hotels to stay at, cruises to embark upon, museums to discover, or aquariums ...

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Summer Fun Guide for Lakewood and Littleton, Colorado

Summer Fun Guide for Lakewood and Littleton, Colorado

It's official! School's out, it's time to PLAY!This guide will be available for you to come back to all summer long. Filled with fun things to keep your kids Entertained, Educated and EXHAUSTED all summer long. Bookmark it and check ...

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2015 MACARONI KID SUMMER CAMP GUIDE - NEW CAMPS!

2015 MACARONI KID SUMMER CAMP GUIDE - NEW CAMPS!

Now is the time to register your kids for an AWESOME local summer camp. Our 2015 Macaroni Kid Lakewood/Littleton Summer Camp Guide should be your first stop!Many camps offer special pricing, including Early Bird Specials, so we've included that information ...

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Gearing Up for the Fourth Of July!

Gearing Up for the Fourth Of July!

Are you ready for the "Oooohhh, Ahhhh, WOW!"s?? It's time to start planning your July 4th Activities! Below is a list of happenings close to our area. Keep checking back as more events will be added. Did we miss any? ...

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2015 SCFD FREE DAYS AT YOUR FAVORITE VENUES

2015 SCFD FREE DAYS AT YOUR FAVORITE VENUES

Colorado residents can enjoy FREE DAYS at some of our area's most popular destinations, thanks to SCFD funding and corporate sponsorship. Following are the free days for 2015 to some of our area's most popular family destinations. Mark your calendar ...

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Teen Fun Guide

Teen Fun Guide

Macaroni Kid is not all about little kids!We love kids of ALL ages, from babies to 103. But teens, this one is for YOU! Did you know there are so many activities and events in our area that are designed ...

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Family-Friendly Festivals Throughout Colorado

Family-Friendly Festivals Throughout Colorado

A number of festivals, fairs, and seasonal events take place each summer around Colorado. If you're looking to take a staycation (or 12) this season, here's a good place to start! Find one that interests you and click on the ...

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It's Story Time @ Your Local Library (Lakewood and Littleton)

It's Story Time @ Your Local Library (Lakewood and Littleton)

Libraries offer many wonderful free programs each week; link to your local library's website below to see regular story time offerings by age group. Some require pre-registration while others have a drop-in format; some include crafts and other activities, as ...

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2015 FREE ENTRANCE DAYS AT OUR NATIONAL PARKS

2015 FREE ENTRANCE DAYS AT OUR NATIONAL PARKS

Circle the dates on the calendar and plan your trip -; America's 401 national parks will offer free admission on nine days in 2015, including several holidays!The 2015 National Parks Free Entrance Days are: January 19: Martin Luther King Jr. ...

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Your Lakewood/Littleton Local Library Guide

Your Lakewood/Littleton Local Library Guide

New to the neighborhood? Or is it just time to visit a library that you have not had a chance to check out yet? We have included addresses and links to the local libraries as a quick reference. Go check ...

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Your Lakewood & Littleton Recreation Centers

Your Lakewood & Littleton Recreation Centers

New to the area? Do you have kiddos that have excess energy? Do you need to run them ragged before nap time? Or is it just time to visit a Recreation center that you haven't checked out yet. We have ...

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Making "My Macaroni" Work For You

Making "My Macaroni" Work For You

Have you spent all week searching the internet, sifting through the papers, only to get to the car on the day of, and not have the address? Then you have to locate a starbucks with a hot spot, park close ...

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