Macaroni Kid East Wichita – Aug 10th 2018

August 10th 2018

Hey Kids, Look Up! Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend


One of my favorite memories of growing up on a farm in Wisconsin was the view of the night sky. We could see so many stars away from city lights. Every so often we would get lucky enough to see a shooting star. Now we live close to town and it’s ha…
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Macaroni Kid Act of Kindness Day & Easy Ways to Model Kindness at Home


On September 15, 2018, Macaroni Kid Publishers across the country will be celebrating Macaroni Kid Act of Kindness Day (#MKAOKDay). MK-AOK Day is an extension of Macaroni Kid’s core mission to enrich the communities in which we live. Through this ve…
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Conversation Starters – Asking Your Child About Their Day


Now that school is in full swing, what are some of the things we want to know about our kids and how they’re adjusting? Are you happy there? Do you like your classmates? Are your teachers helpful? Is anyone being unkind to you? Do you feel lik…
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Parents: Less is More for Kids in School


Now that the kids are settled into the new school year, it may be time to evaluate and see if it is time for some change. With each year, kids are older and more capable of taking on some additional things to be more independent and organized. I sha…
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Things I “Pack” For an IEP Meeting


It’s almost that time… time for another IEP meeting. You know, the meeting that you get to listen to all of the areas that your child falls short in, and how the school wants to help find the accommodations for success. Yes, that is what I am “pa…
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10 Ways to Find Your Happy


We all know we are responsible for our own happiness. Right? Right.  Sometimes I have to remind myself of that.  Here are 10 goals I keep in mind to help me achieve my own happiness: Stop comparing yourself to others! Be proud of who YOU are. …
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Friendship 101


When I was a kid, I had a hard time making friends. I was always made fun of because of my height (I am 6’3″ now, so I was always really tall in school.) and didn’t really make a lot of friends until I was in 3rd or 4th grade. Looking back, those gi…
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DIY Rain Gutter Play Wall


If your kids are anything like mine, they love to be outside. They also love balls, cars, and of course, water! After visiting a children’s museum several years ago and watching the kids play for hours with plastic tubes they could roll balls throug…
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Easy Apple Crisp


One of my favorite parts of fall is the produce. Apples are everywhere! They are so versatile, and can be mixed in with any meal, like topping for pancakes, or sliced and put in a grilled cheese sandwich, or mixed into chicken salad… the possibili…
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Rosemary & Garlic Roasted Potatoes


These are so simple, but taste like they came from a 5-star restaurant. The flavor comes from the fresh-chopped rosemary and garlic. Ingredients 1 1/2 pound bag of small red potatoes 1/8 – 1/4 cup of olive oil kosher salt and black pepper to …
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This Week’s Picks

Pajama Party – Do Animals Go To School?
Where: Sedgwick County Zoo @ The Cargill Learning Center
5555 Zoo Boulevard Wichita KS 67212
When: August 11th 2018, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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Girls on the Run Fall Program Registration
Where: Various locatations
111 N Mosley Suite 202 Wichita KS 67202
When: August 13th 2018, 8:00 am – 11:59 pm
Who: 3rd-8th grade girls
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NATURALLY CRAFTY
Where: Great Plains Nature Center
6232 E. 29th St. N. Wichita KS 67220
When: August 14th 2018, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Who: ALL AGES. CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT
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Sunset Safari – Pig
Where: Sedgwick County Zoo @ The Cargill Learning Center
5555 Zoo Boulevard Wichita KS 67212
When: August 14th 2018, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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STORY TIME
Where: Great Plains Nature Center
6232 E. 29th St. N. Wichita KS 67220
When: August 15th 2018, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Who: mostly for the little ones, but everyone is welcome
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LITTLE NATURE LOVERS
Where: Great Plains Nature Center
6232 E. 29th St. N. Wichita KS 67220
When: August 16th 2018, 9:30 am – 10:30 am
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Get Into Nature – Bring It Inside
Where: Sedgwick County Zoo @ The Cargill Learning Center
5555 Zoo Boulevard Wichita KS 67212
When: August 18th 2018, 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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