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The Best Time of the Year // Free Wintertime Family Fun

Can you believe it's already December? December is a fun month full of snowmen, holiday traditions, breaks from school, and most of all - family fun! Having fun with your family doesn't have to be difficult or expensive. In fact, there are many free activities in Utah your family can explore this year! Click here… Continue reading The Best Time of the Year // Free Wintertime Family Fun

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Better Together // Create Family Mealtime

In September, we celebrate family mealtime! Eating together as a family is fun and helps your family be healthier. Sometimes it's hard to eat together as a family, between work, school, and other activities. But finding time to spend with your parents and siblings will give you memories that last a lifetime. As a kid,… Continue reading Better Together // Create Family Mealtime

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Kids Can Cook! // Get the Whole Family Involved

Cooking by yourself is FUN, but cooking with your family is a BLAST. Everyone can do something to help! Use the chart below to find out what you and your siblings can do to help in the kitchen: When planning your meals, think about using some of these family friendly recipes where everyone can play… Continue reading Kids Can Cook! // Get the Whole Family Involved

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Meet Me at the Market // 5 Delicious June Veggies

Have you ever been to a farmers' market? Farmers' markets are fun places where farmers can sell delicious fruits and vegetables to people like you! They usually happen at a park or other community center during the summertime. People like shopping at farmers' markets so they can buy fruits and vegetables that taste fresh and… Continue reading Meet Me at the Market // 5 Delicious June Veggies

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Let’s Go Exploring // Hiking Snacks, Tips, and Trails Near You

No matter where you live in Utah, there's a trail for you and your family to explore! Hiking is a great way to have fun, be active, and make some memories! In order to have the best experience possible, you'll want to do a couple of key things: #1 Pack snacks - hiking makes you… Continue reading Let’s Go Exploring // Hiking Snacks, Tips, and Trails Near You

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Planting a Vegetable Garden!

Have you or your family ever grown a vegetable garden? Planting vegetables and watching them grow can be a lot of fun. 😄 My favorite part of growing a garden is being able to eat fresh veggies from my backyard! Do you remember the blog post about how to grow tomatoes last spring? Click here… Continue reading Planting a Vegetable Garden!

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Say Yes to Yogurt

This month we have talked about milk and cheese, so naturally the next thing to talk about is yogurt! Yogurt is a creamy, nutrient-packed ingredient that people love. There's a good chance that you have tried yogurt before, but did you know how healthy it is and how many dozens of different ways you can… Continue reading Say Yes to Yogurt

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Happy New Year!

This time of year people like to make goals/resolutions that will help them have a successful year. Have you made any new year resolutions yet? The 3 most common goals that people make are: Eat healthierExercise moreSave money There is one problem that each of these goals have in common - do you know what… Continue reading Happy New Year!

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#12 of 12 Days of Kids Create

We have reached the final day of The 12 Days of Kids Create! What was your favorite day? Today we're finishing up with a few tips on how to keep celebrations happy, healthy, and active! Check out the list below to see how you can make the holidays even better. 😁 Happy Holidays!

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#11 of 12 Days of Kids Create

Christmas is the most common winter holiday celebrated in the United States but there are a lot of other holiday celebrations this time of year! Today we're going to learn about a few holidays celebrated by different cultures and religions this time year! Menorah Hanukkah: an eight day and night Jewish holiday that falls between… Continue reading #11 of 12 Days of Kids Create

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#10 of 12 Days of Kids Create

This time of year tends to include lots of baking - cookies, pies, cakes, and more cookies! 🍪🍪🍪 Bake the perfect batch of cookies by using the tips reviewed in the video below! There are 10 tips because today is the 10th day of Kids Create! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uH4_TxUPWo Have fun baking!

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#9 of 12 Days of Kids Create

In the classic Christmas carol "The 12 Days of Christmas" the 9th day of Christmas includes 9 ladies dancing. Dancing is a great way to get into the holiday spirit and it's a good exercise! When its cold outside dancing is a perfect way to stay physically active inside! Get your family and friends together… Continue reading #9 of 12 Days of Kids Create

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#5 of 12 Days of Kids Create

There are five sections of MyPlate, making it the the perfect topic for day five of Kids Create. Can you list the five sections of MyPlate from memory? The five sections include: Fruits🍊🍎🍌Vegetables🥦🥕🍆Protein🍳🍗🥩 Grain🍞🥨🥖Dairy 🧀🥛 Below are some fun activities that review the different sections of MyPlate. Click on the image to get a printable… Continue reading #5 of 12 Days of Kids Create

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Pears! #2 of 12 Days of Kids Create

#2 of 12 days of Kids Create Pears are associated with the holiday season, the phrase "...and a partridge in a pear treeeeee!" might come to mind. That phrase might be referring to the "first day of Christmas" but we like to do things a little different on the Kids Create blog, so we're talking… Continue reading Pears! #2 of 12 Days of Kids Create