Free Entrance Days in the National Parks: April 19-20

 

Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free* dates in 2014 (from nps.gov):

April 19-20
opening weekend of National Park Week

August 25
National Park Service Birthday

September 27
National Public Lands Day

November 11
Veterans Day

*Fee

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Product Review: OxiClean Liquid Laundry Detergent

I was provided with a free sample of OxiClean Liquid Laundry Detergent by Smiley360, to facilitate this review. I was not required to write a positive review, and all opinions stated are honest and my own. 

 

Product Review:

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Lowe’s Build & Grow Free Kids Clinic: Build a Recycling Truck (April 12)

 

Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM

The workshop is free and the supplies are included! Your child will receive a wooden product, apron, goggles, patch and more! 

You will need to register them online for the clinic, so click 

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Free: Small Coffee During Breakfast Hours at McDonald’s Thru 4/13

 

From the McDonald’s Facebook page:

“Fall in love with mornings again, and again, and again. We’re treating you to a small McCafe free* coffee during breakfast hours through 4/13!”

 

* at participating locations nationwide.

 

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Home Depot Free Kids Workshop: Build a Birdbath/Birdfeeder (Sat, Apr 5, 2014)

Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Planned Activity: Build a Birdbath/Birdfeeder

All kids get to keep their craft, receive a free certificate of achievement, a workshop apron, and a commemorative pin.

To register, click

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FREE Barnes & Noble In-Store Event for Children Ages 3-5 Saturday, April 5 at 11 a.m. (story, activity & refreshments)

from Barnes & Noble Press Releases

“Details are as follows:

  • The Pigeon Needs a Bath – On Saturday, April 5, at 11 a.m., stores nationwide will celebrate reading via a free event, for children ages 3 to 5, that

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Science Experiment: Use Vinegar & Baking Soda to Inflate a Glove

 

Things You’ll Need:

  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • drinking glass or jar (use a glass / jar with a slightly larger opening than the cuff of the glove)
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • rubber glove

 

Step 1.  Measure 3 tablespoons of vinegar

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Kids Craft: Felt Flower Pins

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Things You’ll Need:

  • Stiffened Felt
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Button
  • Pin Back
  1. Print all four flower templates.

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2. Trace and cut out the flower shapes.

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The flowers templates are labelled “Layer 1″, “Layer 2″, “Layer 3″ and “Layer 4″. Layer 1 is

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Home Depot Free Kids Workshop: Build a Trojan Horse Bank


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Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Planned Activity: Build a Trojan Horse Bank

  • Free hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12 offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all Home Depot

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DIY: Valentine’s Day Themed Party Spoons

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DIY: Valentine’s Day Themed Party Spoons

 

Things You’ll Need

  • sturdy plastic spoons in V-Day colors
  • 2 x 4 inch clear treat bags (optional – if preparing ahead of time)
  • twist ties (optional – if preparing ahead of time)
  • melting

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