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5 Fun SunRail Stops for Kids

SunRail is relatively new to the Central Florida community, so we’re all still figuring out how to make the most of it. A lot of Orlando parents don’t realize that families have as much to gain from this convenient, safe service as commuters do! Here’s a list of our favorite SunRail destinations for families. Words by Anna […]

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Stick Figure Fun

Get outside to find inspiration for these adorable painted stick figures Words and Photos by Debbie Helton PLAY TIP: This fun activity is a great exercise in exploration, creative expression, laughter and silliness — the sillier, the better! Before you know it, magical painted stick creatures will take over your home. What could be better than that? […]

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2014 Family Favorite Award Winners: Kiddie Culture

Best Kids Theater Orlando Repertory Theatre What kid doesn’t love fancy costumes and meet and greets with actors after the shows? The Rep is the go-to kid-friendly theater that offers fun shows with all your kiddo’s fave characters. Dr. Phillips and Altamonte Springs, www.orlandorep.com Best Family Festival Kids Fringe at Orlando Fringe Festival Kids Fringe […]

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Father's Day Craft

Make Dad’s Day extra-special this year by creating a one of a kind altered paintbrush sculpture in his likeness! Created by Debbie Helton of The Craft Shack Supply List: 3″ paint brush Double sided foam tape Aluminum Foil ( to create the body) Model Magic in miscellaneous colors Wax Paper (to work on top of) […]

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Handmade Gift for Mom

What mom doesn’t love flowers for a special occasion? The Craft Shack has created this step-by-step guide to create a special Mother’s day gift that includes a flower that will last a lifetime! This adorable Mother’s Day canvas can be made from recycled materials, is fun to make and a sweet gift for Mom. You […]

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