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A 4th of July Party in Your Community

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 Gail Leino (January 31, 2007)  The 4th of July is an American holiday because it commemorates the day the Declaration of Independence was adopted. The Declaration of Independence was the instrument that established the thirteen colonies that rebelled against the rule of Great Britain as independent. The document is famous for its dual pronouncement of separation and unity. The 4th of July should be a celebration in .. (Kids and Teens)

A Bratz Slumber Birthday Party

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 Gail Leino (January 31, 2007)  Ask any 6-12-year-old girl to what do the names Jasmin, Sasha, Jade, and Cloe refer, and you will undoubtedly get the same answer: Bratz. Bratz are a set of dolls with attitude. For many years Barbie has controlled the doll market; that was until Bratz entered the market. MGA Entertainment, the makers of the Bratz doll line, designed the hip doll line. The dolls have extreme features .. (Kids and Teens)

A Blues Clues Party That is Happy Birthday Theme

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 Gail Leino (January 31, 2007)  Learning and playing are two favorite activities of young children, and the television show Blues Clues provides an experience of both. The show is basically about the audience with the help of Joe, using clues provided by a blue dog named Blue discovering what it is she wants to do. The show works similar to a game show. The popularity of this show can prove to make a birthday party .. (Kids and Teens)

Bar Mitzvah Tips That Guarantee a Tasteful and Festive Party

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 Gail Leino (January 31, 2007)  Like many “coming of age" celebrations, the time a “Bar Mitzvah" reaches 13 is an occasion steeped in tradition. In the Jewish faith, children and any wrongdoings that they commit are the responsibility of their parents. However, there is a point when the child reaches an age where it is responsible for its own actions. The Jewish believe that the Torah, the Jewish bible, .. (Kids and Teens)

Baby Einstein Birthday Party: A Touch of Smarts and Fun

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 Gail Leino (January 31, 2007)  Of all the ages for whom to arrange a birthday party, children under the age of five years probably pose the most challenge. The children in this age group typically have a short attention span and need to keep busy to remain content. A Baby Einstein birthday party can enable you to keep your guests entertained and create an enjoyable birthday celebration. A typical birthday party for .. (Kids and Teens)

Batman Friends and Foes Superhero Party

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 Gail Leino (January 31, 2007)  The world’s preoccupation with superheroes, such as Batman, Spiderman, Superwoman, and the present popular X-Men is one that has existed for many years. People like the idea of someone dedicating their life to saving the world. Many superheroes have their origin in comic books. Batman is one such superhero. Developed in 1939 by Bill Finger as a detective comic strip, Batman has .. (Kids and Teens)

Barney First Birthday Party: A Party of Love

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 Gail Leino (January 31, 2007)  When you look at the success of Sesame Street, Electric Company, Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood, and Clifford the Big Red Dog, it’s not a far stretch of the imagination for Barney and Friends to be a top-rated television program for children. The non-profit Public Broadcasting System (PBS) has a history of providing quality television programming for children as well as adults. .. (Kids and Teens)

Getting Them To Eat Their Veggies

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 Sue DeFiore (January 29, 2007)  One of the major complaints by most parents is that their children won’t eat their vegetables. One of my favorite memories as a child was going with my parents to the U pick farms. We went for blueberries, strawberries, pumpkins, and vegetables, like lettuce, tomatoes, radishes, carrots, onions, spinach. In addition I grew up in an area that not only had U pick places but also .. (Kids and Teens)

Prom Hairstyle Secrets Revealed!

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 Janice Johnson (January 27, 2007)  If you’re heading out for your prom, than this year is your year! Show off a whole new you with a style that suits both your individual style and that matches your face shape. Prom is an amazing time. Your prom is one of those teenage moments that garner happiness, zest, appeal and style! That’s why it is so important to make sure that you look your best on your prom day. .. (Kids and Teens)

Stressed-Out Students: Take 10 Steps Toward A Healthy 2007

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 Maria Pascucci (January 26, 2007)  Christmas break is (unfortunately) over and your spring semester is in full swing. You have books to read, tests to study for and papers to write. You can't afford to miss class. You don't have time to get sick. The reality is though students get sick. You become stressed out by all your academic commitments, skimp on sleep, fill up on junk food and then when your compromised immune .. (Kids and Teens)

Preschool Education is a Necessary Stage of Development!

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 Tommy Thompson (January 24, 2007)  A Preschool education is an incredibly important part of children’ s lives, as it is the first basic educational experience that they will have, and the first truly social setting and experience that they will have as well. Children are very susceptible to learning in their first few years of life, so it is so important that they have the most enjoyable experience that they can in . (Kids and Teens)

How To Talk With Youth

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 Josh Goh (January 23, 2007)  How to Talk So Youth Will Listen When your youth FINALLY start warming up to you, how you respond will either encourage or discourage them from further disclosure. I’m sure you know some of these barriers to communication but let’s go through some of them. Ordering - Telling your youth what she or he should do. For example, “Stop complaining that your teacher gave you . (Kids and Teens)

One Tree Hill Spoiler and the College Conundrum

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 Groshan Fabiola (January 23, 2007)  Teen dramas, or any show that begins in high school, have always been a staple of prime time television. These shows acquire rabid and loyal fan bases and speak to the millions of teenagers in the country. However, the age old dilemma always ops up after a few seasons: How do you move the show on to high school? This question is always answered in different, yet wholly unsatisfying .. (Kids and Teens)

Top Ten Jack Bauer Kills Ever

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 Groshan Fabiola (January 23, 2007)  Forget anything that has happened on film over the past decade, the number one action star in the world has been Jack Bauer. There really is no other competitor. Of course, Jack benefits from the fact that he gets hours and hours of television to solidify his position as a dominant action star. Kiefer Sutherland has crafted this larger than life hero into an unstoppable terrorist .. (Kids and Teens)

Love For Youth - Spending Time With Youth

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 Josh Goh (January 23, 2007)  Love = Time Sometimes we as youth leaders in our quest to “Save the World’s Youth” may think that having fun and hanging out with youth may seem like a waste of time in the light of all the issues our youth have are dealing with: teenage pregnancy, drug abuse, smoking, poor academic performance, and the like. We forget that unless we spend time with youth, we will .. (Kids and Teens)

Party with Winnie the Pooh and Friends in Hundred Acre Woods

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 Gail Leino (January 22, 2007)  When Eyore and Winnie the Pooh get together with Tigger in the 100 acre woods things as ordinary as a blustery day are extraordinary. A. A. Miles’ timeless children's tales are as popular today as when they were penned generations ago. A Winnie the Pooh birthday theme party is a sure bet to delight all who attend. Paper party goods depicting the pudgy and yellow main character of . (Kids and Teens)

Send a Message with the Flight 007 Game - A Fun and Easy Paper Airplane Game

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 Sara Gray (January 22, 2007)  If you've got a secret to blab or a note to pass to a fellow spy, the Flight 007 Game is just the trick you need. . . Simply, fold a paper airplane, using any design you want (but the more complex the better - The Karate Kid is a good one to make - follow the link below at the Easy Paper Airplanes Web site to find out how to make it and others. ) Then, carefully unfold the whole paper .. (Kids and Teens)

Blind Pilot Paper Airplane Game - Fun for a Birthday Party!

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 Sara Gray (January 22, 2007)  Are you planning a party for your kids and need a fun game for them to play? Here's a quick, fun and easy paper airplane game to play while you are transitioning to another activity. The Blind Pilot game offers a lot of giggles and grins for the little pilots-to-be. . . Here's what you'll need: - a paper airplane per person [your choice of paper airplane(s)] - chalk or tape to mark the . (Kids and Teens)

Organizational Skills Learned in School Can Last a Lifetime

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 Aldene Fredenburg (January 19, 2007)  The women in my family (myself included) aren’t known for our organizational ability—far from it—but my niece Heather is about the most organized person I know. And the skills she learned, she learned in kindergarten. She’d come home with papers she’d done in school, all tucked neatly into color-coded folders; as she got older, her school books wore book covers, .. (Kids and Teens)

Halloween Party Ideas For Children

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 Low Jeremy (January 19, 2007)  For many years now, children have followed the tradition of trick or treating whenever Halloween night comes up. That is, they go from house to house in the scariest or cutest costumes they can think of and ask for candy from their neighbors to put into their jack o lantern of goodies. Every year, children look forward to this event. Times have evolved since, and while trick or .. (Kids and Teens)

I Go Ice Fishing and Find Big Foot Stranded on the Ice

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 John T Jones, Ph.D. (January 16, 2007)  The other day I got up my courage, jumped into an extra pair of longjohns, and took off for the Salmon Creek Reservoir to fish through the ice. A couple of years ago one of the girls in my Sunday School class told me she went ice fishing with her family in Southern Idaho and that she had fun. They caught some nice trout. Her thought stuck in my head and I decided to give it a try .. (Kids and Teens)

Parenting Teenager - Take Time For Your Teen

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 Christina Botto (January 14, 2007)  BookWire's “Year in Reviews Magazine, " December 2006 issue, lists a review of my book “Help Me With My Teenager! A Step-by-step Guide for Parents that Works. " All in all a very positive review, the reviewer states: “Help Me With My Teenager!" speaks in a clear and understandable language directly to parents. Some techniques, such as stopping whatever you're doing .. (Kids and Teens)

Sweet Sixteen Birthday Party Ideas

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 Victor Epand (January 08, 2007)  Candle lighting is when the young lady calls up those girls most important to her to light a candle. Usually, she writes a paragraph about each and reads it, then calls them up to the dance floor usually where a table sits with, in this case, 14 candles (one for her). The theme candle lighting to go with the party. For instance, if it's an Oscar theme, we write it like an Academy Awards . (Kids and Teens)

Fun Childrens Party Games

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 Low Jeremy (January 08, 2007)  A children's party would be nothing without enough entertainment, especially since kids pay more attention to how the party is planned and carried out than types of food are being served. Thus, if you want your child's party to be a total blast, you need to think up fun children's party games that would have him or her and the guests talking about the event for days. Just add a little .. (Kids and Teens)

Building Strong Relationships With Youth

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 Josh Goh (January 06, 2007)  The Most Important Thing No matter what your youth program is doing, how you’re engaging youth or what your youth development model and plan are, there is one thing that will make or break your program. If you want to make a difference in the lives of youth, it all starts from the foundation of a strong friendship. This is key. Youth don’t care what you know until they know .. (Kids and Teens)

Love Yourself - The First Success Secret I Rediscovered in 2007

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 Maria Pascucci (January 04, 2007)  I have a confession to make to all my young readers. Lately, I have been a hypocrite. Allow me to explain. I preach stress reduction, body love and acceptance in every single one of my articles but when it comes to my own body - well - I’ve been having a hard time taking my own advice. Sure, I accept the fact that I’m not a super model. I accept the fact that my chest .. (Kids and Teens)

Science Fair Experiment Idea - Better Manners, Boys or Girls?

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 Mort Barish (January 02, 2007)  To evaluate whether girls or boys have better manners, you first must be clear on what good manners are. Manners vary from country to country. The manners described below are typically considered good manners in the U. S. If you live in another country, be sure to modify this and use manners appropriate in your country. For an award winning science fair project idea, read on. When you .. (Kids and Teens)