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Nov. 24, 2009
“Michelle Obama: ‘Don’t let anyone doubt you’”
Read more about the first lady and see pictures.
Get a recap of the entire discussion with Michelle Obama at South High School.
Read more about what it means to be a mentor. http://www.mentoring.org/mentors/about_mentoring/
“Send a box of health and hope for the holidays”
Download the supply list to help a hurting world.
Read how one woman plans to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise money for pregnant women in need.
Keep a first aid kit handy, in case of an emergency. Get a list here:
“Denver Zoo sparkles with winter wonders”
The Denver Zoo has more than 3,800 mouths and beaks to feed. Find out about some of them here:
Get a schedule of upcoming events at the zoo.
View amazing pictures of some incredible animals.
Pick out a zoo animal to color. Print out the picture, then bring it to life with markers or colored pencils or crayons.
“Colorado Kids reporters Giving Thanks”
Find other kid-written stories at:
Get Thanksgiving craft ideas, recipes, print-outs, and more:
Play Thanksgiving games or ask a friend a Thanksgiving riddle. Get it all here:
Play Cornucopia Confusion or have a Pumpkin Relay. Get the instructions at this site:
Nov. 17, 2009
“Soda pop fizzles under health care”
See how much caffeine is in your favorite drink.
Read about more of the dangers of drinking too many sodas here.
Try some of these healthy snacks and drink recipes.
“Kids cook up goodies for winter break”
Click on the Winter Break Kids Camp at the Kitchen Table in Greenwood Village.
Corrected phone number: 303-220-9769
Find a cooking class that’s just right for you!
Try this cooking school in Boulder.
Here’s one in Denver, too.
“’Big Josh’ stopped the soda pop habit”
Go here to find out how to keep fit, while still having fun.
Check out the food pyramid to see how healthy your food intake is.
Find games, movies, and experiments to try at this spot.
Take a parent in the kitchen with you and cook up something yummy!
“College sports rock”
Get up-to-date rankings on all the college football teams. Where is your favorite team?
Do you know all of the rules for football? Learn all about the sport here.
“Around the world alone at 16”
Follow Abby’s sailing progress on her blog.
See pictures of the Sunderland family and their sailing adventures.
Meet the Australian teen who is racing Abby for the record.
“Desk of the future is on a roll”
Show an adult the desk that allows you to exercise while working.
Nov. 10, 2009
“Boy Scout rescues choking teacher”
Click on the link to find 100 reasons to join Boy Scouts.
Read about a 45-year-old Down’s Syndrom scout, scouts sleeping in boxes, scouts sending candy to the troops, and more scouts in the news.
Find out more about joining Girl Scouts here.
Check out this press release to find out who the Honorary President of Girls Scouts has been since 1917.
What is the Heimlich Maneuver?
“Ares 1-X blasts into skies”
Read more about this test-flight, watch the test flight, see the milestones for the Ares 1-X.
Suggest an experiment for the space station to conduct and yours may be chosen.
Blast your way through tons of online space games.
“Honor a soldier on Veteran’s Day”
Learn how and why the first Veteran’s Day was celebrated.
Send a card at
Show your appreciation to a veteran at
sports teams shine in 2009”
Check out all of
’s teams, from lacrosse to baseball to football and beyond.
nature is ‘treemendous’ in every season”
has much to offer outdoors check out some of these opportunities:
“Escape to the great outdoors”
Escape outdoors with one of these fun, fall activities. Click on the left for activity pages.
Nov. 3, 2009
“Schools launch tasty, healthy lunch menu”
Are you a picky eater? Scroll down to find yummy recipes; cook with a parent in the kitchen.
Find gazillions of recipes to try with mom or dad, from appetizers to holiday treats.
Play an online food game and learn about healthy eating simultaneously.
shining bright green”
Get the latest “green” news here.
Have you ever been to
? Check out photos here.
Get all sorts of tips and advice about going green from this site.
Ten tips to go green and save energy and money.
kids speak out”
See more kids comments at
“Abe turns 200 years old!”
Plan a visit to see the Abraham Lincoln exhibit.
Can you name all of the Presidents in order? Find a list and pictures here.
Get biographical sketches of Presidents at this site.
“Guinness World Records Day next week”
Check out other Guinness records.
Try your hand at breaking Guinness records, online:
Don’t forget to register, if you think you can set a record on World Record Day.