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The 2016 Kids Corner Music Festival

The 2016 Kids Corner Music Festival

The best of kindie music comes to World Cafe Live in Philadelphia on April 3.

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How Loud Is Too Loud?

How Loud Is Too Loud?

Learn about the dangers of using headphones at too high a volume and how to prevent your child from suffering hearing loss.

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The Science Behind Pixar at the Franklin Institute

The Science Behind Pixar at the Franklin Institute

Get a behind-the-scenes look at family-favorite movies at the Franklin Institute's newest exhibit.

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Why Learning Cursive Writing Matters

Why Learning Cursive Writing Matters

When pinched for instructional time, many schools have dropped cursive from their curricula. Find out why learning to write cursive is so important.

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Why Do We Have Leap Day?

Why Do We Have Leap Day?

The reason we stretch February to 29 days (almost) every four years.

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Educational Fun at Linvilla Orchard's Fore! The Planet Miniature Golf

Educational Fun at Linvilla Orchard's Fore! The Planet Miniature Golf

Learn about the environment while you play minigolf at Linvilla Orchard's indoor course.

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Tarantulas: Alive and Up Close at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Tarantulas: Alive and Up Close at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Learn surprising facts about tarantulas at the Academy of Natural Science's newest special exhibit.

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2016 Book & Media Award Winners Showcase Diversity

Find out which books won the prestigious 2016 Newbery and Caldecott Medals and other prizes for children's lit.

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live! Comes to the Merriam Theater

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live! Comes to the Merriam Theater

The beloved star of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood comes to the Merriam Theater in a live, interactive performance Jan. 15-16, 2016.

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2015 Horn Book Fanfare List

2015 Horn Book Fanfare List

Check out the best children's books of 2015 as determined by The Horn Book Magazine.

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The Barnes Foundation Announces Free Weekday Admission for College and University Students

The Barnes Foundation Announces Free Weekday Admission for College and University Students

The Barnes Foundation now offers free weekday admission for college, university and graduate students and free Sunday admission for K-12 educators in the School District of Philadelphia.

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4 Tips for a Happy Halloween with Autism

4 Tips for a Happy Halloween with Autism

Learn how to make Halloween more comfortable for your child with autism with these tips from FirstPath Autism.

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How Expanding Pre-K Helps Every Philadelphian

How Expanding Pre-K Helps Every Philadelphian

Guest blogger Jim Kenney, Philadephia mayoral candidate, addresses the importance of universal pre-K for the city's youth.

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Papal Visit Playbook for Parents

Papal Visit Playbook for Parents

Here's a look at activities, closures and background information parents should know about for the World Meeting of Families Sept. 22-27 in Philadelphia.

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CHOP's New Digs

CHOP's New Digs

Take a photo tour of CHOP's new Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care.

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Art Splash: Summer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Art Splash: Summer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

What parents can expect at the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Art Splash kids' summer program.

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Babies & Zoo Animals: July Preview

Babies & Zoo Animals: July Preview

Preview of the July 2015 edition of MetroKids, including baby products, VBAC and baby care class info, as well as an introduction to the animals who live at zoos and aquariums.

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The Marvel Experience: What Should Parents Expect?

The Marvel Experience: What Should Parents Expect?

A parent's guide to The Marvel Experience at Lincoln Financial Field through July 5

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How to Get Kids to Drink Water

How to Get Kids to Drink Water

Make sure your kids stay hydrated this summer.

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5 Tips to Keep Kids Safe Around Open Water

5 Tips to Keep Kids Safe Around Open Water

Beach-bound? Keep your kids safe around open water this summer.

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Summer Is Here!

Summer Is Here!

Stories on last-minute camp signups, summer plans, summer learning, summer reading and great new rides at PA & NJ amusement parks and waterparks

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Outdoor Learning in and Around Delaware

Outdoor Learning in and Around Delaware

Where to go in and around Delaware to find outdoor learning opportunities

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What Every Parent Needs to Know About National Drowning Prevention Month

What Every Parent Needs to Know About National Drowning Prevention Month

How to ensure that your child is safe in and around the water

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A Piece of Cake

A Piece of Cake

What Pinterest-inspired birthday cakes for kids look like when they come out of a real mom's kitchen

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Save the Date: Main Line Talent Show

Save the Date: Main Line Talent Show

All about the 2nd annual Main Line Talent Show, featuring 36 young singers, dancers and musicians from 20 Greater Philadelphia schools

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April 2015 Preview

April 2015 Preview

Standardized tests, Autism Awareness Month articles and nature spots for kids mark our April 2015 issue.

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Spring Break Water Safety

Spring Break Water Safety

3 tips on building kids' swim skills and water safety on your spring break vacation.

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Snow Day Snowmen

Snow Day Snowmen

MK readers share pics of their snow-day snowman masterpieces!

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Tax Credits for Summer Camp

Tax Credits for Summer Camp

Learn which camp expenses are tax-deductible.

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MetroKids' 2014 Parenting Media Association Awards

MetroKids' 2014 Parenting Media Association Awards

MetroKids won four 2014 Parenting Media Association editorial awards.

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