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How to Expand Your Child’s Animal Knowledge

Kids need to understand the importance of animals to be good stewards for them. A Detroit Zoo expert offers tips for expanding your kid's animal knowledge.

Throw a 'Save the Planet' Party and Give Back

Five ways your family can celebrate the Earth and pay it forward, from repurposing kids old books to fun focus on endangered species.

Ways Families Can Explore Wildlife in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Here are some suggestions from The National Wildlife Federation Great Lakes office in Ann Arbor for hands-on ways kids can learn about wildlife.

Save Monarch Butterflies – and Teach Your Kids These 5 Life Lessons

The possibility of monarch butterflies going extinct should be reason enough to plant a butterfly garden, but here are more reasons that it’s worthwhile.
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MSU Research Reports Sagging Areas in Pandemic Teaching

A survey from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation Collaborative found teachers are struggling to find students and maintain attendance during virtual school.

Michigan Science Center Welcomes New Earth. Wind. Weather. Exhibit

Detroit's science hub is set to teach kids the wonders of our planet's weather systems with its latest exhibit.

The Importance of Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

Knowing how to handle money responsibly is a key skill. An expert with Macomb County's Michigan State University Extension Center explains why and how to teach it.

Letterboxing in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor for Families

Here's everything you need to know to get started on this unique, kid-friendly pastime. Plus, check the roundup for a few spots for letterboxing for kids.

The Pros and Cons of Exotic Pets for Kids

Thinking of expanding your family with mice, snakes or geckos? A local pet store owner weighs in on the pros and cons of exotic pets; plus things for families to consider before purchasing.