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    School and Learning
    What Is Overfishing?
      Most of us think of a fisherman as a guy in rubber pants and rubber boots holding a fishing rod and a net to catch fish that he either eats himself or sells to make a living. Read more at Whyzz Explorer. ...
    Constanze Niedermaier
  • marine reserve with turtles graphic design
    School and Learning
    What Is a Marine Reserve?
    A marine reserve is a protected area in the sea. It is fully protected from any activities that remove animals or plants from the sea and is often called a "no-take" marine protected area. Read more at Whyzz Explorer.         ...
    Eloise Kruger
  • Aster flower as baby name idea
    Choosing a Name
    Bloomin' Baby Names: Top 12 Flower-Inspired Names for Girls
    While celebrities like Meg Ryan and Ben Affleck have recently popularized naming babies after blooms, it's far from a new trend. Some flower-inspired baby names date back hundreds of years, and they seem to have staying power due to their natural...
    Erin Dower
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Nature Activities
    10 Hands-On Nature Activities for Kids
    Summer is a great time to get outside and learn more about the environment. From hunting bugs to making seashell magnets, these awesome hands-on activities are a great way for your child to get a little closer to nature. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Aster flower as baby name idea
    Choosing a Name
    Bloomin' Baby Names: Top 12 Flower-Inspired Names for Girls
    While celebrities like Meg Ryan and Ben Affleck have recently popularized naming babies after blooms, it's far from a new trend. Some flower-inspired baby names date back hundreds of years, and they seem to have staying power due to their natural...
    Erin Dower
  • Snow-ThemedActivites,Snow-ThemedCrafts,WinterActivities,PlainginSnow
    Winter Crafts and Activities
    9 Snow-Themed Crafts and Activities
    Does your child have the winter blues? Bust his cabin-fever by having a little fun with snow. Create some wintry crafts and make some goodies that incorporate that fluffy white stuff we all love this time of year. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Snow-ThemedActivites,Snow-ThemedCrafts,WinterActivities,PlainginSnow
    Winter Crafts and Activities
    9 Snow-Themed Crafts and Activities
    Does your child have the winter blues? Bust his cabin-fever by having a little fun with snow. Create some wintry crafts and make some goodies that incorporate that fluffy white stuff we all love this time of year. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Toy Finder
    Toy Finder
    Toy Finder
    Find our top picks for the best toys of the year!
    familyeducation editors
  • School and Learning
    Weather
    Weather Proverbs Quiz
    Complete the weather proverbs. ...
    Adam Shire
  • School and Learning
    Weather
    Weather Quiz
    Test your knowledge of weather patterns, storm systems, and meteorology. ...
    Beth Rowen
  • School and Learning
    Animals
    Triple Crown Trivia
    It's one of the toughest feats in all of sports. How much do you know about horse racing's triple crown? ...
    Laura Hayes
  • Family Life
    Volunteering
    Disaster Relief: What Your Family Can Do to Help
    Disaster Relief: What Your Family Can Do to HelpWhen your kids see people in obvious need of help, they may ask, "Is there anything I can do?" The answer is, yes. When I was a child, I remember the news being flooded with pictures of starving Afr...
    Molly Hewitt
  • School and Learning
    Animals
    Famous American Racehorses
    Test your knowledge of the Triple Crown and all the horses that partake in it! ...
    Laura Hayes
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Easter
    Famous Rabbits Quiz
    Test your famous rabbit knowledge with this funny bunny quiz! ...
    Holly Hartman
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Fear of the Dark
    Phobia Quiz
    Find out all your phobias with this fun quiz! ...
    David Johnson
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Nature Activities
    10 Hands-On Nature Activities for Kids
    Summer is a great time to get outside and learn more about the environment. From hunting bugs to making seashell magnets, these awesome hands-on activities are a great way for your child to get a little closer to nature. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
    familyeducation editors
  • School and Learning
    Endangered Species
    Endangered Animals
    See how much you know about the planet's endangered species. ...
    Maya Rowen