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How to Wrap Boxes with Kraft Paper for Craft or Gift Fun

12/29/14

How to Wrap Boxes with Kraft Paper for Craft or Gift Fun

Wrapping old boxes to turn into small buildings for a DIY play set is a great way to make a recycled project. Try these tips for regular present wrapping, too!

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Metro Parent's January 2015 Cover Shoot Outtakes

12/29/14

Metro Parent's January 2015 Cover Shoot Outtakes

Another year begins! We're starting things off right with adorable CoverKid Zevesh, 3, of Ann Arbor. Take a look at some of the photos that didn't make the cover.

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Win 'The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Rev Your Engines' DVD

12/29/14

Win 'The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Rev Your Engines' DVD

Chuck and his buddies go on tons of fun adventures in the episodes featured on this new DVD. Enter our contest by Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.

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Win Tickets to PROJECT Trio Presented by the DSO

12/29/14

Win Tickets to PROJECT Trio Presented by the DSO

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra welcomes PROJECT Trio Feb. 7, 2015, as part of their Tiny Tots concert series. Enter our contest for tickets by Friday, Jan. 30, 2015.

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Win Animal Bookends from Zuny

12/29/14

Win Animal Bookends from Zuny

How adorable would these critters be on the end of your kid's bookshelf? Win a set of moose or lion bookends. Enter our contest by Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.

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Metro Parent Camp Expo 2015 at Detroit Country Day Lower School

12/29/14

Metro Parent Camp Expo 2015 at Detroit Country Day Lower School

Get started planning your child's summer experiences in southeast Michigan and beyond at this family fun event – at a new venue! – on Sunday March 1, 2015.

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Win Tickets to Sesame Street Live at the Fox Theatre, Detroit

12/29/14

Win Tickets to Sesame Street Live at the Fox Theatre, Detroit

The latest installment, 'Make a New Friend,' is coming to town Jan. 23-Feb. 16, 2015. Win tickets to the Jan. 23 opening night show!

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Cheese Ball Recipes for Your New Year's Party

12/26/14

Cheese Ball Recipes for Your New Year's Party

Your kids will love making these fun recipes based on the classic appetizer – including chocolate cheese balls, pineapple cheese balls and more.

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New Year's Eve Bell Noisemakers Project for Children

12/25/14

New Year's Eve Bell Noisemakers Project for Children

Hunting for New Years Crafts for Kids? This fun little DIY idea features simple pipe cleaners and jingle bells, making it easy for your family to ring in 2015.

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Student Pens Story About Jesus, Marijuana; Teacher Resigns

12/23/14

Student Pens Story About Jesus, Marijuana; Teacher Resigns

A creative writing teacher in New Mexico is out of a job after a student got offended by another teen's story about Christ and pot. Did parents overreact?

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