Got bored kids? Or just kids that love animals? They can become citizen scientists and help track Giraffes and other animals! If your kids are younger this is definitely something you’ll want to do with them as you will be helping actual research scientists. Your kids can learn to identify new animals, learn about conservation, and do some good. Hopefully, it will be some good bonding time as well!

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    I first heard about this opportunity when I took my toddler to visit the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

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      Who doesn’t love a rice krispie treat? These ones are shaped into snowmen to create the perfect wintry treat. These snowmen are so fun to make and pretty easy to make as well. Make them yourself or use as a fun project for the kids. They are perfect for classroom gifts, workplace gifts, or even a fun alternative for a holiday cookie party!

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      What you’ll need:

      • 1 box of Rice Krispies or similar cereal
      • 1 bag of mini marshmallows
      • 1 stick of butter
      • 1/2 bag of semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips
      • 1/2 bag of white chocolate chips
      • 1-2 packs of sour strips or fruit roll ups
      • 1 bag of rolos
      • A few toothpicks
      • Parchment paper

      Optional:

      I was able to make 12 snowmen,

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