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Buy Nothing, get everything

The project that started on Bainbridge has grown to a worldwide community of sharing.

A kid-friendly taxi service rolls into town

Parents can cut car trips with Pogo app that encourages carpooling

Seattle ReCreative Gives Seattle Families a Creative Reuse Art Center

Seattle ReCreative is proof that art, fun and environmental awareness for kids can be combined.

"George" author Alex Gino leads book discussion at University Bookstore March 26

People think 10-year old George is a boy, but she knows she’s not. Her life is a series of endless intricate roles, as she acts the part of a son, a brother, a boy. She navigates bullies, boys’ bathrooms and everyone’s gender expectations on a daily basis. The problem is, that the acting is getting too hard.

StemBox, Science Fun Delivered Directly to your Doorstep

McAllister, a research tech at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, created StemBox after realizing what a huge gap there was for women in STEM leadership. Now there’s a monthly science box for girls.

Why buy toys? Rent the ToyChest!

Former preschool teacher Karen Whittier feels that young kids need ample opportunity to play with hands-on toys and activities, so she started a business to help make that happen.

Science teacher and mom Asia Citro picks 10 toys for building STEM skills

Looking to build STEM-skills while keeping kids happily busy at home? Asia Citro, a Seattle mom, author, blogger and science teacher, has 10 great suggestions.

Modern Boffin creates STEM kids' clothing

Tacoma-based Modern Boffin creates stylish STEM-related clothing for all ages to encourage a love of science.

Finally, science toys for girls that aren't perfume kits

'Frankenstein Meets Santa': Q13 meteorologist tells a tale for middle-schoolers

Q13 meteorologist, M.J. McDermott has brought together two famous characters in her new middle-reader story 'Frankenstein Meets Santa'.

Thoughtful threads from Kate Quinn Organics

Kate Quinn Organics feature modern styling with saturated colors and clean lines.

This Kids' Salon Makes Haircuts Fun

This Bothell hair salon caters to munchkins of all ages, making haircuts less of an ordeal, and more of an adventure!

Period help for tweens from The Dot Girl First Period Kit

The Dot Girl First Period Kit is an informative and stylish tool to help tween girls (and their parents) through the confusion of their first period.

Sea-sational jigsaws from local maker Blue Dot Robot benefit a good cause

Hunt for adorable sea creatures while marveling at mermen and whales in the Sensational Sealife puzzle by artist Mark Poulin

Handmade holidays: Seattle-area craft and gift fairs make shopping a breeze

While many holiday craft fairs and bazaars take place in November, some of us can’t begin to think about holiday shopping until December. Fear not! There are still plenty of fairs and festivals where you can load up on feel-good, locally made, handcrafted gifts.
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