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FYI: Squirrels

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

Squirrels are so very cute, especially when they sit upright munching a nut and peering at us with their bright eyes. Let’s find out more about these cheeky creatures.

 

Interview: Camp Trip Planner

Meira Feinman

Have you ever gone on a camp trip — maybe to an amusement park or a bowling alley? Did you ever wonder what went on behind the scenes to make those trips organized and fun? That role is often filled by a trip planner, someone who does just that, planning ahead so campers have a great time on their outings. Mishpacha Junior talks to a trip planner, Ariel Fishman, about this exciting job.

 

Planning A Picnic?

Sara Miriam Gross

Summer is here, and with it the urge to get out of the house. Having a picnic is definitely part of the summer fun menu. A peanut butter and jelly sandwich at your kitchen table can’t compare to one eaten outdoors at a picnic table. I’ve seen recipes for picnic foods that involve baking or cooking and if you like doing that, fine. But remember that it’s okay to simply bring a variety of cold sandwiches, because the picnic atmosphere itself adds all the pizzazz that you need.

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