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Military Kids Report! From the Warrior Games

By Chameleon Kids

Military kids around the nation are reporting for Chameleon Kids and MILITARY KIDS’ LIFE magazine on the exciting adventures they are finding as the explore the interesting places military life takes them! Take a peek inside the 2016 Warrior Games at the United States Military Academy at West Point in New York, with our military kid reporter,…

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Military Kids Report! From the National Building Museum

By Chameleon Kids

Military kids around the nation are reporting for Chameleon Kids and MILITARY KIDS’ LIFE magazine on the exciting adventures they are finding as the explore the interesting places military life takes them! Take a look inside the National Building Museum in downtown Washington, D.C. with our military kid reporter, Faith. Faith tells us that this is one museum…

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Military Kids Report! From the United States Botanic Garden

By Chameleon Kids

Military kids around the nation are reporting for Chameleon Kids and MILITARY KIDS’ LIFE magazine on the exciting adventures they are finding as the explore the interesting places military life takes them!  Take a look inside the United States Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C. near the U.S. Capitol with our military kid reporter, Lydia. Lydia…

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Educator’s Guide for ISSUE 6 of MILITARY KIDS’ LIFE magazine

By Chameleon Kids

We love that you are sharing our magazine in your classrooms and while homeschooling with military kids! Below, you will find the Educator’s Guide for Issue 6 (PDF). This issue focuses on the themes of happiness and travel FREE PDF download of our EDUCATOR’S GUIDE for ISSUE 6 of MILITARY KIDS’ LIFE magazine Educators’ Guide MKL…

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Memorial Day: Keep Them Close in Your Heart

By Chameleon Kids

“To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.” -Thomas Campbell The fourth Monday in May is just one opportunity to honor the sacrifice, bravery, valor, heartache, laughter, and joy of our loved ones. What can you do to teach your children about Memorial Day? ** DO remember to display your American flag (and…

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Being the NEW KID is Awesome!

By Chameleon Kids

Not. Nope. Sorry. Being the NEW kid can really rot. Being the “new kid,” even when you are an adult, is very hard. Confusing might even be a more accurate description of the situation. And, when you are the new kid, over, and over, and over again, it can be very difficult to figure out…

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9 REASONS Military Dads Rock

By Chameleon Kids

Father’s Day is June 19 and if dad is deployed NOW is the time to get a gift off to him! What are 5 easy and inexpensive gifts for a dad in the military: Write him a note telling him why he ROCKS. (See the list below for a few ideas.) Draw him a picture of…

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ELMO goes to Capitol HILL to Assemble Care Packs for Our Servicemembers!

By Chameleon Kids

Deployment #1. That’s when my first born LOVED Elmo. His first Halloween with a dad deployed, he decided to dress as his favorite character: Elmo. This was in 2002, before there was anything for kids and deployment, but Elmo was already calming a little boy in upstate New York during a year away from his…

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The NEW Ultimate Military Kid MOVING Kit (Downloadable)

By Chameleon Kids

Moving season is here! In the middle of all of the planning, have you remembered to give your kids all of the important details they need about the move? Yes, kids need to be “in the know” so they can feel comfortable with all of the changes that are happening. Do you have something to…

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Dear Mom, You gave me the best gift of all. Love, your military brat

By Chameleon Kids

Happy Mother’s Day to all of my fellow moms of brats. Not the naughty kid but the military kind!  At first, my kids were a little reluctant to use this word but it has really grown on them and, quite truthfully, I think they like the irreverent aspects of tossing the word around. While the…

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