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Looking for a fun way to keep the kids busy at home this week? We are starting a digital activity book on our website that will fill up with resources from our great team of
Rockford Park District

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Posted on March 24, 2020

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Looking for a fun way to keep the kids busy at home this week? We are starting a digital activity book on our website that will fill up with resources from our great team of "fun" experts.


Today get the kids together and color "Rocky the Bear" from Sapora Playworld.


If you want to share your finished products with us, please do so in the comment string.


Check back again tomorrow for an inside look at some special friends just swimming their days away inside Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens. We are here to help you enjoy life!


https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/digital-fun



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