Hey, what's that sound? There, in the bushes, it sounds like something's about to - Pounce! It's the little ocelot cub, in his homemade costume! October has begun, and Pounce and Paws are already super excited for Halloween. Who doesn't love dressing up and getting candy?! While Paws enjoys picking out a new costume every … Continue reading Make Your Own Halloween Magic
Picture this: you're at the mall with friends and you see the most amazing shoes, just calling your name. You are ready to try them on when you peek at the tag. Your heart sinks as you realize buying these shoes now would set you back a couple paychecks. So, what do you do? Buy … Continue reading Dream Big. Plan Well.
2020 has been filled with a several changes to our daily routines and Pounce needs your help making the most of the circumstances. He knows that wearing a mask while out on his adventures helps to keep everyone safe... but seeing all his pals with their faces covered feels strange to our friendly ocelot. Still, there are plenty of ways to make looking like a ninja more fun. Pounce needs your help to create unique patterns for his face masks so everyone can see just how much personality resides within him.
While the ever-changing status of the world is hard to predict these days, there's always one thing you can count on: how to manage your money. As a teen, you don't have as many responsibilities as the adults in your life, meaning less bills to pay. This can make it a lot easier to save your money, or contribute to the household as you and your parents see fit. Starting out now is the best way to build yourself a strong foundation for your future.
Summer in Arizona can be extremely hot - but there are a number of ways to stay cool. You can wait until the sun sets to go outside, eat cold foods like ice cream, or sit next to a fan. Our little ocelot and mountain lion friends have a favorite way to stave off the heat- swimming in the pool!
As a teen, you have more purchasing power than you did as a child. You're getting an allowance or working at a job. You should have a bank account, both checking and savings, and it's likely you have a credit card - or will be getting one soon. There's so much you can do with your money, which comes with a lot of responsibility. Whether you're saving up for a video game, a car, or college, learning how to manage your finances is an important skill.
Pounce loves getting to spend time with his dad! They practice baseball, go on hikes, cook meals, and read books together. What do you like to do with your dad? Pounce is ready to show his father how grateful he is on Father's Day.
Summer isn't quite here yet, but the heat is! What's a great way to to deal with it? For Pounce and Paws, the choice is easy: ice cream!
We've all been stuck at home for a while now. Concerts, sports, and other big events have been cancelled. Not being able to go to school, see your friends, hang out on the weekends - it can get frustrating after so long! While some of this is good for your wallet, it all adds up to less ways to spend your free time. Yet there are plans you can make with your money to help yourself in both the future and the present.
Moms do a lot to take care of us! Can you list everything your mom does each day? Pounce is so thankful for his wonderful mother, and he wants to show her how much he cares this Mother's Day.