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Family fun activities

How to Make a Movie Theatre…in Your Backyard.

We’re all looking for ways to entertain ourselves outside this summer. So our family just purchased this portable movie projector by Vivimage. It’s the best investment we made this summer! We set it up a few nights in kids’ bedrooms where they snuggled up under the covers for an over-sized movie experience; in our backyard and on vacation at the beach. We even brought […]

Take a Virtual Trip to One of These Museums or Parks

Going stir-crazy and need to get out of the house? Take a trip to a museum…a virtual trip, that is: 1. Go on a trip and see the largest creatures that ever walked the earth at the Smithsonian. 2. Climb the spiral staircase at The Guggenheim Museum in New York. 3. See exhibition “Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists at The Whitney. 4. Visit […]

30+ Things to Do When You’re Quarantined

If you told me even 2 weeks ago that I’d be staying at home for 2 weeks with my kids and husband, I’d have thought you were nuts. But here we are. And “school” ends at 12:30 each day while we’re quarantined. Instead of stressing about it, embrace it and enjoy it. Do the things […]

Where to Feel Like a Kid in NYC This Weekend!

Through Feb 1, 2020 Take a ride on one of twelve illuminated seesaws line the street on Broadway, between 37th and 38th streets. The playground-inspired pieces are the latest installation in the Garment District Alliance’s yearlong public art program. The seesaws were installed on Jan. 6 and will stay up until Feb. 1. As you ride them, the seesaws glow from their LED lights […]

Put the Phones Down: 25+ Fun Family Games

Also Read: 35+ Gifts That Give Back! This holiday, get unplugged! Drop the devices and try one of our staff’s favorite family games on a chilly weekend night. Twister Ultimate I have loved Twister since I was 10 and my kids love it too. As our family has grown, we just can’t fit on the mat anymore. So now […]

Come Experience the Fabulous Festival Lights!

Through January 12th, 2020 Step into a world of light at The NYC Winter Lantern Festival where over 1,000 lanterns are on display! Every year, Staten Island’s Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is tranformed into a whimsical world of light. The exhibit is on 8 acres and not only features of magnificent figures of luminescent art, you can also see live […]

Calling All Lego Fans: The Lego Brick Fair is Coming

A thousand of the most dedicated adult Lego builders from across the world are coming to NJ. Explore their brilliantly built creations, meet the builders, learn new building techniques and building fantastic creations for lego fans! The fair will allow you to see, touch, experience, learn and be inspired by legos! Kids can play with Legos and try […]

5 Meaningful Ways to Spend Fathers’ Day

Okay, so you want to do something awesome for Dad and you’ve scoured the stores and internet trying to figure out what to do. You’ve seen countless home brew kits and the the top 20 latest tech gadgets that will be obsolete before Christmas. None of them seem to fit the bill and what families […]

20+ Fun, Crazy Science Experiments for Kids

Also Read: Our Staff’s Favorite Vacation Getaways Whether you have a Science Fair coming up or you’re just looking for things to do while the kids are “unplugged,” bringing science to life can be fun, mind-broadening…and even delicious (see our chocolate experiments below!)  So here are a few of our favorites experiments to do as a family. As you […]

Get Unplugged: 25+ Games to Play

This winter, get unplugged! Drop the devices and try one of these fun family games on a chilly weekend night. See our ADULTS ONLY games  • • • • • • • • • THE CLASSICS • • • • • • • • • Let’s start with the classics: games that should be on every family’s shelves… Hi – […]

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