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20+ Cool 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 begin, be sure to […]

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 […]

14 Reasons Why Parents (& Kids) Love Camp Riverbend

Choosing the right camp can be overwhelming. We thought we’d take the time to share some of things that that make Camp Riverbend special. Even though the camp is only about 35 minutes from New York City, it feels world’s away, a perfect place for a kid to unplug and explore.  Here’s what parents (and […]

Mind Games: 10 Gifts to Boost Their Brains!

We wanted to put together a list of toys that would make great additions under the tree not just because they’re fun but because kids will learn new skills from them without even knowing it. So we asked Melissa Bangash, Director of West Side Nursery School in Ridgewood, NJ. to give us her top 10 favorite “mind […]

The Most Spectacular, Over-the-Top Holiday Lights…You’ll Ever See!

The last two years, we’ve made a trip to Dyker Heights in Brooklyn to see the absolutely over-the-top spectacularly decorated houses–and I am not exaggerating. I know–Brooklyn seems like a trek but the one hour drive is totally worth it. It feels like a Brooklyn version of Disney with blinking lights, moving snowmen, characters to take photos with, Santas […]

Another Snow Day? Here are 25+ Things to Keep You Busy!

Ok, so it’s March and we thought we were in the clear but here are with another snow day. So much for getting anything acommplished! Here are 25 things you can do–with or without the kids–today. 1. Plan your Next Vacation. After you come in from shoveling, close your eyes and picture yourself on a warm […]

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