June 18, 2019
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Sesame Place

Sesame Place

Travel: Go Before They Grow” is the slogan of this toddler-centric amusement park, and it couldn’t be truer. Sesame Place is nothing short of magical for children under 6. Featuring gentle rides, choreographed shows, carnival games with a generous prize policy, and a waterpark to splash and slide, it’s a place parents will miss when kids graduate to the more extreme parks. Read more…
ArtsWestchester’s new ArtsMobile, a colorful van full of all kinds of art supplies, is bringing free arts programming to children and audiences of all ages. Workshops, that will take place outdoors, around the vehicle, will include print-making, ceramics, painting, botanical drawing, landscape drawing, and mask-making. See the June and July Schedule below. Read more…

Family Fitness: Biking

Family Fitness: Biking

Bike riding is a healthy, fun activity for the entire family. Cycling offers families a chance to spend time outdoors and it’s great exercise. Families with children of different ages can all bike together, which makes this sport especially family-friendly. Check all your equipment before taking off and make sure your child’s helmet fits properly. Take along water and a snack and have fun. Read more…
Media: STEAM is everywhere. You’ve heard the acronym so often that you finally Googled it, so you know it stands for Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math, and that every after-school program and summer camp under the sun is offering it. But, you’re not completely sure what it really is, where the measurable benefits are, or how to begin talking to your kids about what they’ve been learning. You might even feel confused because it seems like a ‘trending’ topic. You’re almost sure you and your family should be jumping on the bandwagon, but you don’t completely understand why. Read more…
Spring is finally here and what better way to celebrate it then enjoying the outdoors. The Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve invite tri-state area residents to enjoy the beauty of the 2,000-acre NY State Park that recently was named to the State Registry of Historic Places for its stunning views and one of a kind carriage road system. Read more…

How to Make an Inflatable Butter Slime

Education: There are many stores that sell slime including Walmart and The Dollar Tree, but making it at home is way cooler. Making slime at home is much easier than you think. All you need is some glue and an activator for a normal slime. Slime is a fun and stress-relieving toy. Read more…
The American Museum of Natural History is a childhood favorite. What kid doesn’t want to explore giant rooms filled with dinosaurs or ,visit outer space? And what parent doesn’t want to do all that for practically free? Read more…

Where to See Baby Animals & Spring Nature Fun

Spring means the arrival of baby animals and plenty of outdoor nature fun. Kids are known to adore both so check out these venues for wonderful spring fun! Read more…
Hot Topics: Mother’s Day is approaching - Sunday, May 12th - and since it’s one of the busiest restaurant days of the year we suggest you make your reservations early. This is a day set aside to pamper mom so getting her away from the stove will certainly be appreciated. Restaurant meal not your style - we’ve got you covered, see the list of really fun family events happening on Mother’s Day. Read more…

Hop Into Easter: Easter Egg Hunts & Hands-on Activities

Holidays: It’s spring and evryone is aching to get outside and do something fun and rejuvenating. Check out our collection of funny-bunny egg hunts and ahnds-on activities that are perfect for celebrating spring! Read more…

The Arts

Hot Topics: Most parents have heard of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education, but maybe not as many know about STEAM (science, technology, education, art and math) education. Some educators contend that adding the “A” for art is essential for a child’s full development and education. Read more…

Living Coral

Living Coral

Bar & Bat Mitzvahs: When you are planning a special event little details can be huge. Read more…
It’s March Madness so let’s take to the court! If you are looking for a basketball program for your child here are several of the counties best. Read more…
Tweens: The largest free kids event is coming to Pace University’s Goldstein Fitness Center on Saturday, March 23rd from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be plenty of activities for all members of the family to enjoy! Read more…
I had seen the Jazz Museum posters beckoning me from the Metro-North Harlem 125th Street station. Somehow, despite growing up in a jazz-filled home, I had not yet visited. So on a blustery Sunday, I decided to board the train with my 10-year-old music-loving son and check it out. Read more…
Bar & Bat Mitzvahs: Planning a bar/bat mitzvah can be overwhelming. Thankfully there are professionals who specialize in helping you make the day everything you want it to be and more. Read more…

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