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5 Ways to Tour the Anheuser-Busch Brewery (Yes, you can bring the kids)

5 Ways to Tour the Anheuser-Busch Brewery (Yes, you can bring the kids)

How can you combine your love of St. Louis, beer and your kids? Why take them on a tour of the Anheuser-Busch Brewery, of course! Yes, a tour of our beloved King of Beers is totally family friendly! Seriously! What better way to teach kids about city history than to tour one of our oldest companies?…Continue Reading

Win Magic House Tickets (and see China!)

Win Magic House Tickets (and see China!)

Can’t travel to China this summer? Then let the Magic House bring China to you! Yep, the lastest, coolest traveling exhibit at the Magic House is Children’s China: Celebrating Culture, Character & Confucius! Mitch and I checked it out and had a great time…and I’d like you to be able to go see it too–for…Continue Reading

How to Raise a Maker on KMOV

How to Raise a Maker on KMOV

Check out my very first TV appearance! I was invited to show off some Maker inspiring DIY toys on Great Day St. Louis! I was terribly nervous, but Claire is such a pro she got me through it. AND Kent Ehrhardt called me Mom of the Year for my indoor catapult toy! Sweet!  KMOV.com Fun…Continue Reading

Make It: Pool Noodle Catapult

Make It: Pool Noodle Catapult

Catapults are super fun DIY toys for kids, but many versions are super hard to build. Not this one! This catapult is fun, easy and quickly built from pool noodles and rubber bands. It’s big enough for little hands to play with and soft enough for indoor play. For this project you’ll need: 2 Pool Noodles…Continue Reading

Make This: Milk Carton Fairy Houses

Make This: Milk Carton Fairy Houses

My second grader came home from school one day all excited about fairy houses. Mitch doesn’t usually get into fairies and elves, though he has been reading Harry Potter with his dad lately, so maybe that has something do with his new interest. He insisted that we head out to the yard and build one, so…Continue Reading

LEGO KidFest: Brick Loads of Fun

LEGO KidFest: Brick Loads of Fun

I took the kids to the LEGO KidFest in St. Louis and we had a blast! The festival filled up a whole football field, plus a big room in the convention center! We had four hours to explore and and play with LEGO bricks–and we could have played all day long! The kids made race…Continue Reading

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