Running around a splash pad on a hot, sticky St. Louis summer day is a joy for little kids. And, let’s face it–it’s a cheap outing for you! There might be a few good splash pads hidden behind gated areas–I’m looking at you St. Louis Children’s Zoo–most are located in totally free public parks.
It’s the Fourth of July and time to break out the Star and Stripes! I have SCOURED the web for the very best, most fun, most Patrotic crafts you can do with your kids to celebrate the 4th of July!
Save your kids from boredom AND the electronics by keeping a go to summer list of fun things to do! I’m not saying that kids shouldn’t play with electronics all summer long, but they should have some variety. Having a list handy will help plan your day, your week or your whole summer vacation! Summer […]
The St. Louis Zoo in Forest Park is a great place to take the kids–not only is our zoo world class, there’s no admission at the door. But that doesn’t mean the zoo is free…not unless you follow these tips! No tickets needed to Enter the St. Louis Zoo You heard that right. No admission tickets! Thanks to […]
It’s summer! Eeek! Have your kids turned into video zombies yet? It’s time to put up the tablets, hide the controlers and unplug (gasp!) the Netflix. If you’re itching to unplug your kids from the digital jungle and get them reading, creating and playing in the real world, then now is your time to shine! […]
Earth Day is right around the corner–it’s April 22! And there’s no better time to do a little Earth friendly spring cleaning than Earth Day weekend!
Do you celebrate Shark Week? Personally, I don’t get it, but maybe that’s because I was 5 when Jaws hit the big screens and convinced me that killer sharks were out to get me. Everywhere. Celebrate Shark Week at the St. Louis Zoo The St. Louis Zoo celebrating Shark Week July 9-15 (2017) by inviting kids to dress up as […]
Adventure awaits when your kid joins Mae Merriweather and her team of young archaeologists as they search for the Globe of Magellan.