Amazing Places to See the Stars in New Jersey: A Guide to Planetariums and Observatories

Amazing Places to See the Stars : Planetariums and Observatories in New Jersey

Reach for the stars in New Jersey! When children look up at the night sky their imagination soars. Whether it is gazing at the white moon or the splash of stars, we have a long history of believing in the impossible when stargazing. What we love about exposing children to astronomy is that it encourages … [Read more…]

Win The Floogals: Mission Complete DVD

Floogals DVD

As ambassadors for NCircle Entertainment we look forward to sharing with our readers educational and engaging entertainment for children as well as offering giveaways. Imagine friendly aliens arriving at Earth! What would they think about our world? What would they observe? What would they think about our possessions, interactions and activities? The Floogals are three … [Read more…]

Bug Fest at The Academy of Natural Sciences

Bug Fest at The Academy of Natural Sciences

Bugging Out at Academy of Natural Sciences Admittedly, my first reaction upon seeing most insects is to scream. I have had a longstanding belief that creatures with more than four legs should not exist-that is until Bug Fest! The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University hosts a two day event every August that celebrates … [Read more…]

5 Must Do Experiences at Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach

5 Must Do Experiences at Ripley's Aquarium Myrtle Beach

My family absolutely loves visiting aquariums. We love learning about new sea creatures, enjoying hands-on activities like petting stingrays and making family memories. That is why when we decided to take a short trip to Myrtle Beach we knew we had to visit Ripley’s Aquarium. Located right on Broadway at the Beach, Ripley’s Aquarium offers … [Read more…]

Dig Into Fun and Learning at Liberty Science Center This Summer

Dig Into Fun and Learning at Liberty Science Center

My boys absolutely LOVE learning about dinosaurs. From dinosaur books to toys to movies, they love everything that has to do with these magnificent prehistoric creatures. That is why I was so excited to be invited by Jersey Moms Blog to spend the day exploring Liberty Science Center to help kick off their Dino Days … [Read more…]

Shark Week: Educational Activities for Kids

Shark Week Educational Activities

Take a Bite out of Learning and Fun with Sharks! Sharks rule the oceans. It is the reason Shark Week was brought into existence by the Discovery Channel in 1988. We celebrate these fascinating creatures that are propelling scientific research into fighting cancer. Surprisingly, they exist in all depths of the ocean, from a few … [Read more…]

Shark Week Tinker Tray

Shark Week Tinker Tray (1)

Open-Ended Play is Jawsome! Sharks are very popular in my home. Each family member actually has an opinion on what is the coolest shark species and reasons for their belief. Thus, we have been reading about sharks, visiting them and watching television programs about them. Applying information about sharks, however, can be a little challenging. … [Read more…]