Fun Ways to Celebrate Mickey Mouse’s Birthday

Fun Ways to Celebrate Mickey's Birthday-3

“It was all started by a mouse!” ~ Walt Disney When people hear the word “Disney,” many iconic figures pop in their heads: Cinderella, Snow White, Aladdin, Donald…the list goes on. In fact, if you have a young child today, they may even mention Doc McStuffins, Vampirina or a character from Bunk’d. BUT Disney fans … [Read more…]

Family Games That Enhance Fine Motor Development

Family Games to Enhance Fine Motor Development

We are so excited to partner with our friends at Goliath and Pressman Toys to bring you fun ways to enhance fine motor skills in kids. Kids learn best through play which is why we LOVE encouraging family game night. Through game play, children learn so many important skills like problem solving, turn taking, strategic … [Read more…]

Fun and Learning with Gakken Workbooks

Fun & Learning with Gakken Workbooks

As summer winds down, children are heading to school excited to learn and grow their skills while having fun. For little ones, it is not about encouraging endless worksheets but learning through play; however, completing a page or two to develop their budding writing skills while absorbing academic information does help. It is even better when kids enjoy … [Read more…]

Fun Ways to Enjoy Dinos After Dark at The Academy of Natural Sciences

Dinos After Dark

We absolutely LOVE visiting the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. We have explored the exhibits on our own, attended special events and even stayed overnight. This summer, however, we enjoyed a new experience, Dinos After Dark. I have been wanting to attend one of these events for a while but it never seemed to … [Read more…]

Game On at The Franklin Institute with Game Masters

Game On at The Franklin Institute

With the birth of the computer, came video games. From the earliest conceptions of computers which have less memory than our calculators, individuals were creating games to play on them. From Space Invaders destroying alien ships to Sonic the Hedgehog ambitiously running to collect points to the Sims creating whole new worlds, each video game … [Read more…]

Sparkles & Happy:  A Tale of Two Sequin Pets

Sparkles and Happy Together

Creativity for Kids is happy to sparkle with Sequin Pets! While there are concrete categories of toys that we often times comprehend such as building, arts or technology, Creativity for Kids is noticing another trend. There are a large number of children that struggle with overstimulation and sensory needs due to anxiety, ADHD, overall developmental … [Read more…]

Smithsonian Magazine Annual Museum Day

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Each September, museums all across the country open their doors for FREE allowing everyone to experience the beauty, wonder and intrigue they have to offer. The Smithsonian Magazine Annual Museum Day is a way for other museums to “emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian’s Institute in Washington D.C.” which offers free admission all year long. … [Read more…]