Down on the Farm: Educational Activities for Kids

Activities for Kids on the Farm

There is nothing like visiting a farm for young children. They are thrilled and fascinated with the scenery and opportunities for learning that surrounds them. After taking my children for several years, they still smile with delight over tasting the food, petting animals and breathing the fresh air. While there are plenty of activities that … [Read more…]

Brookgreen Gardens: Where Art, History and Nature Come Together

Art, History and Nature at Brookgreen Gardens

One of the places I was most looking forward to exploring when visiting Myrtle Beach was Brookgreen Gardens. From gorgeous statues to colorful flowers to interactive learning adventures for kids, Brookgreen Gardens offers hours or should I say days of exploration and discovery! Conveniently located on Route 17 between Murrels Inlet and Pawleys Island in … [Read more…]

Sensory Experiences at Diggerland

Sensory Experiences at Diggerland

Buckets of Fun for Everyone! Located in West Berlin, Diggerland USA offers families family fun in this unique construction themed amusement park. What I found most appealing about this premier destination, however, is that this park is not about roller coasters, rather the rides provide distinctive sensory experiences. While this may seem like an unusual discussion, … [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…]

A Royal Review of Roxey Ballet’s Cinderella

Cinderella

Cinderella is the classic story that transcends time of how courage and hope defies cruelty. The Roxey Ballet Company interpreted this story using graceful ballet, stunning costumes and quirky comic relief. This ballet performance had all the requisite elements for a successful performance, however, it also contained a little bit more of something. On the … [Read more…]

Summer Programs for Children with Special Needs in NJ

Summer Programs for Children with Special Needs

Summer is an important time for kids to have fun, play and make new friends! This, however, can be difficult for kids with special needs. Not all activities, camps and programs accommodate children with unique needs making summer fun difficult at times. It is also important to prevent the summer slide especially for children with … [Read more…]

Win 4 Tickets to the Sensory Friendly Performance of Cinderella

Cinderella

We are incredibly excited to partner with The Roxey Ballet to bring families with special needs the opportunity to win four tickets to a sensory friendly performance of Cinderella. The intricate gracefulness of the ballet is an art form that young children have been attracted to for generations. Wearing pink slippers and tutus, they love … [Read more…]