A Tour of Liberty Science Center

Take a Tour of Liberty Science Center

Children are scientists by nature. They observe, absorb, and analyze information at an astounding rate. Often times it is thought that children need to be a certain age or maturity to process scientific information. Liberty Science Center (LSC) has been dispelling that myth for over 25 years! Located in Jersey City, they can’t stop growing. … [Read more…]

Spooktacular Fall Fun at Liberty Science Center

Fall Fest at Liberty Science Center

Nothing says fall quite like a hay maze, pumpkin patch and apple cider! Now, I am not talking about your local farm. I am talking about the Liberty Science Center. That’s right! This fall, families can head to LSC in Jersey City to enjoy iconic fall fun. Now through the end of October, guests of … [Read more…]

10 Benefits of Playing Football

Benefits of playing football

  “Football is like life. It requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication, and respect for authority.” – Vince Lombardi I am a soccer, baseball, basketball, wrestling and, most recently, a football mom! My son decided that he wanted to try out football this year. Even though I was really nervous, I signed him up and … [Read more…]

Amazing Reasons to Visit the National Aquarium in Baltimore

National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland

The tranquility found in an aquarium includes surreal imagery and a rhythmic soundtrack that is unique. The whirling and bubbling of the water complements the bright orange of the Giant Pacific Octopus to the bold hues of the tropical fish. As we have highlighted in our post Benefits of Aquariums, there are many academic and … [Read more…]

Must Do Experiences at Liberty Science Center this Summer

Liberty Science Center Must Do Experiences this Summer

One location we visit no matter the season is the Liberty Science Center. Consisting of four floors of massive exhibits, this space embodies learning through play. Children can run, jump, touch, feel, smell and see immersive experiences that promote academic enrichment. If it’s raining or sunny, Liberty Science Center is the perfect place to bring … [Read more…]

Passport to Pangea at Dinosaurs Around the World

Dinosaurs Around the World

While you can get a passport to travel the world, there is one destination that is impossible to purchase a ticket to. Pangea was a supercontinent that existed during the Paleozic and Mesozoic eras that was home to dinosaurs. This summer, the Academy of Natural Sciences invites visitors to pick up a passport and travel … [Read more…]

A Review of the Virginia Living Museum

The Virginia Living Museum

For the past several years, we have taken road trips with stopovers around Virginia. This spring break, we decided to explore Williamsburg which is when I came across a brochure for the Virginia Living Museum (VLM). Our best decision that trip was ignoring our laid out plans for the day and taking a detour to … [Read more…]

Access to Science: A Sensory Friendly Event at The Academy of Natural Sciences

Access to Science_ Academy of Natural Sciences

When you are a parent of with special needs, even just everyday tasks can feel daunting and overwhelming. Whether it’s food shopping, a trip to the playground or a going to the mall, these experiences can be overstimulating and uncomfortable for an individual with unique needs especially for those with sensory needs. That means visiting … [Read more…]

Must Do Experiences at Liberty Science Center this Winter

Must Do Experiences at LSC

One of my absolute favorite places to explore in NJ is Liberty Science Center (LSC). No matter how many times we visit there is always something new and exciting to experience. This winter is no exception. LSC has an incredible line up of exhibits, events and experiences the entire family will LOVE! In addition to … [Read more…]