Edible Academy at New York Botanical Garden

Edible Academy at New York Botanical Gardens

The New York Botanical Gardens spans over 250 acres yet consists of multiple gardens and historic architecture in the Bronx just a drive over the Washington Bridge. Visitors can enjoy the tram to transport them to the different spaces or if the weather is pleasant take strolls through picturesque scenery. Prompting our visit this summer … [Read more…]

Shark Week Learning Toys

Shark Week Learning Toys

Fintastic Learning Opportunities are in the Ocean! We are fast approaching our favorite time of summer which is the legendary, educational and fun celebration of Shark Week! While my son has always been captivated by sharks and ocean creatures, he and his sister are finally approaching an age where they can appreciate the television show … [Read more…]

Must Do Adventures in New Jersey

Must Do Adventures in NJ

Each New Year’s I stay far away from making resolutions. Instead, I make lists of places I want to visit and adventures I want to experience. Although we love to travel, and we have many travel destinations on our MUST DO list, it is important to look right within our home state of New Jersey … [Read more…]

Create Your Own Fairy Tale with Disney Princess Pley Box

Disney Princess Pleybox Cinderella

It is always a scramble to purchase a gift that is fun, educational and exciting. There is an appeal to watching children gasp as they open their present but quickly interest can diminish. Subscription boxes have become a new trend in meeting not only the interest of the child but also can be parceled out … [Read more…]

Play and Learn Outdoor Toy Guide 2018

Play & Learn Outdoor Toy Guide 2018

Get outside and get active this summer with some exciting brain boosting toys! Kids learn so much by exploring the outdoors and having fun in nature. They engage all their senses and learn life lessons they can’t get from staying inside all day. Sure, a good book is great for learning, but being actively engaged … [Read more…]

Don’t Get Stuck: Educational Activities Using Stickers

Using Stickers: Educational Activities

While stickers are great for fine motor skills, they are not the most efficient tool that meets this need. Let’s be honest, when my son decides all the Avengers stickers that are 1 inch big should be placed all over my wood floor, I am not applauding his fine motor skills. However, there are some … [Read more…]