Winter 2007

Going Places

There really is more than corn in Indiana

Sharks, a carousel, a giant pig and Chihuly. Read...

 

Water fun in winter

Each January, my 5-year-old starts asking, "When are we going to Moose Mountain Falls?" Read...

 

A dinosaur museum sized right for kids

Looking for a "just right" size museum, which will hold the interest of small children, bigger kids and adults, too? Drive a few miles north of the Illinois state line to Kenosha, Wis., and you’ll find just what you’re looking for. The Dinosaur Discovery Museum is kid-friendly, and it’s free.  Read...

 

Kids can be spies in nation’s capitol

When I asked him if he wanted to go to Washington, D.C., his face brightened, his smile grew and he said "Can we go to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing?" Right then I knew this was not going to be a typical trip to D.C.  Read...

 

Paddling with the manatees

Head to Daytona Beach, Fla., and chances are the only nature experience you’re seeking is the opportunity to lie back on the hard-as-concrete, sun-drenched beach while the kids splash in the water. Read...

 

Fighting fire with fire safety

If your kid’s dream is to become a firefighter, why not let them sit behind the wheel of a fire engine and go on a search-and-rescue mission? Believe it or not, you can do just that. Read...

 

Bring on the glitter and glue

‘The mess and fun wrapped up in one" is one way owner Kathy Kent describes the Creative Learning Art Studio for Kids.  Read...

 

Cold blood, warm hearts

When you enter Jim Nesci’s basement reptile museum, take care to look at more than just the animals in the glass-encased cages.  Read...

 

Take a walk on the wild side

Wild animals in need of a helping hand find a home at Willowbrook Wildlife Center. Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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