top 10 ways to ring in the new year with philly kids
this weekend: christmas downtown, NW & beyond!
Whether you’re searching for ways to please big kids, little kids, or kids at heart, New Year’s in Philly has something for everyone! Here’s our top ten for 2013: 1. This New Year’s Eve, take the tykes to snuggle with Elmo and Cookie Monster for the last day of “A Very Furry Christmas” at Sesame […]
what should we say to our children?
This is it! Your last chance to get your full of holiday festivities before the jolly old guy pays a visit to your home! Enjoy the last weekend of holiday activities in the Northwest and throughout the Philadelphia Region. Northwest Chestnut Hill Sundays: Sundays in Chestnut Hill are always fun in December. Santa will […]
weekend family fun ideas- NW & downtown
I can not fathom the grief and anguish that is awash over the Sandy Hook community right now. The loss of so many lives and so many children is simply and purely unimaginable. My heart aches for the parents, the siblings, the relatives and friends of those who were so hideously gunned down. I hope […]
top ten elf on the shelf ideas… and apologies
DOWNTOWN: Zoo Noel– Santas Across the World Philadelphia Zoo December 15 & 16 Hang out with Mr. Claus in the rainforest, the outback, the artic, at home on the farm and on safari. 3400 Girard Avenue $14.00/ages 1 and under are free Winterfest Sister’s Cities Park December 15th 11-2 p.m. Enjoy a Holiday Treasure […]
weekend family fun: NW and downtown!
By now you’ve probably realized that you too have a defective elf. It’s only December 10, and your elf has failed at least once to fly back to the North Pole in order to make a report to Santa while your children are nestled all snug in their beds. So when your little ones rush […]
a recipe for bringing math outdoors
The second weekend in December means Dickens Dominates. Celebrations in the Northwest include music, performances and readings. Holiday celebrations abound throughout the city where you can welcome winter at Smith, visit Santa at the zoo and light the second Hanukkah candle at a music festival. Never a dull moment in Philly! Northwest Philadelphia – […]
5 Cups of Mud, 3 Striped Salamanders, and 1 Rectangular Rock A child pushes a large rock to the side. “It’s shaped like a rectangle,” he observes. Within minutes, a small circle of spectators waits in suspense. “Salamanders!’ they cry in unison. “There’s three of them!” someone notes. “No, wait, 1-2-3—-4…there’s 5!” another exclaims. “Let’s […]