teaching STEM through legos: wilbert mckinley’s TEACH FLEET
food trucks, faeries, wizards & more this weekend…
Earlier this month, my two young reporters and I had the distinct privilege to interview a Lego Master Builder. Ever since my eight year old saw the Lego Movie, the concept of a Master Builder has been fascinating to him. So to meet one in person, well… dream come true! Our opportunity arose when […]
six banned children’s books my children loved
With back-to-school, museum hopping, faeries, wizards, sailboats & fairs… you can’t go wrong this weekend! Friday Back-to-School Resource Fair It’s the last Friday of the month, and that means it’s Final-ly Friday in Mt. Airy. Enjoy the festive atmosphere along The Avenue, and then duck into the courtyard of the Presbyterian Church for […]
pirates, peace, plants & art this weekend…
It’s banned books week, and one of the things that most amuses me when I peruse the lists of banned texts is how many of the blacklisted titles we’ve read with our children… and loved. Here’s a sampling of just how rebellious we are: Farenheit 451 Why it was banned: Profanity, bible burning, […]
philly family weekend fun: hay bales, fringe arts, music & fairs!
This weekend’s round-up offers everything from light banter to exploring nature to appreciation for and celebration of the deeper side of life: Friday: Free Donuts for Pirates! In observance of Talk like a Pirate Day, all Philadelphia Krispy Kreme locations will be giving out free donuts to customers who break out their pirate speak and […]
philly fab fun this weekend: legos, thomas, bees & fleas!
Friday through Sunday: Woodmere’s Straw Maze This year’s maze theme is “Bales of Cornwall” which ties into artist Waterl Elmer Schofield’s work on display in the museum. So once the kids tire out from running around in the hay, take them inside to see the inspiration painting, Morning Tide – Coast of Cornwall. Maybe try another […]
Friday through Sunday: Honeybee Festival Follow the buzz over three days in three different locations. The Philadelphia Beekepers Guild presents its 5th annual Honneybee Festival, Friday September 5, kids can enjoy a morning homeschool program from 10-noon and parents can enjoy an evening honey-themed happy hour from 5-7pm. Saturday, the cool bess head over to the […]