Last week was the second event in the Speaking of Play series presented by the Providence Athenaeum, Providence Children’s Museum and Kidoinfo: a provocative conversation about the important benefits of recess. Panelists shared stories of their recess crusades and sparked an enthusiastic and passionate audience exchange about joining together as a community to stand up [...]
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PAPER CAPERS Weekends in April | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Kidoinfo partners with Providence Children’s Museum to create this special series. Discover fun-filled paper folding activities! Where: Providence Children’s Museum – 100 South Street, Providence Cost: Free with museum admission. Ages: Recommended for ages 5 and up. Origami Saturday, April 6 & Sunday, April [...]
Last week’s “Leave No Child Inside” conversation – presented by the Providence Athenaeum, Providence Children’s Museum and Kidoinfo – featured an enthusiastic exchange of ideas and resources for increasing kids’ outdoor playtime.
Some of the issues:
Join the conversation! A series of panel discussions about the critical importance of self-directed play for children’s healthy growth and development.
Conversations will be held the first Tuesday of March, April and May from 7:00 – 8:30 PM at the Providence Athenaeum.
Looking forward to hosting a special Moms Night Event out with Rhody Mamas. Kidoinfo will be at Whole Foods Market University Heights on December 3 from 7-9pm.
Skill It will join us with fabulous recipe ideas. Enjoy free cooking demos, food tasting, beauty and body care sampling, floral arrangement demos, “Shopping on a Budget” tours, holiday meal and table prep tips & ideas, vendor showcases, “mocktails,” raffle items and much more!
This event is complimentary and a perfect way to learn some great menu and table decorating ideas in time for the holidays.
Join us for the first Kidoinfo Spooky Storytime & Haunted Art in the Park on October 27th at 10:30am!
Hear guest authors & illustrators read their books and other spooky favorites. Following Storytime, at Haunted Art in the Park kids can work on creating an interactive haunted house in Burnside Park with artist Alison Paul! Also learn about our life-size human anatomy skeleton, Mr. Bones (and his guts!) as science educator Nora Barre explains the function of bones and explores human anatomy! Do a fun skeleton craft to hang in the trees and spookify the park! Explore our Spooky playground, get FREE Halloween facepainting by artist RattScalion, dance to our special Halloweenie sound-track and enjoy delicious fall treats from food trucks! Details….
Edible Rhody will be hosting its first ever Edible Rhody KIDS event at the Hope Street Farmers’ Market at Lippitt Park, Providence, in collaboration with Kidoinfo and Skill It on Saturday, October 13th. We’re thrilled to partner with these two awesome local food organizations. The event will include: samples of great tasting kid-friendly, farm-friendly lunchbox [...]
The City of Providence was recently honored as a “Playful City USA” by KaBOOM!, a national non-profit dedicated to saving play for America’s children. The national program recognizes cities and towns that make play a priority and use innovative programs to get children active, playing and healthy.
To celebrate this designation, Providence parks and other recreation venues will participate in a citywide weekend of play, beginning with a Playful Providence Kickoff Celebration held on Friday, September 7, 4:30 – 6:30 PM in Burnside Park. The celebration will feature playful activities by Providence Children’s Museum, RI Parkour, RI Museum of Science and Art and more plus lively music from the Brown University Band, collaborative art projects, and a short speaking program.
Playful Providence activities will continue throughout the weekend…
A big thanks to The Rhode Show for featuring Kidoinfo and Greater Kennedy Plaza 2012 summer family programming in Burside Park in downtown Providence.
If you missed seeing it live, click on the links to watch them now.
Play in the Park Tuesdays was featured on The Rhode Show, Tuesday August 7, 2012.
Kidoinfo Storytime and Art in the Park was featured on The Rhode Show, Thursday August 23, 2012.
Join us for the FINALE of Art in the Park: PROVIDENCE AND THE PURPLE CRAYON this Thursday, August 23, 2012!
All summer long children have been engaged in a curious project in Burnside Park. On any given Thursday morning following Kidoinfo Storytime, you might see kids of all ages with their moms, dads, or babysitters kneeling on the grass with purple paint, cotton balls, glitter, copious glue, sticks, and of course crayons, at the ready. What have they been working on? PROVIDENCE AND THE PURPLE CRAYON!
Look for more PROVIDENCE AND THE PURPLE CRAYON fun and a special performance on September 7th in Burnside Park as part of the kickoff to the “Playful Providence” Weekend kickoff celebration, 430-7:30 pm!