Category: activities: indoor

Another rainy day…

Another rainy day…

[ 1 ] May 19, 2007 |

Fun Things to do on a Cold, Rainy Day 1. Wear your pjs all day. 2. Read the comics and draw some of your own. 3. Check out a local storyhour. 4. Play games at home. 5. See the new Shrek movie. 6. Learn how to make paper airplanes. 7. Have pancakes for supper. 8. […]

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Lego My Family

Lego My Family

[ 0 ] May 8, 2007 |

Sometimes we do not want to take apart our Lego masterpieces after we build them. The boys and I built our family out of Legos and decided it would be fun to “save” us by doing a photo shoot. They helped set the scene and took turns learning how to frame the subject matter, without […]

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Are you FIVE yet?

Are you FIVE yet?

[ 0 ] May 2, 2007 |

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is turning FIVE this year! This wonderful museum was created by the amazing children’s book author Eric Carle to inspire kids of all ages and enhance our appreciation for and an understanding of the art of the picture book. If you have not had a chance to […]

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Rain, Rain, Go Away

Rain, Rain, Go Away

[ 3 ] March 17, 2007 |

Things to do on a rainy day. • Watch the movie, Singing in the Rain. • Sing songs. • Read books with your kids. • Build a castle out of Legos. • Go to a big movie. • Do a REALLY big puzzle. • Make chocolate chip cookies from scratch or slice and bake. • […]

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And Suddenly it Was Dark!

And Suddenly it Was Dark!

[ 1 ] March 7, 2007 |

Some of us in Providence (over 800, said the ProJo), lost our electricity last night. My husband and I were just getting the boys ready for bed. In my opinion, not a very convenient time, I was already planning my evening without kids (and electricity was definitely in the plan). After we lit candles, found […]

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Free-for-all Saturday

Free-for-all Saturday

[ 2 ] January 11, 2007 |

The RISD Museum is the place to be the last Saturday of every month. I admit it, my family and I are groupies. Through their creative monthly programs, they open up the art world to our kids. They teach them how to see, create, learn and experience different art forms, cultures, and parts of the […]

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