Category: activities: indoor

ARTplay: Thinking About Portraits

ARTplay: Thinking About Portraits

[ 0 ] August 22, 2007 |

By Marianne Ruggiero Coordinator of Family Programs at The RISD Museum —– Note: The images of artwork from The RISD Museum collection will remain on the Kidoinfo website for only 3 months as requested by the Museum. Although the images have been removed, kids may still enjoy doing some of the following projects. —– Have […]

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ARTplay

ARTplay

[ 0 ] August 22, 2007 |

ARTplay is a new monthly column written by Marianne Ruggiero, Coordinator of Family Programs at The RISD Museum.   Various themes and activities will introduce kids and parents to the museum’s collection both online and off. Each month Kidoinfo will help spark your children’s interest in art — they can learn about different works at […]

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Cheap, Easy Entertainment

Cheap, Easy Entertainment

[ 0 ] August 19, 2007 |

A list of inexpensive and old-fashioned ways to entertain kids was recently posted on Lifehacker. In our house, my kids and I enjoy coming up with projects to make. I am often a make-it-yourself kind of mom when I have the time, but I also seek out fresh ideas and new venues. Reading the online […]

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Kids and Critters

Kids and Critters

[ 0 ] July 30, 2007 |

by Janice O’Donnell, Executive Director, Providence Children’s Museum I couldn’t have been more than five or six, yet I remember vividly the night my mother roused me from bed to see the kittens being born. Crouching in that dark closet, whispering, we watched mama cat lick clean those tiny bundles of fur and marveled at […]

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Help is here

Help is here

[ 0 ] July 17, 2007 |

Life with a toddler means no matter how much you try to predict when the next meltdown will happen, you’re rarely right. You just have to deal with the emergency whether you’re at home or in public. We all wish to avoid our kids’ public tantrums that seem to come out of nowhere – too […]

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Name That Tune!

Name That Tune!

[ 0 ] June 23, 2007 |

This game is a favorite in our family. (Even though no one in our family can sing in key, it’s still fun.) We have modified the rules from the original show, Name that Tune so we can play almost anywhere with two or more people. We play early in the morning, before dinner, in the […]

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Calling all Superkidos!

Calling all Superkidos!

[ 0 ] June 13, 2007 |

You know you’re a Superkido if you’re a kid (big or little) and you love adventures! Now kids can dress the part. Superkido T-shirts are now available at our online Kidoinfo store. Mix and match your Superkido shirt with accessories from home. Cape and masks not included. My son D said, “Mom, that’s fine if […]

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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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