Tag: summer

Favorite Summer Activities from Kidoinfo Readers

Favorite Summer Activities from Kidoinfo Readers

[ 0 ] June 8, 2011 |

I recently asked Kidoinfo readers what their favorite summer activity is and the response was awesome. Since school is already out for some and temperatures are heating up outside you may want to try one of these activities today. Have more ideas? Please add them in the comments below. So my favorite summer activity is […]

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Five Things My Kids Taught Me This Summer

Five Things My Kids Taught Me This Summer

[ 6 ] September 13, 2010 |

1) Dirt don’t hurt. As much as I love for my children to “get down and dirty,” I have to admit I’m very particular about stuff. I like things to be clean and organized. My tolerance for crud reached a new level this summer on one of our camping trips as my children played quietly […]

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Our Top 10 List of How to Celebrate the End of Summer!

Our Top 10 List of How to Celebrate the End of Summer!

[ 3 ] August 25, 2010 |

Here is my 2010 list of fun ways my family is celebrating the last care-free days of summer vacation–before school starts and the days get shorter and the nights get colder. Some were on last years’ list, but some traditions are worth repeating. 1. Head to the beach for boogie boarding, castle building and wave […]

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Fun Bus Bound for Providence Neighborhoods

Fun Bus Bound for Providence Neighborhoods

[ 2 ] July 16, 2010 |

The Parks & Recreation Department Fun Bus filled with kites, board games, hula hoops and more is visiting Providence’s neighborhood parks this summer! From Providence City News: If you see a large, colorful bus painted with images of children rumbling through your neighborhood, it’s probably the Providence Parks and Recreation Department Fun Bus.  Mayor David […]

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Rhode Island’s Great Outdoors Pursuit

Rhode Island’s Great Outdoors Pursuit

[ 0 ] May 10, 2010 |

By Jeanine Silversmith For the second year in a row, I’ve registered my family to participate in the Rhode Island Great Outdoors Pursuit, a wonderful program designed to help families enjoy the ocean state’s recreational parks. Throughout the summer, there are 10 “pursuits” (events) involving fun outdoor activities and challenges such as hiking, fishing, kayaking, […]

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Our last days of summer vacation…

Our last days of summer vacation…

[ 2 ] September 1, 2009 |

My kids head back to school tomorrow. I know it’s cliché but I’m saying it anyways–summer flew by. I have taken a few days off cleaning up, sorting out, buying school supplies and enjoying the last days of my sons’ vacation with picnics, swimming, playing at the beach and biking while squeezing my work into […]

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Kidoinfo is going to the beach and more!

Kidoinfo is going to the beach and more!

[ 5 ] August 8, 2009 |

Kidoinfo is taking a vacation from blogging and posting articles this week (gasp!) while I spend some time offline with my family enjoying summer; at the beach, playing at the park, riding our bikes, eating grilled sea food and searching for the best ice cream! So while I’m gone, enjoy this list I’ve compiled from […]

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Time to pack for camp!

Time to pack for camp!

[ 2 ] June 20, 2009 |

Whether you send your kiddos to camp for a week or the whole summer there are a few essentials they need to carry each day to brave the sun, the rain, the bugs. Here’s our camp checklist to help keep track of all of the essentials and make camp mornings easy and stress-free. Print your […]

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PYO (Pick Your Own) Season: Plan accordingly

PYO (Pick Your Own) Season: Plan accordingly

[ 8 ] June 20, 2009 |

by Katy Killilea PYO (pick you own) farms grant us the opportunity to hunt and choose and pick and amass baskets of lovely fresh food. Kids are great pickers. To some extent, the younger a child is, the better she’ll be: with a lower point of view, ripe gems other pickers miss are easier to […]

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Top 10 Ways to Celebrate the End of Summer

Top 10 Ways to Celebrate the End of Summer

[ 4 ] August 22, 2008 |

Here is my 2008 list of fun ways to celebrate the last care-free days of summer vacation–before school starts and the days get shorter and the nights get colder.  Some were on last years’ list, but some traditions are worth repeating. 1. Head to our favorite beach for an early morning walk, midday swim or […]

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