I routinely help our local teachers come up with fun art projects for the students. I’ve mentioned before, our local school doesn’t offer art at the elementary level. It’s a small school and they just don’t have the funding. My son’s teacher wanted help coming up with an idea for her class- I of course resorted to pinterest where I […]
If you’re up and at ’em early in the day- you can catch a movie free at any Goodrich Quality Theater shown below. Click the link for full details on how to get FREE or reduced ($1) ticket pricing. All shows are 10am. Morning Movies (SUMMER 2017) Every Weekday (Mon-Fri) at 10:00AM, we will be giving you a fresh line-up of family-friendly features at select GQT locations! See the movie line-up below: 6/12 – 6/16: Wild Life 6/19 – 6/23: Secret Life of Pets 6/26 – 6/30: Lego Batman Movie 7/3 – 7/7: Rock Dog 7/10 – 7/14: Storks 7/17 – 7/21: Peanuts Movie 7/24 – 7/28: Monster Trucks 7/31 – 8/4: Trolls 8/7 – 8/11: Sing THEATERS FEATURING MORNING MOVIES: Florida Riverview 14 GDX (Gibsonton) Illinois Kendall 11 GDX (Oswego) Randall 15 IMAX (Batavia) Savoy 16 IMAX (Savoy) Willow Knolls 14 (Peoria) Indiana Brownsburg 8 GDX (Brownsburg) Eastside 9 (Lafayette) Hamilton 16 IMAX + GDX (Noblesville) Portage 16 IMAX (Portage) Michigan Bay City 10 GDX (Bay City) Canton 7 GDX (Canton) Grand Haven 9 (Grand Haven) Jackson 10 (Jackson) Kalamazoo 10 (Kalamazoo) Quality 10 GDX (Saginaw) Quality 16 (Ann Arbor) Missouri Capital 8 (Jefferson City) Forum 8 (Columbia)
Hands on science fun in Ohio
Keep the kids busy this summer with a few fun activities
It’s Spring Break in Michigan and we are in “staycation” mode. Today’s trip was a visit to the Grand Rapids Public Museum to see the whales exhibit that ends next week. Only problem was that the almost 8 year old thought that was boring. The 12 year old and I LOVED it- you can read about it here>> click here […]
Looking for things to do this month- there are some GREAT opportunities to try something new! INDIANA: April 1 –Michigan City Lighthouse Museum opens for season MICHIGAN: April 7- Statewide Astronomy Night– several planetariums across the state have events. April 7-23 Michigan State University Science Festival… Check it out- lots of opportunities to engage in science fun with our kids! April 15- Greenfield village opens at the Henry Ford Museum April 22- Kellogg Bird Sanctuary; August MI- free Earth Day admission Minnesota: April 12-May 14 – WICKED the musical at the Orpheus theater. We saw this in South Bend last fall and it was FANTASTIC..worth every cent! Pennsylvania: April 8-9 Hershey Park Opens – Limited weekends in April VIRGINIA: Now through June 4: Portsmouth, VA Children’s Museum of Virgina: Dinosuars: Land of Fire and Ice exhibit WISCONSIN: Through April 16- Wisconsin Dells- Bigfoot Zipline Tours discount Nationwide: April 15-16 and April 22-23- In celebration of National Park Week– all National Parks will offer FREE admission
Last summer we took a weekend trip to Columbus, Ohio. There are some really fun things to do there with kids. I’ve already posted about the waterfall we visited just minutes from town… but today I’m finally posting our trip to the zoo. First and formost we went 4th of July weekend and they offered FREE ADMISSION to current and […]
Friday April 7 is Statewide Astronomy Night (SWAN) in Michigan. There are many “all ages” events at Planetariums throughout the state. Check this link to find the event nearest you- and then mark your calendar!
Going to the movies with a family of 4 has gotten pretty pricey these days! I love the cinemas that offer free or cheap spring matinee movies… here’s a list of this spring… it’s pretty short so feel free to add any you know about in the comments. I’ll peruse them and add them in. MICHIGAN Flick’s Family Film Festival at Celebration Cinema’s (Super excited to see TROLLS on March 10th… but there’s a good lineup of movies Feb 24-April 20. free for kids 12 and under (it doesn’t list adult pricing but in the past I believe it was $5) MICHIGAN, FLORIDA, INDIANA, ILLINOIS and MISSOURI: Goodrich Quality Theaters: Morning Movies runs March 3- April 30. FMG members (a free “frequent movie goer” club) receives up to 6 tickets FREE for each movie or non-members only pay $1.
I’m not going to lie… a lot of ideas I get from pinterest like everyone else. I like to search out a theme for ideas and then throw my own spin on it. Here’s a project I did with my son’s second grade class- of course I took NO Photos of the class art but I did get a picture of my own child’s […]