One of Calgary’s main attractions undoubtedly is the Calgary Zoo. Located mostly on St.George’s Island in the Bow River, it is the second largest zoo in Canada (after Toronto) and founded in 1929 also is among the oldest one of the country.
In June of [...]
For part three of Craftulate‘s 5-day series titled “Play, Craft and Learn with Dinosaurs” we are going outside for a really easy but efficient activity.
Nico loves the show Dinosaur Train, and they have an A to Z dinosaur song, so I thought it would be good to get his attention on listening [...]
As part of Craftulate‘s 5-day series titled “Play, Craft and Learn with Dinosaurs”, we combined some learning with some fine motor skills. Nico’s been working on writing his uppercase letters, so I thought it would be fun to steer away from the writing work sheet and use a salt tray.
Little Bins for Little Hands issued a challenge to set up a rice bin for your child with nothing in it but white or brown rice and let your child decide what to put in. We did.
Nico was not very creative this time, maybe it was because he had [...]
(Feb. 12, 2014) We’ve played in cloud dough several times before but not since we’ve moved back to Calgary. This time we made it to go with the 12 month challenge/series we are part of, which is a new sensory dough a month for a year! So we added a few elements [...]
This year we are joining a new series from Dayna at Lemon Lime Adventures, where several blogs bring you their adventures and special twists on a sensory dough every month. So come back every month to see what we do with our sensory monthly dough.
The first dough we are sharing [...]
Hey! It’s me … PlayDrMom again! This time I’m here to share another one of my favorite places to go with the kids … Lloyd A. Stage Nature Center, in Troy, Michigan.
It’s been a couple of weeks since our last visit to this local Nature Center … and I’m sure, by [...]
It’s PlayDrMom again! This time I’m here to tell you about a great place we stopped on our travels in the Northeast U.S.
On our grand adventure in New England we spent one night, 2 days in Ogunquit, Maine. I choose to make this stop on our trip because my parents brought me [...]
Off to the San Francisco Zoo!
A trip to the SF Zoo is a fabulous family fieldtrip. Here’s some further information to make your day more enjoyable:
“To connect people with wildlife, inspire caring for nature and advance conservation action”
(June 19, 2012) We have 2 flower beds in the backyard and we decided to put flowers in one of them. So we bought already grown flowers and also seeds. Nico and my mother (her name is Linda, Nico calls her Dada) decided one day to get to work, well, she did and [...]