We wanted to keep our four toddlers happy while we visited the ‘happiest place on Earth.’ We started out on this mission two weeks before our trip with a crash course in Disney characters. We read Disney books, saw a few episodes of the Mickey Mouse Club [...]
Every young child in the Sacramento area knows the train museum: the huge, shiny engines on display; a real locomotive cab you can pretend to drive; the model trains winding through detailed landscapes; the toy train tables upstairs; and, of course, actual train rides!
Located in historic Old Sacramento, the California State Railroad Museum [...]
It’s me, PlayDrMom, bouncing in again to tell you about another great place we found to play.
How could you drive by this place and NOT want to go check it out?!? We knew we wanted to go when we heard about its opening and finally got to check it out last [...]
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”
So far all posts for our series “Kids on the Go” have been contributed by various blogs out there, but you do not need to have your own blog in order to participate and share great places to go with your children! You, the reader, can join in as well and send us your “review” [...]
One of Quebec’s biggest traditions is the Cabane à Sucre or sugar shack. Every year between mid-February and the end of April (depending on the weather) Quebecers (and visitors) flock to the dining halls all over the province to enjoy traditional Quebecois foods.
One of [...]
Hello! I am Maggy, mum of two – Red Ted (5yrs) and Pip Squeak (3yrs) ! Usually you will find me getting crafty over on Red Ted Art, cooking with the kids on Life At The Zoo (though we have been seriously slack in that department) or [...]
Possibly THE best place to take your kids in Port Douglas, Australia, is the Wildlife Habitat.
We are bursting with wildlife here in the tropics, you’ll see lorikeets, fruitbats, and the occasional cockatoo flapping about. You are very likely to see a giant green tree frog hiding [...]
I’m back again to share a wonderfully fun place that’s completely unique and a truly special place in Michigan.
Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum is an amazing combination of an arcade and museum … literally PACKED with a huge collection of coin-operated games. “Some are exceptionally rare, and others [...]
It’s a bit late to catch this wonderful holiday time activity, but I wanted to share how much fun we (PlayDrMom) had at Christmas at Crossroads this year. Christmas at Crossroads is the holiday celebration at Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad, part of the Genesee County Parks in Flint, Michigan.
Crossroads Village is “an authentic Great Lakes from the turn [...]