This month’s sensory dough is slime and most slimes out there are made with borax, which from what I’ve been told is a pretty abrasive detergent. So I searched to find a slime recipe that did not have any borax and that’s how I found Fun at Home with Kids’ [...]
No, this post is not endorsed by “Dinosaur Train”, The Jim Henson Company or PBS…
Nico has been a huge fan of the “Dinosaur Train” TV series and the accompanying books. He also is a huge fan of his swings (he has three, his dolphin [...]
Before we left for Montreal in 2010, there were talks about a new science centre in Calgary, since the old Telus World of Science downtown was too small and also somewhat outdated. Fast forward four years and not only are we back in Calgary, but the almost [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
We love the aviation museum in Warner Robins GA. It is huge and there is so much to see. We took my nephew many years ago and it was a big hit with him. So, my husband and I knew when we had kids, we would have to go [...]
In Michigan fall is a fabulous time of year! The colors are vibrant and the air is crisp. It is also a time for the orchards and cider mills to open their doors for all to enjoy their harvest. I have made it a tradition to bring the kids [...]
(April 15, 2012, 31 months old) There is a time in the life of a toddler, when just sitting on the floor on the deck is not exactly enough anymore. So it came as a very nice coincidence that a local hardware store had a really cute Hollywood swing in Nico’s size on [...]