Tag: elementary school age

Touch a Truck – Durham

Touch a Truck Southpoint 2013

The 2017 Touch a Truck event will take place on Saturday March 25th, from 10am to 2pm. Children with sensory issues are welcome to come before the event starts, from 9am to 10am, for a quieter experience. Tickets are $5…

Jumpin JoJo’s Open Bounce & Party Center – Raleigh

Jumpin JoJo's Open Bounce & Party Center: Slides

Cold, wet weather driving a need to find a way to burn your kids’ energy indoors? Consider Jumpin JoJo’s in North Raleigh. Located in a small shopping center just north of 540 on highway 401, it’s very easy to get…

BrickUniverse Raleigh

BrickUniverse Raleigh: LEGO Building

Have a Lego fan in the house? Big or small, they are sure to enjoy BrickUniverse. BrickUniverse is returning to Raleigh for the 2nd year in a row. This year’s event will be even larger and feature: LEGO Star Wars…

Church Street Park – Morrisville

Church Street Park: Toddler Playground

With the recent tease of warm weather, we had to get out and play! That included exploring the new Church Street Park in Morrisville. The park opened about 9 months ago and features a nice playground, tennis courts, picnic areas, and…

ABC11 Science Club with BASF

ABC11 Science Club: Pizza Box Solar Oven

From Sarah C.: As a parent, I’m always looking for ways to encourage my son to learn new things. He seems to be a bit like me in that he’s a more of a hands on learner. As much as…

NC Museum of Art: Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

NCMA Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

From Sarah C.: Looking for indoor entertainment this weekend to beat the heat? Consider taking your family to the NC Museum of Art for one of the Weekend Family-Friendly tours. These half hour tours occur on Saturday and Sunday morning and are…

Kick-off to Kindergarten at Marbles

Marbles: Kick-Off to Kindergarten

**The 2017 dates are Thursday, June 22nd for year round calendar students and Saturday, August 19th for traditional calendar students.** From Sarah C.: Marbles Kids Museum in downtown Raleigh hosts an annual event for rising kindergarteners and their families called “Kick-off to…

Page Farms: Strawberries

Page Farms Strawberry Fields

 From Sarah C.: One of my favorite parts of spring? Strawberry season. Thanks to our crazy winter weather this year, the start of strawberry season has been a bit delayed with the first farms opening for “pick your own” over…

Prairie Ridge: Nature Play Space

** Updated 8/9/16 with new hours. ** From Sarah C.: It’s no secret my family loves the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. We also really like the natural play area at Wilkerson Nature Preserve. That said, we we’ve been counting…

Logan Trading Company

Logan Trading Company: Train Table

From Sarah C.: Logan Trading Company has been a staple in downtown Raleigh for years selling plants, gardening supplies and a bit more. As you plan for fall planting and (dare I say it in September?) Christmas trees & greenery,…

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