Summer is Here! What to do, what to do?

Last Friday was the kids' last day of school.  Wow - each school year seems to go by quicker than the last! I surprised the kids with these for breakfast on the last day... (last summer we found a Wilton donut pan at a garage sale... and the recipe I used can be found here.  …

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the pursuit of science

For one of our field trips this summer (space week), we went to the Rochester Museum and Science Center and the Strasenbergh Planetarium.  It was going to cost us (for me and 3 kids) $51 for admission to both the museum and a planetarium show, just for the day!  Yikes!  Fortunately, a friend gave us this tip... …

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Exploring at Explore And More

Hi there! I'm a little behind in posting this.  This was a field trip we went about a month ago.  The Explore And More Museum. This is really intended for the preschool through maybe 1st grade age group, although my 9-year old still had a good time.  It was my first time there, and the …

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Free Movies!

This is so awesome!  If you're looking for things to do with the kids this summer... check this out! Regal Theatres has a Free Family Film Festival this summer, with select movies showing free at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  There are a couple of theatres in both Rochester and Buffalo participating.  You can see …

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TTAH Tuesday – Spend a Day, Not a Fortune

OK, so I stole that line. We went to Martin's Fantasy Island a few weeks ago.  I haven't been there since I was very young. I'll tell you, if you have pre-schoolers, or young school-aged kids, this place is way better than Darien Lake. Cheaper admission prices. Free parking. More kids' rides. A petting zoo. …

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TTAH Tuesday – Springdale Farm

Last week's field trip was to Springdale Farm in Spencerport.  Here's the website for more information: http://www.heritagechristianservices.org/springdale/index.html This is a definite must-do field trip for preschoolers to school aged children.  Not too far away and doesn't take too long to get through.  Nice variety of animals.  Some learning activities.  Free admission, although the petting zoo area …

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