Rainy Day Activities

Drop-in Indoor Play Space in the Bronx

While the Bronx is home to the largest park in New York City and endless amounts of green space to enjoy, there’s no secret that we don’t have as many indoor options for children as we should. So we’re happy to share that La Escuelita de Sofia Dual Language Pre-School is going to be having a drop-in indoor play space on Saturdays and Sundays starting on Saturday February 15th. For

7 Ideas of Indoor Fun to Beat the Summer Heat in the Bronx

While we are strong advocates of enjoying the outdoors while you can each summer, high temps can leave even the biggest beach bums looking for ways to cool off indoors. Here’s a list of 7 ways to still have fun indoors while escaping the summer heat. Billy Beez Beat the heat while the kids still let out energy at Billy Beez in the Bay Plaza Mall. While it’s not the cheapest

Terrarium Planting with Dunecraft

April showers bring May flowers- so for Earth Day last month we decided to plant some fun terrariums. Dunecraft sent over five of their cool terrarium options for us to try out. With the help of 3 year old Gia and 10 year old Briana, we were ready to plant!       First up was a Pincushion Cactus from their Tiny Terrarium line. This tiny little thing is the

Rainy Day Activities in the Bronx

Photo: Pinterest The Bronx is home to the city’s largest parks, so there’s never a shortage on outdoor fun. But for those rainy days- there are still lots of ideas for the little ones to have a good time. Please always call ahead and make sure your destination is open. Some places are open weekdays only and some on the weekends. Have some suggestions? Comment below! Head over to Billy Beez

A Rainy Day in the Bronx

If you’re lucky enough to have off this week with your children- but bummed about the rain today, you’re not alone. If you’ve decided to stay indoors, check out this site-http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/. They feature all kinds of crafts and projects you can make from materials inside your house. There are even some stuff for the Oscars, Mardi Gras, and Easter up. So cool!

Project

The other day I realized I had some extra felt left over from a project and decided to make a small felt board for Briana. I remembered this from when I was younger and hoped she would find it as fun as I did when I was her age. Sure enough, she loved it! And the one I made was just a quick idea, when I make my way to

Rainy Day Project: Thanksgiving Centerpiece

What you’ll need: 2 toilet paper tubes Brown construction paper Yellow construction paper Red construction paper White construction paper Black construction paper Pencil Glue Scissors Tempera or watercolor paints Paintbrush Stapler How to make it: Trace around your child’s hand on a piece of white construction paper. Note: You may wish to trace a larger area around your child’s hand to make the turkey feathers bigger and also make it easier for your