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10 Awesome Preschool Summer Camps for First Time Campers

Is your preschooler ready to go to camp for the first time? Whether he loves art and music, or if she’s into gymnastics and sports, we found a nearby day camp to keep them happy all summer long.

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9 NYC Entertainers Who’ll Bring the Birthday Party to You

Before you plan your next kid’s birthday party, check out our list of the best animal handlers, balloon twisters, musicians and more that’ll come to you ready to delight little guest.

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Celebrate Earth Day with 13 Planet-Friendly Parties

Earth Day is coming up on April 22, with Arbor Day not far behind on April 25. Get your fill of fun, eco-friendly celebrations for the whole family here.

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Top 10 Baby & Toddler Drop-in Classes in Brooklyn

Can’t commit to a semester-long class? No problem! Drop in to one of these ten baby and toddler classes whenever your schedule permits.

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Come Work With Us! In Search of Savvy Writers in New York

We’re hiring contributing writers! Think you fit the bill? Read on.

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Watch as Jimmy Kimmel Asks Kids “Do You Know Any Naughty Words?”

Watch as these adorable kids list off all the naughty words they know to Jimmy Kimmel.

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Ready, Set, Go! 7 Must-See Spots for Car, Truck & Vehicle Loving Kids

Does your kid love cars, trucks and anything that go, go, goes? Find out where you can get behind the wheel of a race car, climb aboard an ambulance, operate a digger and more.

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How to Throw a Mad Science Birthday Party in NYC

Make your kid’s next birthday party a brainy bash with our guide to 7 venues and services that create madly fun science-themed celebrations.

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6 Unique Spring Break Camps to Keep ‘Em Busy All Week Long

No travel plans for spring break? Send your kids on a local adventure instead. They can ride ponies, join a band, compete in the Olympics and more at these unique week-long camps.

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8 Manhattan Play Spaces Where You Don’t Need a Membership

If the little ones are restless and you’re climbing the walls counting the days until you can let them run wild in the park, drop in to one of these fun spots – no pricey memberships required!

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Shoogies NYC: Homemade Baby Food Delivered to Your Door

If you aspire to make your own baby food but just can’t find the hours in the day, you’re going to love this. Shoogie NYC delivers homemade organic baby food right to your door. Read on for the full scoop on this “why didn’t I think of that?” business.

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10 New Openings We Can’t Wait for This Spring

Find out what’s new and exciting in the city this spring – the latest additions to Brooklyn Bridge Park, a new kid-friendly treat from the Cronut creator and more.

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Whitney Biennial 2014 Now Open: Take Our Family-Friendly Tour

The just-opened Whitney Biennial 2014 may be massive and feature a few not-so-appropriate for kids pieces, but if you follow our guide, seeing this exciting contemporary art exhibit can be doable and fun for the whole family.

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Best Movies for Kids Debuting This Spring

Make way for talking dogs, Muppets, and even Godzilla himself. Here are sneak peeks and reviews to find out what’s right for your family.

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8 One-Stop Shops to Stock Birthday Party Goody Bags

Whether it’s candy, old-fashioned favorites, or even a low-maintenance pet that you’re after, read on to find out where you can shop for birthday party goody bag fillers all in one fell swoop.

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