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Relieve Back-to-School Stress with Connection & Routine

As fall approaches, we know kids (and you!) may have some extra back-to-school jitters this year. To relieve potential stress, start practicing these social-emotional skills now.

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This New Platform Puts Expert Mental Health Care for Your Kids At Your Fingertips

No matter how many parenting books or advice columns you read, it can be challenging to navigate emotions and stages and to know what is “normal” for our kids. That’s where this first-of-its-kind service, Little Otter, comes in! Little Otter …

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19 Ways to Have a Classic 1980s Summer This Year

Give your kids a totally awesome experience with our rad how-to guide.

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A Wisconsin Zoo Just Welcomed These Otter-ly Adorable Triplets

Three baby river otters recently made their grand debut.

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Featured Creatures: 7 Incredible Animal Encounters

If you need a new adventure your wild things will love, it doesn’t get better than diving with sharks, training rats and cuddling with playful otters.

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LOL: 27 Silly Jokes for Seattle Kids

Tickle your tot’s funny bone with silly jokes Seattle kids (and parents) will totally get.

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Adorable Animal Cams You Can Watch All Day Long

Connect with your favorite aquarium, zoo and farm animals!

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Just Take a Look: Find DC’s Favorite Spots in These Books

Missing out on your favorite DC haunts? Take a page-turning tour of our nation’s capitol with 8 awesome books set in the DMV.

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Kid-Friendly Christmas Podcasts to Listen with the Fam

Tired of Christmas songs? These podcasts will still keep spirits merry and bright, without all those earworms.

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8 Great Alternatives to a Lemonade Stand

Tired of the same-old business venture for your little entrepreneurs? Try one of these great ideas, instead.

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5 Northeast Road Trips You Need to Take

The Northeast is jam-packed with attractions that’ll make your summer—or anytime—road trip shine.

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To the Mom Doing a Fabulous Job

Photo: laughingkidslearn.com
I suck at this Mom thing.

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Or at least feel like I do.
And while my head knows it’s not true, my heart sends a different message.
No, I don’t want to go…

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Zoos Participate in Savage #CuteAnimalTweetOff and It’s Exactly What We Need

It’s only the start of 2017, but a wicked battle is brewing in Twitter world . . . possibly the biggest we’ll see this year. Luckily this duel isn’t about politics, mommy wars, or anything else that’ll make you want…

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A Nurturing Experience You Otter Know About

Nurtured by Nature brings one-of-a-kind Otter Swim Encounters to kiddos with terminal illness and life-threatening conditions.

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Explore: CuriOdyssey and Playground in San Mateo

Take the kids to CuriOdyssey (formerly known as the Coyote Point Museum) and the nearby Magic Mountain playground, and you’ll find yourself promising to take them back. The museum is chock full of activities (many of them indoors) that will…

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10 Things to Know About the Sea Otter Classic

With egg hunts, carnival rides and stunt shows (all free for kids!), this awesome weekend of family fun isn’t just for cyclists. Get the inside scoop right here!

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Take a Dip in This Splash-tastic Indoor Water Park

Change up your playground routine at this indoor water park that offers up family fun, rain or shine.

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Wild Places for Wild Things: Toddler Classes at the SF Zoo

Every parent knows there are times when your little monkeys need to be released into a more natural environment. Take your two-legged wild things to where the real wild things live at the SF Zoo. Learn more about the Zoo’s toddler classes.

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From Jaguars to Otters: Cute Zoo Babies You Need to See

Have you heard the news? There’s a baby boom at the Woodland Park Zoo! Our favorite local zoo has delivered (quite literally) some major cuteness in the last few months. Check out our slideshow to see the new arrivals.

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July Hot List – San Francisco Bay Area Indoor Summer Fun and Photography Specials

$100 off Summer Child Photo Session with Nancy Alcott

To capture a day in the life of your child, to record just a day of their childhood summer spent chasing butterflies and splashing puddles, capturing a moment in time to…

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Worth the Drive: New Jellies at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

The recent news from the Monterey Bay Aquarium that Toola, “the most important animal in the aquarium’s sea otter program,” had died was certainly sad (the 28-year-old otter passed away due to “natural causes and infirmities of age.” But her…

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Worth the Drive: Meet a New Sea Otter Pup

Not every denizen at an aquarium happens to be born at the aquarium. Take Pup 572, for example. He was found on a stretch of beach near Cayucos just after the new year. No mom was with the six-pound boy,…

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Watch: Little Boy Loves Playing With the Otter

Who’s faster — a little boy with oodles of energy or an otter with tons of energy to spare? Check out this adorable video of a little boy at the San Diego Zoo playing with an equally adorable otter. We…

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CuriOdyssey

1651 Coyote Point Dr
San Mateo, CA 94401

The only environmental and wildlife science museum on the Peninsula, CuriOdyssey is not dusty and boring, but a fun and interesting way to introduce young kids to California critters and their habitats.…

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