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The Power of Observation & Empowering Children to Use Their Senses

The next time your child is feeling extra curious, motivate them to use their senses to discover the answers (or find more questions!).

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40 YouTube Channels That Are Perfect for Kids

From step-by-step drawing lessons to DIY science experiments, the popular streaming platform is teeming with amazing content you’ll feel good about sharing with your littles.

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Dirt + Water = Fun! 9 Muddy Play Ideas for Toddlers

We even have the secret to edible dirt!

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7 Fun Outdoor Learning Activities for Young Kids

Break out the bubbles and the ice cubes! These fun activities will also teach your kids a little bit about science, help their gross motor skills and spark their creativity.

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13 Terrific Classes for Babies & Toddlers in San Diego

Looking for a kid class that isn’t virtual or taught by you? We’ve got just what you need.

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4 Highlights from 2020 Worth Celebrating

“This year will be known for many things, from COVID-19 to the US presidential elections. Here are the top four stories that will resonate long after 2020 is over.”

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6 Ways That Will Encourage the Love of Science

“Here are ways to create a science-friendly home and encourage your kids to experiment, ask questions, and take part in all science programs in the community.”

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34 Rainy Day Activities for Every Day of the Week

From museums and aquariums to bookstores, art studios and trampoline parks, we’ve put together a list of 34 indoor rainy day activities to keep you and your crew from going loco during the drizzly months.

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Experience the Magic of Colorado at Gaylord Rockies

This epic resort just outside of Denver boasts world-class lodging, kid perks and an interior brought to you by the team that designed the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Find out why you should plan your visit now.

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The Best Kids Books of 2018

Add these new page-turners to your reading list.

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11 Video Games You Can Feel Good About Your Kid Playing After School

Check out these great games that you can “yes” to after school—or anytime.

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Insider’s Guide to the San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering

One of the largest science festivals in the U.S. is coming to San Diego for a thrilling week of STEM-themed fun and learning. Here’s how to navigate it with your family.

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The 11 Best Educational Apps for Kids

Want to feel okay about screen time? These apps are fun and teach your kiddos cool things like math skills, languages and more.

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Take a Journey to Pompeii at the OMSI

Your favorite local museum has brought the wonder and science of Pompeii, Italy, directly to Portland. Read this to find out what to expect before you visit.

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Just Opened: Body Worlds: Pulse

If your inquisitive tot has ever asked you what his brain looks like, or your active adventurer has ever wondered how her muscles work, you’re going to want to take them to the new Body Worlds: Pulse exhibit at the…

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Niagara to Buffalo: New York Like You’ve Never Seen it Before

If you’ve been wanting to plan a family getaway to New York, Niagara City and Buffalo might be the perfect destination for your clan. Read on to find out more.

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A New STEM Exhibit: The Science Behind Pixar

Math makes movies! Computers make cartoons! Here’s where kids learn all about the science behind their favorite animated flicks.

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She Blinded Me with Science! StemBox, the New Science Kit for Girls

If your little girl has turned your kitchen into a science lab or is constantly asking you to challenge her with math equations, it’s time for you (and her!) to check out a subscription to StemBox.

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Let These Amazing Kids Motivate You Today

13 inspirational kids who prove that age is nothing but a number.

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Awesome Alert! Discover 52 Weeks of Free and Fun Science

Here’s your guide to what’s in store at 52 Weeks of Science!

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STEAM Dream: Activities to Inspire Your Little Techie

Looking to channel the minds of your little engineers? Check out these programs for even the youngest of techies.

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From Caving to Canoeing: These Adventures Will Rock Your Summer

These national parks offer a one of a kind adventure, from star-gazing to spelunking, that’ll really make your family wish summer lasted forever.

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STEM It Up!: NYC Science Camps for Summer

Kid can’t wait until school’s out so they can…code? Make a robot? Indulge her inner zoologist? You need this list!

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Just Opened: The Laboratory

Tinkerers, thinkers, budding scientists and curious kids have a new place to go. With kids’ classes and camps in everything from robotics to Harry Potter wizardry, this will be your favorite place for extra-curricular excitement.

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Spring Break Camps to Keep Your Kids Entertained

If your kiddo needs entertainment beyond the living room, Spring Break camp may be in your future!

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Your Insider’s Guide to the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

Who said learning should be confined to the classroom? This Balboa Park treasure takes science to an entirely new level.

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Field Trip: Take the Kids to Explore Portland’s Cargo Imports

Taking a trip to Cargo is like exploring the hull of a treasure ship. An international bazaar, flea market, furniture showroom, and curiosity shop all rolled into one, Cargo makes for an amazing shopping experience for the whole family. Yes,…

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Ongoing Saturday Activities for Kids in the SF Bay Area

It’s Saturday and nothing on the events calendar works with your budget or nap schedule. Never fear, the list of Ongoing Events is here. From Farmer’s Markets to Drop-In play, we have a list that will keep the whole family…

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