We fly onto 270 south and I finally feel my shoulders start to relax. Only two hours behind schedule, but let’s not dwell on that. We are finally on the road. This vacation is happening. Then, from the back seat, I hear it: “Mom? I have to poop.”Continue reading »
The Saint Louis Zoo has unveiled plans for the creation of Primate Canopy Trails, a 35,000-square-foot outdoor expansion of the Primate House, complete with sky trails and plenty of ways for visitors to get an up-close look at their favorite primates.Continue reading »
Last summer, I was introduced to the wonders of modern-day sleep-away camp when my daughter spent a week at one for the first time. And let me tell you – these kids have it good. Real good. I went to sleep-away camp too, when I was a kid, and let's just say things have changed. Here are just a few of the differences between then and now.Continue reading »
Play comes naturally to kids. They use it as a way to express their feelings and learn new things. But in the age of electronics we live in, video games and screens can take over a child’s free time. Screen-free, or traditional play, offers benefits kids just don't get from playing on an iPad or on the latest game console.Continue reading »
Snip, rip, cut and create with collage artist Allison Sissom at the new Magic House @ Made, a 7,000-square-foot maker space for kids! Sissom will teach kids how to give photos, book pages and magazines a new life and assemble them into collages.
Free, fun, family-friendly environmental education programs are presented by the naturalists at the World Bird Sanctuary featuring reptiles, birds and mammals. During Amazing Animal Encounters you'll get to meet some of the animals at the sanctuary and see some fly!
Mama Lisa and Fundisha Enterprises deliver this musical mystery that unlocks secrets from a child's life on an island in the Caribbean.
Families are invited to the Saint Louis Art Museum every Sunday afternoon for free hands-on art activities with fun themes, special performances, engaging demonstrations and a lively, 30-minute family tour through the galleries.