Now that the holidays are over, it’s a long, cold crawl until spring finally rears its head. To keep your kids from bouncing off the walls during those long weekends stuck indoors, bring them to any of the following events where they can be entertained for an afternoon or burn off all that extra energy that builds up over the winter months.Continue reading »
We all know that, as parents, a full session of serious shuteye is rarely possible. If you have little ones, you probably forgot what it feels like to be fully rested. But when it happens, it can freshen your body, senses, and mind. So as a reminder, here are some wonderful changes that occur when you actually get the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep.Continue reading »
I love the outdoors and could easily spend my days gleefully hiking through the countless breathtaking parks we're lucky to have in the St. Louis area. My kids? Not so much – yet.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 »
SciFest: Community Science Showcase, is the Saint Louis Science Center's annual Martin Luther King Jr. weekend event showcasing diversity of the scientific community in St. Louis. Visitors to the Science Center can participate in hands-on activities and presentations led by STEM role models representing a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, including teens from the Center's Youth Exporing Science (YES) program.
Visitors are welcome to view eagles through spotting scopes staffed by trained volunteers. There will be a warming tent that will include children's art activities and a St. Louis Audubon display. Families can also take photos next to the full-size eagle's nest, and watch a live eagle educational program.