The Arcade Age – Cradle of Aviation

If you love video games or enjoy the feeling of Nostalgia, like I do then you need to visit The Arcade Age Exhibit at the Cradle of Aviation in Garden City.

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The exhibit begins with the history of Arcade Games which started in the 40’s and 50’s and discusses the launch of the first arcade game and the revival and decline of the arcade games in the 1990’s. 

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Then the fun begins as you enter the arcade where you will be filled with excitement as you choose what game you will play first.

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Celery Stamping: Roses & Hearts

Valentine’s Day is coming up and I am always looking for fun new projects for the girls to make.

I saw this idea of Celery Stamping on Pinterest and I knew we had to give it a try.

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This is a great way to create with little hands. Using the bottom of the celery as a stamp is big enough for little ones to get a good grip and create something beautiful.

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Cereal Box Puzzle

We finished our box of cereal and I went to throw out the box and remembered I have been wanting to reuse the Cheerio Box for something. Then the idea came to me, A PUZZLE!

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My daughter loves puzzles and I thought it would be fun to have her put together a familiar box instead of putting it into the recycle bin. Then when she gets board of it we can put it into the recycle bin again but at least we got a multi-purpose use out of it for a little while.

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Super League Gaming Giveaway!

Super League Gaming, the first recreational video league, lets your kids take their love of Minecraft beyond your living room walls and make friends and frenemies at your local movie theater.

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One of our readers will be able to win a pair of tickets to this four week gaming experience at the Farmingdale Multiplex Cinemas thanks to Super League Gaming. Do you want to win the tickets?

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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Hearts

Who loves Chocolate Covered Strawberries?

These strawberries can be made to look like hearts very easily for a perfect Valentine’s Day treat.

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These Valentine’s Day Treats are super simple and delicious to eat.

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Shining Child- Raymond Mohler Jr.

We are so happy to announce our Shining Child of the Month for January 2016, Raymond Mohler Jr. He started his foundation called, The Little St. Nick Foundation over a decade ago and he has made such a positive impact on the community.

 

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Raymond is a wonderful example of Kids helping Kids and the amazing impact that a child’s efforts can have not just on the individual receiving the help but the positive impact it has on the entire community.

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PARENTAL TIP: Be Specific!

Article Written By: Michael Pam

Although this is a true story from this morning, it does make you think.

The picture below is what happens when you tell a 10 year old to get his shoes and hat off the stairs.

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I wasn’t specific.

Did he do as told/asked? Yes.

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