Old Westbury Gardens Kids Programs

We had the pleasure of attending one of the kids programs at Old Westbury Gardens. Every Saturday at noon you and your child(ren) can enjoy a different themed program.

They have a wonderful line-up for 2018 and we highly recommend attending.

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Child Care Council of Nassau’s Friends & Family Fun Night

Child Care Council of Nassau’s Friends & Family Fun Night will be on Saturday, May 5th, 2018.

It will be held at the Long Island Children’s Museum from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

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Dinosaur Fun at the Long Island Children’s Museum

We had the best time at the Long Island Children’s Museum in Garden City. It is always fun there but, this weekend we had a DINO-mite time checking out their new Dinosaurs Land of Fire & Ice exhibit. Have you been, yet?

The exhibit transports families back to the Cretaceous Period (145 – 65 million years ago), the time when dinosaurs last lived on Earth. Through interactive play kids and adults will have fun learning in this temporary exhibit that will be part of the Long Island Children’s Museum till May. Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice™ was created by Minnesota Children’s Museum and nationally sponsored by The David B. Jones Foundation.

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Long Island Children’s Museum

Looking for a fun place to go that children of all ages will love?

Head to the Long Island Children’s Museum in Garden City.

The Museum is two levels filled with things to do, explore and enjoy.

   Have fun with your family as you experience, “14 interactive exhibits plus live theater, art spaces and daily activities to provide hours of discovery for children of all ages.”

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Day Sails & Charters: Sail Pioneer!

South Street Seaport Museum announces Day Sails & Charters: Sail Pioneer!

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South Street Seaport Museum announces Sail Pioneer! See New York’s skyline the way it was meant to be seen, from the water. Board the 1885 schooner Pioneer and take a two-hour sail in New York Harbor. Available Thursdays-Sundays through October, guests board Pioneerat Pier 16 in the South Street Seaport and set off to see the sights of New York aboard this authentic historic sailing ship. Bring your family for an afternoon sail, a date for a sunset sail, or just yourself to enjoy history at sea. Bring a picnic and a bottle of wine to make it a truly unforgettable trip. No crowds, no cars, and no chaos; instead get a taste of the romance and adventure of the ‘Age of Sail’ aboard Pioneer.

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How Machines Work- Zoo Break!

Written by bestselling author David Macaulay

Children will love this interactive book about six simple machines: the wedge, wheel and axle, lever, inclined plane, screw and pulley. There is hands-on interaction that will excite young readers from the cover of the book where they can spin gears to make the Sloth character go up and down to the pop-ups and flaps that fill the pages throughout the book. It will be on that your children will grab to read over and over again.

Did I mention it is a STEM book written for ages 7 to 10 years old, too? David Macaulay did a great job putting the fun back into learning with this book.

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Inspired by Disney Pixar’s Inside Out

Earlier this Summer, Disney released what some are calling its most successful Pixar movie, “Inside Out”.  The movie touches upon many important topics like family and friends, growing up and coming of age, emotions and feelings, and is presented in such an inventive way that children can easily learn about feelings, and how they affect their behavior and ultimately their choices. Momee Friends have been so inspired by the movie, that we are devoting an entire week to the important message and lessons it delivers.

Inside Out

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