Think BIG! – Travelin’ Trunk Show

Think Big Theater Arts is one of our favorite places to visit since we attended one of the Travelin Trunk Shows this past summer. Season 2 of the Travelin’ Trunk show starts this weekend and we are so excited!

“The Travelin’ Trunk Show is at 11am on Saturdays & Sundays. Perfect for ages 2-7. Think Mr Rogers meets Magic Garden. New live theater episode and story every weekend.”

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School Lunch Check List- B. Fit Long Island

Now that school is starting back up parents all over are racking their brains…”what should I pack for lunch?”

Here is a school lunch check list (with a few examples) to make sure you are sending your kid to school with a healthy lunch thanks to Erika Burdick of B. Fit Long Island.

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Long Island Apple Picking – 2017

Looking to go Apple Picking on Long Island?

We have some great places listed below where you can Pick Your Own and enjoy a lot of FALL family activities at our local farms.

Please call any of the farms below before heading out to make sure they have fruit available for picking!

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RANDY KAPLAN’S – TRIPPIN’ ROUND THE MITTEN

We are loving Randy Kaplan’s latest album and we can not wait to tell you about it! Why? Because,not only is Randy an award-winning singer-songwriter who has put his love of Tin Pan Alley, folk, rock. blues, ragtime, bluegrass, and Broadway music on display many times before. Now, with his 6th not-JUST-for-kids album, Trippin’ Round the Mitten, he adds hip-hop, pop, doo-wop, and punk to the list.

Randy’s music brings a smile to your face as you listen to the lyrics and you will realize after listening to a few of the songs that he gets “it”. Of course the “it” I am referring to is kids humor. Take a listen and you will get “it”, too.

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Musical Exploration Storybooks for Kids – Moana, Tangled & Mickey

Disney and Hal Leonard have launched their Disney Learning “Explore Music” series and we are HUGE FANS!

My kids and I love to read together all day. These picture books are not only beautiful to look at but, they encourage creative play whether it is using movement with your body or your voice to create music or getting crafty to make your own musical instruments with items around your home.  Turn a day at home or a rainy day into a fun day of musical exploration with some familiar characters.

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Total Solar Eclipse Fun on Long Island

On Monday, August 21st, 2017 all of North America will be able to see the Total Solar Eclipse. On Long Island the visibility will be at about 70% (weather depending).  Are you as excited as we are?

 

In this post we have a fun guide to places you can visit with your family on Long Island this Monday along with do it yourself activities for your own backyard viewing party.

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LAURIE BERKNER: THE DANCE REMIXES

We are so excited to share the news with you that Laurie Berkner has a new album coming out September 22nd, 2017!

If you and your family love to dance and sing like mine does than you are going to love this album.

 The Laurie Berkner Band’s 14 most beloved songs for kids, have been given a modern-day twist, and they have remixed them into electronic dance songs that all ages will adore. That’s the recipe for legendary children’s musician Laurie Berkner’s new album, Laurie Berkner: The Dance Remixes.

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