Cradle of Aviation Museum- Garden City

Have you ever been to the Cradle of Aviation in Garden City?

It is one of Long Island’s amazing museums and has some great interactive exhibits for the entire family to enjoy.

Have you been?

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Goldfish Swim School

Everybody in the pool! Four Ways to Have a Safer Summer with Goldfish Swim School

At Goldfish Swim School, we believe that every child needs to have the skills to be safer around water. Whether your kids are already splashing around the pool, adventurous toddlers jumping in for the first time, or tentative little ones who need extra encouragement, it’s time to think about summer water safety.

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Ecology Sites/ Nature Centers on Long Island

We all love animals don’t we? We have some wonderful places to visit on Long Island where the staff takes care of some incredible animals and educates the community on how we can help and protect them, as well.

I recommend visiting all of the places listed below with your family. They are all wonderful.

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The Learning Experience of Mount Sinai gives back to St. Jude this Sunday

The Learning Experience of Mount Sinai is having a St. Jude children’s research hospital fundraiser this Sunday, May 20th, 2018.

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 This event is open to the public and is an open house play day! Please feel free to stop by and/or bring anyone you would like.

It will be a Trike-a-thon event so please being bicycles, scooters, roller skates or any ride on your child loves. Those families who provide a donation (in any amount they can afford) to St. Jude Children’s Hospital will receive a sticker, coloring book and a traffic safety lesson.

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Pillowland by Laurie Berkner

Do you love Laurie Berkner as much as we do?

We love watching her you-tube channel and singing and dancing to her music (whether we are at home or driving in our car). But, did you know that Laurie has a couple of children’s books out, too?

We are the Dinosaurs was our first children’s book by Laurie Berkner and now we are enjoying the adorable story, Pillowland. What we love about Pillowland is that it is a whimsical adventure story with a soothing and relaxing tone. We love pretending “we are riding a pillow train… Choo Choo!”  A perfect bedtime story. It is one of our new favorites and I think it would be one of your new bedtime favorites, too.

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Love My Park Day, Saturday May 5th

“I Love My Park Day is an annual event that brings together thousands of volunteers to celebrate and enhance New York’s parks, historic sites, and public lands.”

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Picture above was found on the Parks & Trails NY Website

There are many beautiful parks and campgrounds exist throughout New York State. Where will you volunteer?

” Volunteers clean up park lands and beaches, plant trees and gardens, restore trails and wildlife habitat and remove invasive species. Parks & Trails New York, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation coordinate this event, and park staff and local friends’ groups work with volunteers and oversee activities. Last year, more than 125 state parks, historic sites and public lands hosted I Love My Park Day events.”

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ARBOR DAY Fun on Long Island – 2018

The Arbor Day Foundation promotes the planting, nurturing, and the celebrating of trees. Ways to celebrate is by visiting our local Botanical Gardens, Arboretums, and Nature Preserves. Want to have fun with your kids today? We have some fun craft ideas to help educate our kids about the importance of trees.

 

Take a walk through nature and get some beautiful pictures, today. Your kids will love looking at the flowers and trees, looking for birds and other animals and of course spending the day outside on beautiful Long Island. Where will you visit?

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