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Museum Review: Sparking the Spirit of Revolution in young kids… Maybe just not SO young

On June 9, the Museum of the American Revolution opened Revolution Place, its new interactive exhibit that is geared towards the museum’s younger visitors. I had never been to the MoAR before and was excited that there was an area catering to the my 4.5- and 6-year-olds so we could all take part in the… Continue reading Museum Review: Sparking the Spirit of Revolution in young kids… Maybe just not SO young

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Product Review: Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plate leaves quite an impression

As an avid crafter, I'm always on the look out for new gadgets and materials to use. So when asked to demo Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plate, I was excited and intrigued. Armed with an assortment of colorful acrylics and pristine card stock, I was ready to get down and dirty with some printing projects.… Continue reading Product Review: Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plate leaves quite an impression

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Product Review: Stomp Rocket® is fun for ALL ages!

NEW Stomp Rocket® Stunt Planes were designed by aeronautical engineers and provide hours of fun.  This weekend, I was fortunate to have 3 test subjects, aged 20 months to 4 years old, play with Stomp Rocket® and boy, did it deliver! These unique stunt planes were highly engaging and had the 4 year old completely… Continue reading Product Review: Stomp Rocket® is fun for ALL ages!

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Children’s Book Review: Politics through Kings and cookies

"Catalina and the King's Wall" by Patty Costello was most certainly not what I expected for a children's book.  Without reading the premise and only knowing the title, I was a little surprised that in 2018 we were featuring Kings and not Queens.  When starting the story and getting into the premise, I found myself… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Politics through Kings and cookies

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Children’s Book Review: A basket full of dreams for young girls AND boys with Neema’s Reason to Smile

 “Neema’s Reason to Smile is the story of Neema, a young Kenyan girl who dreams of one day being able to afford to go to school. Slowly, and with great purpose, Neema makes a plan to save money in her dream basket and make her dream come true. One day, a mysterious young girl skips… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: A basket full of dreams for young girls AND boys with Neema’s Reason to Smile

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Children’s Theatre Review: Zuzz the Alien Needs Your Help! is an adorable show that young kids and their parents will love.

Zuzz the Alien Needs Your Help!, a 50-minute one-alien show co-created by Amanda Coffin and Bill D'Agostino, stars Hannah Parke as Zuzz, the titular extra terrestrial whose spaceship has crashed on Earth. Her self-appointed mission is to invite the people of Earth to celebrate in Glofenshopenshpiel, the most important holiday on her planet. This holiday… Continue reading Children’s Theatre Review: Zuzz the Alien Needs Your Help! is an adorable show that young kids and their parents will love.

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Reader recommended SUMMER THEATRE CAMPS in and around Philly

Philly Life and Culture readers were asked what their favorite summer camps for children were.  The response was overwhelming.  Our 1st of 2 features focusing on Theatre Camps in and around the city.  All information was gathered from the marketing of each camp.  With school winding down, parents are sure looking for ways to keep… Continue reading Reader recommended SUMMER THEATRE CAMPS in and around Philly