August 30 Scavenger Hunt
We'll take our list and head out to the meadow to see what we can
find. It’s sure to be an adventure and the most interesting things
you find might not even be on the list. Cromwell Valley Park, Willow
Grove Nature Education Center, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- noon, Ages: 4- 12,
w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-2503,
and Dragons Learn
about the mysterious forest-dwellers of myth and legend. Then search
the park for signs of dragons and fair folk, and use natural
materials in the woods to create a fairy house or dragon’s lair.
Please call or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 2- 4 p.m., Ages: 5
and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-5156,
Back to Cool
Ready for school? Swing by The Shed to make your own school supplies!
Put together a notebook, roll up a pencil, and sew a pouch to store
all the things you'll need for an A+ year. Free with paid admission.
Maryland Science Center, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 3:45 p.m., 410-685-2370,
www.mdsci.org. Drop-In Art
Find inspiration in the many special objects that the Walters holds
within its walls and explore a sparkling treasure trove of precious
materials in the art studio. Every Saturday and Sunday. No
registration required. Drop in, make, and take a fantastic piece of
art home with you. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 3
p.m., Ages: 3 and up, 410-547-9000, www.thewalters.org.
September 1 Labor Day Fun!
Port Discovery is open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. today! Enjoy these
fun programs: Circle Time: 11:30 am ExerGames Virtual Bike Racing,
iDance, and Balance Board surfing in Kick It Up! exhibit: 12 pm - 2
pm Music Performance by Uncle Pete: 12:30 pm - 1 pm Port Discovery
Children's Museum, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Tickets Reqd.
weekend, there are more days and more things to do. See our Family
Calendar for even more family fun!
Happy New School Year!
It’s exciting! The
beginning of a new school year brings on lots of new opportunities but also
stress on parents and kids as well as changes to everyone’s schedule. We found
some articles in our archives to help you and your kids cope:
27 has been designated Museum
by Smithsonian magazine The public can visit
learn more, and to download a Museum Day Live! ticket. Each ticket
grants the ticketholder (plus one guest) free access to any
participating museum on September 27. One ticket is permitted per
household, per email address. A list of participating museums, many
of them in Baltimore and surrounding counties, can be found at
Enjoy this celebration of culture, science history and education.
September is Children's Good Manners Month
How can you
make sure that your children learn good manners? Merely telling them
the proper way to behave in a situation is not enough. Learn the
seven things you must do to raise a polite child. See
We get all kinds of
stuff sent to Baltimore’s Child, stuff for children, stuff for parents, stuff
for parents to use with their children, stuff to watch, stuff to read, stuff we
thought we would never use...you get the picture. We’ll share our impressions
and be adding new items to “Stuff” just about every week. New - Mighty MT - MT Finds His Voice. Take a look!
Did you get that
tablet or smart phone you were hoping for? Lucky you! Now you can read each and
every issue of Baltimore’s Child
online and search through our back issues as well! Download the Baltimore’s
Child app from your App Store. It’s free!
Get Out and Play!
Opening Day is
behind us and it’s time to get out and play! We’ve just updated our Sports
Directory and listed all kind of programs from badminton to yoga. There’s
something your kids will love in there somewhere! See the Sports
Spotlight on Education
invited area schools and preschools to participate in our Spotlight on Education, a special advertising section designed to introduce parents to the unique characteristics and philosophies of their educational programs. Read Spotlight on Education.
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