Rainy Day Activities

7 Ideas of Indoor Fun to Beat the Summer Heat in the Bronx

While we are strong advocates of enjoying the outdoors while you can each summer, high temps can leave even the biggest beach bums looking for ways to cool off indoors. Here’s a list of 7 ways to still have fun indoors while escaping the summer heat. Billy Beez Beat the heat while the kids still let out energy at Billy Beez in the Bay Plaza Mall. While it’s not the cheapest

Terrarium Planting with Dunecraft

April showers bring May flowers- so for Earth Day last month we decided to plant some fun terrariums. Dunecraft sent over five of their cool terrarium options for us to try out. With the help of 3 year old Gia and 10 year old Briana, we were ready to plant!       First up was a Pincushion Cactus from their Tiny Terrarium line. This tiny little thing is the

Kid's Potting Event at the Mall at Bay Plaza

Join the New York Botanical Garden at the Mall at Bay Plaza  for a potting-up activity!   Pot up your own seedling to take home and grow on your own!   WHEN: Saturday, May 2nd 10AM – 2PM WHERE: The Mall at Bay Plaza 3rd Level Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, SEPTEMBER 6    FAMILY ART PROJECT: BECOME A PALISADES PROTECTOR Learn about Theodore Roosevelt’s role in preserving the cliffs and beautiful vista of the Palisades. Connect to your inner preservationist! Consider what piece of nature you’d like to preserve for future generations to enjoy, and add your painted and collaged image to a group panorama installation. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. Illustrious Residents event. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SUN,

Rainy Day Activities in the Bronx

Photo: Pinterest The Bronx is home to the city’s largest parks, so there’s never a shortage on outdoor fun. But for those rainy days- there are still lots of ideas for the little ones to have a good time. Please always call ahead and make sure your destination is open. Some places are open weekdays only and some on the weekends. Have some suggestions? Comment below! Head over to Billy Beez

Rainy Day Picks

Visit the Hall of Fame for Great Americans at Bronx Community College. This New York landmark institution founded in 1900 honors prominent Americans who have had a significant impact on this nation’s history. Open to the public for self-guided tours daily, between the hours of 10:00am and 5:00pm. 2155 University Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453 · (718) 289-5100   Check out the Maritime Industry Museum at Maritime College.Touring the museum is like

A Rainy Day in the Bronx

If you’re lucky enough to have off this week with your children- but bummed about the rain today, you’re not alone. If you’ve decided to stay indoors, check out this site-http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/. They feature all kinds of crafts and projects you can make from materials inside your house. There are even some stuff for the Oscars, Mardi Gras, and Easter up. So cool! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via

BronxMama Rainy Day Pick

Put on those rain boots and visit your local Barnes and Noble or Public Library. Pick a table or a spot on the floor and read some of your favorite childhood books to your little ones! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

Project

The other day I realized I had some extra felt left over from a project and decided to make a small felt board for Briana. I remembered this from when I was younger and hoped she would find it as fun as I did when I was her age. Sure enough, she loved it! And the one I made was just a quick idea, when I make my way to

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