Category Archives: Storytime

Happy Birthday Dr Seuss – Read Across America Reading Recommendations

Happy Birthday Dr Seuss - Exit to Seuss Landing at Universal Studios

Happy Birthday Dr Seuss! In honor of his birthday, today is Read Across America Day. Two years ago, we happened to be at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure on Dr Seuss’s birthday. It was a perfect excuse to drag my reluctant daughter on the Cat in the Hat Ride. Disclosure: Ann Arbor with Kids is compensated for sales through Amazon links. Thank […]

» Read more

5 Big Kid Free Activities – Wednesday Activity Review

Escape the Big Kids This Summer

This is part of our Wednesday Activity Review series. Most of the Wednesday Activity Review series focus on activities for elementary aged students. Today. I’m changing things up and focusing on activities just for preschoolers and toddlers where they can have a break from the big kids who are home for the summer. As a toddler especially, my daughter was very intimidated by the crowds of big […]

» Read more

Top 5 Big-Kid Free Destinations During Mid-Winter Break

5 Big Kid Free Zones for Mid-Winter Break

When my daughter was a toddler and preschooler, I never liked the weeks the “big kids” were home from school and invading our peaceful playgrounds, libraries, and play areas. My daughter would be intimidated by their size, noise volume, and the number of them running around “her places”. I was always on the lookout for places that we could go that would […]

» Read more

Winter Classes at Lamaze Family Center

Lamaze Family Center Ann Arbor

Now that winter is in full swing, you may be looking for activities for your baby through toddler. Lamaze Family Center has a number of activities for you and your little one planned for the winter term.  Check out their press release below with details on their upcoming programs. Winter classes are enrolling now at Lamaze Family Center! December 16, 2015:  […]

» Read more

Fall Events at Ypsilanti District Library

Fall 2015 Events at Ypsilanti District Library

The Ypsilanti District Library offers a number of fun family events. They have weekly story times, LEGO nights, Minecraft meetups, and much more. Special events this fall include the Ypsilanti Song Fest, KinderConcert: Violin Concerts, and Country in the City. They also have a number of Halloween themed events planned for later in October. Upcoming Events at Ypsilanti District Library The following list has […]

» Read more

Get #Back2SchoolReady with Kellogg’s Products & a Scholastic Book #ad

Get #Back2SchoolReady with Kellogg products & Scholastic books

Disclaimer: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Back2SchoolReady #CollectiveBias Do you have a reader? My daughter is definitely a reader. She is always reading! She reads in the car, while eating, and around the house – including outside. Many nights I’ll call her to help me get ready for dinner and […]

» Read more

Asobo! Ann Arbor to Offer Japanese Cultural Activities for Kids

Asobo! Ann Arbor Flyer

Would you like to expose your baby, toddler or preschooler to another language? Two bilingual local moms are starting Asobo! Ann Arbor to bring Japanese Cultural Activities to local kids. See the flyer below and See their Press Release below for more information: Do you have a preschooler that you would like to start learning a new language? Asobo! Ann […]

» Read more

May 15th-17th Weekend Roundup

From the events list, this looks like quite a busy weekend with lots of activities including some high profile events. Here are a few event highlights with the full events list at the bottom of the post. A big highlight this weekend is the performances the Young People’s Theater Performances of Mary Poppins. Our family already has tickets, but they are selling out fast. […]

» Read more

Brick Bash, Earth Day, & More Weekend Roundup

Weekend Roundup April 17-19

Unlike the last two weekends which were part of Spring Break, there are a ton of activities this weekend. My daughter has her first soccer game with Rec & Ed this weekend, which means we will need to do some creative scheduling to make some of the events. The two highlights of the weekend are Brick Bash on Saturday at Skyline High School and […]

» Read more

Baby & Toddler Events at Ann Arbor District Library

Baby Playgroup at AADL (Ann Arbor District Library)

If you are looking for activities to do with your baby or toddler in Ann Arbor, a great place to start is the Ann Arbor District Library (AADL). They offer a baby playgroup session each weekday plus additional programs throughout the year. Not only are these events fun, they are FREE! Baby Playgroup at AADL Baby Playgroup is held each weekday […]

» Read more
1 2 3 7