Category Archives: technology

Moana Family Movie Night – Connecting with Our Traditions

Moana Movie Night - Watching the movie

Tonight we had a Family Movie Night courtesy of Disney. They provided us with a digital copy of Moana, a Google Chromecast, and other movie treats. Family Movie Night Tradition A big thread running through the movie Moana is connection with her family and ancestors. A Family Movie Night with Moana is a great way to connect with our family […]

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Big News – AAHOM & LSNC Joining Operations

LSNC & AAHOM Joining Forces

There was some big news this afternoon. The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum and Leslie Science & Nature Center are exploring join operations. A memorandum of understanding has been approved as the first step to combining operations. Both organizations will retain their name and programming focus, but with a combined organizational structure. Here at Ann Arbor with Kids we love both organizations & the […]

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Toytopia & A T.rex Named Sue Open at Michigan Science Center

Toytopia at Michigan Science Center

Michigan Science Center has two special exhibits debuting this weekend – Toytopia and A T. rex Named Sue. My daughter is very excited for both exhibits and excited to visit the museum in general. The last time we visited was when they were the Detroit Science Center and had the Dinosaurs Unearthed exhibit. I will be attending a Media Event previewing […]

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Khan Academy Launches Pixar in a Box

Khan Academy Launches Pixar in a Box

My daughter started using Khan Academy for math last school year. We have kept up with using it periodically over the summer and she has really shown progress in math. She has asked about other topics and also completed the Hour of Code module. Unfortunately, a lot of the other topics are too advanced for her – she’s not quite ready for Organic […]

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Super Bowl Weekend Roundup

Super Bowl Weekend Roundup

This defining event this weekend is the Super Bowl. We’re having a couple of neighbors and my parents over for the game. Do you watch the Super Bowl – for the Game or for the Commercials? I watch for both which always makes it tough when I’m hosting. On Thursday, I shared some photos from our trip to Indianapolis the week […]

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Engines Exposed at Henry Ford Museum

The Henry Ford Museum will hold Engines Exposed. During the special exhibit, the hoods of over 40 vehicles regularly on display will be open to see the engines inside. I owe my daughter a visit to the Henry Ford Museum. She loves visiting the Henry Ford and has since her first trip when she was 4. We were supposed to visit at the […]

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GameStart Offers Kids Arcade Night & Holiday Break Workshops

Over the summer my daughter loved attending the GameStart School workshops at the Ann Arbor District Library and learning a little more about Minecraft. Prior to the workshop, she only played Minecraft on her iPad. She now plays on the computer as well. After having fun at GameStart School’s Fall Kickoff, my daughter has decided that she likes playing Minecraft and watching YouTube videos […]

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Holidays at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

Hands on Holidays at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

Disclaimer: This post is a part the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum’s sponsorship of the Ann Arbor with Kids Holiday Guide Presented by Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation Holidays at the Hands-On Museum The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum (AAHOM) has a number of special activities planned for museum guests from Thanksgiving through the New Year. All Activities are free with museum admission. Members of the […]

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