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Don’t Let Today Puzzle You

Don’t Let Today Puzzle You

National Puzzle Day National Puzzle Day honors puzzles of all size, shape and form. Crossword puzzles are by far the most common. There’s easy puzzles, and there’s puzzles for experts. Puzzles are a favorite pastime of millions of people, young and old. Whatever the cause for your interest, spend National Puzzle Day doing puzzles. Here(…)

Welcome to COSI

Welcome to COSI

Welcome to COSI – the Center of Science and Industry With new traveling exhibitions, giant screen films, and Planetarium shows there’s always something new to enjoy at COSI.  And what better way to combine science learning and fun than COSI? COSI has been around for more than 52 years, first opening in 1964.  Over the(…)

Word Nerd Day:  Bananagrams

Word Nerd Day: Bananagrams

Fun Holiday – Word Nerd Day Love your dictionary? Do you like long, complicated, fancy words? If your answer is yes, then this is the unofficial holiday for you. To help celebrate this fun holiday, we felt it only appropriate to look at fun games that focus on words. Our first game for the day(…)

Drinking Straw Day!

Drinking Straw Day!

On January 3, 1888 Marvin C. Stone received the patent for the paper drinking straw. In acknowledgement of that invention, each year on January 3, people across the nation observe National Drinking Straw Day. While paper straws may not be as popular today, there are some fun straws that we stumbled across to share with(…)

Holiday Activities for the Kids

Holiday Activities for the Kids

Gather a few supplies and have a crafting afternoon with the entire family.  Here are a few of our favorites. Festive Flake Gift Bags Round up some solid colored gift bags, white tissue paper, glue and scissors.  Fold a sheet of tissue paper four times.  Make the first two folds square and the second two(…)

Fun in the Snow

Fun in the Snow

While we are dreaming of a white Christmas, we couldn’t help but dream up some fun as well.  Here is a fun activity with the kids when we have that wonderful white powder covering the front lawn. Fill spray bottles and squirt bottles with food coloring and water.  Bundle up, head outside and paint your(…)