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Family Activities:  Wait Till It Gets Dark

Family Activities: Wait Till It Gets Dark

It’s night. It’s dark. It’s time to go indoors—or is it? The outdoors at night can be a scary place, but this book will help young readers investigate the mysterious nature of night. To explore the night, it would be great to have eyes like an owl, the sensitive nose of a deer, and feet(…)

100 Backyard Activities  – Awesome Experiments and Nature Activities

100 Backyard Activities – Awesome Experiments and Nature Activities

Can a worm smell different foods?  How much weight can a super strong bess beetle carry?  Are crickets happier alone or with a friend?  Would you touch a spider or keep one for a pet? 100 Backyard Activities That Are the Dirtiest, Coolest, Creepy-Crawliest Ever! will teach you how to find the answers to these questions(…)

Walking Cincinnati

Walking Cincinnati

If you live near Cincinnati Ohio, you have quite a gem in your backyard. Cincinnati has older areas designed before the automobile, Cincinnati is a great city for walking. Wilderness Press offers the book, Walking Cincinnati, which has 32 tours exploring historic neighborhoods, stunning riverfront quarters, and hidden treasures in the Queen City. Walking Cincinnati by(…)

101 Amazing Sights of the Night Sky

101 Amazing Sights of the Night Sky

With the solar eclipse of August 21st, Adventure Publications thought we might be interested in observing the night sky so they sent along 101 Amazing Sights of the Night Sky for us to check out. Is there anything more amazing than the night sky? You’ve seen the stars and the constellations—but there’s so much more(…)

DINO WEEKEND TO OFFER FUN OF PREHISTORIC PROPORTIONS

DINO WEEKEND TO OFFER FUN OF PREHISTORIC PROPORTIONS

In honor of Dinosaur Island’s return to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium this summer, the Zoo is excited to announce the Dino Weekend celebration on July 29 and 30. As part of the festivities, the Zoo will offer exciting prehistoric-themed fun for both families and animals from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day, including:(…)

Outdoor Play For All the Kids

Outdoor Play For All the Kids

Hot summer days have kids wanting to play outside but at the same time have them sweating from the sun and heat. Cool things off with this fun toy and let keep the kids moving, laughing and having a good time. Whirly Whale Sprinkler This new ocean-themed sprinkler is compatible with standard water hoses. The(…)