Tag: kids activities

Make These Halloween Oreo Pops

Make These Halloween Oreo Pops

These crack me up. I’m much more of a goofy Halloween celebrator than a scary Halloween celebrator. So these just made me happy. They’d be perfect for a school party, or a fun treat after school one day, or for a kid who has a […]

Work your brain in the Mindbender Mansion at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Work your brain in the Mindbender Mansion at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science

OK, I’ll admit it. We haven’t been exercising our brains much lately. I always start summer off strong. We head to the library on the very first day. We sign up for all the reading programs we can find. I save any unfinished workbooks from […]

Roller painting is a fun kids activity

Roller painting is a fun kids activity

There are some art and craft projects that are about the finished result. The kids follow specific steps and end up with something cute to give as a Christmas or Mother’s Day present, or to proudly display in their own room. Then there are art […]

Head Into the Woods with the Phamaly Theatre Company

Head Into the Woods with the Phamaly Theatre Company

Last Thursday, my daughter and I were invited to see Phamaly Theatre’s production of “Into the Woods.” We‚Äôre excited to see our very first @phamalytheatre show – Into the Woods! ūüĆ≤ūüĆ≥#dcpa #musical #supportlocaltheatre #denver #denvercolorado A post shared by Laura Falin (@5280moms.com5280) on Jul 12, […]

Your Summer Survival Kit

Your Summer Survival Kit

Summer in Colorado requires a special way of packing and planning. The weather can change, depending on where you find yourself for the day…and it can even change in the same place pretty fast. Yesterday, my kids were convinced they were dying of heat exhaustion […]

5 kids TV shows parents will love too

5 kids TV shows parents will love too

The day I sat down to watch “Santa Buddies” with my kids was the day I truly realized my deep and sacrificial love for them. We’ve all had those experiences, right? This is why we’re so appreciative of kids’ entertainment that actually strikes us as […]

5 Ways to Save When Going to Water World

5 Ways to Save When Going to Water World

We love the water. We’ve been trying especially hard to get to the water over the last week or so – it’s been SO hot here! We don’t have air conditioning at home, so whatever we can do to get somewhere with nice, cool water […]

Tips for visiting the YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch

Tips for visiting the YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch

My family had the opportunity to visit the YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch, near Granby, early this summer. This is the second time we’ve been and the kids were¬†begging to go back. We arrived on a Wednesday afternoon (pro tip: if you can go during the […]

5 Kids’ Club Summer Movie Programs

5 Kids’ Club Summer Movie Programs

Some days, I’m full of energy and wanting to take the kids hiking or swimming or kayaking or doing something in the gorgeous outdoors of a Colorado summer. While we’re in the car headed for the mountains, or on another quirky adventure of some kind, […]

6 quirky adventures near Denver to have with kids this summer

6 quirky adventures near Denver to have with kids this summer

There are tons of fun things to do with kids around Denver during the summer. From parks and playgrounds to hiking trails to museums and the zoo – there’s plenty to keep us busy all summer long. This isn’t to say you¬†should get out every […]