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10 Terrific Things to Do with Kids this Week

We've done the hard work for you, sifting through our extensive kids' event calendar to let you know which events are sure to please. Have fun, make memories and go on an adventure with your family!

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Benefits of Performing Arts for Kids

I remember straightening my back, bracing myself at the piano keys and trying for the hundredth time to tap out "Winter Dance Melody." Even after four years I continued to struggle with the piano, from the minimal strength required to press down on the foot peddle to the constant ticking of the metronome.

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Books That Inspire Creativity

Celebrate the creative arts with playful books on drawing, painting, storytelling and photography.

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Dinosaurs - Spinosaurus

Move aside T.rex, there's a new bigger, badder predator in town. At the new exhibition, Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous, at National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., you will come face to face with the largest predatory dinosaur and experience the way it is challenging our entire understanding of this long ago world.

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Help Kids With Math

Where is a good place for my fourth grade son to get some extra help in math? He is already falling behind the other children in his class.

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5 Tips for Paying for College

"If you think education is expensive, try ignorance." College is incredibly expensive, and the cost continues to escalate. Between 1983 and 2012, the cost of a public school education increased an average of 125 percent, and during that same time, median family income increased only 15.6 percent.

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No-Drama Discipline

Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D., speaks internationally about how to help the kids we love be happier, healthier and more fully themselves. She spoke with Katherine Reynolds Lewis about her just-published book, No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind."

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Picky Eating and Health Tips

Parents, does dinner with your children feel like an episode of the popular TV show Cupcake Wars, where you are the contestant who is vying for that stamp of approval from the judges-your kids? It seems like no matter what you do, how many cute shapes you cut the food into, how many ways you can arrange it on the plate or how many "open wide for the train to go in the tunnel" games you play, you cannot get your child to eat.

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Sculture for Kids

Kids are practically born with an affinity for sculpture. "From infancy, children want to interact with the objects in their reach. And if they can alter and affect the shape or arrangements, then that is even better".

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Sports Safety

We learn sportsmanship at home, first, where we learn everything else, and then with coaches and PE teachers. These are also the places we learn fitness, injury-prevention, nutrition and everything else associated with athletics. For the most part, Ive seen adults modeling good behavior, but not always.

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Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Here are some fun Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids.

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