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Easy STEAM Project Inspired by Summer Camp: Nebula Jars

Easy STEAM Project: Nebula Mason Jars

We’re sharing our favorite easy STEAM project, straight outta summer camp: Nebula Jars!  STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) is the hot educational initiative with real-world application that has stuck around and transformed summer camp over the past several years.  Want to try facilitating STEAM activities at home? Don’t be intimidated! In about 10… (read more)

Our Favorite Picture Books for Father’s Day

Dad and child read the book Here We Are together

We are all about having less stuff and doing more stuff, until it comes to books, then we want more books!  Why not start a tradition of gifting Dad, Grandpa or a loved caregiver a picture book and reading together on Father’s Day? After all, books are experiences if you read them together, right? We’ve… (read more)

Kid-Friendly Podcasts for Your Next Road Trip

3 kids in a minivan in carseats with text "Are We There Yet?"

School’s out and we are ready to hit the road (ahem) without backseat iPads.  These 5 kid-friendly podcasts will help you connect in the car while your kids disconnect.  Take your adventure from, “Are we there yet?” to “Here we are.”  1. Wow in the World, Ages 5-12: If your kids have been listening to NPR since they… (read more)

San Francisco Birthday Party Inspiration for This Summer

Boy with colorful tiger facepaint

Are you planning a San Francisco birthday party this summer?  Kids will still be talking about these shindigs when school starts up again! Great face paint is the life of the party!   Dana Fong of Dana Fong Face Painting will travel anywhere in the City to transform your party guests into tigers, pirates, superheroes,… (read more)

A Family-Friendly Hike Even the Littlest Hikers Will Love

  It’s a challenge to find a family-friendly hike for everyone to enjoy when you have a stroller-aged kid, a kid that uses wheelchair or kids with varied hiking abilities. Armstrong Redwoods State Nature Reserve is the perfect place for the whole family to wander in the woods together. It’s a majestic grove of old-growth… (read more)