Why do people celebrate Black History Month? It’s a time to celebrate the achievements by black Americans and “a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. History (www.history.com/topics/black-history-month).” An article at history.com indicates that Black History Month or African American History Month grew out of … [Read More...]
From the makers of Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda, Turbo is a high-velocity 3D comedy about an underdog snail who kicks into overdrive when he miraculously attains the power of super-speed. But after making fast friends with a crew of streetwise, tricked-out es-car-goes, Turbo learns that no one succeeds on their own. So he puts his heart … [Read More...]
We will be participating in this year's Career Day at [Eastern Washtenaw] Multicultural Academy! There will be a story-time reading of "What If the Sky Was Red," Q&A and other activities provided by "It's me, Tyler!" This is a closed event, but we will be sure to post plenty of pics on our Facebook page via/ Instagram. Wish us luck and be sure to … [Read More...]
By Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer
1. Bonding – When you sing to your baby, she bonds with you and your voice. Singing makes yours the first and most important voice in her life. Your baby learns that you LOVE her!
2. Transitions – Babies feel safe when life is predictable. A song for waking up, sleeping, and other routine transitions and … [Read More...]
Welcome to Hotel Transylvania Dracula's lavish five-stake resort where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend Dracula (Adam Sandler) has invited all his best friends Frankenstein and his wife the Mummy the Invisible Man the Werewolf family and more to celebrate his beloved daughter Mavis's (Selena … [Read More...]
By Angela Verges
Are you looking for a way to kick off the celebration of Black History month in February? You could take part in National Day of Courage, a day honoring the 100th birthday of Rosa Parks. Ms. Parks had the courage to take a stand for something she believed strongly about.
Day of Courage will be celebrated on February 4, 2013 at … [Read More...]
Looking for something to-do with the kid(s) this 3-day weekend?? Join us at Jump City - Ann Arbor on January 21, 2013 for storytime, activities, and more! Jump City, Ann Arbor's Premier Inflatable Party Zone, is offering drop in Pop-n-Play times from 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm with storytime starting at 11:45am and 2:45pm.
Admission is … [Read More...]
It’s never too late for a fresh start. Have you thought about setting New Year’s resolutions with your child, but weren’t sure where or how to begin? Start by telling him the purpose of setting resolutions or goals.
There are short term and long term benefits for teaching kids to set goals. In an article on goal setting the author indicated … [Read More...]
It's never too early to engage your little one(s) into having a hobby. One article reads that hobbies benefit children in numerous ways. Because they are expressions of personal accomplishment and a means of self-discovery, hobbies help build self-esteem, set goals, make decisions, and solve all sorts of problems. Lastly, hobbies often mature into … [Read More...]