While letting the kids cook may sound like a disaster in the making, allowing them to prep ingredients is a chance to bring learning into the kitchen. Use measuring spoons to enhance math skills and work on spelling with unique ingredients. If there’s a little mess, cleaning up is a great way to teach responsibility. Baltimore’s chefs understand how important it is to get kids in the kitchen, so they offered up these great cooking ideas just for families.
Dress up the whole family and prepare for a night, or afternoon, on the town this New Year’s Eve. The Baltimore area hosts several safe, alcohol-free alternatives for parents and kids who want to have fun while celebrating the countdown to 2013. These are the best family friendly parties for you and yours this New Year’s Eve.
Today’s pets are truly part of the family, so it’s no surprise they receive treats for the holidays too. Whether it’s a 150-pound mastiff or the kids’ new kitten, taking care of the pets on the holidays is just as much fun as buying grandma a new bathrobe. Before hitting the stores, check out these great holiday gift ideas for dogs, cats or any special pet in Baltimore.
Hanukkah is a time to remember Judah Maccabee and the Jewish resistance to the Greek attempt at a cultural takeover around 168 B.C.
For the gift that shows how much you care, go homemade this Christmas at one of these local Baltimore shops. From Build-A-Bear to pottery, knitting and more, children and adults are guaranteed a great time while making the perfect gift this holiday season.
Santa’s very own theme park, the Festival of Trees presented by the Kennedy Krieger Institute, features more than 600 trees, festive wreaths and homey gingerbread towns, all decorated by local designers. Visitors may celebrate the upcoming holiday with a happy heart, knowing all proceeds and donations from the Kennedy Krieger Festival of Trees will benefit the Kennedy Krieger Institute.
Rekindle family bonds and make new memories this fall with these picturesque, exciting escapes located just outside of Baltimore. No matter whether your family enjoys autumn best while sightseeing in the city or scouting the countryside, these activity-packed locations boast something for everyone.
If you’re tired of the same old trick-or-treating routine every year, or you just don’t want the kids running from door to door in unpredictable fall weather, venture away from the norm. From corn mazes to hayrides, concerts and parades, these equally fun-filled Halloween activities in Baltimore are sure to create memories the family will never forget.
What Celeb would you rather dress like this Halloween?
We all remember going to that one house on the block and not only being tricked of a treat but going home with a bag full of pennies, apples, or even a tube of toothpaste from your family dentist. Now you have the option to pick which out of the two evils you would rather go home with. Choose wisely!
Whether you’re seeking the ultimate thrill this Halloween or a festive hayride and maze, Baltimore hosts a number of perfect haunted house experiences. Hop in the car and explore the Baltimore area for everything from Wicked Woods to a circus.
From your child’s first steps and the many pairs afterward, visit the best shoe stores in the area.
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