Archive | June, 2011
The Works in Newark, OH

The Works in Newark, OH

The Works is an educational hands-on kids museum located about 45 minutes east of Columbus in Newark, Ohio. We had a blast building cars to race, learning about the old Ohio canals, watching a glass blowing artist create a vase, and playing on the interurben railway car (popular mode of transportation in Ohio from 1900 [...]

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Scioto Audubon Metro Park in Columbus, OH

Scioto Audubon Metro Park in Columbus, OH

We spent the morning at the Scioto Audubon Metro Park, and had so much fun that we can’t wait to go back. The park had a playground, trails for hiking, a wooden walkway over the pond where we spied ducks, turtles, and cat tails, and then we climbed the water tower. Seriously, we could have [...]

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Central Ohio Metro Park Programs

Central Ohio Metro Park Programs

My son and I went to our first preschool program together at Blendon Woods. The Central Ohio Metro Parks offer year-round programs for people of all ages, and not only are they fun and educational, but free! We attended a program designed for the preschool aged group called “Big Trees.” A naturalist took us on [...]

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Field of Dreams Equine Education Center in Blacklick, OH

Field of Dreams Equine Education Center in Blacklick, OH

Field of Dreams Equine Education Center is one of the coolest places I’ve heard about lately. I found out about the farm from Kate over at A Kate Offering, a local blogger whose boys had a magical time finger painting horses, riding ponies, and brushing fine equine coats. Seriously, I smiled and gasped with joy [...]

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Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, IN

Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, IN

I know, I know, not Ohio, but the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is awesome – plain and simple. From the incredible hands-on exhibits to the amount of play that can be done in one visit, this is truly worthy of a day trip or part of a weekend get-away. My husband had a conference in [...]

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CML’s Summer Reading Club Starts June 4!

CML’s Summer Reading Club Starts June 4!

Not sure if I’ve mentioned this lately, but I love the library. We have a fantastic library system in Columbus with FREE access to books, job and homework help, concerts, author visits, story times for children, and my favorite thing of all: Summer Reading Club! This year the Columbus Metropolitan Library‘s Summer Reading Club slogan [...]

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