Make a bat puppet with wings that flap and create spooky Halloween scene at Plum Patch tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m.-noon at Shopkeepers, 1231 Florida Ave NE. Halloween costumes are welcome.
Plum Patch is the project of two Capitol Hill moms of toddlers who want their kids to have more opportunities to create, explore and have fun in a class-based environment. Plum Patch believes in using … Read the rest
Last weekend, AJ had his first swimming lesson with Old City Swim School, a local swim school that holds lessons at pools on the campus of Gallaudet University. Old City offers “Parent and Tot” classes for children ages 2-3, and “Learn to Swim” for kids 3 and up (see descriptions here). AJ, … Read the rest
There are two upcoming days off on the DCPS calendar: Friday, Oct. 11 for parent-teacher conferences and Monday, Oct. 14 for Columbus Day. Want to get those days covered? See CHK’s list of Day-Off Camps on the Hill.
Big news: Popular local kids’ entertainer Kidsinger Jim will offer a new weekly series of puppet shows, “Tuesdays at 10,” at Eastern Market starting on Oct. 22. He is offering a free show this coming Tuesday, Oct. 8.
Kidsinger Jim has been singing exclusively for audiences of children and families since 1992 with over 4,000 performances to date.
“At Eastern Market, I am doing a slightly smaller version of the show compared to what I … Read the rest
The new National Children’s Museum has announced tickets for sale to its opening festivities Nov. 1-2. The mission of the museum is to inspire children to care about and change the world.
Friday, Nov. 1, 6-9 p.m., Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, 1301 Constitution Ave NW, $750 pp (includes admission to the after party and the family celebration). Featuring Ginger Zee, Good Morning America anchor and ABC News chief meteorologist. Formal attire, colorful tie … Read the rest
Elemeno is my favorite neighborhood play space for little kids. I have treated it as if it were my own living room, starting when AJ was about 6 months old. Elemeno saw him scoot, crawl, toddle, walk and then run! Elemeno, located at 709 8th St SE, is always changing things up–refreshing toys and offering new opportunities. Here’s what’s new at Elemeno this fall.