Missing Kidsinger Jim? He’s Now on Video!

Does your child miss Puppet Show Tuesdays and Singalong Fridays with Kidsinger Jim? Now kids can watch their Kidsinger Jim favorites online on his new video page. The videos are free, and there is a link to leave a tip.

Jim is also working on a custom video service: He will create a video just for your kids and include their favorite songs by request. When the custom video service is ready, Capitol Hill Kid … Read the rest

Kids’ Matzah Baking, Tomorrow at 11 a.m.

If you have flour, you have a kids’ baking activity for tomorrow. Join a Kids Matzah Baking class right in your kitchen using Zoom. Watch dough go from flour to crunchy matzah in under 18 minutes.

Geared to those ages 2 and up, it’s happening on Wednesday, April 1 at 11 a.m. and brought to you by the same friends who helped kids make hamantasch at the Hill Center last month. Register here.

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New Theme for Window Art Hunt: Flags

A new theme for the Capitol Hill Community Window Art Hunt has been announced: flags. Display flags starting tomorrow (Friday). Also, there is now a schedule of themes through April. See note from organizers below.

There has been a lot of interest in posting flags in our windows as a Window Art Hunt theme, so that is the one we are going to do next! Official “due date” is Friday March 27. 

You can post a national flag of personal significance to you, or

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New Theme for Neighborhood Art Hunt: Baseball and Basketball

We enjoyed the Flower Hunt and the Shamrock Hunt, and now we are moving to a new theme to go on display on Tuesday, March 24: basketball and baseball. This theme is in honor of (and in absence of) March Madness and Opening Day. Put basketball- or baseball-inspired art or sports paraphernalia in your window, and go out with the kids to search for more.

Organizers are now planning themes for two new hunts … Read the rest

Social-Distance Kids’ Activities on the Hill

During social distancing, you can keep the kids busy with yoga, arts, soccer skills, playgroups and more while staying connected and supporting these Hill businesses. Your child may get to see familiar faces from their favorite activities! This is a work in progress, to be updated as I find out about more. Email me at cory@capitolhillkid.com.

Breathing Space is replacing in-person yoga with classes on Zoom for currently enrolled students. It is also working on … Read the rest

Fit4Mom Takes the Fun and Fitness Online

Fit4Mom is taking the fun for moms and kiddos online, offering virtual versions of its fitness classes, play groups and social time for moms.

Go Fit4Mom! The mama-and-child fitness and wellness program is going virtual to help “flatten the curve” of new coronavirus cases. Starting today, it is offering online versions of its classes and events.

“We’re going to offer a lot of great content that I think the community will really enjoy,” said … Read the rest

Stock Up on Fun, Support Local Stores

Labyrinth Game Shop is open and will meet you curbside with purchases if you request.

While closures and cancellations keep coming, many local stores remain steadfastly open, with shelves lined with items that will keep your kids entertained if you must hunker down at home. Consider supporting these independent businesses and stock up on fun (that doesn’t involve the TV)!

Games, Puzzles and Toys

Labyrinth Game Shop at 645 Pennsylvania Ave SE has puzzles and … Read the rest

Wknd Rndp, March 13-15: Let’s Stay In

If you don’t exactly “stay in” with the kids this weekend, it seems like a great idea to stick to small groups and low-density places. Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a state of emergency and a public health emergency at her press conference earlier today, and recommended that gatherings of 1,000 or more be canceled or postponed through March 31. The cancellations and postponements are now rolling in.

Things have changed so quickly. This past Saturday, … Read the rest

Little Gym on Capitol Hill to Open April 20

The Little Gym on Capitol Hill is at 625 Pennsylvania Ave SE.

The Little Gym on Capitol Hill has announced to members that it will open on April 20, and it hopes to hold a soft opening ahead of that date. Registration for classes is now open on its website. The gym, originally scheduled to open in January, faced permitting delays. Welcome to the neighborhood, Little Gym! I am excited to check it out.… Read the rest