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July 31, 2020     Category: Family FunSummerCamp

Summertime is slowly coming to an end, but there is still time for kids to get outdoors and soak up the warm sun. There’s no such thing as too much time outside, right? And outdoor fun does not need to end when the sun goes down. Happily, there are plenty of nighttime games and activities that are just as fun for adults as they are for kids. So, gather the whole family, especially the kiddies, for backyard fun as dusk arrives. Here are some great summer-night activities:Glow-in-the-dark face paintSet the stage for a glowing and gor...

March 17, 2020     Category: Family FunSTEMNature

Everything is off kilter at this moment. We are being barraged with all kinds of messages: some sensible and some are very confusing. The kids are confined, schools are closed, restaurants are running at 50% capacity and parents are frustrated.What to do? Take a deep breath and take this show outside! Grab the kiddies and go out and get some fresh air, go for a leisurely hike, explore the nesting bird habitats and maybe do some weeding!   The biggest value of learning about nature is that it already exists. You can’t miss it! It i...

January 15, 2020     Category: Family FunWintertime Fun

Yes, in warmer weather, there’s the beach, cute restaurants and easy access to family-friendly attractions like the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, which include award-winning tiger and jaguar exhibits — but St. Johns County's main appeal is found in its history. And,  it is tailor-made for families to escape from wintertime blahs. The historic district is small, with scores of sites packed into just a few square blocks, and there are many, entertaining quirky sightseeing tours.Potter’s Wax Museum - the First Established Wax Museu...