Get Ready For Summer!

Many parents are concerned that over the summer, their kids will experience a setback in academic skills, often referred to as ‘summer learning loss.’ Finding a variety of summer camp programs that involve both recreation and academic learning opportunities disguised as fun can help prevent the ‘summer slide’ in math and reading skills. In addition, […]

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Keepsake Handprint Hand Towel

Supplies Two white or cream tea towels Red, yellow, orange and dark brown fabric paint Paper plate Foam paintbrush Thin tip paint brush Directions Pour a quart size blob of each paint onto your paper plate. With your foam brush,  paint your child’s hand with red, yellow or orange paint. Press their hand onto the […]

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Inside look at Columbus Figure Skating Coach: Robbie Przepioski

It’s uncommon to have an ice rink in the south, but Columbus has one. It’s even more uncommon to have a nationally ranked skater in the south, but Columbus has one of those too! His name is Robbie Przepioski and he is the director of the Columbus Figure Skating Academy. He began a little over […]

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Homemade Playdough

Supplies: 1 cup flour 1 cup water 2 tsp cream of tartar 1/2 cup salt 1 tbsp vegetable oil food coloring Directions: Mix together all the ingredients, except the food coloring, in a 2 quart saucepan. Cook over low/medium heat, stirring. Once it begins to thicken, add the food coloring. Continue stirring until the mixture […]

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Summer Bucket List

Need some ideas for summer fun? Our 101 summer checklist will keep your kids busy all summer. PLUS! When you post your summer fun photos on Instagram with #FamilyandKidsGA you’ll be entered to win cool prizes, including passes to Georgia Aquarium, Animal Safari the Atlanta Puppetry Museum, Liberty Bell Pool, The Little White House, Oxbow […]

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Marannook “The Lord’s Resting Place” Summer Camp

Marannook mission is to know Christ through the study of His Word and to make Him known through summer camp experiences.  For more than 40 years, Marannook has been offering camping adventures for children going into grades 1-9. This summer will be no exception! We’ve planned another slate of week-long sessions, each packed with exciting activities […]

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Teacup Bird Feeder

Supplies for Tea Cup Bird Feeder Matching Teacup and Plate E6000 Glue 6-8-Inch Piece of Twine Bird Seed Directions Wipe down and remove any stickers that may be on your cup and plate. Set your cup on its side on top of the plate, handle sticking straight up and see how it fits the flattest […]

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Hughston Clinic Offers a Scrubs Camp

Does your child have an interest in the medical field? Whether their appeal stems from a love for “Grey’s Anatomy” or a natural knack to care for people, Hughston’s Scrubs Camp will help explore medical career opportunities with hands-on experiences, tours, demonstrations and speakers. The camp provides a unique outlet for students to explore their […]

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Easter Events & Easter Egg Hunts in Columbus, GA

April 5-20 Meet the Easter Bunny at Peachtree Mall, Columbus April 9 Dinner with the Easter Bunny at Bradley Park Chick-fil-a, Columbus 5:30PM April 12 Night Eggstravaganza at FDR State Park, Pine Mountain 6:30PM April 13 Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Columbus Park Crossing Chick-fil-a  9AM-10:30AM April 13 Pancakes with the Easter Bunny at […]

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