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A new Disney experience at Armour Yards will be a delight for kids
Like everything Disney, the Immersive Disney Animation experience is upbeat and playful. At one-and-a-half hours, it can get monotonous for adults, but my children never got bored.
Atlanta’s Lego Discovery Center reopens with new attractions—what to know before you go
After 10 years on the third floor of Phipps Plaza, the LEGO Discovery Center shut its doors for renovation in September 2022. Today, it reopens with four new activities, plus additional reinvigorated areas. The $5 million-dollar renovation covers more than 35,000 square feet and 10 zones ranging from building areas to a 4-D theater.
Sloomoo Institute brings slime back into the spotlight: What to know before you go
Sloomoo dubs itself as a “celebration of sensory play.” Glue-based slime is the main attraction, and here, it comes in an endless assortment of textures and colors. Kinetic sand, familiar sounds, and meditative abstract videos provide other methods of well-paced simulation.
The delta variant changed everything for schoolchildren
Like a perfect storm, the onslaught of the more transmissible delta variant coincided with the start of school, and now, rates of new Covid infections are rising faster among school-aged children than among adults.
60 Voices: 2021 graduates of all ages on what they think of Atlanta—and their hopes for the future
We talked to graduates—from kindergarten to graduate school—to see what they think of the city now and their hopes for our future
How to teach your kids to ride bikes safely in a city built for cars
Can you ever feel comfortable letting children bike solo around a city with countless hills and roaring cars, one that’s still recovering from generations of autocentric planning? Is that traditional rite-of-passage still safe? Absolutely.
Jambo Books introduces children to a world of diverse characters
Jambo Books is a Decatur-based company that introduces children to a more inclusive set of heroes. Each box contains two or three books with main characters who are people of color, with story arcs often centering on self-confidence and empathy.
How to have a fun—yet safe—Halloween in Atlanta this year
Halloween doesn't have to be entirely cancelled, as long as you take certain safety measures and celebrate responsibly. Here are a few tips and suggestions from health experts and local parents.
What’s it like taking your kids to the zoo during a pandemic?
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated the closing of schools, daycares, and attractions around the city, it’s become harder to fill the time. But a friend suggested I take my two young kids to Zoo Atlanta, and after learning about the safety measures, I decided to give it a try.
Afraid to commit? Peel-off wallpaper is fun for kids or adults
Living in a rental house didn’t deter design blogger Joni Lay from creating a stylish children’s bedroom.