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10 Fun Ways to Help Kids Learn Science Beyond the Classroom

Two Detroit teachers offer activities and tips to help kids learn science beyond the classroom, from from kits and collections to engaging explorations.

Professor Ray’s Everyday Science: ChemMystery at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

Join everyone's favorite 'mad scientist' for some family-friendly science experiments at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum during Professor Ray's Everyday Science event, Jan. 5-6, 2019.

Hands-On Holidays at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

Families can learn more about science during the holiday season at the annual Hands-On Holidays event, which runs Dec. 26, 2018-Jan. 6, 2019 at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

Fun Things to Do in Ann Arbor With Kids

Home to the Big House and famous for its big-city, small-town charm, this Washtenaw County college town is never dull. Here are spots to take the kids when you're looking for fun things to do in Ann Arbor.

Benefits of Having an Annual Family Membership

Have you ever wondered what the perks are and what an annual membership fee runs? We break things down for six local kid-friendly spots.

Sciencefest: PhysicsPalooza at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

Kids can learn more about motion, inertia, electricity and other forces that power the physical word with activities, Feb. 18-19, 2017.

Etiquette 101: Visiting a Science Center with Kids

Dos and don'ts for taking kids to science museums in Michigan like the Michigan Science Center, Cranbrook Institute of Science and Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

Creating a Day Camp for Kids at Home

With do-it-yourself spirit, you can organize mini neighborhood-based camps for your kids.

Fun Language Arts Activities for Kids to Try This Summer

Improve your child's communication skills with these six fun exercises and activities for language development, perfect for dodging 'brain drain.'

Mid-Winter Break Activities: Engineering at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

These fun, educational opportunities offered Feb. 15-19, 2016 at the popular kid-centered institution are the perfect cure for mid-winter break boredom.

Tips for Raising Science-Savvy Girls

From toys to activities, there are many ways that parents can naturally spike their daughter's science interest. Here, Stacy Rivard, Head of Cranbrook Middle School for Girls, shares her top tips.

Tips on Exotic Animals as Pets, Going Back to Work After Baby, Motor City Comic Con and Other Southeast Michigan Events

The May 2015 issue of Metro Parent also covers mom cave ideas from West Elm Birmingham and Leon and Lulu, Slow Roll Detroit and Goldfish Swim School's safety advice.
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Letterboxing in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor for Families

Here's everything you need to know to get started on this unique, kid-friendly pastime. Plus, check the roundup for a few spots for letterboxing for kids.

The Pros and Cons of Exotic Pets for Kids

Thinking of expanding your family with mice, snakes or geckos? A local pet store owner weighs in on the pros and cons of exotic pets; plus things for families to consider before purchasing.

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day from Home

Earth Day is right around the corner. Take care of Mother Earth and celebrate Earth Day from home with one of these fun and green activities.

How to Get Your Child to Sleep Without a Nightlight

Is your child refusing to sleep in the dark? Two experts shed some light on how to get your child to sleep without a nightlight.

ASMR and Kids: What is It, and What are the Pros and Cons?

YouTube has exploded with videos of people whispering, rustling buttons and even eating pickles – all to elicit a calm feeling. Can ASMR and kids be a good mix?