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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.

Jeremy Moghtader: Farm Father

This Ann Arbor area dad grew up on the farm, and is now cultivating a love of nature and gardening in his two girls and others in the area.

A Southeast Michigan Guide to Fairy Doors

Families can enjoy finding local fairy doors and creating their own gardens for fairies to visit.

Plant Safety for Kids

What are poisonous plants for kids? What should do if a child ingests one? Get details, plus some safer plant alternatives to choose with children around.

Family Alternatives to Watching TV for Screen Free Week (or Whenever)

Whether it's during the April holiday or any time of year, bust out the books, get outside or pop in the kitchen. Here are fun ideas for parents and kids.

Meet Saahil, Metro Parent March 2013 CoverKid – VIDEO

This spunky 5-year-old boy from Inkster had a blast at Matthaei Botanical Gardens in Ann Arbor. Meet the kid in a special Q&A about his 'imaginary' friend and more!

Spring Exhibit at Matthaei Botanical Gardens in Ann Arbor

Celebrate '50 Years on Dixboro Road' with this family friendly exhibit, on display Feb. 25-April 8, 2012

Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum – VIDEO

Get in touch with nature at this Ann Arbor haven, located east of the University of Michigan's central campus.
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Adaptive Sports for Kids with Disabilities and Special Needs

In search of adaptive sports for kids with physical or developmental disabilities? Here are local sports programs for kids with special needs in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.

Earth Day Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Celebrate Mother Earth on April 22, 2021, at one of these eco-friendly Earth Day events in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

Freebies for Vaccinated People in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

These spots offering free items or discounts to people who can prove they have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

What Every Parent Should Know About Developmental Delays

You have a new baby in your life. But how will you know if your child is developing normally? An expert from the Autism Alliance of Michigan offers some insight.

MSU Research Reports Sagging Areas in Pandemic Teaching

A survey from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation Collaborative found teachers are struggling to find students and maintain attendance during virtual school.