The Columbus Zoo has 10,000 animals located in six distinct regions. No wonder we see something new and exciting each time we are there. How lucky are we to have such an AMAZING place right here in Columbus? We absolutely love visiting the zoo and are fortunate to be able […]

Ohio History Center & Ohio Village

One of our absolute FAVORITE spots in Columbus is the The Ohio History Center. They offer a great deal of interactive activities for kiddos and adults. You can spend an entire day there exploring exhibits from life in the 1950s to extinct and endangered Ohio species to an large collection […]

Veterans Park Spray and Play

This afternoon we headed up to Delaware to check out the new splash pad with much anticipation. When I heard that it was dinosaur themed, I knew one four year old that was going to be very excited. At first, I was a bit confused on how to get there. […]

Free Music Spots for the Summer

Summertime in Columbus is all about the outdoors. From Columbus Commons summer concert series to music festivals to kid-friendly concerts in Powell, there is a way for everyone to enjoy live outdoor music all over town – surprisingly enough, a lot of them are FREE. Here are a few fun, […]

Fairs and Festivals

Delaware Arts Festival: May 14-15 Asian Festival: May 28-29 Nelsonville Music Festival: June 2-5 Columbus Arts Festival: June 10-12 Park Street Festival: June 10-11 Digfest: June 11 Columbus Pride Festival: June 17-19 Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival: June 17-19 Comfest: June 24-26 Red, White & Boom: July 1 Doo Dah […]

Cheap Spots for Kids this Summer

Summer is the best time of year in Columbus. From mid-May through early September, Columbus is filled with fun things to do with your kiddos – a lot of those events being free!  I have compiled a list of  my favorite events that are either free or under $5. Splashpad […]

Favorite Playground Spots

Alum Creek Park North – Westerville Friendship Park – Gahanna Fryer Park – Grove City Hannah Park – Gahanna Huber Village Park – Westerville Kaltenbach Park – Dublin Jeffrey Park – Bexley Emerald Fields – Dublin Millstone Creek – Westerville North Orange Park – Powell Whetstone Community Center – Clintonville […]

Outdoor Spots for Kids

Columbus Commons Columbus Zoo Metro Parks Olentangy Caverns Playgrounds Scioto Mile Slate Run Historical Farm Splash Pads Stratford  Ecological Center Topiary Park  

Story Time Spots for Kids

Singing silly songs, playing games, reading fairy tales and dancing – these are a few reasons why I love storytime. Storytime helps establish ready habits, gives you so many ideas for different books, rhymes, songs and games. One of the most important things I hope the kiddos get from going […]

Indoor Spots for Kids

        Ohio weather is unpredictable. It may be thirty degrees and snowing one day, with the next being eighty and sunny! With the unpredictably of the weather and the need for your kiddos to get out of the house in mind, I created a list of indoor play places in […]