We are so happy to share our first camp giveaway of 2016. Wouldn’t it be nice to win a week at the fantastic, outdoor, learn-while playing Sarah’s Science Summer Camp and have one less thing to think about? Sarah’s Science is offering one lucky reader a full week of hands-on, outdoor science camp fun for […]
How many times would I have to go to Lawrence Hall of Science to pay off my membership?
How many times do I need to go to the zoo to break even? Is it a good deal if my kids are toddlers or babies? Let’s break it down.
Thanks to Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science for sponsoring our guide to places to take East Bay preschoolers. These are fun activities and destinations for younger kids focused on the amazing indoor spaces and places because the sunny weather can’t last forever. Right? Did you know kids can visit the Lawrence Hall of Science for […]
Thanks to Lindsay Wildlife Experience for sponsoring our post today AND for keeping life wild for 60 years and counting! Fall into The Wild is Sunday October 11, 2015 at Lindsay Wildlife’s 60th Birthday Bash and Community Festival in Walnut Creek and you’ll want to be there with your small person. Lindsay Wildlife Experience has […]
Save 15% on advance sale mini maker faire tickets with code: 510FAM. I’m super excited to tell you about our fantastic prize package this year. Not only can you win a family pack (2 adults & 3 children) of tickets to the East Bay Mini Maker Faire coming to Oakland next month. But we also have some super special […]
I was a lucky chaperone on a field trip to Alameda’s Crab Cove with a class of curious kindergartners. I learned about marine mammals (native critters), estuaries (fresh water + ocean water), and how often snacks and hugs are required to keep our energy up (lots!). What’s so special about Crab Cove? The Crab Cove […]
I am very happy to present this cheat sheet for Walnut Creek’s Lindsay Wildlife Experience for preschoolers, as part of our continuing in our series: The three-year olds guide to everything fun in the Bay Area! Do you have an opinionated three-year old? If so, I’d love for you to add to the body of knowledge available to other […]
Thanks to the San Francisco Zoo for sponsoring this post today and taking us on this insider’s tour of really cool things to do at the Zoo with kids. I had a hard time narrowing down the must-do stops and exhibits for your trip to the San Francisco Zoo. My list doesn’t even include the […]
Thanks to CuriOdyssey for sponsoring 510Families.com today. CuriOdyssey at Coyote Point is a science and wildlife center with indoor and outdoor exhibits for kids of all ages. It offers a zoo experience complete with feeding time shows; gardens for wandering and touching; and physical science displays such as marble roller coasters and air funnels. CuriOdyssey […]
Feeling quite tired of playgrounds (I hear you!), Berkeley mom of two Annie Burke started taking her family and friends out to some less-traveled parks in the East Bay Regional Park District in 2009. Since then, her community Outside Kids has grown to over 100 families who go outside – really outside – to explore, […]
Summer Fun Days at Lawrence Hall of Science combine play with learning.
Never run out of family fun ideas with our 99 destinations for summer fun! We have selected one outing for each day between Memorial Day through the end of August. Whether you like to add them to your calendar right now (go on, we fact-checked*), bookmark this page for inspiration, or print it out and stick it on your […]
My experience at the Lawrence Hall of Science is that there are nooks and crannies of the building that one might miss in her first few visits. If you haven’t spent much time on the downstairs level of the building, then you may not be aware of the Animal Discovery Room. Open from 1:30 to 4 pm […]
Thanks to the San Francisco Zoo for sponsoring this giveaway. We have a very special prize to give away this week. I love an experience on which you cannot put a price tag, although when pushed, the San Francisco Zoo told us their behind-the-scenes tour is valued at over $1,000. a Rafflecopter giveaway Floyd, the […]