Kite Flying and Festivals

 Posted by on April 16, 2015
Apr 162015
Kite Flying and Festivals

Have you ever been to a kite festival? I didn’t think much of it because kids can go to the park and fly a kite whenever, right? But we decided to check out a kite fly last year and had so much fun! There was something special about many kites flying in the air together. … Read on »

Weekend Events: April 17-19, 2015

 Posted by on April 15, 2015
Apr 152015
Weekend Events: April 17-19, 2015

Plenty of outside events to enjoy the beautiful weather and even inside activities to celebrate spring this weekend! You can volunteer in honor of Earth Day, create spring craft projects, enjoy nature events, plant seeds, listen to stories, party with the animals and more!   Friday Nature and Science at Wonder Works: Seashells (Oak Park) … Read on »

Apr 142015
Reader Recommended: Bakeries for Birthday Cakes

A big thank you to all those on the Kidlist Facebook page who contributed to this list! If you have anything to add, please comment on this post or email me. Kirschbaum’s Bakery 825 Burlington Ave Western Springs, IL 60558 (708) 246-2894 Nutphree’s Bakery 259 E Rand Rd Mt Prospect, IL 60056 (847) 754-4320 I’ll … Read on »

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Apr 132015
Spring Activities at Oakridge Hobbies and Toys

Oakridge Hobbies & Toys is one of my favorite toy stores! They opened in 1987 and are a family-owned business that has a wonderful and large selection of toys and supplies for all kinds of hobbies along with a knowledgeable and helpful staff. They even have a train chugging around the store – I know … Read on »