The Teaching Kitchen at the Children's Museum of Denver
Photo By Carol W. Maybach
Opened on November 20 as part of the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus's $16.1 million renovation, the Teaching Kitchen offers hands-on daily cooking classes for children and their parents. Although the healthy-eating educational program is relatively new,...
February 5 2016, 10:00 AM
Spend. Save. Share. And get kids thinking about budgeting early. —Photo courtesy of Jones & Mae
Spoiler Alert: I’m giving my three-year-old son a bank on December 25.
He’s getting plenty of toys (Legos!) and practical items (handmade PJs!), but his big present is a soccer-ball shaped bank, along with rolls of dimes, pennies, quarters, and nickels. I know that dropping each coin into the...
December 18 2015, 3:15 PM
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Let’s be honest: Navigating airport terminals with young children is stressful even with the most well-behaved kids. There’s hardly a way to wrangle all the luggage and gear with a spare hand to keep your kid from vanishing all Home Alone 2-style. Enter Vea Kids, the children’s gear...
December 9 2015, 4:00 PM
—Morgan Wolfers Photography
Most kids can't resist Colorado's beautiful wildflowers, especially our state-honored Columbine. But instead of reaching out and grabbing this bloom he found along the Silver Dollar Lake Trail, 9-year-old Morgan Wolfers grabbed his camera and snapped this beautiful snapshot instead. You're on your...
August 6 2015, 10:25 AM
—Jan Von Holleben / Trunk Archive
The next time you’re hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park, keep your eyes on the trail because along just about any path you take, there are objects you can use in “teachable moments” for your family.
Take, for example, Mentha arvensis. More commonly known...
Denali, an endangered Grevy’s zebra, was born at the Denver Zoo on New Years Day. —Courtesy of the Denver Zoo
From spotting owls and sniffing wildflowers to searching for hidden elves, here are some fun-filled ways to enjoy springtime in Colorado as a family.
Spot a Great Horned Owl | Bluff Lake Nature Center
The mile-long loop around Bluff Lake is a great place to search for wildlife, including the...
April 27 2015, 3:00 PM
—Dreamling Books' "The Boy Who Spoke to the Earth"
California-based photographer Chris Burkard makes his living exploring some of the coldest and most remote parts of the world. The 29-year-old has spent a better part of the past 10 years battling harsh conditions—in Iceland, Russia, Norway, Alaska, you name it—in order to surf and shoot,...
March 19 2015, 2:45 PM
The dentist chair—complete with monkey—at Children's Museum of Denver.
The patient reclining in the dentist chair at the Children's Museum of Denver sports a giant toothy smile... and happens to be a monkey. The museum's new Village of Healthy Smiles five-section exhibit, a collaboration with Delta Dental, introduces a trip to the dentist office to kids up to 3...
March 9 2015, 11:00 AM