Cool Kids Summer Camps around Newport News, VA


Here is my list of 2013 summer camps for Newport News, VA. I have heard good things about them all, but the ones I expand on are ones I have personal experience with.

Camp Invention (at Christopher Newport University) – My kids have attended this camp for the last 7

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Activities & Projects for Kids


Here is my running list of websites that have wonderful STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) activities & projects for kids:

National Engineers Week Foundation PBS Kids Design Squad Try Science Peep and the Big Wide World DragonFly TV: Try This PBS Kids

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Great Books on Building & Engineering for Kids


Want to get your child’s building and engineering juices flowing? Try these wonderful books. I, personally, own each one of these books and use them with my own kids.

Steven Caney’s Ultimate Building Book is one of the best ever building books for kids. It uses very accessible building materials such

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Give Your Kids an Artistic Canvas In Your Home.


Since my husband and I are both software engineers by trade, we tend to immerse our kids in lots of techy things. One of my goals is to keep my kids well-balanced, so I try to incorporate artistic outlets into their lives. In preparation for summer activities, I was about to take down their pantry

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Kids Love to Personalize Their Room… Here’s a Great Way!


This past summer I was organizing our utility closet and realized I had an excess of plain builders socket and switch plate covers because we had replaced so many of them with more decorative plate covers. I knew my kids would love to personalize the covers in their bedrooms, so my mission was to figure

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Great Ideas for Gardening With Kids!!


Take a look at my Pinterest board Fun Gardening for some surprisingly simple ideas. To see my other boards on Pinterest click the red “Follow me on Pinterst” button on the left under RECENT PINS.


Fun Kid's Summer Time Crafts!!

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