Activities for Parents

School’s Out, Now What? Summer Learning Opportunities

Today was the last day of the 2018-19 school year, and that means one thing: summer is here! Lots of fun in the sun, time with family, and hot days are headed our way. But two whole months off from school can seem like a lot of time to fill. Especially when, as a CSFB parent, you’re concerned about your child’s continuing education. Not to fear, there are plenty of fun summer learning opportunities available to students and families in the Baltimore area. Here are just a few: Make Music Day: tomorrow, Friday, June 21! The Baltimore County Public Library […]

5 Holiday Activities for Families in Baltimore

This year, make the most out of the holiday break. Here are 5 Holiday activities for families in the Baltimore/DC area! (via Baltimore Sun) Go Ice Skating at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Finally, an outdoor ice rink returns to the Inner Harbor! Baltimore hasn’t had a seasonal outdoor rink since 2002. “It took several years to work out the logistics and bring skating back downtown,” said Laurie Schwartz, president of the Waterfront Partnership. The new rink will operate on McKeldin Square at Pratt and Light street for the next five winters. Schwartz also noted, “We like to create affordable, fun activities for locals here at […]

Thanksgiving Activities for Families

Whether you want to get your family thinking about what they are thankful for or you simply want to celebrate fall, here are some great Thanksgiving activities for families. Printable Fill in the Blank Thank You Cards Thanksgiving is the perfect time to remember to show gratitude. Use these printable thank you card templates to teach your kids the importance of being thankful. Gratitude Wreath Let your family display everything that they’re thankful for with these easy to create gratitude wreaths. Thanksgiving Spelling Stones Use this craft meets spelling activity to celebrate Thanksgiving as well as learn some new words. Tree of Gratitude Use the […]

Get Artsy With Your Kids In Baltimore

Arts Activities For Families in Baltimore From Station North Arts and Entertainment District to The Walters Art Museum, to Artscape, Baltimore’s annual free arts festival, it’s clear that Baltimoreans love to celebrate the arts. There is a constant flow of arts related activities and attractions in our great city and many are very family oriented. Artkids Programs At The Walters Art Museum Current studies confirm that education in the arts benefits a child’s overall ability to learn. With a variety of programs including Artbabies, ArtCubs, ArtTots and ArtKids Preschool Programs, The Walters Art Museum has something for all ages. These diverse programs are […]

Earth Day Activities in Baltimore

Baltimore Green Week Earth day is April 22nd and If you’re looking for some fun, green activities to do with your kids this year, Baltimore has a lot to offer. Baltimore Green Works, a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization is holding their 11th Annual Baltimore Green Week from April 18th – April 26th. Baltimore Green Week offers a variety of activities promoting sustainability, such as film screenings, cooking demonstrations, a speaker series and EcoFest, the capstone event on Friday, April 26th at Druid Hill Park in Baltimore. Learn more about Baltimore Green Works and their Baltimore Green Week events on their website. Earth […]