The igokids blog
Mark your calendars. The New York Hall of Science will be hosting the 4th Annual Mamas Expo. Don’t let the name fool you. The expo isn’t just for mothers. Dads can come too.Read more
Eating out with kids used to mean a choice of chicken nuggets or macaroni and cheese, perhaps with some limp carrots on the side—if you were lucky. Now, of course, the only dilemma is what to choose—omelet or Cobb salads? Sure. Freshly pureed baby food? Absolutely. Here, a roundup of a few of the most kid-friendly places on the upper east side, in terms of both food and atmosphere.. And luckily, there are incentives for mom and dad, too—not only won't you go hungry, you'll actually enjoy the meal.Read more
From marsh, to ash dump, to verdant jewel of the borough, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden has established itself as an important piece of New York’s recreational and scientific history. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden may not be as vast and sprawling as the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, but this easily accessible institution has plenty to offer for a day of family fun.Read more
With spring here and summer just over the horizon, it’s only a matter of time before your children start thinking about water-splashing activities. Typically, this means a day trip to the water-park or beach. However, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan has just opened up a new exhibit that brings water-splashing fun right to the heart of the city.Read more
Are you ready for cherry blossoms, Arbor Day and street festivals? The last full week of April will capture the essence of Spring in NYC with several events showcasing arts, culture and nature in the city. There are also a few author appearances to help close out your National Poetry Month activities as well as a new Rubik’s exhibit to get that little tinkerer in your family excited about puzzles. Here are this week's picks.Read more
This weekend, Brooklyn families get a Spring Break, double-header. The Greenlight Bookstore and BookCourt will be hosting author readings this Saturday, April 19.Read more
Want to know what's going on this weekend? Here's what's up, eggs, candy, matzoh Repeat! Of course there are other things going on this weekend like the International Auto Show at the Javits Center, the Prospect Park Roller Rink Opening and a Culinary Kids Food Festival at the New York Botanical Garden but it's mostly just eggs, candy and matzoh! We hope everyone enjoys Easter and Passover. Here are this weekend's picks.
A few weeks ago we had the pleasure of visiting City Treehouse, an indoor playground for kids of all ages. Located in Chelsea, this hidden gem is guaranteed to provide your child with hours of play and entertainment.