The igokids blog
Appropriately located near the canyons of the Financial District, the Skyscraper Museum explores and honors our city’s tallest structures. It provides visitors with an in-depth look at how and why the iconic New York City skyline changes from generation to generation. Younger visitors will discover the design process and history of the world’s first modern city.Read more
As we dig out of a long–long!–winter in New York City, most of us are tempted to throw open the windows, pack up our down coats, and send the kids to the playground until fall arrives. As you and your family transition into this new season–one of renewal, fresh air, longer days, and warm sunshine–here are a few of our favorite must-see places for spring.Read more
Happy Spring Break! This is one of the biggest weeks of the spring season for kids. Why? Because school is out and good weather is most certainly in. This week kicks off with the first night of Passover and continues through Easter Sunday (check out our Easter Egg hunt guide for tips). If you missed out on getting your kids into one of the Spring Break day camps, then these activities will certainly help fill their time. We’ve also got some fun pre-Earth Day activities to get you in the nature preservation mood.Read more
How many times did your kids sing the “Everything is Awesome” song from The Lego Movie? Don’t fret, if you missed the film at your local theater. Starting on April 14th, the Museum of the Moving Image will be hosting big-screen viewings of The Lego Movie to give your kids some added joy during spring recess.Read more
Round up your little bunnies and get hopping to all of the eggs-celent events hop-pening this weekend (sorry I couldn't resist!) There are plenty of fun Easter events happening so get ready for the ultimate sugar rush and crash thereafter. The weather is finally feeling more "lamb" than "lion" so be sure to take advantage of fun opening weekends for Luna Park in Coney Island, Habana Outpost and a Spring Weekend event at Wave Hill. Here are this weekend's picks.
Madison Avenue is synonymous with high end fashion, and dozens of designers such as Prada, Gucci, Burberry and Missoni line the avenue. The daily slog through peanut butter stains and crayon graffiti (pardon, art installations) rarely crosses paths with haute couture, but there are times when you need something special for your little one. That's when you venue out to these high end boutiques. Perhaps you need a dressy outfit for a party or Easter celebration. Grandparents may want to treat their grandchildren to something fancy or give them a treasured present. These stores are also great for finding gifts for special occasions such as baptism, bris, bar/bat mitzvah, or first communion.Read more
Spring Break is fast approaching and it’s time to decide how your family will be spending it. At a pretty lengthy 11 days long, you’ll need to keep the kids as busy as possible over the break. But you live in New York City, so luckily that’s never a problem. With festivals, museums, carnivals, shows and much more, the only problem you might have will be deciding what to do first! Here’s our roundup of things to do this Spring Break.Read more
Who can’t get enough of the circus? New York City! That’s who.
On Thursday, April 10, the UniverSoul Circus opens its big-top performances to Brooklyn. This international circus features performance groups from several countries, such as: Cuba, Ethiopia, China, Columbia, Trinidad, Poland, South Africa, Guinea, USA and Chile. With a roster that diverse, this show is certain to delight the myriad of families and cultures that make up NYC.