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Mom Docent: USS Hornet

Mom Docent: USS Hornet

October 12, 2018 / Beth Ryan / Out & About Education Mom Docent

There's no time to read the plaques while tending to the herd! Enter Mom Docent, a new City Blocks series that will be full of stories, tips, and suggested activities for Bay Area sites, museums, paintings, and public works of art. Each entry is intended to be read before heading... read more

Last Chance for a Creativity-Boosting Giveaway!

Last Chance for a Creativity-Boosting Giveaway!

January 01, 2018 / Education

Family Class Giveaway We're welcoming 2018 with a giveaway from the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM). In case you don't know, BADM is an incredible creativity-boosting, brain-building, and all-around-fun museum for kids ages 6 months to 10 years old.  BADM is generously giving away a three-week family class to one lucky reader of GG... read more

3 Easy Activities to Boost Creativity in Toddlers

3 Easy Activities to Boost Creativity in Toddlers

December 19, 2017 / Education

In between dreidel spinning, cookie baking, and holiday meals, there will be a moment when your toddler looks up at you and asks "now what?" Luckily, the experts at the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) have your answer with three fun and easy brain-boosting activities for toddlers and their older... read more

4 Gifts Teachers Really Want (for the Holidays and Beyond)

4 Gifts Teachers Really Want (for the Holidays and Beyond)

December 18, 2017 / Jennifer Butterfoss / Education

With just a few days before the winter holidays commence, it is likely you have already purchased some kind of token of appreciation for your child’s teacher. Whether it’s mug full of candy, a gift card, a candle, or a lovely donation to your school’s holiday gift fund,... read more

BADM Family Class Giveaway

BADM Family Class Giveaway

December 12, 2017 / Elisabeth Thurston Fraser / Education

Yesterday the New York Times asked what parents could do to “robot-proof” our children’s future professional paths. That concern might sound alarmist to some, but even parents who don’t live in fear of the singularity have probably paused to consider what our increasingly automated world might look like when our b... read more