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Activities

Check out Denver’s guide to activities, craft ideas, Steve Spangler Science experiments and so much more!

Colorado's Summer Day Camp Listings 2010

Summer is around the corner and we’re here to help with Colorado’s most all-inclusive listing of summer day camps. Stay tuned for our overnight camp compilation tomorrow! Academy Adventures June-August: St. Mary’s Academy day camp for ages 5-14. Activities include technology, performing arts, arts and crafts and chess. 4545 S. University Blvd., Englewood, 303-783-6217 Acting […]

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Losing the baby fat—with the baby and other moms

When Rebecca Loy’s family relocated to Denver, researching neighborhoods was key before setting up a new life for herself and her family. Loy’s method? Lace up her running shoes, buckle daughter Jessica into the jogging stroller and hit a few Stroller Strides classes, the franchise exercise program where moms get a 60-minute workout while pushing […]

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Let kids play with their food to get them to chow down

Fancy, fussy food isn’t likely to be welcomed at the children’s table. But kid-friendly presentation, from colorful ingredients to playful plates, can ensure that nutritious meals are eaten, not artfully avoided. “If you present food in a playful way, kids are much more likely to try it,” said Shannon Payette Seip. She’s a mom and […]

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Weekend Out: Spend a family day down at Sunflower Farm

Most Coloradans aren’t too far removed from nature. Front Range cities boast great parks and access to vast wilderness areas. And while hiking or biking have their advantages, a trip to Sunflower Farm in Longmont offers families a chance to experience a truly rural lifestyle. “Our intention is to give the public a taste of […]

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Kid-Friendly Crafts and Recipes for Thanking Mom

Mile High Mamas has partnered with Disney FamilyFun magazine to bring you ideas to help celebrate Mom to the fullest on Mother’s Day. Beauty Mask: This eye pillow, filled with lavender and flaxseed, is a Mother’s Day gift that actually takes something away: stress! Button Bracelet: This sweet and simple craft features well-loved faces all […]

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A Guide to Denver's Go-kart Tracks

If traffic jams and high gas prices have made driving more like work and less like fun, maybe you need a little time behind the wheel where fun is the only object. A go-kart track could be just the ticket — and not that kind of ticket. The Denver area offers go-kart tracks for all […]

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A brush with art colors kids happy

The Denver Art Museum on one of its dozen free days a year is about what you’d expect: wall-to-wall families and happy young faces. The difference between this kids’ scene and many others around town is that here, family fun involves making, or learning about, art. James and Becca Dwyer of Englewood recently visited the […]

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Scientifically Speaking--Events for Outdoor and Science Lovers

Scientifically Speaking is Colorado’s largest round-up of science and nature programs for adults and children. Be sure to checkout the list of ongoing children’s workshops. WEDNESDAY Meteorite program “The Scientific Utility of Meteorites and the Antarctic Search for Meteorites Program,” a talk by Brian Hynek, University of Colorado, Boulder, will be at 4 p.m. at […]

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