30 Things To Do In June

30 Things To Do In June

Summer is right around the corner and it is already hot! Pools, festivals, no school and lots of fun events going on this month. Of course, I found a few more than 30 things to do, and there are so ...

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Local Photographer Guide

Local Photographer Guide

Pictures of my kiddos are my favorite possession. I always wish I had more and more no matter how many I take. Here is a list of wonderful local photographers.

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Looking For Lilith Theatre Company Summer Camps

Dramatic play is so important to develop imagination and creativity. Stepping into the character of another person practices empathy. And recent research demonstrates that children and youth who participate in the arts are more likely to participate actively in their ...

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Come Dance with Gillman's Dance This Summer

Come Dance with Gillman's Dance This Summer

In addition to our weekly class schedule this June, Gillman's Dance Academy is offering two really fun dance camps July 11-13 and July 18- 20. American Girl Doll Dance Camp - July 11-13 You and your favorite doll are cordially ...

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Hamsters in a House From ZURO Toys

Hamsters in a House From ZURO Toys

Hamsters in a House are the newest, cutest, collectable toys. These little hamster buzz, scoot, scurry and zoom all around their own hamster worlds. Kids can collect all 9 hamsters and all kinds of different Hamster houses, grocery store and ...

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Santa Cruz Agua Fresca Juice

Santa Cruz Agua Fresca Juice

Santa Cruz Organics has a new product, Agua Fresca Juice. It is a refreshing, lightly sweetened beverage inspired by Mexican traditions and blended with organic fruit juice and a splash of lemon juice. I don't know if you have tried ...

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Fruit & Veggie Flower Snack and Dip Options

Fruit & Veggie Flower Snack and Dip Options

I don't know about you, but my kids LOVE when I serve them a special snack. This is a perfect snack to hold the kids over 'til dinner, or it would even be great for a pre-dinner appetizer surprise! Fruit ...

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How to Talk With Kids About Grades

How to Talk With Kids About Grades

As the school year draws to a close, it is important to discuss your children's study habits and how these habits may influence their progress in school next year. When parents review grades with their children in a positive manner, ...

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Local Events Can Help You to Honor Memorial Day with Your Children

Local Events Can Help You to Honor Memorial Day with Your Children

Teaching the meaning of Memorial Day to your children can be tricky. It's easy to get lost in the rush of picnics, parades and fun during what many see as the unofficial start to summer. However, communities all around the ...

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A movie that’s enjoyable for the whole family!

A movie that’s enjoyable for the whole family!

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case -; even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery. This comedy-adventure ...

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Memorial Day Fashion Trends with OshKosh

Memorial Day Fashion Trends with OshKosh

Let your kids show off their patriotism by sporting stars, stripes, red, white and blue this summer! Families are sure to find something for their big and little kids for the holiday at OshKosh! For families who have girls of ...

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Something Sweet for Dad

Something Sweet for Dad

This Father's Day, you and your kids can surprise the dads in your life by giving them a surprise breakfast - with your own personal touch. To get started, I visit Pinterest for some gifting inspiration. One of my favorite ...

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Vacation Bible School Guide 2016

Vacation Bible School Guide 2016

There are only a few weeks left of school! Oh no! What to do now? One thing my kiddos have always enjoyed every summer is Vacation Bible School. Most are free, only seeking donations and provide a lot of fun ...

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Macaroni Kid Louisville East Summer Camp Guide

Macaroni Kid Louisville East Summer Camp Guide

Summer Camp can be so good for your kiddos. And Louisville certainly has some wonderful ones to choose from! Check out our list to keep your kids learning, making friends and having fun all Summer long! It is still early, ...

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Video of the Week - How to make sensory bottles

Video of the Week - How to make sensory bottles

Thought I might start a little weekly article for you. Just for fun I will be sharing a "Video of the Week" with you. Just random things I find that are funny or cute, crafty videos, and anything kid related. ...

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11th Annual Outrunning Autism 5K & Fun Walk

11th Annual Outrunning Autism 5K & Fun Walk

Churchill Downs, Inc. is supporting a different type of race. “Churchill Downs is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor for this year's FEAT of Louisville Outrunning Autism 5k. We truly value the work of FEAT in our community and applaud ...

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Review of The Commons and kidscommons in Columbus, IN

Review of The Commons and kidscommons in Columbus, IN

A few weeks ago my kids and I went up to Columbus IN and checked out The Commons and kidscommons. The Commons is a free play structure in the "mall" in downtown Columbus and kidscommons is the Children's Museum right ...

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The 2016 Cultural Pass Will Be Available May 23rd.

The 2016 Cultural Pass Will Be Available May 23rd.

The Cultural Pass is back this year and is better than ever. You can pick yours up at any Louisville Free Public Library Branch or Metro Parks Community Center beginning May 23rd. It is part of the Library's Summer Reading ...

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Macaroni Kid Business Directory

Macaroni Kid Business Directory

Make sure you take the time to go to the Macaroni Kid Business Directory! We are working hard to bring you the biggest listing of the best family friendly businesses in the Louisville area! Just click on "Business Directory", which ...

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Birthday Party Guide

Birthday Party Guide

Have a Birthday coming up? Check out our Guide for lots of different options! We have soccer, magic, trains, bouncies, dancing, trampolines, MegaQuest, gymnastics, and more!!We will be adding even more locations in the coming weeks so check back often.Check ...

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Let's Go For A Hike, Or Just A Stroll.

Let's Go For A Hike, Or Just A Stroll.

The warmer weather last week had me dreaming of being outdoors. One of the easiest, cheapest family friendly things our family does is to go for a hike or walk. I thought I would list some of our favorite places ...

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Free Fishing Days and National Trails Day at Kentucky State Parks

Free Fishing Days and National Trails Day at Kentucky State Parks

Kentucky State Parks will be taking part in National Trails Day on June 4 with events across the state to recognize the excellent hiking opportunities at state parks. The American Hiking Society launched National Trails Day in 1993 to help ...

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Get out and meet some great moms with MOMS Club Louisville East

Get out and meet some great moms with MOMS Club Louisville East

The MOMS Club of Louisville East is the local chapter of The International MOMS Club, an organization that believes in the motto “Moms Offering Moms Support.” The group is comprised of active and engaged stay at home moms of all ...

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Welcome to Macaroni Kid Louisville East!

Welcome to Macaroni Kid Louisville East!

I wanted to take a moment this week and welcome all our new subscribers and leave some tips for new and existing subscribers to get the most out of YOUR Macaroni Kid website! Make sure you check out the Calendar ...

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Some of my favorite playgrounds

Some of my favorite playgrounds

My kids love the playground. We have been to quite a few in the area over the years and definitely have our favorites. I am going to share some of mine. Feel free to comment after the article about which ...

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Louisville Area Farmers Markets 2016

Louisville Area Farmers Markets 2016

Shopping at a local farmers' market is great way to get local, organic, fresh produce. Many farmers markets have live entertainment. Most are outdoors throughout the summer, but there are a few locations that have them year round. Louisville has ...

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Storytimes at the Louisville Free Public Library

Storytimes at the Louisville Free Public Library

With 18 locations surrounding Louisville, you can always find something happening at the LFPL! Weekly reoccuring library activities are listed here. One time only activites will appear on the newsletter and calendar. Since this is Louisville East Macaroni Kid, I've ...

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