MK Memo: Moms Know
We go to the openings of Big Cat Crossing at the Philadelphia Zoo and Birds of Paradise at the Academy of Natural Sciences.
Weekend Wrapup: Philadelphia Science Festival, Kidsland, Philadelphia International Children's Festival
Summary of Philadelphia-area weekend kids' events at the Philadelphia Science Festival at the Franklin Institute, Kidsland at the Katz JCC and the Philadelphia International Children's Festival at the Annenberg Center. Plus, giveaway winners announced.
Research suggests that both coed and single-sex educational models benefit girls at different ages.
A preview of MetroKids May 2014 issue, including parties, camps, CoverKids and our 25th anniversary
A look at the award-winning Sprouts student horticulture club at the Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, PA
A local educator believes that passionate teaching is key to closing the achievement gap in academic performance.
Find out what happened during Autism Awareness Day 2014 at the Philadelphia Zoo.
Etiquette tips on how to be a good Walt Disney World guest
Resilience, compassion and an appreciation for life are a few of the lessons learned by siblings of kids with autism and special needs.
A preview of the April 2014 issue of MetroKids goes behind the scenes with the Flyers wives and info about our Baby and Autism Awareness articles
Before and after photos of the new kids play, Delaware Mudtub and the Mighty Wampum
Kids' musicians Cris and Lou have some suggestions to ease the morning rush.
A resilience expert's tips on how to turn failure into learning opportunities
In honor of National Women's History Month, the National Constitution Center recommends stories about powerful historical women.
A preview of the March 2014 issue of MetroKids, plus what we're reading, making and eating this month.
MK staff picks for Toy Fair 2014 highlights from Hasbro, Mattel and Crayola
Scholastic's list of Olympic-related kids' books. Plus, a Gold Medal Reads giveaway.
A preview of the family-fun events and gorgeous ARTiculture displays at the 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show.
A resilience expert's advice on how parents can help kids develop grit.
A preview of some of the stories in the February 2013 issue of MetroKids.
The author of Let's Play Football turns Super Bowl viewing into a family-fun sport.
Rachel Fryd of the Free Library of Philadelphia explains the selection of the Caldecott Medal winners for the year's best illustrated kids' books.
A wrapup of MetroKids 2014 Super Camp Fair, including camp activities, prize winners and photos.
At MetroKids' annual Super Camp Fair, Sun., Jan. 26 at the Conshohocken Marriott, you can meet camp staff, get camp info and win camp scholarships.
There's a March 1 deadline for 2,000 scholarships for low-income families to send their K-8th graders to private and parochial schools.
A local resilience expert subscribes to a SMART goal-setting method for raising resilient kids in 2014.
MK's editor weighs whether the Mary Poppins-related Saving Mr. Banks is a kids' movie or not.