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Elmwood Park Zoo Camp

Children will enjoy a fun and educational experience learning about and interacting with many of the zoo’s resident collection. Each weeklong camp includes crafts, stories, snacks, animal visitors, and in-depth tours of the zoo. Regular summer zoo events and shows…

KidsPark

Monday-Thursday 7am-10pm; Friday 7am-Midnight; Saturday 10am-Midnight, Sunday 1pm-6pm. A family favorite for over 20 years! Hourly drop-in childcare for ages 18 months -12 years old. We have a morning preschool education program and birthday parties on the weekend. Your kids…

National Museum of American Jewish History

Museum explores the history of Jews in America through artifacts, stories and interactive media. NMAJH offers students an interdisciplinary and inquiry-based museum experience that builds upon school curriculum.

Silly Joe Sings!

High-energy, interactive songs & stories for children & families. Silly Joe captures family moments in an honest and imaginative way as he offers a look at the comedic and quirky aspects of family life.

Miss Maggie Sings

Peggy Gernerd is Miss Maggie Sings! A children’s performer who combines singing, guitar, percussion, puppets, stories/poems and movement to educate and entertain children and their families. Available for elementary schools (assemblies, wellness fairs, family nights), pre-schools and community events. Her…

Operation: Story Time

How do you get a reluctant toddler to take a nap? Mom blogger Sandra Telep found that reading her son all the books he wants brings on sleep — for her too!

The London Mental Olympics

To prepare for the 2012 Olympics, kids can read a London guidebook, a history of Britain or (for the trans-Atlantic flight), a new collection of Dr. Seuss poems.