Category: Activities

Service Project Ideas for Kids in Southwest Florida

humane society adopting dogs

No matter how old your kids are it’s always a great idea to get your family involved in the community. Service projects are a great way to teach your kids empathy while also showing them the importance of giving back to their community. Whether your kids want to help other local children, the environment, or …

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10 Fun Seashell Crafts To Do With Your Kids This Summer

Melted Crayon Seashells Shell crafts to do with kids

Wether you’re a local or just visiting Southwest Florida collecting shells at the beach is always a favorite past time, so I’m sure you probably have tons of seashells lying around. Put some of those awesome beach finds to good use this summer by making some adorable crafts with your kids. There are so many …

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Best Nature Hikes for Families in Southwest Florida

J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Best Nature Hikes for Families in Southwest Florida

Southwest Florida is home to so many wonderful nature preserves full of interesting plant life and animals. While these parks offer may a variety of learning experiences for kids, hiking as a family can often be tricky. That’s why I’ve outlined the best nature hikes for families in the area. Each of these hikes are …

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Great STEAM Summer Camps In Southwest Florida

From robotics and video game design to awakening your child’s inner artist with painting classes there are many options in Southwest Florida when it comes to summer camps that promote STEAM learning (in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). Here are some of our favorite options for STEAM camps in Fort Myers, …

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$1 Summer Movies in Southwest Florida (2018)

$1 Summer Movies at select Regal Theaters in Southwest Florida

One dollar to see a movie in the theaters? Yes, please! We look forward to Regal theater’s Summer Movie Express each year at Gulf Coast Town Center and Bell Tower Shops (see all locations). It’s especially an affordable way to cool off in the summer and keep kids entertained while school is out. It’s also …

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Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camps: Inspiring Kids To Learn About Engineering And Robotics

As summer approaches I worry about summer slide and about making sure that my kids stay engaged and entertained while they learn new things. My son is obsessed with LEGO® bricks and I was really thrilled when we found about Bricks 4 Kidz®. He attend one of their camps and in his words had the …

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KidsTek Learning: Fun And Educational LEGO Camps in Fort Myers and Naples

lego camp

When looking for camps for my kids this summer the most important thing for me was that the camp would provide a learning opportunity and be a fun and exciting experience for my little guy.  My 7 year old loves LEGOs and Star Wars so enrolling him in the Star Wars LEGO camp from KidsTek …

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Fun Art At Painting With a Twist In Fort Myers

Painting with a Twist Fort Myers

Fun Art not Fine Art, that’s Painting With a Twist’s logo, a new paint and sip franchise now open in Fort Myers, Florida. This 5 year old franchise, now located in 25 states has had 2 million customers experience the fun times, so what are you waiting for?  You too can Paint and Sip with …

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Sanibel Sea School: Teaching Kids to Fall In Love With the Ocean

During our recent trip to South Seas Island Resort my children had the opportunity to attend Sanibel Sea School free as part of a press trip. Dedicated to teaching children and adults about marine ecosystems Sanibel Sea School is located in Sanibel Island with a second campus inside the South Seas Island Resort in Captiva.  The …

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Lakes Park Farmers Market- A breath of fresh air

Is there anything better than shopping in the fresh air? Visitors and residence in Southwest Florida can take advantage of the mild winters with a stroll through The Lakes Park Farmer’s Market every Friday morning from November through the end of April.   The outdoor market is nestled inside Lakes Park in Fort Myers. It’s …

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