Category Archive: Activities

SWFL Parents: What You Need to Know About Solar Eclipse Safety

As exciting as the solar eclipse may be, there are some safety concerns. here is everything that SWFL parents need to know about the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st.  Solar Eclipse Info & Safety The first total solar eclipse since 1918 will be able to be viewed in Southwest Florida on August 21st between …

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$1 Summer Movies 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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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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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

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

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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Free Flights for Plane Loving Kids and Teens With Young Eagles Program!

Do you have a child or teenager that loves planes or dreams of being a pilot?  If you have a child between the ages of 8 and 17 there are thousands of EAA member volunteer pilots who would love to take you child on a free Young Eagles flight.  That’s right – a free flight! The …

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The Naples Pier

The Naples Pier is one of Naples’ most visited and best-known landmarks.  It’s charming and full of character and I feel it embodies what Southwest Florida is all about:  warm weather, warm people, wildlife watching and beautiful scenic views. History Originally built in 1888 as a freight and passenger dock a narrow gauge train transported …

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