September 28th, 2014

Pumpkin patches, family movies, freebie crafts & top 10 picks for the week

Hope everyone had a great weekend, lots of good stuff on tap this week…

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ACTIVITY HOP
Channel NASCAR dreams at Fast Lane Fridays at Homestead Speedway, explore nature at Fairchild’s Bird Festival, get creative with the kids at the Wolfsonian’s Discovering Design Family Workshop or get a jumpstart on fall fun with pumpkins, hide rikes, corn mazes & rides at the Coconut Grove Pumpkin Patch.

FREEBIE FUN
Check out arts & crafts at Gap Kids at the Falls, treat the kids to neighborhood storytime in the Grove, explore Thinking Adventures mommy & me in Brickell or book a free yoga, art, music or movement trial class at Play In.

TREAT THE FAMILY TO “OCEANS” NATURE MOVIE NIGHT IN PINECREST
Friday is family night! Bring the kids to Pinecrest Gardens to watch Disney’s “Oceans.” Your whole crew will love the documentary featuring adventurous animals & nature. Leave with educational activity sheets to continue the learning at home. The showing is part of Pinecrest Garden’s Nature Movie Series. Tickets are just $5 - click here to get all the details.

SNAG TICKETS TO GREEN BABY FAIR MIAMI
The fun comes back October 18! Join the Gathering Place, Munchkin Fun and tons of other great partners for workshops, kids activities, a mommy spa lounge, product demos & healthy family living at Green Baby Fair Miami. The fair runs from 10am-4pm and tickets start at $15 ($20 at the door). Click here to buy your tickets now!

PARTY SPOTLIGHT: MIAMI KIDS MUSIC
Welcome back to our weekly series highlighting birthday party options - venues, entertainers and characters heading your way once a week! Look for a new business every Sunday and click here to the master list anytime.

Miami Kids Music comes right to you for the ultimate musical bash! Kids of all ages will love singing, dancing, playing with instruments & props and serenading the birthday boy with a rousing “Happy Birthday” finale. Call 305-439-4444 or email MiamiKidsMusic@aol.com to get party details & make a reservation.

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September 21st, 2014

Freebie fun, family crafts, Disney on Ice & 10 picks for the week

Hope everyone had a great weekend. One of our highlights was a trip to C.B. Smith water park in Pembroke Pines - definitely worth a drive if you haven’t been yet (tip - get there before 10 to avoid the crowds).


ACTIVITY HOP
Check out kids chiropracty on the Beach, hang with Munchkin Fun at the Ultimate Moms Night Out in Coral Springs, treat your munchkins to princess magic at Disney on Ice at the AA Arena, treat kids 2-13 to a day of fun & learning at camp Smart E Pants (there’s no school Thursday) or check out comic book day at MCM.

FREEBIE FUN
Explore a free Mucha Musica demo with Buzzy Kids in North Miami; make an autumn craft card at American Girl; check out a free mommy & me playdate in Palmetto Bay; explore live music, poetry & acting classes at AV Kids Miami’s Open House; or enter to win four free tickets to Disney on Ice.   

GET CREATIVE & CRAFTY AT PINECREST GARDENS
Treat kids of all abilities to the ultimate art class at Pinecrest Gardens. Creative Crafts runs one Sunday a month from 2-3:30pm and features an interactive themed activity (think pumpkin painting & Thanksgiving centerpieces). Parents can shop the farmers market while the kids create - a perfect Sunday afternoon. For children 6-12, limited to 15 kids - email Yvette Cotera to reserve your spot, first session is Oct 19.

PARTY SPOTLIGHT: MIAMI CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
Welcome back to our weekly series highlighting birthday party options - venues, entertainers and characters heading your way once a week! Look for a new business every Sunday and click here to the master list anytime.

Celebrate your child’s next birthday at Miami Children’s Museum and let them do all the work! All inclusive party packages include theme options, decorations, art projects, a party host, guided exhibit tours and invitations - parent bliss. Call 305-373-5437 or send an email to get details & reserve your date.

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September 14th, 2014

Disney on Ice giveaways, kids cooking, freebie fun & 10 picks for the week

Hope everybody had a wonderful weekend. Lots of fall fun to keep us busy this week…

ACTIVITY HOP
Check out cooking demos, health screenings & kids entertainment at the Miami Family Wellness & Lifestyle Expo; explore the ins & outs of tigers at Zoo Miami; get crafty as a family at PAMM’s Bold Botanical: Family art-making class; celebrate Hispanic heritage at Dolphin Mall; or brush up on sports safety with a free seminar on young athletes & injury prevention at Baptist West Kendall.    

FIND FREEBIE FUN
Join Buzzy Kids for children’s stories and crafts at Chatterbox Kids, play for free at Deering Estate, hop on a voyage around the world at The Falls, flex some brain power at the Geek Squad Academy at the Science Museum, invite artists 4-12 to get creative at Locust Projects’ Little Lab or celebrate the Worldwide Day of Play at Miami Children’s Museum.

MAKE MUSICAL MEMORIES
Treat your munchkin - and yourself - to 45 minutes of magic every week with a Miami Kids Music Together class. Choose between the classic Music Together or the new bilingual Canta y Baila Conmigo and prep for a semester of singing, dancing, giggling & munchkin merriment. Sessions are offered daily at various locations throughout Miami, click here to view the master list & book today before all are sold out.

WIN TICKETS TO DISNEY ON ICE
Treat your munchkin to the magic of Disney on Ice! Lightening McQueen, Buzz, Ariel and Tinker Bell are skating onto the ice at AA Arena Sept 24-28 and we’re giving away 4 free tickets to opening night! Click here to enter to win and here to check out event & ticketing details.

NEVER STRESS ABOUT DINNER AGAIN
Once upon a time cooking dinner was fun. Then came homework, bath time and general 4-8pm nuttiness. The fun is back! Sign up for Moms Dinner Plans and you’ll get four family-friendly recipes and a detailed shopping list every week. All recipes are tested by real moms & real kids and are posted Fridays just in time for the weekend market visit. Plans start at $4 per month - less than $5 to never stress about dinner again. Click here to sign up today and get your recipes for this week.

September 7th, 2014

Sesame Street adventures, character storytime, freebie fun & 10 picks for the week

Hope everybody had a wonderful weekend. We’re just back from a family walk and there was the slightest chill in the air - the best weather of the year is coming! Lots of indoor & outdoor fun awaits its arrival…

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ACTIVITY HOP
Party with Elmo & Cookie Monster at a Tuesday morning Sesame Stree Party at the Miami Auto Museum, eat well & do good at the CFCE Friends night at BurgerFi Aventura, treat the kids to character storytime at the mall or explore the sites & smells of tropical fruit at Fairchild’s Jackfruit Jubilee.

FIND FREEBIE FUN
Make character masks, snap photos & dance your heart out at the Julius Jr. Experience at Dadeland; check out neighborhood storytime at the Bookstore in the Grove; explore games, books & specialty fun at the Children’s Trust Family Expo; celebrate Rosh Hashana with a pizza party & singalong on Miami Beach; or explore the Gables at Family Day on Aragon.

PARTY SPOTLIGHT: LE PETIT STUDIO
Welcome back to our weekly series highlighting birthday party options - venues, entertainers and characters heading your way once a week! Look for a new business every Sunday and click here to the master list anytime.

Treat your ballerina to the ultimate princess party at Le Petit Studio (a personal favorite at MF headquarters). Owner Bellinda and her staff will make your munchkin’s dreams come true with dancing, singing, bubbles, games, ballet, dress-up and lots of treats. Call 305-321-0919 or email bellindazt@yahoo.com to get details & book your bash before the date slips away.

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August 31st, 2014

Freebie fun, cake, crafts & top picks for the week

Welcome to September! Time is racing by - lots of fun on tap for this week…

ACTIVITY HOP
Celebrate Grandparents day with special crafts & a cooking project, make sure your family is as safe as it can be by registering for a free CPR class, check out the last day of the Miami Home Show or celebrate MiChiMu’s 11th birthday with face painting, balloons & cake at the MiamI Children’s Museum.

FIND FREEBIE FUN
Treat the kids to a free play day at Jungle Island (kids are free with paid adult admission), explore your creative side at the Wolfsonian’s Discovering Design family workshop, check out yoga for kids in West Dade or ride the rails for free at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum

CELEBRATE ONE YEAR OF KIDDOS MAGAZINE
One of our favorite partners is turning one! Celebrate with face painting, arts & crafts, a bounce house, treats & music Saturday at the Kiddos anniversary party. The fun runs from 10am-1pm at Ta-Da! Kidz near the Falls and is 100% free. Click here to get all the details and mark the date in your calendar.

PARTY SPOTLIGHT: KYDOO
Treat your kids to singing, dancing and adventures galore while you treat yourself to 100% convenience. Kydoo is party planning for busy parents. Book a package and they handle decorations, invitations, set up & clean up! Call 786-456-9147 or info@kydoo.us for information & booking.

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August 27th, 2014

Movies, freebies, photo ops & top holiday weekend picks

Happy HOLIDAY WEEKEND! Here’s to three days of fun in the sun!

FRIDAY
Rock out with student bands at Southland Mall, dive into a poolside screening of Planes at Grapeland Water Park, explore the ins & outs of sea turtles at Haulover Park or hit day one of the Miami Home Show at the Miami Beach Convention Center.  

SATURDAY
Get a jumpstart on Grandparents Day with crafting at Michael’s, chillax with free yoga in Palmetto Bay, explore pet adoption & bring home a furry friend at Pet Adoption Day at Miami Children’s Museum or treat the kids to a free screening of ET at Actors’ Playhouse in the Gables.  

SUNDAY/MONDAY
Get crafty at IDEA at the Bass Family Day, shop homegrown eats & local produce at the Pinecrest Farmers Market, take your cutest picture of the summer at a lemonade stand mini photo shoot in North Miami, treat the whole family to an al fresco screening of Finding Nemo at the Barnacle or get sweaty with a free Labor Day celebration with Baby Boot Camp Miami Beach

Munchkin Fun is a single place to find, enroll in and pay for kids classes & camps. We stand behind every program we sell with a 100% money-back guarantee. Call us anytime at 888-982-8618.