April 16th, 2014

Bounce houses, Bunny pics, food fests & 10 other fun things to do this weekend…

Happy almost FRIDAY! Lots of fun on tap for this holiday weekend…

FRIDAY
Book a mini camp (surprise, there’s no school!), feast on sweets & Easter bunny pics at Planet Kids’ egg hunt, get bookish at storytime at the Bookstore in the Grove, celebrate Earth Day in Kendale Lakes or catch an al fresco family movie in North Beach.

SATURDAY
Get kids 3-13 in the kitchen & loving healthy eats at a Real Food Real Fun cooking class, bite into local flavor at Miami Eats at the Museum of Science, celebrate the art of storytelling with an Italian twist in Pinecrest or treat the kids to live theater with a message at the Three Mess-Keteers’ ecology comedy show at Tropical Park.

SUNDAY
Treat the whole family to contests, egg hunts & bounce houses at Jungle Island’s Easter Eggstravangza, explore all things spring at MCM, go green with a picnic & nature-inspired musical experience at the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens or celebrate Eatrh Day with family entertainment, a green car show & live music at the West Kendall Earth Day Festival.

EAT WELL & DO GOOD NEXT FRIDAY
Cocktails, beer, wine and Miami’s best farm-to-table eats await! Join Chef Michael Schwartz and Deco Drive’s Louis Aguirre at Slow Food Miami’s Snail Of Approval Tasting Party on April 25. The fun runs from 7-10pm at The Raleigh and tickets start at $85. Advance tickets are required and they go quickly - click here to get yours before they’re sold out. All proceeds benefit Slow Food Miami’s Edible Garden Program.

April 13th, 2014

Earth Day, spring parties, egg hunts and 10 other fun things to do this week

Hello, hello - hope everyone had a great weekend. We’ve got parties, Earth Day and Easter on the brain…

ACTIVITY HOP
Treat kids 1-6 to bunny pics & egg fun at My Gym Coral Gables’ Spring Fling & Egg hunt or Planet Kids’ Egg Hunt in Midtown, treat yourself to date night via Parents Play Out at Play-In on Friday night, entertain kids off of school with a day of chess camp in Pinecrest or a day of gymnastics in North Miami, or get kids 3-13 in the kitchen at a Saturday morning cooking class.

FIND FREEBIE FUN
Get bookish in Pinecrest at Tales Under the Stars or an Italian celebration, treat the kids to an ecology camp show with the Three Mess-Keteers at Tropical Park, inspire munchkin reading at the Junior Great Books Read-Aloud on Miami Beach or check out Easter freebie fun in our 2014 guide.

CELEBRATE EARTH DAY
The countdown is on for Earth Day 2014 - Tuesday, April 22. We’re getting green with stories and crafts, a party for the planet, farm visits & loads more green goodies. Click here to check out our Earth Day 2014 guide - more goodness coming soon!

THREE PARTY IDEAS FOR SPRING
We’re thinking pinatas, pools & air conditioning. Click here to check out three great party ideas & resources perfect for an April, May or June birthday (because spring in Miami is really just a mindset)…

CELEBRATE SPRING AT MIAMI CHILDREN’S MUSEUM SUNDAY
Treat the kiddos to a Peter Rabbit puppet show, a collage garden craft, cooking demos and a change to pet & play with the cutest farm animals in town at Miami Children’s Museum’s spring fling. The fun runs Sunday from 10am-6pm and is free with admission - click here for details, don’t miss out!

April 9th, 2014

Egg hunts, dinosaurs, Passover camp & 10 other fun things to do this weekend

Hello, hello - hope everyone had a great week. We’ve got egg hunts, dinosaurs & spring fun on the brain…

SATURDAY
Explore Perez Art Museum Miami for free, treat the kids to a Saturday morning cooking class in Miami Shores, make mosaics & read stories with author Anna Manikowska in the Design District, read & sing along with the Florida Grand Opera in Miami Gardens, treat your favorite girly girl to a Saturday morning princess party in the Gables or book a date night for a New World Symphony Wallcast.

SUNDAY
Explore dinosaurs, dragons & enchanted fairies at the Dinosauria Experience on Miami Beach; browse local produce, sip in the spring beer garden or check out a cooking demo at Fairchild’s spring festival; or pack the munchkins up for a canoe trip down the Oleta River.

EXPLORE GYMKIDZ PASSOVER CAMP
No school next week? GymKidz Passover camp is your new best friend. Campers 3-12 spend the day tumbling, crafting, cooking, playing games, watching movies and hanging with new & old friends. Choose between half-day (9am-1pm) or full-day (9am-3pm), prices start at $35. Click here to book half day, and here to book full day.

HOP THROUGH PINECREST GARDENS SATURDAY
Treat the whole family to 50,000 eggs, egg hunts by age group, prizes, face-painting, balloon art, interactive games, music, arts & crafts, a petting zoo, storytelling, food and a wildlife show at Pinecrest Gardens’ 11th annual Eggstravaganza. The fun runs from 10am-5pm and is just $5, call 305-669-6990 for more info

April 5th, 2014

Egg hunts, cooking class, Frozen & 10 other fun things to do this week

Hello, hello - hope everyone had a great weekend. We’ve got bunnies, dinosaurs & Frozen on the brain…

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HOP TO EASTER FUN
Tis the season for bunnies, photo-ops, egg hunts holiday fun - check out our 2014 Easter guide, presented by Jungle Island. It’s chock full of events & activities your whole family will love - click here to start planning now!

ACTIVITY HOP
Go green with an nature-focused mommy & me Monday morning in Midtown, treat the kids to a Frozen family movie & flashlight tour in Pinecrest, get in the kitchen with a Saturday morning kids cooking class, explore an enchanted fairy garden and all things prehistoric at the Dinosauria Experience on the Beach or score a date night via Parent’s Night Out at My Gym Coral Gables.

FIND FREEBIE FUN
Indulge in frozen deliciousness courtesy of Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s, explore paper weaving & inspirational writing in Doral, get crafty over mosaics and stories in the Design District, read & sing along with the Florida Grand Opera in Miami Gardens or demo infant massage in North Miami.

GET COOKING WITH OUR 12-YEAR-OLD GUEST CHEF JULIAN
Munchkin Fun Miami is about to get WAY more delicious. Meet our favorite new chef (and Munchkin Fun Miami contributor): 12-year-old Julian Lichtenfeld. The South Florida chef is the author of Beyond Mac N Cheese, a blog showcasing healthy, family-friendly recipes and food facts. Julian will be sharing regular recipes & food tips with us and his first one is a goodie. Take a big bite into family-friendly spinach enchilladas

April 3rd, 2014

Books for breakfast, green trucks, bunny picks & 12 other fun things to do this weekend

Happy WEEKEND! Woo hoo - anyone as excited as we are :)

GO GREEN AT GREEN BABY FAIR MIAMI
Get green & baby savvy this Saturday. Munchkins & parents can shop, learn, explore, eat & enjoy massages, art, food trucks, giveaways and raffles. The fun runs from 10am-4pm at the Little Haiti Cultural Center and tickets are just $10 - click here for all the details.

EXPLORE, INNOVATE AND TALK TECH AT THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
This weekend is all about science, tech and the NEXT big thing! The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science and the Ryder Charitable Foundation are co-hosting the two-day festival featuring a big “green” truck, electric cars, Make me a Maker activities, a robot challenge & much more. The fun runs this Saturday-Sunday from 10am-6pm and is free with admission. Click here to for details.

BUNNY DAY IS HERE!
Spring into Candy Lane this Saturday and dive into holiday fun with Mercy Hospital. The fun runs from 10:30am-12:30pm and features petting zoo, pony rides, games, face painting, Easter bunny pics, food and drinks. It’s a perfect Saturday morning activity! Click here to get details & RSVP.

SATURDAY
Treat kids 6-12 to one of Miami’s most unique art classes at MOCA, celebrate the Day of the Young Child with storytelling and parenting resources in Homestead, get crafty at family day at the Frost Art Museum or explore Indian culture with crafts and stories at the Big Read: India at MCM.

SUNDAY
Treat the family to snacks, coffee, stories, book theater and crafts at Atarah Montessori’s Books for Breakfast in the Grove, travel back in time at the Florida Renaissance Festival in Homestead, taking budding performers to the Young Talent Big Dreams audition at Actors’ Playhouse or have a spring garden tea at Fairchild.

March 29th, 2014

Bunny pics, pony rides, tech exploration and 10 other fun things to do this week

Hope everyone had a great weekend. Kick start a new week by entering to win two tickets to Green Baby Fair Miami on Saturday - massages, food trucks, demos & crafts for the kiddos - who’s in????

SPRING INTO CANDY LANE WITH MERCY HOSPITAL
Saturday is Bunny Day! Bring the kids to Mercy Hospital in the Grove for a petting zoo, pony rides, games, face painting, Easter bunny pics, food and drinks. The fun runs from 10:30am-12:30pm - perfect Saturday morning activity! Click here to get details & RSVP.

EXPLORE WHAT’S “NEXT” AT THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
This weekend is all about science, tech and the NEXT big thing! Head to the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science Saturday and/or Sunday from 10am-6pm to hang with Ryder big “green” trucks, explore activities and discover innovation. Guaranteed fun for new & veteran techies! The festival is sponsored by the Ryder Charitable Foundation and is free with admission -¬† click here for details.

ACTIVITY HOP
Hop to Easter fun at the Falls, honor World Autism Day at Miami Children’s Museum, explore strategies to nurture your munchkin’s development, travel back in time at the Florida Renaissance Festival, invite kids 6-12 to get creative at MOCA or treat yourself to a spring garden tea at Fairchild.

FIND FREEBIE FUN
Take a nature walk with Miss Lola in North Miami, treat the kids to stories & face painting at Day of the Young Child in Homestead, get creative at family day at the Frost Art Museum, have books for breakfast in the Grove or celebrate Passover with matzah and melodies on Miami Beach.

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