5 Tips For A Successful First Day of School

The first day of school is approaching quickly! Teachers have started putting together classrooms, dusting off shelves and getting set up for your little ones to join them back in the classroom. If you’re sending young scholars off for the first (or fifth!) time, KZOOkids has you covered for making the first day back a great one! 1. Get the sleep routine under control
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A Guide for Train Lovers in Kalamazoo and Beyond

  Do you have a little one who loves Thomas the Train and could spend all day building a train track that circles your house? Well, we have some ideas for you! We’ve compiled a list of fun train rides, train-themed restaurants, and other places for kids to see and interact with trains, both in the Kalamazoo area, and farther out. TAKE A RIDE
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Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent: August 18-20

Happy August! We are half way through August and there is still a ton of summer fun happening in our area. This weekend you’ll find movies in the park and at the ballpark, a super fun candle making class at one of our favorite local businesses, an awesome blueberry bash with tons of activities, Oshtemo Fun Day, and more! Grab the kiddos and head
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St. Augustine Cathedral School: A Christ Centered Preschool

*This is a sponsored post brought to you by St. Augustine Cathedral School. St. Augustine Cathedral School, in partnership with parents and the Catholic Church, welcomes and shapes young people as they grow in faith, knowledge, and stewardship.  Located at 600 W. Michigan Ave, St. Augustine Cathedral School offers half day and extended day programs for three and four-year-old children and a Transitional kindergarten program
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Places to See Animals in SW Michigan: Perfect For the Animal Lover in Your Family

Calling all miniature “Dolittles” and animal lovers! We’ve compiled a list of places you will definitely want to bring your animal lovers. *This article has been updated for 2017.    PLACES TO SEE ANIMALS   Binder Park Zoo 7400 Division Drive, Battle Creek, MI  |  (269) 979-1351 What kind of list would be complete without our very own local gem of a zoo? Binder Park
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Visiting Silver Lake with Kids: Trips Ideas Your Family Will Love

*This article has been updated for 2017.  Sand, sun, and tons of summer fun make the Silver Lake area a perfect destination for your next Michigan Road Trip. We are lucky enough to have a family cottage in the area, so we have a lot of great memories of this great Michigan vacation destination! Silver Lake is about 2 and 1/4 hours from Kalamazoo (between Muskegon
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10 Great Places To Visit Before Summer Ends – Michigan Road Trips With Kids From Kalamazoo

Summer is winding down and thoughts are turning to the school year. We all try to squeeze the most out of the summer. Our KZOOkids writing team has had another busy summer experiencing some of the best Michigan towns and destinations. Our KZOOkids writing team had another busy summer experiencing some of the best Michigan towns and destinations. Here is a summary of our
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We do our best at Kalamazoo Kids to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from user submissions, press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. We do our best to confirm details before they are posted here. Sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever possible, we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go. Kalamazoo Kids is in no way responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities listed on the site, in the newsletter or on Facebook.