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The Ultimate Kalamazoo Fall Bucket List – 50 Fun Things To Do This Fall With Kids

    The KZOOkids Fall Bucket List   Fall is here! Yes, it’s time to squeeze all of the fall family fun into just a few months. There are so many great activities and events to enjoy with family and friends. Here’s a great list of 50 activities for family fun. Enjoy the great fall season!     50 of Our Favorite Thing To
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Visitor’s Guide to Kalamazoo with Kids

“Yes, there really is a Kalamazoo!” If you are looking for a great place to take the kids, Kalamazoo is where it is at. Conveniently located between Chicago and Detroit, there are a ton of things to do with children of all ages. So whether you are on a return visit or embarking on a new excursion to Kalamazoo – check out our visitor’s guide of the
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Flick’s Family Film Festival Returns to Celebration! Cinema This Fall & EXCITING Updates at Celebration! Cinema Crossroads

  Who doesn’t love FREE or cheap movies? Celebration! Cinema! just release their Flick’s Family Film Festival and have set the schedule of movies for this fall. We love this family-friendly movie line-up and love the changes coming to Celebration! Cinema Crossroads this fall.   FREE MOVIES FOR KIDS FREE movies for kids 12 and under (and only $5 for all other guests! The
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Early Childhood Literacy: 5 Tips For Leading Kids to Love Reading

  As a Kindergarten teacher, I often have families ask me how they can help their children learn to be better readers or how to help their children enjoy reading more. Studies have shown that exposing children to books at a young age will help them become better readers when they enter elementary school. Follow these tips to help your child start down the
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Plan a Visit to the Kaleidoscope Garden at Leila Arboretum in Battle Creek

Leila Arboretum’s grounds are sprawling, but two of our favorite areas to visit within it is the unassuming Children’s Garden, now known as the Kaleidoscope Garden, and the Fantasy Forest nearby. Look for the colorful fence, you can’t miss it as you drive around. Admission is free on normal days, or by a small donation during events that range from dinosaurs to tea parties.
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10 Great Toddler-Friendly Parks Around Kalamazoo & Portage

  Now that the warm weather is here to stay, it’s time to get outside! Interested in exploring some of the area parks? We asked our Facebook followers to tell us their favorite toddler-friendly parks. Here is what you recommended to other parents: Here is what you recommended to other parents:   TODDLER-FRIENDLY AREA PARKS   (West Lake Nature Preserve)  1. West Lake Nature
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Fun Tours With Kids Around Michigan

  Summer offers a wonderful time to get out and explore everything that our area, and Michigan, has to offer. One of the most fun things to do is take a tour, and learn a little bit about our state, our food, our city, and our past. Most of these have been done by a KzooKids writer and are highly recommended, and the rest
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8 Spots To Take Your Child For A Mani/Pedi In The Kalamazoo Area

This article has been updated July 1, 2017 Is a manicure/pedicure a favorite treat for you and/or your child? It can be for a special occasion – birthday or other milestone or simply some “mommy and me” time together. We’ve searched high and low to find some salons that cater to the little ones in your family – so bring on the pampering!* *As
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101 Things To Do This Summer With Kids Around Kalamazoo: Your ULTIMATE Summer Bucket List

  Summer days are here! If your family needs some help deciding what to do this summer, try picking things off of our summer bucket list! We’ve put together a great list of things to do around Kalamazoo and Michigan this summer. We love to travel over the summer and explore all that our region and the great state of Michigan has to offer.  Don’t
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Help! There’s a Dinosaur Lover in My House, What Do I Do?

  Roar! Stomp! Our children love to pretend to be dinosaurs, to discover them, and they learn how to say the long names of them often before they can say a complete sentence. If you have a dinosaur lover in the house, or maybe you are one yourself, there are so many opportunities both near and far to learn and discover these fascinating reptiles!
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