KZOOKIDS Articles2018-05-11T16:29:06-04:00

Kalamazoo Smiles – Our Family Caring for Yours

When was Your Last Dental Checkup? When choosing a dentist, it's important to find one that not only handles your own dental and oral health needs but the entire family as well. At Kalamazoo Smiles, the staff provides children with extra TLC as they strive to make the dental visit a fun experience. Dr. Katherine Schrier, DMD, wants kids [...]

Summer Outdoor Movies and Concerts for Kalamazoo Families – 2019

Where to Catch This Summer's Outdoor Entertainment One of the great things we love about Kalamazoo in the summer are all of the great outdoor concerts and movies to watch under the stars. Maybe even better since these events are typically FREE! Pack a picnic, chairs, blanket and read on for a list of the summer’s best outdoor movies and concerts [...]

Gymnastics Classes for Kids Around Kalamazoo

Gymnastics and Tumbling Guide for Kalamazoo No doubt about it, gymnastics gives kids an early fitness foundation. Summersaulting off the furniture, balance walking along the curb, or making a bee-line for the monkey bars at the park - kids love to tumble. Gymnastics can be a fun way for your child to develop muscle strength, coordination, confidence and burn off [...]

Kalamazoo’s Best Kid-Friendly Nail Salons

Kid-Friendly Manicure / Pedicure Spots Around Kalamazoo Sandal season is here! Getting ready for a vacation, celebrating a birthday or simply looking for some “mommy and me” time? If so, a pedicure/manicure is a special treat to unwind with the little ones. We've listed our favorite hand and feet pampering salons that are kid-friendly and also great for grown-up's too [...]

FBR Public Charter Academies: Choice, Challenge, and Success for Every Child

Choosing FBR Public Charter Academies for Your Child "The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled." ~ Chinese proverb You want the best for your kids, and their education. Finding the right environment to pursue individual academic growth, ensure their well-being, and offer the best tools to succeed in life is [...]

Well-Rounded Education at The Montessori School

Why The Montessori School It seems like one of the most important decisions in parenthood is where to send your children to school.  We want our children to be kind, well-rounded, and able to do anything they put their minds to. We want them to explore every opportunity and learn to make quality, independent decisions. With these goals [...]

Music Lessons for Kids Around Kalamazoo

Let Kids Explore the Musical Landscape Has your child expressed an interest in playing the piano or do you find them cranking up the iPod to belt out a show tune? If you are thinking of getting your child started with music lessons or are looking for a place to have them continue on the musical path they have [...]

Kalamazoo Mother’s Day Brunches and Activities – 2019

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 12, 2019 Mothers receive love all through the year, but one special day - Mother's Day -  is dedicated to show a little extra well-deserved love and attention. No need to search high and low for the perfect gift (although, that's fine too). We can probably all agree that that the best gift to [...]

Peppa Pig World of Play + LEGOLAND Discovery Center and SEA LIFE Aquarium Bring Imagination to Life

Peppa Pig World of Play + LEGOLAND Discover Center &  SEA LIFE Aquarium is Epically Interactive When our kids heard they were headed to Peppa Pig World of Play Michigan, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, and SEA LIFE Aquarium in Auburn Hills all in one day I should have had the camera ready. The squeals were abundant and the anticipation was [...]

Memorial Day Parades + Events in Southwest Michigan 2019

Thanks to our sponsor, Kalamazoo Smiles. For over 30 years, Kalamazoo Smiles has provided state-of-the-art dental care. Our office serves Kalamazoo, Oshtemo, Portage, Mattawan, Paw Paw, Richland, Ostego and the surrounding communities with dental treatments for children, teens and adults. We are accepting new patients and very excited to meet you and your family! 5925 Venture Park [...]

Adventure Awaits at Kalamazoo Country Day School Summer Camp

Kalamazoo Country Day School Summer Camp will Engage Your Curious Kid Summer is my favorite season. As a child, the anticipation of waiting for the faint tune of the ice cream truck to grow louder as it wound through the neighborhood is a long-treasured memory. As a parent, I still enjoy the “lazy days of summer,” but want [...]

The Ultimate Childcare Guide for Greater Kalamazoo

It Takes a Village - Childcare Guide As a parent, finding the right daycare center for my child was one of the hardest and most important decisions I made. There are many factors to consider when choosing where your child will go and thankfully, just as many options available. If your family is in search of a daycare center, [...]