Author Archives: Ann Arbor with Kids

Ann Arbor Public Schools Response to School Closures

Ann Arbor Public Schools Information on School Closure Plans

Ann Arbor Public Schools has released more information about how they will be proceeding now that K-12 schools are closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Governor Whitmer announced today that K-12 schools will not be reopening for the 2019-2020 school year and that local districts would be creating a plan. Education Plan Following spring break, the district […]

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Virtual Spring Break – National Parks

New Mexico Trip - White Lake Overlook

We’re taking a Virtual Spring Break Trip to the National Parks. Today we are focusing on the nature national parks instead of the historical sites like Independence Hall, Washington Monument, or Alcatraz. Our National Park Trips We have visited many National Parks on our trips over the years, both historical and “nature” parks. The Nature Parks we have visited include […]

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Virtual Spring Break – Universal Studios: Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Harry Potter - Monday Summer Reading Recommendation

This morning my Facebook memories greeted me with pictures from our 2013 Spring Break trip to Universal Studios Florida, particularly the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Since it is Saturday, I figured that would be a fun kick-off to our Virtual Spring Break. It is spring break week here in Ann Arbor. But, with stay at home orders in place, […]

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Grocery Shopping Tips – Including Cleaning Your Food & Packages

There are lots of tips for how to get food while limiting your exposure to COVID-19. The good news is that consuming foods is a very low risk as a transmission vector. However, handling the packaging of foods is a possible source of food contamination. Cleaning Groceries Video On Cleaning Groceries A doctor from Grand Rapids made this video which […]

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Ann Arbor Food Resources During School Closures

Ann Arbor School Lunches During COVID-19 Closures

With schools closed for COVID-19 prevention, many children rely on school breakfast and lunch for healthy meals. There are a number of resources for continuing these services in Ann Arbor and surrounding communities. Map of Pickup Locations Who is Eligible? The food resources below through the public school systems are for children up to 18 years old or any child […]

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