Category Archives: animals

SEA LIFE Michigan – Activity Review

Sea Life Michigan Aquarium - In the Walkthrough Tunnel

SEA LIFE Michigan is a small aquarium located at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets with over 250 species of sea creatures. Visiting SEA LIFE Michigan, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, and shopping at Great Lakes Crossing is a fun day trip from Ann Arbor.

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Disneynature’s Born in China Review

Born in China - Dawa's Cub

Yesterday my daughter and I went to see Disneynature’s Born in China. The movie features pandas, golden monkeys, snow leopards, cranes, and chiru. My daughter loves both pandas and snow leopards, so she definitely wanted to see Born in China. The movie opened on Friday, April 21. Born in China Review My daughter really enjoyed Born in China. It is […]

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Disneynature’s Born in China – New Clips

Disneynature’s Born in China features pandas, golden monkeys, and snow leopards. My daughter loves pandas and snow leopards, so she definitely wants to see Born in China. The movie releases on Friday, April 21.  Disneynature’s Born in China Clips Two new clips from the movie have been released. Snow Cha-Cha Clip Walking is Hard Clip About Disneynature’s Born in China Disneynature provided the description below: […]

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Chelsea Mammoth Exhibit Opening Soon

UMMNH - Mammoth Site Dig

Have you followed the story of the Mammoth bones found in Chelsea? They have been donated to the University of Michigan and will be on display at the Museum of Natural History. The new exhibit featuring the bones will be open beginning in November. Get the details below: “Chelsea” Mammoth Exhibit Opens November 5 at U-M Museum of Natural History Ann Arbor, […]

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Big News – AAHOM & LSNC Joining Operations

LSNC & AAHOM Joining Forces

There was some big news this afternoon. The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum and Leslie Science & Nature Center are exploring join operations. A memorandum of understanding has been approved as the first step to combining operations. Both organizations will retain their name and programming focus, but with a combined organizational structure. Here at Ann Arbor with Kids we love both organizations & the […]

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Don’t Miss Lights Before Christmas at Toledo Zoo

Big Tree at Lights Before Christmas

One of my favorite things about the holiday season are the light displays that can be found around town. Toledo Zoo’s Lights Before Christmas offers an amazing walk through display throughout the entire zoo. From the Giant Norway Spruce, which was called one of the top holiday trees in the nation by Travelocity in 2011, to the Dancing Lights near the […]

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A Visit to the Toledo Zoo & the New Aquarium

Toledo Zoo Africa

This morning my daughter and I joined her friend and his mom at the Toledo Zoo for a last summer excursion. Despite the heat, it was a perfect day at the zoo. It wasn’t too crowded since Ohio schools have already gone back to school. Our kids (4th graders) were definitely a lot bigger than many of the toddlers and preschoolers at the […]

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Saline Fair is a Great Way to End Summer

Saline Fair 2015

The 2015 Saline Fair is a great way to end summer. It starts on Tuesday, September 1 with the parade and runs through a rides only day on Labor Day. The Saline Fair is held at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds on Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Standard admission to the fair is $7 for those ages 11 and older, children are admitted […]

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