Category Archives: August

FREE Household Hazardous Waste Disposal in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Note: This article was originally written in 2015, but has been verified for continued accuracy in April 2018. Over the last couple of years we have built a growing pile of spent batteries. We have also accumulated several Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs as we have converted to LED bulbs in many locations. Earlier this week, my husband asked me to find […]

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Captain Marvel Production Begins

Captain Marvel

Production began today on Captain Marvel, the Marvel Universe’s first film focusing solely on a female superhero. Captain Marvel stars Brie Larson as Carol Danvers. It is slated for release on March 8, 2019. About Captain Marvel Along with the start of production more details have been released about the movie. As I read the project information below, a few […]

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Trailer

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Warner Brothers Pictures has announced the title of the second movie in the Fantastic Beasts series. The new movie is Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. We love the Harry Potter world and can’t wait for the new movie in November. Warner Bros. Pictures provided the following character descriptions (from Left to Right) JUDE LAW plays a young ALBUS DUMBLEDORE, […]

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New Dental Exhibit Coming to AAHOM

AAHOM Chew on This! Delta Dental Mascot

Delta Dental is partnering with the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum to create a new exhibit on Dental Health. The exhibit will explore the differences between animal and dental teeth.  Disclosure: Ann Arbor with Kids receives compensation for sales through Amazon links. Thank you for your support by shopping through these links. Learn more about the upcoming exhibit in the press […]

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Ann Arbor Parks for Splashing

Ann Arbor Parks for Splashing

With the crazy hot temperatures this week, it seems like a good time to pull together a list of some creeks, rivers, and lakes that can be visited year round. Note: None of these locations have lifeguards. Use your own judgement and properly supervise your kids. Argo Park The Argo Cascades offer kayaking and tubing as the Huron River bypasses […]

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Jump Island Brighton – Wednesday Activity Review

Jump Island Brighton

Jump Island is an inflatable water park. Climbers, slides, bouncers, and more all floating in a lake at Brighton State Recreation Area. My daughter and I visited Jump Island Brighton with friends earlier this week. The 2017 season ends on Labor Day, but they should be back for 2018. We had a great time at Jump Island Brighton. My daughter […]

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Rolling Hills Water Park – Wednesday Activity Review

Rolling Hills Water Park - Waterfall

This review of Rolling Hills Water Park is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. It took us until late July for us to make our first trip of the season to Rolling Hills Water Park. We usually visit earlier in the summer, but we like to go first thing in the morning. With my daughter having swim meets on Saturday […]

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Summer Fun – Get Moving | Ask an Ann Arbor Expert

Woolley Park Playground Profile - Challenge Park Spinners

Are you looking to Get Moving this summer? Ypsilanti Mom Keri and her daughters have written the book Screen-Free Summer Endless Ideas to Get Kids off the Device and into the Summer. In today’s Ask an Ann Arbor Expert post, she brings us 13 Ideas to Get the Family Moving in excerpts from her book. I’ve added some local suggestions […]

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Argo Cascades: Wednesday Activity Review

Argo Cascades - Wednesday Activity Review - Two Drops

For years I have heard of the Argo Cascades for tubing or kayaking but I have to admit I didn’t even know where along the Huron River they were. Tubing the Argo Cascades was on our Summer 2017 Bucket List. Earlier this summer, friends invited my daughter and I to join them tubing. They provided great guidance for our first […]

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Toledo Zoo Aerial Adventure Course – Wednesday Activity Review

Toledo Zoo Aerial Adventure Course - On the Sky Bridge with our guide Lexi

Today’s Wednesday Activity Review is the Toledo Zoo Aerial Adventure Course. The Aerial Adventure Course was added for the summer of 2016. The Toledo Zoo hosted our visit to facilitate this review. All opinions are ours. The Expedition Africa! Aerial Adventure Course is located over the Africa! exhibit. You’ll get a birds eye view of the exhibit from the course. […]

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