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Apologies for Site Issues

Over the weekend, I mentioned that the site was having back end issues. I am in the process of rebuilding the site. I have recovered all of the articles and the event calendar. However, recent images and some settings are still missing. Blocked Users Missing files led to some users generating an abundance of page …

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Ann Arbor Pinball Pete's - Entrance

Pinball Pete’s – Activity Review

This review of the Ann Arbor’s Pinball Pete’s is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Pinball Pete’s Review My husband and I grew up in the 80s and loved taking our daughter to Pinball Pete’s and introducing her to some of our favorite classic games. My daughter has grown up with video games, …

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Ann Arbor UM Computer & Video Game Archive - Playing Yoshi

UM Computer & Video Game Archive – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of the University of Michigan Computer & Video Game Archive is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Our Visit to UM Computer & Video Game Archive Last week my daughter and I attended a Japan Week event at the UM computer and Video Game Archive which is a division of the …

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Moana Movie Night - Watching the movie

Moana Family Movie Night – Connecting with Our Traditions

Tonight we had a Family Movie Night courtesy of Disney. They provided us with a digital copy of Moana, a Google Chromecast, and other movie treats. Family Movie Night Tradition A big thread running through the movie Moana is connection with her family and ancestors. A Family Movie Night with Moana is a great way …

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LSNC & AAHOM Joining Forces

Big News – AAHOM & LSNC Joining Operations

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 …

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Khan Academy Launches Pixar in a Box

Khan Academy Launches Pixar in a Box

My daughter started using Khan Academy for math last school year. We have kept up with using it periodically over the summer and she has really shown progress in math. She has asked about other topics and also completed the Hour of Code module. Unfortunately, a lot of the other topics are too advanced for her – she’s …

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