Wednesday Activity Review

AAHOM STEAM PARK - 3D Clock

STEAM PARK at Ann Arbor Hands-on Museum Opens Today

Today the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum opens their new STEAM PARK gallery developed in collaboration with Toyota. Yesterday evening they invited me to visit, test out the exhibit, and speak with representatives from AAHOM and Toyota to get all the details to share with you. I spoke with Mel Drumm, president and CEO of the …

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

Toledo Zoo Aerial Adventure Course – Wednesday Activity Review

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 in 2017 to facilitate this review. All opinions are ours. Logistical details have been updated for 2021. The Expedition Africa! Aerial Adventure Course is located over the …

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Putterz Ramp

Putterz – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Putterz is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Back in 2016, my daughter and I visited Putterz in Ypsilanti for an afternoon of Miniature Golf after school. They are open each year from spring through fall. They are open for 2021! As an outdoor activity which naturally includes spacing between parties, …

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Putterz Batting Cages - Waiting for the Pitch

Putterz Batting Cages – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Putterz Batting Cages is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. They are open for Summer 2021 and a great choice since they are outdoors and socially distant. About Putterz Putterz offers batting cages, 3 miniature golf courses (18 holes each), and an arcade. Over the years we have played mini golf …

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Arb Peony Garden

Visiting the UM Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden

Visiting the Peony Garden at Nichols Arboretum has been on my to-do list for several years. I finally visited with a friend in 2019 and was looking forward to a return trip in 2020 with my family. Sadly, they requested no visits in 2020 due to social distancing. Fortunately, for 2021 they are allowing visitors. …

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Drive-In Adventure at Decode Detroit

Socially Distant Escapism with a Drive-In Escape Room

On Saturday night our family attended Decode Detroit’s Drive-In Adventure at their Ann Arbor location. We love Escape Rooms and have missed them during quarantine. We have been keeping ourselves busy with EXIT games, but enjoy the in person aspect Decode Detroit’s Drive-In Adventure Room In Decode Detroit’s Drive-In Adventure, The Doc is testing a …

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University of Michigan Museum of Natural History - Pumas Guards the Entrance

Visiting the UM Museum of Natural History – Activity Review

The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History re-opened in their new building on April 14, 2019. Most of the museum is open now. The rest of the museum opened on November 10, 2019. We made an initial visit on a day off in April 2019. Check out this video from that visit. In February …

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Rolling Hills Water Park - Splash Pad - Taking Aim at Mom

Rolling Hills Water Park with New Splash Playground – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Rolling Hills Water Park is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Rolling Hills hosted us in August 2019 to update this review Yesterday we visited Rolling Hills Water Park for the first time in the 2019 season. We tried to visit early in the season before my daughter’s swim meets and …

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7 Big Kid Free Activities - Ann Arbor Activities for Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers

Escape the Big Kids – 7 Big Kid Free Activities

This is part of our Wednesday Activity Review series. Today’s Activity Review changes things up and focuses on activities just for preschoolers and toddlers where they can have a break from the big kids who are home for the summer. As a toddler, my daughter was very intimidated by the crowds of big kids and the noise and activity level …

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