Wednesday Activity Review

Arb Peony Garden

Peony Garden – Please Don’t Visit in 2020

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. 2020 Update With COVID-19 still a concern, the Arboretum is discouraging visitors this year. When we visited last year the peony …

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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 – 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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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. About Putterz Putterz offers batting cages, 3 miniature golf courses (18 holes each), and an arcade. Over the years we have played mini golf several times, but this year was the first time I brought my daughter to the batting cages. …

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Star Trek Exploring New Worlds

Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds at The Henry Ford – Wednesday Activity Review

Over Memorial Day weekend, the Henry Ford Museum hosted us to visit their new temporary exhibit: Star Trek Exploring New Worlds which runs into September. Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds Exhibit I first learned about Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds earlier this year when my friends at Indy with Kids shared photos from the exhibit …

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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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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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Canopy Walk - Tunnel in Pod - Whiting Forest - Dow Gardens

Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens & the Longest Canopy Walk – Activity Review

Did you know the longest Canopy Walk in the US is just two hours away? In October 2018, Dow Gardens in Midland opened their new Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens with the canopy walk, playground, apple orchard, and much more. A friend and I visited on a weekday that month while the kids were at …

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ZapZone Virtual Reality - Fruit Ninja

Virtual Reality at Zap Zone – Activity Review

Disclosure: Zap Zone hosted my daughter and I to check out their new Virtual Reality offerings. All opinions are our own. This summer Zap Zone Ann Arbor replaced their Cannon Blaster room with a new Virtual Reality room. My daughter was thrilled with Zap Zone hosted us to try out the new activities. Zap Zone …

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