May 17, 2013
- Welcome to Greater North Houston Macaroni Kid
- Take A Colorful Nature Walk
- Scooby-Doo Live! - Musical Mysteries - GIVEAWAY!
- Gel Boards
- Part-time Princess by Deborah Underwood
- The Facts About Summer Learning
- Sunday Crepes
- Imagine, Learn & Create - The Woodlands
- Work at Home Opportunities in Houston
- Plan Ahead
- Free Museum Days
- Arts & Crafts
- LEGO® KIDFEST Texas - May 17 -19
- Recipe Box
Serving Conroe, Humble, Kingwood, North Houston, Spring, The Woodlands & Tomball
Hello Macaroni Kid Family:
This week's newsletter is packed full of crafts for you and your children to do at home. Also, I hope you are making plans to attend the Lego Fest this evening through sunday May 19th downtown Houston. Again, this is a packed weekend for events and I hope you get out and have some fun.
Please don't forget that you have until tomorrow, (May 18th), to enter the giveaway for a pair of tickets to enjoy Scooby-Doo at Jones Hall. See the article below ...
An empty egg carton
Paints and paintbrushes
Paint the inside of an egg carton different colors. Encourage the children to mix colors together or add black or white to create different hues.
At Jones Hall
SCOOBY-DOO and the Mystery Inc. Gang have been called in to help solve an epic mystery in Houston. A trouble-making ghost is haunting a local theater and SHAGGY, FRED, DAPHNE, VELMA and SCOOBY-DOO are on their way in the MYSTERY MACHINE to help solve it! This hilarious live theater show brings everyone's favorite animated series to life. Filled with wacky new characters, fantastic songs and outrageous antics, SCOOBY-DOO LIVE! MUSICAL MYSTERIES, presented by Warner Bros. and Life Like Touring, will have audiences on the edge of their seats ...
Step 1: Measure approximately 5-6 ounces of hair gel and mix in as much glitter as you want!
Step 2: Pour mixture into a clear food storage bag and get as much air out as possible and seal bag.
Step 3: Measure ...
May Book Club Title
Part-time Princess is a perfect balance between all things princess and a fearless girl who stands up for herself. This princess loves glamour, but she is also ...
Kids are always learning—even while sleeping, which is when the brain processes and stores the information that was learned throughout the day. That’s why, cognitively speaking, it doesn’t make sense for kids to take a complete break from learning over the summer.
The idea of summer learning is not a new concept. Since the 1970s, researchers at Johns Hopkins University have been studying the fact that students lose academic ground over the summer.
“Summer learning becomes more important to ...
Perfect Breakfast for Mom!
- 1-1/2 cups whole milk (I rarely have whole milk and have used almond milk, skim milk, and combinations of whatever is in the house)
- 3 large eggs
- 3 Tablespoons sugar (I've used Stevia, only used 2 Tablespoons, again...forgiving)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Scant 5 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted.
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 ...
Young Artist Art Studio
Art : A Unifying, Dynamic Activity, and
Vital Role in Children's Education
Artistic education, as an essential part of the educational process, can be a very good answer for the differences that exists between a creative and sensitive human being. Drawing, painting or construction is a complex process in which the child brings together various elements of his experience to form a whole new meaning within the process to select, interpret and reaffirm those elements. A child gives us something more than a drawing or a sculpture; he provides us ...
Get Inspired, Make Money & Do it at Home!
Friday - May 17th: 4 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday - May 18th:
Session 1: 9 am - 1:30 pm
Session II: 3 pm - 7:30 pm
Sunday - May 19th:
Session I: 9 am - 1:30 pm
Session 2: 3 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Reliant Center
Houston, TX 77054
www.reliantpark.com/reliant-centerWhen: 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM (See additional times below)Who: Everyone WelcomeHow: Purchase tickets onlineCost: Adults: $20
Child: 3-17: $18
2 & Under: Free
Seniors (65+) $18For more info: http://www.legokidsfest.com/houston/
Where: Lake Woodlands
The Woodlands, TXWhen: 7:30 AM (See individual event times)Who: Everyone WelcomeHow: Register onlineCost: See registration on website
4501 Woodway Drive
Houston, TX 77024When: 9:00 AM (Also 10:00 am)Who: Children 18 months to 3 years accompanied by an adult are welcomeHow: Purchase tickets at the door.Cost: $2 per child
Where: Waterway Square
The Woodlands, TXWhen: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: Everyone WelcomeHow: Bring a blanket and chair and enjoy the festivitiesCost: Free
Did you know that the Houston Museums and attractions have FREE days every month? Load up the kiddos and check it out!
Buffalo Soldiers National Museum: Free every Monday from 10AM-5PM
Children's Museum: Free every Thursday from 5PM-8PM
Health Museum: Free every Thursday from 2pm-7pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science: Free every Tuesday after 2PM
John Freeman Weather Museum: Free every Thursday from 12PM - 4PM
Museum of Fine Arts: Free every Thursday from 10am - 9pm
*Times and dates are subject to change. It is best to call before you ...
Here's a list of our favorite arts & crafts that have been featured in our past newsletters. These are perfect to keep the kids entertained and great for a rainy day too!
3 Acres of Hands-On Educational Fun for All Ages
Among the many LEGO attractions, families will find:
- LEGO Model Gallery: dozens of life-sized models made entirely from LEGO bricks
- LEGO Master Model Builders: The crew who get paid to play; there are only 7 in the U.S ...
Kid Friendly Receipies
Ever struggle with picky eaters or need some cooking inspiration? Introducing the Macaroni Kid Recipe Box filled with all of our favorite Kid-friendly receipes featured right here in our newsletters and website.
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