Family Matters: Creative Projects, Cemeteries, & More
Friday, October 15, 2010
Kidoinfo, the parents' guide for Rhode Island and beyond.
Kido Tip 1. Letterboxing. Search for one or make your own.
Letterboxing mixes treasure hunting, art, and navigation while exploring the great outdoors and out-of-the-way places. Find a list of letterboxes and their clues, sorted by location on the letterbox.org Web site. Each "letterbox hunt" will list the level of difficulty along with clues on how to find the letterbox. Once found, visitors stamp the book (hidden in a waterproof container) and/or leave a note as evidence of finding the hidden box.
Kido Tip 2. East meets West at The Steel Yard.
The Steel Yard, a West Side urban arts oasis is a place for artists and community projects and programs. If you have been to the Yard recently you may already know what a cool space it is and if youFamily Bonfire & BBQ this Saturday, October 16th from 5 to 8pm. Learn more about their courses, events, community work and see the newly-renovated digs. Suggested donation is $10 for adults, kids are free.
Kido Tip 3. Visit a cemetery.
Visiting a historic cemetery is one of Jaci Arnone's family's favorite fall pastimes. With the leaves changing colors and Halloween right around the corner, a cemetery is a fascinating place for kids toKidoinfo: Local Haunts.
Anisa Raoof is the publisher and founder of Kidoinfo, the parents' guide for Rhode Island and beyond.
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