Tag Archives: Northern Virginia Kids Activities

Wander & Wonder at Green Spring Gardens

A few weeks ago, as I was updating The Best Places in the DC Area to Enjoy a Beautiful Day Outdoors with the Kids, I did a quick read through the comments and realized something: My memory is shot. Because … Continue reading

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Field Tripping at Ticonderoga Farms

Since I have a bit of experience planning activities for kids, Owen’s teacher asked if I might help organize a pumpkin patch field trip for the 2nd grade. Of course, I was more than happy to assist and knew immediately … Continue reading

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Festival Time at Ticonderoga Farms

  It’s rare that I come home from an outing and immediately get on my computer to post about it here on the blog. Usually, I put it on my very long list of places and activities to write about … Continue reading

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Outdoor & Indoor Play at Potomac Overlook Regional Park

  It’s a small blogging world around here.  And I experienced it firsthand on a visit to Potomac Overlook Regional Park in Arlington a couple of weeks ago.  I got the idea to go there from No Monsters in My … Continue reading


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The Weekend Round-Up: April 28-29

  A few days ago, when I said there’s a LOT of great stuff going on this weekend, I wasn’t joking.  There are several biggies happening, all are worth checking out.  Geek out in a good way at the Science … Continue reading

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