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Entrance to African Forest at Houston Zoo

Top 5 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – May 25-31, 2015

Each week, I provide a list of things to do in Houston with kids.  The full event lists are for Thursday through Wednesday and can always be found … [Read More...]

Houston Zoo Splash Pad Buckets

Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): May 21-27, 2015

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of May 21, 2015! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio … [Read More...]

Blue Block Wall and Flowers at Discovery Green

Things to do in Houston today, and this Memorial Day weekend, with kids!  May 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 2015

Plan on a great week and weekend in Houston, with kids! See the new gorilla habitat at the Houston Zoo.  Members can see it now and everyone can … [Read More...]

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Splashing at the Houston Pool

Cool Off at The Woodlands Pools – Lazy Rivers, Slides and Water

Cool off this summer at The Woodlands Pools! There are 14 pools that are open to the public... with Rob Fleming Aquatic Center being a reader … [Read More...]

GreenStreet Houston

Kids Bowl Every Single Day, All Summer Long, for For Free

Do you have a bowling picture? I need one!There are a couple options for bowling free this summer in Houston! 1.  Kids can Bowl Free, 2 games per … [Read More...]

Tunnel at Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Walk the through Art, Science, Flowers and a Maze in a Half Day in the Houston Museum District

Having fun with the family and exploring Houston can be easy!  If you have a few hours, we have ideas on how to spend it with the kids. In this … [Read More...]

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GreenStreet Houston

Kids Bowl Every Single Day, All Summer Long, for For Free

Do you have a bowling picture? I need one!There are a couple options for bowling free this summer in Houston! 1.  Kids can Bowl Free, 2 games per day, every single day, all summer, from May 15-August 30, 2015. It's Monday - Friday, 8:00am-4:00/6:00pm (and varies by location). This option is completely free.  So what's the catch?  There are a lot fewer participating locations... but still … [Read More...]

Houston Zoo Splash Pad Buckets

Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): May 21-27, 2015

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of May 21, 2015! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip: Full List of Weekend Events for May 21-27 Houston Pools Opening Memorial Day Weekend Houston Splashpads... All Over the City Resources You Need for Summer Break 2015 Amazing, Printable Summer Bucket List Free Email Sent Thursday, with … [Read More...]

Tunnel at Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Walk the through Art, Science, Flowers and a Maze in a Half Day in the Houston Museum District

Having fun with the family and exploring Houston can be easy!  If you have a few hours, we have ideas on how to spend it with the kids. In this Half Day in Houston series, find a place to park, play, explore and eat... all in one spot.  Pick what you like or combine with another Half Day post! In this adventure, walk through the Museum of Fine Arts, wander through a Labyrinth, explore the … [Read More...]

Kenny and Ziggys Patty Melt

Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen – Our Search for Houston’s Best Restaurants for Kids

Location: 2327 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston, TX 77056 Age Appropriate: All ages Price: $$ Hi, I’m Juliette! My husband, my 7-year-old and I love going out to eat and we are sharing our restaurant finds with you. I am quite excited about today’s review because I felt like I was in New York if only for a dinner…where you might ask? Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessen on Post Oak Blvd. … [Read More...]

Brooke on the Swings at Ervan Chew

Bucket List: Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, this Summer!

Good news!  Houston Mom and Photographer, Christi, has put together a Houston Summer Bucket List... and wants you to use it and add to it! It's organized by air conditioned, wet, outdoor and roadtrips... with websites, addresses and hours.  Find the Bucket List HERE! So, this is what you do: 1.  Open up the Summer Bucket List. 2.  Check off items all summer. 3.  Tell us what else to add … [Read More...]

Blue Block Wall and Flowers at Discovery Green

Things to do in Houston today, and this Memorial Day weekend, with kids!  May 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 2015

Plan on a great week and weekend in Houston, with kids! See the new gorilla habitat at the Houston Zoo.  Members can see it now and everyone can see it starting this Friday! On Saturday, the Houston Pools open for the season!  These are free to visit and often have swim lessons and classes as well.  Check the hours HERE.  Houston also has free THESE splashpads that are open all year … [Read More...]

Art

Where in Houston? Hermann Park!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from Hermann Park! … [Read More...]

Downtown Skyline at Downtown Aquarium Ferris Wheel

Two for Tuesdays Return to the Downtown Aquarium – Buy One Get One Free Admission for Summer 2015

Here's the good news... Two for Tuesdays are returning to the Downtown Aquarium in June, July and August 2015. Just print out the coupon for every 2 people in your group and get half-price access to everything at the Aquarium... the rides, the aquarium and the sting ray tank! Here's the trick... The coupon will be on the Aquarium's website, on the front page in a rectangle on the bottom... but … [Read More...]

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Walking the Labyrinth at St Pauls Methodist Church Houston

Labyrinth at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church – Visiting Houston’s Parks (& Labyrinths!), One Week at a Time

Address:  5501 Main Street at Binz Oh, we love a good Labyrinth.  It's not a playground or a trail... but it's a maze that is easy enough for any age to enjoy. This week's "park" review has been replaced with a review of the Labyrinth at St. Paul's United Methodist Church! This Labyrinth is on Binz (Bissonnet), just across from the Cafe Express at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.  You can … [Read More...]

Faces at African Forest of Houston Zoo

Audio: Favorite Houston Events for this Weekend (and Week): May 14-20, 2015

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of May 14, 2015, or see the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip: Full List of Weekend Events for May 14-20 Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

Back to School

What do teachers want for end-of-year gifts?

It seems like yesterday that I was planning out Halloween costumes... but suddenly it's the end of the school year and time for summer break. Just before we finish the school year, we'll get our teachers a little something to say "thanks!" for taking care of our kids. But what should this be? Lucky for us, we have experts (teachers!) in the BigKidSmallCity community. Here's what they … [Read More...]

Houston City Hall Sky

Learn the History of Houston in a Half Day Downtown Adventure

Having fun with the family and exploring Houston can be easy!  If you have a few hours, we have ideas on how to spend it with the kids. In this Half Day in Houston series, find a place to park, play, explore and eat... all in one spot.  Pick what you like or combine with another Half Day post! In this adventure, learn about Houston History as you visit City Hall, the City's Biggest Library, … [Read More...]

Favorite Weekend Events May 14

Video: My Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, May 14-20, 2015

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for May 14-20!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE.  To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video: Full List of Weekend Events for May 14-20 Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

Woodfired Oven at Bollo Pizza

Bollo Woodfired Pizza – Our Search for Houston’s Best Restaurants for Kids

Location: 2202 W Alabama, Houston TX 77098 Age Appropriate: All ages Price: $-$$ Hi, I’m Juliette! My husband, my 7-year-old and I love going out to eat and we are sharing our restaurant finds with you. This week, we went on a whim to try a new restaurant. As we were driving back from Trader Joe’s on W. Alabama, we noticed a bright red new sign: Bollo Woodfired Pizza. We all got excited … [Read More...]

Rows of Books at Houston Public Library

HoustonISD “Name That Book” List for 2015-2016

Use Summer Break to get ready for the 2015-2016 HoustonISD Name That Book contest! AND, these books (and any others) can count towards the Houston Public Library Summer Reading Program... and great rewards! Find these books with the BKSC Amazon links below, or at your Houston library! K-2 Name That Book List Bink and Gollie DiCamillo, Kate and McGhee, Alison Dalia's Wondrous Hair … [Read More...]

Tunnel at Houston Zoo

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids!  May 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 2015

Plan on another great weekend in Houston with kids! Kick off summer reading, on Saturday, with the Books Alive! 6th Annual Children’s Book Celebration at the Central Library and the Summer Reading Kickoff Party at Brazos Bookstore.  At the library party, meet author Jon Scieszka, do hands-on Mad Science and craft activities, get a picture in the PhotoMoto photo booth, enjoy food from food … [Read More...]

Houston City Hall Art

Where in Houston? Houston City Hall!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from the front steps of City Hall! … [Read More...]

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