Tag: 2015

Nutcracker 2015

image courtesy of the KC Ballet On December 11 we attended the updated performance of The Nutcracker performed by the Kansas City Ballet. The performance was certainly meant for children – it was a full and very busy stage full…

December Bowling

We had a great time bowling this afternoon at Park Lanes. This month we had some new bowlers, who had fun and did really well too! Congrats to everyone who bowled today, and thanks to all the families for a…

Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

On Wednesday we attended Theatre for Young America’s performance of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” based on the book by Barbara Robinson. This now classic holiday book tells the story of the disreputable and disheveled Herdman children and how they…

Kevin Locke Native Dance at JCCC

Friday the 20th found us at Johnson County Community College for a performance of by the Kevin Locke Native Dance Ensemble. This program was a wonderful way to celebrate Native American Heritage Month, as well as to learn more about…

Toy and Miniature Museum Tour

On November 18th we toured the recently remodeled National Toy and Miniature Museum. The museum has a wonderful collection of toys from the past through to recent times. Our tour began in the miniatures, which we learned are not toys,…

Horses at Prairie Fire Museum

On the 9th we toured the latest exhibit at Prairie Fire Museum – The Horse. This exhibit explored the relationship between humans and horses, and how horses have had an impact on human history. The tour started with the kids…

American Indian Art Workshop

On Wednesday the 4th we visited the Nelson-Atkins Museum for an American Indian art workshop. ┬áThe kids toured the museum to view how American Indian cultures used color and pattern to communicate. ┬áThen we went to an art classroom so…

November 2015 Lego Club Creations

For our November Lego Club meeting, the kids were encouraged to build things that made them think of Thanksgiving, as well as things that celebrate aviation and all things that fly. After that, we had free building time. Here is…