If you’re like RAK’s Calendar & Directories Editor Mala Blomquist, your house has been decorated for Halloween for oh, probably a few weeks now. The rest of us are just getting started. On Thursday, Oct. 2, you can shop for items to deck the “howls” while giving back to an organization that brings productivity and […]
Tests demonstrate a child’s ability to understand course material, master certain skills and provide benchmarks upon which to measure progress. Old methods of highlighting texts and rereading content to grasp information are seldom effective alone. Successful test preparation involves utilizing efficient study methods. How do we help our children become more comfortable and skilled in […]
Families intrigued by spy gadgets and futuristic technologies can enjoy student artworks with a spy theme in the new “Spy Studio” exhibition in Scottsdale. The free exhibit, organized by Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, opened last week inside the museum’s Young@Art gallery. Students from Paradise Valley High School, South Mountain High School in Phoenix and Anthem’s […]
Through a child’s eyes, the world is an amazing place! Encourage your little one’s imagination by constructing a fun set of play binoculars. To make this binoculars craft: Tape together two toilet paper rolls side by side. Cut a strip of paper approximately 3×11 inches wide. Let your child decorate the paper as desired with […]
Mini Music Makers Series. Ages 5 & under (with an adult). Early childhood music-education program where children explore music from around the world through developmentally appropriate activities. Times vary by age. $12/class; $40/series of 4 classes. The Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E Mayo Blvd. 480-245-6962 or mim.org.
Enter to win a family four-pack of tickets to the 11am, Saturday, Oct. 11 movie screening of “The Book of Life” at Harkins Arizona Mills in Tempe. Synopsis: “The Book of Life,” a vibrant fantasy-adventure, tells the legend of Manolo, a conflicted hero and dreamer who sets off on an epic quest through magical, mythical […]