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GUIDE TO FUN FOR FAMILIES 2013

From museums, nature centers, local libraries and theaters to activities at home, you will find endless possibilities
for enjoyment, learning and relaxation throughout the year.

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Learning Tips are designed to help you and your child get the most out of the suggested games and activities.
Watch for ideas related to social-emotional health, communication
development and early literacy.

This guide is provided to Macomb County’s families through a partnership between Great Parents Macomb,
Macomb Great Start Collaborative, Macomb Early On??
and MCCSA Early Head Start and Head Start.

Available online at:
• The homepage of www.greatstartmacomb.org
and http://migreatparents.org/coactivities.cfm?county=Macomb
• The RESOURCES box at http://www.misd.net/EarlyOn/

 

Download the PDF (below is a table of contents)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

What’s Going on Today? (Calendar of Events) ................................................................ 1
What Can We Do At Home Today? .............................................................................. 10
Babies’ Games ...................................................................................................... 10
Outdoor Activities .................................................................................................. 10
Indoor Activities ..................................................................................................... 14
101 Things Every Child Should Do Before They Grow Up.............................................. 19
What Can We Do For Le$$? (Discounts) ...................................................................... 21
Choosing Books ............................................................................................................. 24
Fun With Games and Songs ......................................................................................... 25
What Are Fun Art Recipes? ........................................................................................... 27
Where Can We Go Today? ............................................................................................ 29
Art, Theatre, Music ................................................................................................ 29
Arts and Crafts ...................................................................................................... 30
Aquariums, Botanical Gardens, Zoos .................................................................... 32
Camps ................................................................................................................... 32
Cider Mills .............................................................................................................. 33
Farmers Markets ................................................................................................... 34
Farms: Demonstrations, Petting, Working ............................................................. 35
Historic Village and Farms .................................................................................... 36
Ice Skating Ponds/Rinks ........................................................................................ 37
Museums ............................................................................................................... 38
Nature Centers ...................................................................................................... 45
Parks ..................................................................................................................... .46
Recreational Activities ........................................................................................... 48
Sledding Hills.......................................................................................................... 51
Special Needs Recreation ..................................................................................... 51
Special Rides ........................................................................................................ 52
Story Times ........................................................................................................... 53
Summer Day Camps ............................................................................................. 53
Tours and Excursions ............................................................................................ 54
Water Parks and Pools .......................................................................................... 54
Where Can I Find Information on Parent Child Groups and Support Groups ................. 57
Parent Groups ........................................................................................................ 57
Play Groups............................................................................................................ 59
What’s Happening in My Neighborhood?....................................................................... 62
What Are Seasonal Safety Tips:
Summer Safety....................................................................................................... 84
Winter Safety .......................................................................................................... 85
Travel Safety .......................................................................................................... 86
School Districts Map ....................................................................................................... 87
Index ............................................................................................................................... 88

Last updated: 7/3/2013 12:25:51 PM