All posts by Jeff McGinnis

Toledo Zooing it from home

As winter stubbornly gives way to spring, Glass City families may find themselves missing many of their favorite seasonal destinations at this time of year, the Toledo Zoo among them. Luckily, the Zoo is doing everything it can to give area residents a taste of what they have to offer— a literal taste, in some

AH-HA! Heritage Sylvania program brings history to kids at home

The history-minded experts of Heritage Sylvania are hoping to inspire curious minds to stay curious during the COVID shutdown with a series of projects entitled Camp AH-HA! Short for “At Home History Adventures,” Camp AH-HA is designed to provide families with fun and unique activities to keep young minds engaged and interested in both their

Imagination Station presents some Stay at Home Science

For over a decade, the Imagination Station has enthralled and inspired families around the Glass City area with its enlightening look at science for the curious of all ages. Though the center may be closed due to COVID-19, the thirst for knowledge never ends. So the Imagination Station is encouraging kids of all ages to

The Great Outdoor Classroom

Outdoor education would help children grasp social skills and learn new concepts in a hands-on way, allowing them to grow as they play. Maumee Valley Country Day School (MVCDS) embraced the idea as part of its Early Learning Center’s new curriculum.

The Great Outdoor Classroom

The idea emerged in Denmark in the 1950s: why not take preschool students out of the classroom and into a natural environment? This outdoor education would help children grasp social skills and learn new concepts in a hands-on way, allowing them to grow as they play.

Get Up and Learn

Students from nearly 250 schools throughout northwest Ohio will be able to take advantage of a series of online videos encouraging movement and calming exercises, thanks to a new initiative sponsored by Mercy Health.