New Bioengineered Ears Look and Act Like the Real Thing
Weill Cornell Medical College physicians and biomedical engineers at Cornell University have successfully built an ear replacement that looks and acts like the real thing. This new advance will give people with congenital ear deformity, microtia, an ear through reconstructive surgery.
Kids and History Equal Serious Fun
Kids become history detectives at the New-York Historical Society's new, interactive museum, discovering hundreds of years of American history through the eyes of children who came before them. With the right mix of education and innovation, "worth the trip" is an understatement.
Kids Soak Up the Sun this Season with a Cool Lemonade and a Hot Summer Read
School may be out but books are definitely in. From young children's picture books and tales of not-so-similar twins to nonfiction reads and an urban twist on a childhood classic, The Horn Book's list of 51 kid-friendly titles (including a few highlighted summer-y top picks) is sure to engage readers of all ages and abilities.
Fun Indoor Activities For Kids
Outdoor play is great for kids, but what do you do on those cold, rainy, or blustery days when Mother Nature seems to be conspiring against you? The next time the sun refuses to shine, try these fun and unique ideas to avoid cabin fever.
Kate Middleton Bidal Doll Now Available
The Kate Middleton Bridal Doll, designed by Franklin Mint, is an authentic miniature replica of the new princess that includes the Queen's famous Scroll Tiara.
Children's Book Author David Adler Visits Queens College to Speak to Local Elementary Students
This October, award-winning kid-lit author David A. Adler visited Queens College (his 1968 alma mater) to share writing words of wisdom with more than 200 local elementary schoolchildren and the college's elementary education students.
How to Keep Your Child Reading All Summer Long
Our summer reading picks for ages preschool through preteen are both fun and educational.
Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in Fairfield County, CT - 2010 Guide
Embrace spring by paying a visit to a zoo, nature center, or botanical garden in Fairfield County, CT, many of which offer outdoor, nature-based activities for kids and families. Our guide this month has all the information you need for a fun family outing to celebrate the great outdoors. So, if you've thawed out enough, put a spring in your step and hop to some seasonal fun at any one of the locations in your area.
Where To Guide: Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in the New York Metro Area
Embrace spring by paying a visit to a zoo, nature center, or botanical garden in the New York metro area, many of which offer outdoor, nature-based activities for kids and families. Our guide this month has all the information you need for a fun family outing to celebrate the great outdoors. So, if you've thawed out enough, put a spring in your step and hop to some seasonal fun at any one of the locations in your area.