Category Archives: preschool

Rock the Cradle 2014: Gather up your little groupies.

I wasn’t going to write about Rock the Cradle 2014. I mean, been there, done that. But seriously, how can I call myself a blogger of cool kid stuff in the Twin Cities and not mention it this year? Fact is … Continue reading

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Kids at the Castle at American Swedish Institute: det är kul

On select Fridays starting February 14 (tomorrow!), give the kiddos a taste of Swedish culture with some big free fun at the American Swedish Institute. More importantly, the castle. They get to play IN. A. CASTLE! Tomorrow’s Kids at the … Continue reading

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Win FREE Viva! Spanish and Music Classes for You and Your Little Amigo.

Thanks to Schoolhouse Rock, I can recite the entire Preamble to the Constitution. And there’s no telling how many kids wouldn’t know the alphabet if it weren’t for that catchy little letter ditty. Truth: when you apply learning to music, the … Continue reading

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Great River Water Park: Making a splash with the littlest fishies.

(At Lollipopolis, we love the earth. That’s why 95% of this post comes from recycled content.) A few years back, I spent many-a-winter Mondays at the Oxford Community Center Great River Water Park  with my little dude and his pals. It … Continue reading

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Childish Films Featuring Sesame Street Classics: 4 out of 5 monsters recommend it.

Would it be so wrong for a grown woman to go see a program of old-school Sesame Street classics by herself? Because I just know my boy’s going to break my heart and say he doesn’t want to go. I … Continue reading

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Children’s Theatre Discount Tickets: The stage is set for savings.

Well, hello there. I’ve missed you. How were your holidays? Are you keeping warm? Which camp are you in: The hoping-they-cancel-even-MORE-school camp? Or the get-the-kids-out-of-the-house-NOW camp? Now that we’ve got that settled, I want to tell you about discount tickets … Continue reading

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Creative Play at Fridley Community Center: ‘Cause baby it’s cold outside.

I’m what you might call “a cold wimp.” When mama’s seeing her breath outside, it’s time to move the playtime party indoors! Here’s a tip: Creative Play Center at Fridley Community Center. Four mornings a week (and select Tuesday evenings) … Continue reading

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