Events for the week of July 28th - August 4th

Events for the week of July 28th - August 4th

Hi Everyone, There is so much going on this week in Houston for the kids! Check out some of our feature articles including: Staycation Destination: Downtown Houston, Macaroni Kid Adventure: Deep Sea Fishing and, Work From Home Guide filled with ...

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Museum of Fine Arts Houston GiveAway

Museum of Fine Arts Houston GiveAway

GIVEAWAY INFORMATION: *Note - Contest will open on July 27th We are giving away a family 4 pack of tickets to the Museum of Fine Arts Houston! Comment on our facebook post HERE with your child's favorite art toy: ex: ...

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The Smart Mom’s Summer Toy Box

The Smart Mom’s Summer Toy Box

If you're looking for ways to keep your kids busy over the summer without breaking the bank or sitting them in front of the TV all day, LearningRx can help! We've put together a list of award-winning toys that can ...

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Trains, Splash Pad and Soda Fountain

Trains, Splash Pad and Soda Fountain

Your family can start off this half day adventure at The Railroad Depot and Plaza in Tomball located at 201 S. Elm Street. This plaza has a train depot, train memorabilia,and a model railroad. Photo Credit: City of Tomball Pack ...

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Operation Backpack

Operation Backpack

HOUSTON -; Operation Backpack, a program of the YMCA of Greater Houston, is one of Texas' largest back-to-school supply drives. In its 11th year, Operation Backpack aims to give a full set of school supplies inside a new backpack to ...

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Macaroni Kid Adventure: Deep Sea Fishing

Macaroni Kid Adventure: Deep Sea Fishing

Are you an adventurer? Do you have adventurers in your family? If so, consider deep sea fishing for your next family fun outing. Deep sea fishing is a form of angling that requires deep waters of at least 98 feet ...

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Wanna Work From Home Guide

Wanna Work From Home Guide

ENTER WANNA WORK FROM HOME GUIDE HEREI am often asked if I know of legitimate companies that allow moms to work from home and actually make money. I get this question nearly once a week, and the answer is always ...

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Houston Staycation: Explore Downtown - Pizza, Parks, City Views

Houston Staycation: Explore Downtown - Pizza, Parks, City Views

Here are some places to go and consider staying at for a stay-at-home vacation while still having a great time! Where to Stay Photo Credit: Hotel Zaza The museum district has a lot to offer tourists visiting the Houston area, ...

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MacKid MD Guide

MacKid MD Guide

We know that there is a lot of thought that goes into selecting a Medical Care Provider. That's why we have compiled a list of Medical Care Providers that will help make your decision a whole lot easier. Check back ...

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Summer Fun Guide

Summer Fun Guide

I am so excited to bring you our Summer Fun Guide filled with ideas to keep your little ones busy all summer long. Check back often as we'll be constantly adding more exciting things to do!COMPLETE SUMMER GUIDE HERECamps & ...

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Preschool & Private School Guide

Preschool & Private School Guide

At Macaroni Kid, we know that there is a lot of thought that goes into selecting a Preschool & Private School for your child. That's why we have compiled a list of local Preschool & Private Schools along with resources ...

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Summer Dollar Movie Schedule

Summer Dollar Movie Schedule

Are you looking for an inexpensive way to enjoy the summer with your family? How about taking your kiddos to the movies? The Cinemark® Summer Movie Clubhouse, Studio Movie Grill, Alamo Draft House and Santikos Theaters are featuring a host ...

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Kids Eat Free at Over 50 Houston Restaurants!

Kids Eat Free at Over 50 Houston Restaurants!

Note: Promotions are subject to change. It is always best to call before you go.*Kids Eat Free Everyday: Donelly's Pizza, 2021 Rayford Rd #120, Spring, TX - Kids 7 and under eat free with purchase of adult buffet. Just buy ...

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Fun Family Camping Spots

Fun Family Camping Spots

Pedernales Falls State Park Pedernales Falls State Park is just 30 miles west of Austin. Go visit for a swim, hike, or an overnight adventure. At Pedernales you can camp, hike, mountain bike, picnic, geocache, bird watch and ride horses. ...

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Half Day Houston: Rice Village

Half Day Houston: Rice Village

For a fun half-day in Houston, spend your afternoon in Rice Village where you can park for free and enjoy the different and enjoyable places it has to offer! First, take your kids to the two story Half-Price Books to ...

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Unique Things To Do In Houston With Kids

Unique Things To Do In Houston With Kids

Houston is an enormous city filled with unique and quirky things to do. It is growing to be one of those cities with peculiarities that pique the interest of many visitors. We have compiled a list of some of the ...

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Restaurants Wtih Playgrounds

Restaurants Wtih Playgrounds

Taking your kids out to lunch or dinner can be more stressful than enjoyable when your kids are antsy and having trouble sitting still at a table, so here is a list of restaurants in Houston that have playgrounds or ...

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Road Trip To Corpus Christi

Road Trip To Corpus Christi

The summer season is great for road trips. There is no better way to bond with family and friends than on a freeway excursion to your top destination. Corpus Christi is 206 miles via US-59 South from Houston, a little ...

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The BFG Movie Review

The BFG Movie Review

If you enjoy animated movies, get ready for yet another Disney fantasy adventure. The BFG is a movie that deals with the human condition in a moving way. Sophie, (Ruby Bamhill), is a precocious 10-year old growing up in an ...

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The Seven Unknown Wonders Of Houston

The Seven Unknown Wonders Of Houston

If you've been in Houston for a while, you've come to know about all of its best attractions and exhibits, but here are seven secret or unusual things to do in places that people visit every day! 1) See penguins ...

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The Secret Life of Pets Movie Review

Have you ever wondered about what your cat, dog, or bird does all day while you are working? Well, Illumination Entertainment is ratting them out in this funny tell-all fantasy about what your furry family members are doing and who ...

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Road Trip To Austin: Where to Stay, What to Eat, What to Do

Road Trip To Austin: Where to Stay, What to Eat, What to Do

Spring Break is the time for quick getaways. It calls for us to take a break from our daily routine. For most Houstonians, that means taking a short trip to one of the surrounding cities. Austin, without question, is a ...

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Top 10 Things To Do With Teens In Houston

Top 10 Things To Do With Teens In Houston

1. Wet n Wild Splashtown Houston's largest and closest water park debuted its multi-million dollar transformation in 2014 with one of its newest attractions: FlowRider, an innovative body boarding experience that is both a visual spectacle and intensely fun. 2. ...

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Free and Cheap Things To Do In Spring/Klein

Free and Cheap Things To Do In Spring/Klein

Spring and Klein are growing areas that are proving to be the places to go to for fun, many of which have a low cost. We have compiled a list of places that are either free or cheap to attend. ...

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Half Day Houston: Butterflies, Park, Theater

Half Day Houston: Butterflies, Park, Theater

Enjoy a half day in Houston's Museum District! First, stop by the Houston Museum of Natural Science on Tuesdays for free admission—you can't miss the butterfly museum where you can interact with millions of butterflies and even eat a chocolate ...

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The Smart Mom's Summer Toy Box {Page 2}

The Smart Mom's Summer Toy Box {Page 2}

8. SET by SET Enterprises Inc. ($10.97) Ages 6+ Be the first to call out a set of three from the cards dealt. The one with the most sets when the cards are done wins. Cognitive skills: Visual processing, processing ...

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The Smart Mom’s Summer Toy Box {Page 3}

The Smart Mom’s Summer Toy Box {Page 3}

17. Apples to Apples Junior by Mattel ($17.07) Ages + Try to convince the judge that the word you've chosen from your hand best matches the judge's card. Cognitive skills: Logic & reasoning, attention, critical thinking skills 18. Balance Benders ...

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