If your child is creative and loves to get a little messy, why don’t you let the Kamloops Art Gallery host your next birthday party?
It’s bad news.
It happens and kids get hurt. Hey, we get hurt. There was a young man in grade 9 who was made fun of for wearing a pink shirt at a new school. The next day, his classmates chose to take a stand and two young men distributed pink shirts to many boys at the school. Now, the message has spread.
Bullies – we say buzz off!
February 23rd, many children across the globe will be encouraged to wear pink shirts to school to take a stand against bullying and break the stereotype that pink is just for girls.
If you can, wear pink and support the initiative!
My kids and I have made special pink shirts to wear tomorrow- today’s crafty project!
Check it out… Continue reading Pink Shirt Day: Crafting With Kids
Super Science Birthday Parties at the BIG Little Science Centre
Everyone is invited to come to the BIG Little Science Centre for a
Super Scientific Birthday Party!
Science Birthdays are all about activity and excitement (with some learning going on at the same time). They are perfect for busy young people who want something special and different. Kids do real science activities and have a lot of fun. Even adults might consider having their birthday at the BIG Little Science Centre!
You and 9 of your friends will spend two hours enjoying the fantastic BIG Little Science Centre, assisted by our own scientist host. Explore over 130 different scientific, crazy and fun exhibits in the two hands-on rooms. Enjoy and participate in a special show or laboratory chosen from a wide selection of special favourites. We even have a party room for you to serve food and unwrap gifts. Watch out for the carbon dioxide powered rocket! Learn how to put out the birthday candles without messing up your cake!
We warn you now; be prepared for children to have such a great time it will be hard for them to leave.
Science Labs might include one of the following:
Microscopes; sand or crystal labs
Times available for Booking Birthday Parties:
Weekday evenings: 3PM- 5PM, 4PM-6PM, or 5PM-7PM.
Saturdays: 10AM-Noon and 2PM-4PM.
Standard Booking Charge:
$125 per booking for up to 10 children. There is a $5.00 per person charge for each party guest beyond the 10-person limit, special permission is required for more than 15 persons. A down payment of $25 is required 1 week in advance, with full payment before the start of the party. Payment options are cash or a cheque made out to the BIG Little Science Centre.
Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a minimum number of adults. The first 5 adults accompanying children are not charged admission. Adults beyond the first 5 are charged $5 per person.
For more information check out the BIG Little Science Centre website:
To book, just contact us at:
Located in the Bert Edwards Science and Technology School
711 Windsor Avenue, Kamloops, BC
Enter through the doors facing York Avenue, behind the Kindergarten portable.
The BIG Little Science Centre Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing a passion for science among the youth in our community.
This misadventure is brought to you by the Kamloops Momma, herself, Courtney Charlton.
I bought a new pair of jeans last week. Amazing, huh? Okay, so I know that this shouldn’t be a newsworthy event – or even a ‘blogworthy’ event; but purchasing these jeans was a momentous occasion in my life.
No, they weren’t the smallest size jeans I’d bought since high school. And, no, they weren’t the largest size either.
So what was so significant about these jeans? Well, they made me a real mom.
Yes, I bought my very first pair of ‘mom-bum’ jeans. You know the ones I mean, right? – The jeans that fit just a little higher than they should, giving you more of a pear-bottom than an apple-bottom.
Now, I definitely do not want my bum to look like a pear, so why did I Continue reading Misadventures of a Kamloops Momma
Erin of Loopy Family Coupon Book fame writes this review…
I have a 5 month old daughter and I LOVE using cloth diapers.