October 29, 2016

Tending food gardens can be a fun and educational way to teach kids life lessons about planning ahead, something that can be difficult for kids (and even adults). Food gardens teach kids to think about whether the temperature will go up or down, pests that come with di...

October 26, 2016

This year, City Kids is participating in a year-long program about taxonomy with Friends of the National Zoo.  They just finished up a six week session on the taxonomy of birds; our kids had a fantastic time learning how to classify birds, and they loved being able to...

October 21, 2016

Every week in City Kids, our kids do Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian martial art form that incorporates self defense, dance, acrobatics, music, instruments, song, and Portuguese. Those who are accomplished capoeiristas, elegantly fly through the air, seeming to defy physic...

October 3, 2016

At the beginning of every school year, I find myself grateful that our kids get to be outside for their lessons and activities.  Fall is a beautiful time of year, and just when the weather is cooling off and offering a reprieve from the hot and humid D.C. weather, most...

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