The Bead Gallery

Here’s a fun craft idea for Bigs and Littles! The Bead Gallery, located on Eggert Road in Amherst, not only has a large, inexpensive selection, but also offers personal service, guiding you through the things you’ll need for any project. If you and your Little are interested in making necklaces, friendship bracelets or earrings, head to the Bead Gallery to pick up supplies and then let the crafting begin! Check out The Bead Gallery’s Website or give them at call at (716) 836-6775. 2050 Eggert Road Amherst, NY 14226    

Summer Farmer’s Markets

Spring and Summer in Buffalo mean a lot of things. Sunshine, heatwaves (but maybe a little hail here and there, who knows!), trips to the beach, cook-outs, and of course flip flops! Another big part of summer in Buffalo is the incredible Farmer’s Markets that spring up all over Western New York! Did you know that there are more than 20 in our area? There are many reasons to enjoy a morning at the Farmer’s Market with your Little. He or she will get the opportunity to try some of the freshest produce our local farms have to offer, and learn more about where it comes from. Most of the vendors at each market are more than happy to educate their customers (especially kids) about…

Fruit Roll-Up Sushi

Fruit Roll-Up Sushi– A fun & tasty way to introduce your Little to new cuisine.  What you need: Box of Fruit Roll-ups Jar of Marshmallow Fluff (green food coloring if you want to make it look like Wasabi) Rice Krispies Swedish Fish Directions: Roll out Fruit Roll-up, spread fluff, add Rice Krispies and Swedish fish. Roll back up and cut into regular sushi size pieces. To add more fun, purchase some “kid friendly” sushi like California or Avocado Rolls and serve as your main meal.  Again, this is a great way to introduce new cuisine and make it fun!  

Sky Zone!

Every kid loves a trampoline… now how about an entire building filled with them! Not only can you jump but you can also get involved with dodgeball leagues or fitness classes, at an extra cost. *Please note: You will need to access & print the Sky Zone waiver from their website and have it signed by the parent & ready to present when you attend. Location:  425 Cayuga Rd | Cheektowaga ,NY | 14225 Jumping Prices: 30 min jump: $10    |  60 min jump: $14Keep in mind your own endurance when picking a time length, although your little may be able to go for hours most people will tire themselves out within 30-60 minutes. Weekend Skyzone Open Jump Hours:Friday: 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm Saturday:…