Archives for February, 2016

February 29, 2016

Teddy is a very happy bear, but he sometimes gets into a lot of trouble, especially when he goes a-walking and doesn’t notice where he is going. Fortunately for Teddy, he meets a nice dog named Alex who helps him on his way and their friendship blossoms. more >

February 29, 2016

Grab this great discount for Easter Fun on the Farm! more >

February 27, 2016

Fascinating information is cleverly presented with engaging questions, fun facts and stunning photographs all beautifully packaged to entertain and educate inquiring young minds. more >

February 27, 2016

A nice offer for savings coming up from The Virginia Zoo and The Virginia Living Museum! more >

February 26, 2016

Cami is a chameleon who is very content and quite proud of her greenish glow. She won't change for anything! No matter what season, what the circumstance, day or night, she is not interested in blending in. She'd rather spend her days and nights in the perfect shade of green. Why change from black to white or any color in between? more >

February 26, 2016

A special event for local fathers.... the FREE Fatherhood Breakfast includes child care. more >

February 25, 2016

“I am a princess. All girls are. Even if they live in tiny old attics. Even if they dress in rags, even if they aren’t pretty, or smart, or young. They’re still princesses.” more >

February 25, 2016

To celebrate the book launch we are giving away a copy of Take the Fall to THREE MyActiveChild.com readers! more >

February 24, 2016

Weepy is a dragon, sure, but the dragons nearby would agree that he doesn't act like a dragon at all. He's not angry, scary, and mean. He only eats vegetables with his sharp teeth. He uses his fire-breath as a nightlight because he's afraid of the dark. Worst of all, he tends to cry, something the other dragons - especially his powerful father - would never do! Weepy wants to be more "dragony," but he soon finds that being different has its advantages. more >

February 24, 2016

Camp Fury Chesapeake provides realistic firefighting, police, and emergency services activities and training for girls ages 14-18 in a 5 day camp setting. more >

February 23, 2016

Mark your calendar for the Designer Consignors Children's Consignment Sale! more >

February 23, 2016

This book is a lively and lyrical story about unlikely neighbors, a goat named Mr. Fact and a pig named Miss Opinion. Miss Opinion shares a flavorful meal with Mr. Fact, attempting to show him that opinions can add spice to his life. This educational children’s book uses endearing characters to introduce terms such as objective and subjective by personifying fact and opinion. more >

February 22, 2016

Head Start and Chesapeake Public Schools Preschool Initiative (formerly Early Adventures) is now enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year. more >

February 22, 2016

When the new baby girl arrives at the Palace, her mother, the Queen, dresses her all in pink. Before long, however, the Princess is totally smitten with the color. Her parents soon find it increasingly difficult to fulfill her pink fantasies. more >

February 22, 2016

As many of you know, home is where the Navy takes you.... and our latest adventure has led us to a great opportunity - expanding MyActiveChild.com into a new location. more >

February 21, 2016

Have you ever wondered about the secret life of bees? Step inside the magical world of Beewitched, where all of your questions will soon “bee” answered. Beetrice is an ordinary girl with one simple wish: she dreams of bee-coming a bee. more >

February 21, 2016

Come check out the Free Preview of "James and the Giant Peach" from the Hurrah Players! They will perform a few numbers from the production and will be giving away a Family 4 Pack of tickets to see the show! more >

February 20, 2016

Showing this weekend at Norfolk Academy - Once Upon A Mattress! more >

February 19, 2016

Lucas the Lion and his friend, Ryan the Rabbit, stumble onto a mysterious boat. Ryan wants to take it for a ride, but the apprehensive Lucas refuses. Lucas has never told anyone before, but he’s afraid of the water. more >

February 18, 2016

A be-speckled, be-freckled, funny-looking little fellow, named Pete, bewilders his teacher, his classmates, as well as his parents, by his unabashed positive attitude about everything. “Yep, I’m as perfect as I can be. Nothing can upset me, no, no, not me!” more >

February 18, 2016

Listen to the South American Story of the Rainbow Horse, read in English and Spanish and watch as dancers from Todd Rosenlieb Dance visually tell the tale through modern dance. more >

February 17, 2016

Molly Mouse is busy sweeping up crumbs in her cosy woodland home, when she hears an unexpected knock at the door... more >

February 17, 2016

This Sunday, there is a Natural Food Dyes Easter Egg Coloring Class at New Earth Farm. Learn how to make natural food colorings that can be used to color Easter eggs and much more. more >

February 16, 2016

When jacksonjohnhenry goes on a walk, he imagines all kinds of things. But this time, something's different. Really TALL TREES, branches swaying. And there's no breeze. What's going on? more >

February 16, 2016

Calling all PIRATES! Head over to the Old Coast Guard Museum this Saturday for a day of pirate-themed fun! more >

February 15, 2016

This inspiring fable tells the story of two friends, Rabbit and Monkey, who have a tradition of embarking on a different adventure every year. This year, they both decide to set off on a rather challenging adventure, even more challenging than their last. They both agreed that they will take a journey through the desert to the amazing oasis. However, on their way, they experience some difficulties that puts their friendship to the test. Join the friends on their trek through the desert to the amazing oasis and discover the true meaning of friendship and the value of forgiveness along the way. more >

February 14, 2016

Teaching your children to loom knit is easy and fun. Teaching them to knit for charity is giving them the gift of a charitable heart that will touch many lives most importantly their own. This little short story is meant to motivate little hands to create with purpose and love and to discover the personal reward in giving. more >

February 13, 2016

These are the beloved stories of heroes, lovers, criminals, presidents, villains, rebels, athletes, spies, generals, betrayers, innovators, adventurers, millionaires, and even cannibals that make up the fascinating history of the United States! more >

February 13, 2016

There are some great discounts in honor of Presidents Day and/or Valentine's Day! more >

February 12, 2016

'Movement Start' is a collection of movement activities, games and stories suitable for children between the ages of 3 and 8. The book is accessible and easy to follow. It is divided into two parts - Movement Activities and Movement Stories. more >

February 12, 2016

The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) offers a great opportunity for youth, ages 14-17, to do important work in the Virginia State Parks. It is a three week program and participants earn $500 for their service. more >

February 12, 2016

This week we bring you a sweet girl named Fiona! Please share with other animal loving families who may be just the right fit for Fiona's FURever home! more >

February 11, 2016

It’s never too soon to introduce your child to art! Spend the morning with your child making art using a variety of methods such as drawing, painting, collage, and printing. more >

February 11, 2016

The Western Branch AMF location in Chesapeake is celebrating their Grand Re-Opening with Free Bowling, Free Laser Tag, and Free Arcade Play more >

February 11, 2016

Giveaway! Enter to Win a Family 4 Pack to the best in magic entertainment when Illusionist Rick Thomas performs at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia beach on February 25th! more >

February 11, 2016

Tamir Goodman is in town this weekend and will be sharing his inspiring message "How to Dunk with Two Feet on the Ground". He also will run a FREE Workshop for children and teens on Basketball Drill and Skills. more >

February 10, 2016

There's no reason to be scared of bugs! They can be cute if you look some of them too closely. But a child will learn to appreciate them even better if he/she learns about all the good things that they can do for the environment. So go ahead and calm your child's fear of bugs. Grab a copy now! more >

February 10, 2016

Please help me give a warm welcome to our new advertising partner, Children's Dentistry and Orthodontics. Taking the kids to the dentist is very important to overall health! Look over this overview of their services and make an appointment today. more >

February 10, 2016

Did you know that Great Wolf Lodge offers a discount for Military and First Responders? They do! more >

February 10, 2016

Reptiles- Bizarre and Beautiful is going on this weekend at The Virginia Living Museum! more >

February 10, 2016

Today ONLY grab a discounted subscription to Disney Frozen! more >

February 9, 2016

Please welcome our new advertising partner Tidewater Volleyball Association! Find out about the different options they provide youth (ages 3 to 18) in Hampton Roads! more >

February 9, 2016

This week we bring you a sweet girl named Sadie! Please share with other animal loving families who may be just the right fit for Sadie's FURever home! more >

February 8, 2016

The inspirational story details the journey of a young girl named Amanda whose beloved teddy bear was taken from her in school. After hearing of Amanda's incident, her caring Granny attempted to comfort her with a compelling story in the hopes of helping the little girl deal with the anguish of losing her beloved toy. more >

February 5, 2016

This latest release in the award winning picture book series for beginner readers helps parents to teach children about the right and wrong ways to use technology. Webster learns about a new set of digital manners, helping him to be polite with technology and take care of his favourite gadgets and toys. However, the cheeky spider soon turns the tables on his daddy and makes him agree to the same rules! more >

February 5, 2016

Family Movie Night is TONIGHT at the Kroc Center Aquatic Center and the movie is.... you guessed it! FROZEN! more >

February 5, 2016

This weekend Dinosaurs are coming alive.... at the Hampton Roads Convention Center! more >

February 3, 2016

Who is hiding behind the rock? Who is hiding behind the tree? Your little one will have fun guessing what jungle animal is hiding in this colorful picture book. Includes a zebra, baby cheetah, giraffe, hyena, baby elephant, rhino, lion, tiger, and more! more >

February 2, 2016

Earth, Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus, each award points for the correct answer to addition, subtraction, multiplication and division math problems. Fun and easy game to improve arithmetic skills, while learning the solar system. more >

February 2, 2016

For those of you in need of new baby gear - don't miss the opportunity to take advantage of savings through the Great Trade-In Event 2016 at Babies R Us! Bring your used gear or furniture item to your local store and trade it in to save. more >

February 1, 2016

Mark your calendars for a Minnie Mouse pool party! more >

February 1, 2016

$5 Admits TWO To The 4th Annual D.I.Y Bridal Expo on February 7, 2016. more >

 
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