Hallmark Poster Cards

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias and its advertisers. All opinions are our own. Birthdays in our family tends to be a month-long celebration. We not only celebrate with family and friends, we also like to celebrate on the day of, at school, and the entire weekend. It usually ends up being month-long. Last month, we celebrated our youngest son’s 5th birthday. It was great fun. We did a small gathering with just family, we put together little treat bags for his classmates, and we went to LEGOLAND. At some point, we will scrapbook all the memorabilia’s. One of the things we like to shop for are fun birthday … READ MORE >>

Walking With Dinosaurs Arena Spectacular Downloadable Activity Sheets

On Mother’s Day this year, we took our boys to Discovery Science Center to meet a life-sized Baby T-Rex from Walking With Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular. While we waited for the presentation to begin, the kids enjoyed running around the Prehistoric Plaza located toward the back of the center where they explored fossil digs. At Dino Quest: Kids can go on a fun and educational scavenger hunt at Discovery Cube Orange County. Jere Lipps, Director of the John D. Cooper Archaeological and Paleontological Center, came out to introduce himself. We learned that there were not too many Orange County dinosaurs, but there were findings. We’re about to see a … READ MORE >>

Reptile Zoo Orange County

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Last week, we had a play date at The Reptile Zoo. Once we got inside, the kids all gathered around a pond and wanted to feed the animals. For $3.25, you can choose between worms to feed the animals in the pond or a bag of veggies to feed the tortoises. I let my kids decide, and both chose the animals in the pond. You can see a picture of them picking them up with tongs and the animals swimming up to them. You can also feed lettuce to tortoises. Shortly after, we attended an hour presentation in the private Congo Room where Aaron showed us the various animals that … READ MORE >>

Playland Cafe Play Date Irvine

Imagine surprising your children with a play date that includes multi-levels of bright and colorful play structures. The structure at Playland Cafe in Irvine was strategically designed by a school teacher to encourage hours of fun. Every space is utilized to maximize and encourage play, and it has over 25 learning features with slides and foam ball shooters! They call it a Café because it’s a fully functional Café that serves desserts and drinks like coffee and tea. You can socialize with your friends while keeping an eye on your kids from behind a glass. How do you find Playland Café? It may not be so easy to spot because … READ MORE >>

My Son’s EASY Angry Bird-day Birthday Party

Booking the party was easy breezy. I wanted somewhere I didn’t have to pick up a bunch of food or clean up after. They have a ton of options and they do everything. All you have to do is bring a cake and just show up. PACKAGES Boomers had several options for group play, but I really wanted the “unlimited” bracelets. That way, I didn’t have to get a head count for each attraction and miss the whole day. Packages start at $12.99 for one round of miniature golf and includes everything listed below. The $16.99 Deluxe Package includes everything below plus unlimited Rock Wall, Miniature Golf, Bumper Boats, Kiddie … READ MORE >>

Toddler Trails Back-to-School Event Invite at Seascape!

You won’t want to miss Toddler Trails’ Day at Seascape Kids Fun! Toddler Trails is hosting a special back-to-school event with lots of fun giveaways for their readers on Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 9am-1pm.* Door prizes giveaway will be between 9:30am-10am and will include: Day Passes to Seascape Kids Fun Punch Cards (Admission) to Froggs Bounce House A Family 4-Pack to Pretend City A Family 4-Pack to Ultraluxe Cinemas at Anaheim Garden Walk 2 Whale Watching Passes to Dana Wharf Whale Watching Disney’s Princess Enchanted Cupcake Game by Wonderforge Disney’s Jake And The Neverland Pirates Who Shook Hook Game 4 Pack of Train Tickets to Irvine Park Railroad and 1 … READ MORE >>

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Facepainting and Balloon Twisting

If you know children parties, you know that entertaining them is not cheap. I am happy to share that Susy’s Happy Faces is offering Let’s Play OC!‘s readers a special rate: $50/hour* with a two-hour minimum. BALLOON TWISTING – Susy not only does face painting, she can also twist simple balloons. CHARACTERS – Susan will also dress up in certain characters. Ask her which costumes she have. Susy’s Happy Faces   Phone: 1 (714) 604-7483 Email: [email protected] SPECIAL RATE $50/hour* with two hour minimum. *Don’t forget to mention Let’s Play OC! for this special rate. Check out her Gallery –> Susy’s Happy Face Gallery