kid's activities http://wvxu.org en Betts House lets kids Build It! this summer http://wvxu.org/post/betts-house-lets-kids-build-it-summer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cincinnati’s </span><a href="http://www.thebettshouse.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Betts House</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Ohio’s oldest brick home, invites parents and kids this summer to come by and enjoy the exhibit </span><a href="http://www.thebettshouse.org/2014/04/get-excited-for-build-it-and-bond-at.html" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Build It!</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, allowing for hands on activities to introduce the concept of architecture to the next generation. Executive Director </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Dayle Deardurff</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> joins Jane </span>Durrell<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to discuss the exhibit, on loan from </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">archKIDecture</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of Chicago, how it fits into the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Betts House</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> mission, and the house’s </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Family Fun Saturdays</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 23 May 2014 05:00:20 +0000 Jane Durrell 27005 at http://wvxu.org Betts House lets kids Build It! this summer ChoreMonster: Making Kids' Chores Fun http://wvxu.org/post/choremonster-making-kids-chores-fun <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As a parent, I know that there are few tasks more frustrating than getting your kids to do their chores.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">However, with the development of this new app, mundane activities such as washing the dishes, taking out the trash or walking the dog can now become more like games.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="https://www.choremonster.com/" target="_blank">ChoreMonster</a></strong>, is an online system that allows kids to acquire ‘points’ every time they do a task.&nbsp; Those points can then be redeemed for various goodies. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It is a basic and simple reward system that just plain seems to work.</span><br> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 19:40:24 +0000 Jim Nolan 14251 at http://wvxu.org ChoreMonster: Making Kids' Chores Fun 2012 Books by the Banks http://wvxu.org/post/2012-books-banks <p>Time for the <a href="http://booksbythebanks.org/"><strong>Sixth Annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival</strong></a> on Saturday, October 20. This free, family-friendly event features over 100 national and regional authors, panel discussions, book readings and a fun kid’s zone. Mark Perzel talks with two of the event organizers, <strong>Melissa Norris and Sandy Bolek</strong>, about some of the authors coming this year, the growth of the event, and plans to relocate the event to The Banks.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 05:31:25 +0000 Mark Perzel 4851 at http://wvxu.org 2012 Books by the Banks