WaterWipes, Naturally Speaking

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.

There’s something about having your “last baby” that makes you want to do a few things differently in raising them. The added pressure of wanting to make sure you do everything “right” and your baby has the “best” of everything is nerve wracking – it almost feels worse with the last than it did with the first. Do you have the best diapers? The best body wash? Lotion?

It’s enough to drive you mad!

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I find myself questioning so many of my choices this time around – and I’ve got double trouble for my last babies. Twice the fun! It’s weird that some things I deemed perfectly fine for my son, I wouldn’t dream of using on the twins. I even make all of their baby food. Cooking fruits and veggies like a boss. Who am I?!?!?! I don’t know where the old Amanda went, but I do know that I’m looking for the best of the best for them. After all, I won’t get another opportunity after this.

Along with cooking all of the twins’ food (all organic, of course), I’ve been focusing on more products that are all-natural and free of chemicals. One of the products that I’ve found most recently is a chemical free baby wipe that contains only two ingredients, 99.9% pure Irish water and 0.1% grapefruit seed extract – WaterWipes.

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When my babies were in the NICU, I noticed that the nurses there did not use any baby wipes with chemicals on them. Some warm water on a soft cotton cloth was all that was needed to clean those little babies. Why should that change, just because the babies are a little older? WaterWipes are just as durable as traditional wipes, and they’re also effective without containing any of the harmful chemicals that can be found in other baby wipes. I feel so much better knowing that we’re using a wipe that is a safe, natural option for my “last” babies. With so many other choices that I question, I’m glad I don’t have to with WaterWipes.

You can find WaterWipes at some of your favorite stores, including Babies R Us – where I got mine!

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Combat FORO with ReadyRefresh by Nestlé

Disclosure: Thank you ReadyRefresh℠ by Nestlé ® for sponsoring this blog post. All opinions are my own.

If you’re anywhere in the Midwest – or maybe just about anywhere in the U.S. these days – you’d know that it has been hot, hot, HOT lately. Temps have reached the high 90’s near me, with the heat index topping over 110 degrees for the last week or so. So hot, it’s almost unbearable to step outside. I’m used to being out and about with the family most weekends, but lately I don’t even like venturing out to my own backyard! And that’s just for me – there’s also the kids and baby twins to think about! YOU try telling a 5-year-old that he can’t go outside and play on his slip ‘n slide to cool off! Not an easy task by a longshot.

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My son pretty much won’t let up. It feels like 110 degrees outside…of course he wants to go out and enjoy the weather in the water! And while I’m all for him getting out and being active, it’s also very important to me that he stays hydrated. For that matter, my whole family needs to stay hydrated too. That’s a lot of people in my house. Seven, to be exact. To make sure that we kept hydrated both at home and on the go, I found myself frequently purchasing bottled water. All the time. I ended up spending way too much time restocking at the grocery store, or buying at my local bulk warehouse store. Buying in bulk kept my shopping trips infrequent, but those cases are so stinkin’ heavy, and big box stores are energy-sapping (and cash-sapping) circuses.

Did you know that in 2014 bottled water volume sales in US supermarkets surpassed that of carbonated soft drinks, showing a shift of preference towards bottled water as opposed to beverages with added sugars? Refreshment is a business that’s changing dramatically as consumers think differently about how they keep their households and offices hydrated, refreshed and healthy. I know I don’t purchase soft drinks or carbonated beverages for my family. My five-year-old has yet to try soda! I always keep him hydrated with water. Only. I’ve been using ReadyRefresh to simply click & quenchSM !

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ReadyRefreshSM by Nestlé® is a customizable beverage delivery service that provides your family with a variety of leading bottled water brands like Ice Mountain, Nestlé Pure Life, Perrier, and San Pellegrino. What an easy way to bring a little more health into your home. Whether you choose the easy access of a water dispenser or the flexibility of small on-the-go sizes, when you choose ReadyRefreshSM by Nestlé®, you’re setting a good example by encouraging everyone in your home to drink more water.

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The website is so easy to navigate, too. You pick your product, quantity, and delivery frequency.

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So easy to order! Now all you have to do is never run out. You’ve heard of the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO), right? Well, you might be suffering from the Fear of Running Out (FORO)—that nagging feeling you get when you’re running low on everyday essentials like toilet paper, diapers, or pet food. When it comes to FORO of bottled water, you can keep your healthy hydration on track and put your distress to rest—ReadyRefresh to the rescue! With customizable deliveries of thirst-quenching water–from sparkling to still, in the brands you love most–you’ll never experience FORO for bottled water again.

In a recent FORO survey, more than half of all surveyed (52%) experience FORO at least once a week. 69% of those surveyed experience feelings such as stress, anxiety and worry when household items start to run low. And 69% of survey respondents run low on everyday household items at least once a week. This happens to me all the time, too (hello, toilet paper!) and at least now I never have to worry about my drinking water running out!

So now that you know all about FORO, and how to combat it with ReadyRefresh. To learn more, visit ReadyRefresh.com and use the hashtag  #NoMoreFORO on social media.

So tell me, when’s the last time you’ve experienced FORO?

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Keeping Kids Focused with Thinking Putty

As I have probably mentioned (likely about a million times), my son is super smart. (What can I say – I’m a proud momma!) But what I probably don’t mention as much, are his special needs. They can make life a little more difficult at times, but it’s just part of who he is. One of his challenges is staying focused on a task. Especially homeschool. He’ll start running around, bouncing off the couches, and yelling – just to get out of the schoolwork because he;s feeling frustrated and can’t concentrate. Not the easiest situation to manage.

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When I first introduced him to Thinking Putty, he really didn’t know what to do with it. But once we talked about it, and I showed him how to use it while trying to concentrate on schoolwork, it has done wonders with his attention span. He is better able to stay focused on his work and, just as important, he stays in his seat.

So, needless-to-say, when a box of the Mixed By Me Thinking Putty Kit arrived at my door, my little guy was way too excited! I actually regret for filming the opening because his enthusiasm was wonderful to see.

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How can I explain Thinking Putty? Well, it’s a sticky, stretchy goo that you can stretch, roll, and play with in your hands. It actually helps you concentrate while mindlessly thumbing it through your fingers. Almost like a silly putty, but this one won’t dry out and doesn’t smell funny.

I have to just say, that making this Thinking Putty with my son was so fun, both for him, and for ME! We both loved experimenting with different combinations in the kit.

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The Glow in the Dark Mixed by Me Thinking Putty Kit that I received comes with:

  • 5 small tins hand packed with clear Thinking Putty (twist off the lid to remove!)
  • 3 concentrated primary-colored putties
  • 3 special effect putties
  • 1 tin to hold your components
  • 6 colored pencils
  • 5 extra labels for your tins
  • 1 instructional mat with formula suggestions from Crazy Aaron

The instruction mat has formula combinations on it, so we tried a few of them – we even tried a few combos of our own!

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I liked the measurements of “glob” and “heap” and “smidge” and “pinch”. It made the experiments much easier for kids, and you never had to be so precise with your quantities. Eyeballing it worked just fine. A little bit goes a long way too.

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I kept a log of the combinations we tried so he’d be able to look back and see what color/effect packets we used. We started our experiments with a hypothesis of what we thought certain combinations would make. It was fun to look back to see what we did.

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I loved the focus and intensity he used when making his own Thinking Putty. Check out how into it he was.

Overall, for a child with attention difficulties, Thinking Putty is great. But getting to make your very own is just fantastic. His Thinking Putty is never far away when he’s working on his Timberdoodle curriculum!

What’s something you’ve done to stay focused on a task?

Spring has Sprung – It’s Time to Play!

*Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored collaboration with DiMe Media and Dreft.  All opinions are 100% mine.

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been having a serious case of cabin fever lately. The twins are now four months old, and I feel like we never get out of the house. In fact, the only times the babies get out of the house is for church, or for a doctor’s appointment. Sad, right? Well, with the change in the weather, it’s about time we start to change that.

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Last week, for the very first time, I took the twins out for something other than a doctor’s appointment. We went to the ZOO! And we had a great time too. We only stayed to see a few exhibits, and the outing was anything BUT stress-free, but it was still fun.

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Some helpful tips for the next time you bring infants to the zoo:

  • Bring their bibs. Better yet – have a checklist of everything you need to bring. Somehow I forgot their bibs, hand sanitizer, thin blankets, and a few other items. I totally should’ve made a list.
  • Keep the sunscreen out of your baby’s eyes. Not proud of this one, but it happened. I think she must’ve rubbed her face while the sunscreen was still wet, and rubbed her eye at the same time. We got LOTS of stares during her scream-fest. Be real careful about this one.
  • Related – Keep babies out of direct sunlight. Another one of the things I forgot was sunhats, and the car seat covers I had were made out of thick material. It was TOUGH to keep them out of the sun. According to Dr. Dyan Hes, mom and medical director of Gramercy Pediatrics, babies younger than 6 months, like mine, should be kept out of direct sunlight. You can protect your baby from sun exposure by dressing him or her in protective clothing, a hat with a brim and sunglasses.
  • Don’t visit the zoo alone with infant twins. I had my mom with me, and there’s no way I would have survived the day without her.

Overall, though, it was a really good trip. Seeing some animals with the family, and being able to bring the twins was awesome. And the warm, sunny day sure didn’t hurt either.

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Although I’m loving the fact that the weather is getting nicer, I am aware that the spring season brings more allergens to the air and rising temperatures can trigger skin irritations for little ones. Keeping this in mind, it’s important that we seek out products that are gentle on baby’s sensitive skin. My kids are no stranger to this either. They’ve had sensitive skin since birth, and I’m afraid the change in seasons might further irritate their skin. Couple that with our recent zoo trip where I forgot their bibs and they got super-dirty. All my fault, of course. But regardless, parenthood and babyhood is messy. But those messy and imperfect moments are often the most memorable and thanks to Dreft, we, as parents, can embrace the mess of #Amazinghood. Because, let’s face it- parenthood is pretty amazing.

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Thankfully, we do use Dreft* for all our baby laundry. Did you know that Dreft is the #1 baby laundry detergent choice of pediatricians and the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for baby clothes? Yeah, it’s pretty awesome. Cleaning our babies’ clothes with a gentle, hypoallergenic product, like Dreft, is one of the ways we help keep them comfortable, and their clothes clean, during the spring season.

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Taking Care of Twins: Sick Just Got Real™

As many of you know (and some of you might not), I recently had TWINS, which is so awesome. They are everything I have never known that I always wanted. Pure perfection. They are boy/girl fraternal twins that are literally different in every way. Different, but still perfect.

What is not so perfect, is the crying. One crying is fine, but when they both get going – find the ear plugs because it gets LOUD. That’s one thing I’m still learning how to navigate with these twins, caring for them at the same time when they’re distressed. I can only be one one physical space at a time so, more often than not, the one crying the loudest will likely be taken care of first. It’s tough being the quiet one.

That being said, I can’t even imagine what life is going to look like when they both get sick at the same time. Crying that can’t be controlled by soothing, feeding, or changing is rough with just one baby – I can’t even imagine with two! Do they have nannies that just come in when a kid is sick? If so, I totally want to hire one of those! HA!

As unrealistic as a “Sick Nanny” may be, do you ever find yourself wishing for the impossible when handling sick kids? I saw this video and thought it was dead on! #AMomCanDream, right?

Obviously, we just want our kids to be healthy, but it would be nice to have that wine on tap, wouldn’t it?

So far, I just have one sick kid in the house so I can confidently say that Sick Just Got Real™! I had to visit the ER with my son today, only to find out that he has croup and there is nothing that doctors can do about it. It IS contagious though, so I might find out just how real sick can get with TWO sick babies real soon!

To help you out when you can say Sick Just Got Real™, I’m giving away a $25 Visa gift card, provided by the good folks over at Pfizer.

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Disclosure: The video and gift card have been provided by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All thoughts and reviews are my own.

Party Time at the Skokie Exploritorium

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For the last two years, we have been invited to a birthday party at the Exploritorium in Skokie. It’s quite a drive for us, but we really can’t say no to an opportunity to hang out at the Exploritorium. We used to drive to Skokie frequently before my in-laws moved to Florida, but never have we stopped at the Exploritorium. Thank goodness for these birthday parties – it gives us a great reason to come out and play.

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The Exploritorium is a large indoor playground that is part of the Skokie Park District.  There are multiple areas that are perfect for interactive play. You can play make-believe in a costumed dress-up area; run your fingers through a water play area; make music, climb a wall, play with trains, experience new heights in two-and-a half-story tubes and tunnels, and so much more. My son loves coming here – it’s just a bummer that we live so far and don’t make it out to Skokie more than once a year.

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This place sort of reminds me of a mini children’s museum, complete with a water table, a train table, and a huge lite brite! It would be so easy to spend a few hours here – too bad the party time is only one hour.

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When you book a party at the Exploratorium, you get one hour of play time, and another hour in the party room. You bring your own food and cake, which is really nice – but it doesn’t seem like you have a dedicated party helper. The play time alone makes it completely worth the drive to Skokie.

Open play hours are 9 am – 5pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday and 9am – 1pm on Saturday. They are closed on Thursday & Sunday. The cost for non-residents is $5 per person and they are located at 4701 Oakton Street in Skokie.

Brookfield Zoo Goes Blue for Autism Awareness

As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported in 2014, one in 68 children are diagnosed on the autism spectrum. Although not replacing this official estimate, a new government survey of parents reported the number to be 1 in 45 children, ages 3 through 17, have been diagnosed with autism, which indicates there may be more prevalence of autism in the United States as once thought to be.

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To bring awareness of one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in the country, Brookfield Zoo is partnering with Autism Speaks for the annual Zoos Go Blue Campaign on Saturday, April 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. To commemorate the day, the water in the zoo’s Roosevelt Fountain will be dyed blue and there will be blue flags decorating the park’s grounds.

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In light of research that has shown that the presence of an animal can significantly increase positive social behaviors among children with autism spectrum disorder, the animal care staff will be on hand to provide special Zoo Chats. These informal talks will allow families to enjoy up-close experiences with some of the animals. Also, joining in the activities will be representatives from Autism Speaks, who will have booths set up at both the zoo’s north and south gates distributing information and answering questions.

Throughout the day, there will be special activities for families who have children on the autism spectrum. Youngsters can participate in a craft activity at the Hamill Family Play Zoo. The zoo’s Carousel will feature a quiet hour from 11:00 a.m. to noon, which will allow families to ride the popular attraction without loud music. In addition, at 1:00 p.m., there will be a sensory-friendly Dolphins In Action presentation. And, there will be a designated area in the Riverside Room, located in the lower level of BZ Red Hots, where families can go for some quiet time.

The zoo also has several BZ Care Kits that can be checked out during a zoo visit. These kits include noise-reducing headphones, hard copies of visual schedules, autism stickers, and safety alert badges and ID bracelets in case a child gets separated from his or her family.

How will you support Autism Awareness on April 2nd?

I’m on the 2016 Timberdoodle Blog Team + the Mobi Max Game Review

I am a homeschooling mama.

Well..sorta.

My son is currently 5-years-old, enrolled in preschool, AND is being homeschooled at the first grade level. Yeah, he’s all kinds of smart. And I guess that makes me a semi-homeschooling mama, right?

When I was looking for a homeschooling curriculum to use with him, I found that there are so many to choose from. As a mom who has never looked into homeschooling before, the options were intimidating. We researched so many different programs and ultimately chose Timberdoodle because we liked that they sourced their curricula using multiple publishers and they included both literature-based learning, as well as hands-on learning activities with a heavy focus on critical thinking skills. I also liked that you can choose a faith-based program, or a secular program. Lots of options with Timberdoodle!

That being said, the decision to blog about Timberdoodle was such an easy one. I’ll now get to test some of the latest educational supplements Timberdoodle has to offer and I’ll tell you all about them here. I couldn’t be more excited!

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Mobi Max Game

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I was sent the Mobi Max game to review and my son couldn’t wait to rip it open. The packaging on this game is everything and kids like mine will want to get into it right away. Inside was a pack of tiled numbers and operation signs. Upon reading the game instructions, game play reminded me a lot like a game of Scrabble, but with numbers instead of letters.

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One thing I will say about this game is that it is FUN! We first played at about 9 o’clock on a Saturday morning and my son barely knew he was learning. To him, he was just playing a game with his mom.

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This game is perfect for my son because we’ve been working on math drills and he’s trying to improve on his time. He’s learning basic math facts and getting faster and faster with memorization. To make this game easier for young kids, you can simply remove all numbers over 10, and the multiplication and division tiles. His ability to calculate basic equations in his head has already begun to increase in the few weeks we’ve been playing the game.

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My son asked to play this game again the very next day. I have a feeling we’re going to be playing this game a lot – and he is going to be a math wiz in no time!

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I highly recommend this game for all kids over the age of 5. It’s great for introducing math concepts, as well as for older kids when using larger numbers and multiplication and division options.

To learn more about the Mobi Max game, visit the Timberdoodle site.

Who would you play this game with?

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Campers will have a BLAST, while learning and playing in a dynamic environment, learning about robotics and science, in an independent and exciting way!

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Time to Apply for The Hispanic Scholarship Fund #HSFstories #cbias

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Anytime someone asks me how (and why) I ended up in my current position at work, I love to tell the story of why I went to college.  I attended college to study business, and my job wouldn’t have ever been made possible for me had I not graduated from college. Was it an easy road to get here? Of course not. In fact, I am the FIRST person on my father’s side of the family to get a college degree – and it’s a big ol’ family so it’s quite an accomplishment.

In my family, graduating from college was a BIG DEAL…I mean, HUGE!  My father, one of eleven kids from Puerto Rico, came to Chicago when he was 17, with hardly any education at all.  He finished the 6th grade in Puerto Rico before he had to quit school to get a job to help his large family.  When he moved to Chicago (with little more than the shirt on his back) he soon enrolled in GED classes to obtain his high school equivalence certificate.  That classroom is where he met my mom (a student teacher at the time), married, and then had four kids.

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My dad always stressed how he wanted his kids to have every opportunity that he didn’t have, and preached every chance he got how he wanted us all to attend college.  Well, my youngest sibling is now 24, and I am happy to report that each and every one of my dad’s kids are the proud recipients of Bachelor degrees in a wide range of disciplines: Business Management, Computer Science, Art History and Anthropology.

Not only have we made my dad extremely proud, but we are the ONLY children on my his side of the family than can say that we attended, and completed, our college courses.  I can’t even tell you how many cousins I have out there, but you can imagine that from my dad’s 10 other siblings, it’s a lot!

There’s so much I have to be thankful for, due to my dad’s urging that we all go to college.  My job, career, home, cars…everything has been made possible all because of an 8 x 10 piece of paper that proudly hangs on my wall.  Having an education is so important in this country and I’ll never regret the decisions I made to make it happen.

Just as my dad had the dream that all of his children obtain a college degree (which we all now have), I have the same dream for my daughter, who is now a high school junior. I hope that she also sees the value of a higher education and will apply for a scholarship herself. College is so expensive, and every little bit of help counts.

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The Hispanic Scholarship Fund empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible.  The Hispanic Scholarship Fund strives to make college education a top priority for every Latino family across the nation, mobilizing our community to proactively advance that goal – each individual, over a lifetime, in every way he/she can. The Hispanic Scholarship Fund seeks to give its Scholars all the tools they need to do well in their course work, graduate, enter a profession, excel, help lead our nation going forward, and mentor the generations to come.  As the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, The Hispanic Scholarship Fund has awarded over $470 million in scholarships and provides a range of ancillary programs for students, Scholars, Alumni, and parents.

For those of you with college-aged kids (students 16 years old and up) thinking about going to college (but worried about the financial strain it may have on your family), I encourage you to apply for a scholarship via The Hispanic Scholarship Fund.  From now through March 30th, students can apply for a scholarship.  The Hispanic Scholarship Fund General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to:

      • Graduating High School Seniors
      • Community College Transfer Students
      • Undergraduate Students
      • Graduate Students

Please share this story with those you know in order to help The Hispanic Scholarship Fund make sure there’s a degree in every Hispanic household.  Just as my father’s encouragement made it possible for us, The Hispanic Scholarship Fund would like to make it a possibility for you.

Fun and Learnin’ at the SciTech Hands On Museum

My son has – and probably always will – love science. And I’m not talking an it’s-cool-to-do-experiments kind of love, I’m talking more of an I’m-totally-obsessed-and-don’t-want-to-do-anything-else kind of love/obsession. I can almost guarantee (unless you’re kinda geeky too) that he can tell you more about certain scientific subjects than you have ever cared to know. I’m amazed by the kid every day.

So when I saw that there’s a museum in Illinois, located less than an hour from my house, called the SciTech Hands On Museum, I knew I totally had to take him. In fact, I’m surprised that I hadn’t taken him sooner. This place is totally up his alley.

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What I liked straight from the get-go, was the price. Admission is only $8 for anyone over 4. That’s a bargain for a museum in Illinois! Kids three and under are free.

The museum itself is a lot larger than I thought it was too. Two floors on the main levels, and then a smaller exhibit area in the basement. I thought it was going to be a small, local museum, but for the $8 you pay in admission, you get so much for your money.

With over 150 interactive STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) exhibits, the SciTech Hands On Museum inspires education and imagination at every turn. One of the exhibits we spent the most time at was the KidSpace area.

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Kids can explore their inner engineer and use their imaginations to build with huge foam blocks. A house? Warehouse? Super cool special agent spy headquarters? Sure! Whatever they want!

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Another one of our favorite exhibits was the bubble play area. I mean, duh, right? What kid doesn’t like to surround themselves in a big ol’ bubble?

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There are exhibits at the SciTech Hands On Museum to satisfy any science explorer. So what are you waiting for? Grab the kids and GO!

The SciTech Hands On Museum is located at 18 West Benton Street in Aurora, IL. They are closed on Sundays and Mondays.

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Exhibits on the second floor.

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Hand prints!

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