Wander Minnesota: MEA BreakIt seems like school just began, but it’s already almost time for MEA. The MEA break will be Oct. 15 and 16. Here are a few ideas for keeping your kids entertained during the long weekend.
'Recess Coaches' Help Students Fully Enjoy Break TimeSo much has changed since most of us were in elementary school. Not just in the classroom, but also at recess. A national non-profit called Playworks started training "recess coaches" in Minnesota five years ago. These coaches lead children in organized activities during free time outside. Recess coaches are now in several public schools across the Twin Cities.
Keeping Track Of Your Kids At The State FairKeeping track of your group can be difficult in the large crowds of the Minnesota State Fair, especially when you are with kids. That is why the fair has free ID bracelets available for all attendees.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Outdoor Water Park In MinnesotaThe Minnesota sun has been showing off this summer, and it is time to get wet and wild! Instead of driving hours to the lake, cool off at Cascade Bay in Eagan -- voted the Best Outdoor Water Park in Minnesota.
Hello Kitty Purrs Into Minneapolis!Hello Kitty is a pop culture icon, and she's here in Minnesota this weekend only. She's kicking off her North America tour called "Hello Kitty's Supercute Friendship Festival."
Electricity, Heart-Pounding Views At Bakken & Foshay MuseumsMay is National Museum Month. And with school getting out soon, many parents will be looking for fun and educational things to do with the kids. WCCO is highlighting two of the more unique museums in the Twin Cities. They are both electrifying, but in different ways.
'Party For The Planet' At Como Zoo!The Como Zoo is celebrating Earth Day this weekend with "Party for the Planet!" It's a day of activities focusing on fun and creative ways to save energy, money and Mother Earth.
Best Places To Go On A Picnic In MinnesotaApril 23rd marks National Picnic Day. Why not bask in the sun and enjoy a leisurely lunch outdoors? If you’re yearning for the ideal picnic spot, look no further than this list of five top places to picnic in Minnesota.
Minn. Children’s Museum Asks Kids For Design HelpKids are getting a unique opportunity to help create and design part of the $28 million renovation of the Minnesota Children's Museum. The museum opened two prototype exhibits Saturday for children and parents to test out.
MN History Museum Toy Exhibit Free With Toy DonationIt's one of the final few weekends for guests of the Minnesota History Museum to take a walk down a childhood memory lane. The exhibit, Toys of the 50s, 60s and 70s, runs through Jan. 4.
4 Things To Do: Winter Break Fun For KidsPublic schools across the Twin Cities are giving students a full two weeks off over winter break. Are you looking for some fun activities to try this winter vacation?
When To Get Care For Flu-Like SymptomsMinnesota is dealing with a widespread flu outbreak. The Minnesota Department of Health reports the outbreak started in southern Minnesota, but now they are seeing an increase in cases in central Minnesota and the Twin Cities metro area. Hennepin County Medical Center officials say its doctors are treating 25 out of about 165 patients hospitalized for flu in the state.