Explore with Kids: In a Creek!


A creek—all my plans for a morning fall hike were derailed by a creek. Not even a spectacular creek, just a small stream really. I hauled my nephews 9,000 feet up a mountain in a car for the perfect ...continue reading

Poetry from a Young Writer

Poetry from a Young Writer | Red Barn Blog

Did you know that April is national poetry month? To celebrate, we wanted to share this beautiful poetry from a young writer, 12-year-old Emma M. We hope this brings a smile to your face as it did for ...continue reading

Plant Labels for the Garden

Plant Labels - Red Barn Blog

Has spring arrived in your neck of the woods? It is finally starting to feel like winter might be over for me! This time of year always makes me the happiest. I love the leaves and gardens in bloom. ...continue reading

Build Archives & History of Your City

Family Project: Archives and History

Build the online archives and history of a city near you! Looking for something great to do with the kids over spring break? Help them become little historians by doing a family project on ...continue reading

Museum Activity for Kids

Museum Activity for Kids

A fun and educational museum activity for kids could be just the thing to get your child more interested in learning about history. There are museums, and there are museums. There are websites, and ...continue reading

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt Kid Activity

For a fun and unique Easter idea, turn your Easter egg hunt into a treasure hunt. The older kids will love figuring out the clues and the younger ones can use the pictures as their clue. This egg hunt ...continue reading