Explore the age of the Samurai at the Denver Art Museum

sam·u·rai:  a member of a powerful military caste in feudal Japan, especially a member of the class of military retainers of the daimyos. From now until June 5th, you and your kids will love learning all about the Samurai at the Denver Art Museum. Especially fun and helpful is their Family Audio Guide (included with admission to Samurai), where you meet the trickster, … [Read more...]

Fabulous long-weekend trip to Durango

We had a long weekend and wanted to go somewhere different so we chose Durango - what a fabulous choice! :) We had a wonderful time  exploring the area, wandering the town with it's great shopping and dining and all my family could say when we left is "when can we go again"? Durango is in the South Western corner of the state and is near the fabulous Mesa Verde National … [Read more...]

What can kids do at History Colorado? A lot!!

Denver Parent was excited to host an event at History Colorado and some of our favorite area bloggers showed up! We had a great time and learned a lot about what your kids can do (and what you can do for your kids) at History Colorado! Low-Sensory Morning - learn more in our behind the scenes article here! Family Fun activities - watch our calendar for upcoming events, … [Read more...]

History Colorado Low Sensory Mornings

Low sensory mornings at History Colorado are for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences and allow those kids to have fun and enjoy an interactive learning experience in a comfortable and accepting environment! For this, the museum will be closed to the general public, attendance numbers limited, and sounds throughout the exhibit … [Read more...]

Cheyenne Frontier Days asks you to #ShowUsYourCowboy

The "Daddy of 'em All", Cheyenne Frontier Days has been "showing it's cowboy" since 1897 as the world's largest outdoor rodeo.  The first Frontier Days was held as a cowboy roundup that featured bronco busting and steer roping contests as well as pony races. July 2014 marks the 117th year of Cheyenne Frontier Days, the world’s largest outdoor rodeo, with 10 days of fun, … [Read more...]