Category: Wayne County

Southeast Michigan Inclusive Playgrounds

Playgrounds are rather ubiquitous in southeast Michigan.  Every city has a few ranging from small neighborhood parks to sprawling community spaces.  New federal regulations require that new playgrounds be ADA compliant, meaning accessible, but not necessarily inclusive.  Accessible means that a person can move about freely with no barriers to...

Rotary Park in Livonia Universally Accessible Playscape

Rotary Park is an amazing community space located at 32300 Six Mile Road between Farmington and Merriman in Livonia, Michigan.  The 196-acre park and nature preserve is surrounded by beautiful landscaping.  Some of the parks many features include a half-mile walking trail, picnic areas, tennis courts, tennis courts, baseball diamonds,...

Fostering Mindfulness in the Classroom

Beacon Elementary in Harper Woods, Michigan is refocusing students’ negative energy through a ‘focus room’ dedicated to helping students prone to outbursts. Staffed around the clock by two adults -“Mr. B” (Behavior Interventionist) and  “Miss C” (Focus Room Director) with specialized training, the focus room gives students a place to step...

Wayne County Family Aquatic Center

As a native Wayne County resident, I found out about the existence of the Wayne County Family Aquatic Center only thanks to this sponsored opportunity!  Located on Detroit’s East Side just off of I-94, the Aquatic Center has a taste of summer fun for everyone! Wayne County Family Aquatic Center 12600...

2019 Emagine Summer Kids’ Movies for Just $2

Summer is full of lazy days, warm weather and lots of fun.  Emagine Theaters have a special deal for families this year.  Families can enjoy a movie in their comfy air-conditioned theaters for just $2 per person.  The 2019 Emagine Summer Kids’ Movies run from June 12th to August 15th...

50+ Splash Pads, Spray Parks and Outdoor Pools in Metro Detroit

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, we are soaking up every moment of warm summer rays we can at local splash pads and spray parks.  We have just 14 weeks to enjoy summer fun in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, and Washtenaw Counties.  We’ve compiled a list of all the Metro Detroit...

How to Make Children “Be Nice”

Each moment spent interacting in an early childhood program is an opportunity for learning.  We call these “Teachable Moments.”  Children learn from what they see and how they experience the world.  When children experience secure relationships, they demonstrate secure relationships with others.   The same is true if children experience insecure...

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