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ArtBarnATX Summer Camps And Kids Birthday Parties - Registration Now Open


Allow your kiddos to explore their creative side this summer! 

ArtBarnATX, an open, naturally-lit creative space nestled in the hills above Lake Travis with plenty of room for any project, offers fun summer camps and a great place to celebrate your child's birthday party. Read on for details.
By Birgit Sund on April 2, 2019

Hopscotch: Light and Sound - Explore Surreal Surroundings In A Playful Manner [Giveaway]


Have you always wanted to be part of a piece of art? Here's your chance!

Explore different exhibit with colorful design elements from LED lights to live videos and music. Every art activation within the project requires participation from guests to explore the surreal surroundings in a playful manner.

Read on fore details and to enter our giveaway for a chance to win four free admission tickets.
By Birgit Sund on February 8, 2019

Fun Art and Writing Contests for Texas Students of All Ages


Does your child like to draw or to write? Here are some fun contests Texas students of all ages can show off their art or writing talent at.

The deadlines are approaching, so better get them going!
By Birgit Sund on January 29, 2019

ArtBarnATX - A Creative Outlet For Kids In And Around Austin


As Pablo Picasso once said "Every child is an artist". Let ArtBarnATX help your children bring out the artist in them! Fun and laughter guaranteed! Find out more about ArtBarnATX' camps, Kids Night Out, ceramics, splatter paint birthday parties & more.
By Birgit Sund on January 28, 2019

Color, Draw, Doodle, Design And Personalize Your Very Own Textiles With eatsleepdoodle [Giveaway]

eatsleepdoodle world map duvet cover
It’s easy to have fun in the Texas sun. But even Texas has some unpleasant days sometimes when you just want to stay inside and not leave the house. As parents, you want to be prepared for those days as they can be challenging.

We recently came across eatsleepdoodle, who offers a wide range of stationery and textile products that come with a set of wash-out pens so you can color, draw, doodle, design and personalize your very own textiles. Then, when you’re ready, just put them in the machine on a warm or cool wash and all the ink completely disappears, ready to be re-drawn, re-colored and re-customized.

Read for more info and how to enter for a chance to win a eatsleepdoodle world map duvet cover.
By Birgit Sund on January 22, 2019

German Christmas Traditions And How To Prepare For Christmas The German Way


Christmas is the most important and most celebrated holiday in Germany and is very much enjoyed by children and parents alike. However, the Holiday season and pretty much the entire month of December (even the last week of November) demands a lot from parents in Germany. Preparing for the festivities is very time consuming and due to extreme sugar consumption you’ll see more kids bouncing off the walls and driving their parents insane than in any other month – as the following Christmas traditions will attest.

By Birgit Sund on December 6, 2018

Time for Fall Family Pictures – Find the Perfect Photographer For Your Family

Temperatures in the 80’s, leaves slowly changing colors, Halloween and fall decorations everywhere – it’s time for fall pictures!

There are a lot of great photographers in and around Austin and many families have their favorite photographer who’s taken their pictures for years and who’s seen and picture-documented their kids grow and change year by year. But, there are many new families, families that just moved here from another state or country or moved within the Austin area, or families who haven’t taken professional family pictures yet.

Read on to find or help others to find the perfect photographer for their special day.

By Birgit Sund on October 10, 2018

Brick Fest Live LEGO® Fan Experience In Austin [Event + Giveaway]


If you associate LEGO with pain and bruises on your feet, then this event may not be for you. However, if  your kiddos (and you) are obsessed with LEGO or just love using their creativity to bring their imaginations to life,  can spend hours puzzling over the construction of a particular model and exploring how it fits together and working out what pieces work best, then this is the perfect event for you.

Read on for event details and how to enter for a chance to win a family-4-pack to the event.
By Birgit Sund on October 8, 2018

2018 Maker Faire - The Event For Curious People [Giveaway]


Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects.

We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. 

Glimpse the future and get inspired! Plus, enter to win a family-4-pack of single day tickets.
By Birgit Sund on April 20, 2018

Summer Camp Series: Introducing Long Center Texas Arts Project


Summer camp registration is open! Austin has a plethora of camps and many of them are filling up fast. 

In the coming weeks leading up to summer, we'll be introducing different camps in our Summer Camp Series in order to give you an idea of what's available, and to help you find the right camp for your kiddos.

Today's featured camp is the Long Center Texas Arts Project.
By Birgit Sund on April 3, 2018

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