Sabrina and Samantha Van Putten had a recent adventure to Coney Island...
Tween & Teen Activities
Looking for ideas for Tween or Teen classes & extracurricular activities? Check the PSP Recommendations section HERE.
And did you know Park Slope Parents has a Tween discussion group? Find out more HERE.
The following quesiton was asked to the Park Slope Parents group: "My rising 6th grader has summer homework to “visit a science museum and write a journal entry describing what you saw and what you learned from it”. What’s your favorite Science Museum?"
Here are their votes!
This was based on a thread on the PSP Tweens Group. Movies Your Kids Should See to Better Understand their Parents! (Be sure to also check out our other list, Classic Movies You Want your Tween to See While They Are Tweens)
Please go HERE for the updated guidelines!
We’ve updated our policy on Tweens/Teens/College Students looking for work so please read the following.
Reading IS fun! Parents share book their kids have enjoyed...
Here are some ideas that my daughter (11) put together for her sister's (9) sleepover party. There were 6 girls in all. It was all very fun, and as one mom jokily responded: "have fun not sleeping!"
Looking to schedule in some quality time with your teen or tween? Choose a “date night” or weekend and try one of these ideas from PSP members to promote lots of bonding and lots of fun. There are also bonus ideas for younger kids—click here to skip to that section.
If you’re a parent in Brooklyn who’s not yet a part of PSP, join our community for help finding more joy in all steps of the journey!
As one PSP member writes: “My (almost) 11 year-old daughter has officially outgrown the children's section of the places we've been buying clothes for her since she was small (Target, Children's Place, etc.). I think we are now into the "pre-teen" or "teen" section, which is new territory for me. I'm looking for reasonably priced basics (shorts, t-shirts, leggings, etc.), since she will either destroy or outgrow everything she owns in a season....
Movies recommended on the PSP Tween Group.
Parents share what to do and see in Washington DC with Tween and Teen kids.
Photo caption: The Air & Space Museum got a lot of thumbs up from PSP parents. Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian Institute
So you have a teenager (or tween) coming to visit or you are looking for something fun to do with your own energetic young adult. What are some fun, slightly more grown up and erm, "cooler" things you can do with them? Here are some suggestions from local moms & dads.