Author: Rebeca Holloway

Farmers Market Locations in the Indy Area | 2017

The weather is warming, summer is just around the corner, and that means it’s the start of farmers market season. We want to make sure you don’t miss an opportunity to get out and meet your local farmers and artisans, so we compiled this extensive list of Indy area markets. But don’t worry! If you can’t make it to a market ever!y week, you can order online from local vendors though Market Wagon or Hoosier Harvest Market. Saxony Market Where: 131st Street & Olio Road, Fishers When: Saturdays from 8 am-noon, May 21-September 10 More Info: Visit the Saxony Farmers Market...

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Adaptive Programs for Special Needs Kids of All Ages

As an autism mom and a writer for Indy with Kids, over the years I’ve learned a few tricks to make the most of our outings and have been pleasantly surprised to learn that most Indy attractions are pretty accommodating when you ask. Even so, sometimes it’s nice to find adaptive programs that are geared specifically for our kids. Below are a few Adaptive Programs in Indianapolis: Carmel Clay Parks – Families can request modifications to participate in any program, but you can also find adaptive programs designed specifically for special needs children of all ages. Some of these include...

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8 Places to Play in Indy while Siblings are in School

When you have multiple kids, it can be tough to make sure the little ones are still engaged and get plenty of quality play time. Here are some great places in Indianapolis to get in a little playtime or just a date with mom or dad while older siblings are at school. The Urban Chalkboard is a great place to meet friends for coffee while the little ones get to play. The space is small enough to easily keep an eye on everyone, but large enough to encompass a wide array of imaginary play. Plus there are daily classes,...

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Indianapolis Rainy Day Fun for Children with Special Needs

Rain, rain, go away. As an autism mom, that’s what I feel like chanting every time the sky turns dark. When it rains, that means my hyper nine-year-old can’t go outside and at the same time, all our favorite indoor places get overly crowded. Staying cooped up in the house is rarely a good alternative. So I’ve had to come up with this selection of indoor places to play as well as some tips to avoiding crowds. Indoor playgrounds are popping up all over Indy. Greenwood’s Kid City is a newly opened STEAM-based play center ideal for kids ages...

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Things to do in the Indianapolis Area on a Rainy Day

Indiana weather is so predictable. Cold in winter. Hot in Summer. Rain in Spring. Actually, not really. Not even a little bit. In fact, it seems like Mother Nature likes to keep us on our toes and change things up at a moment’s notice. That’s why you need this list of ideas for rainy day fun for kids of all ages. 1) Run, jump and play off energy at one of Indy’s many trampoline parks or inflatable play centers like Bounce U, Monkey Joes and (my favorite) Skyzone. For those looking for more versatile entertainment for bigger kids AND...

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