Join us for the 2015 DFWChild Model Search! This year, we are hosting the Model Search online, followed by an in-person event for finalists on November 8. Children ages 0–12 years are eligible to enter for a chance to appear on one of our 2015 covers. Professional model scouts from the Kim Dawson Agency will also be looking for new faces. Each entry is $35.
Take your family pumpkin-picking to find the best gourd for your next baking project. While you’re at it, grab a few pumpkins for carving, too. We’ve done the easy part and rounded up the area’s premier patches, all brimming with fall activities and photo ops. Now it’s up to you to choose, carve and bake an orange masterpiece – or three.
Opens Saturday, October 11 at the Fort Worth Museum of Science & History
Television shows like Discovery Channel’s “MythBusters” always start with a clear warning– Don’t try this at home. Well, it’s your lucky day because MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition is making its way to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History October 11–January 4 and will offer a variety of experiments right at your fingertips.
This month we're celebrating the visual arts. We asked seven local museums and one shopping center to tell us the best artworks in their collections for kids to see and why these works are so important. So take their advice and round up your brood for a city-wide art hunt this October.
How children win friends and influence their classmates
“We never got in a lot of fights. Only a little bit.” Allyson (aka Ally) remembers her Watauga kindergarten classroom as mostly peaceful. But her mom Vicki Nguyen summons a few dinner-table conversations that 6-year-old Ally (now a first-grader) seems to have conveniently forgotten. “There was a lot of drama!” Nguyen asserts. “She would tell me what was going on: Somebody isolated her, because they wanted to play with somebody else. But by the next couple of days, they’re all friends again.”