Teach Your Kids About Independence in PhillyOct 1, 2014
Every Friday and Saturday in October, Independence After Hours lets you take a sneak peek into Independence Hall at nighttime.
“Ballet isn’t just for girls. It’s a lot of fun to watch.” says Wells, 10.
“You see pictures of the Empire State Building and all of these other places, but when you see the real thing, it’s cool! Bring binoculars to the Empire State Building.” Scot,11, Scottsdale, AZ.
“Keep cool at a theme park on a hot day by wearing your swimsuit under your clothes and getting splashed at fountains.” Katie, 11 Orlando.
“Have a reusable water bottle and Band-Aids in your backpack at a theme park.” Rebecca, 13, Orlando.
“Kids shouldn’t leave LA without trying fish tacos.” Chloe, 11, LA
“I love watching the surfers at the beach, but you have to get up early to see them. “ Kylee,11, Little Rock, AR
“On a rainy day, bring an umbrella and go to the National Mall. Nobody’s there!” Sean, 11, Arlington, VA.
“My favorite memory was visiting all the monuments in the dark. They were all lit up beautifully.” Greta, 11, Boise ID.
“Take lots of pictures as a souvenir… That is the best souvenir—better than toys.” Natalia, 10, Chicago.
“The Bean sculpture in Millennium Park is like a house of mirrors but cooler. Look into the center and see everyone else in there.” Samantha, 13, Chicago.
“History isn’t boring, just because the people are dead. It’s about people’s lives.” Ava, 11, Rochester, NY
“I get magnets as souvenirs wherever I go and put them on a magnet wall in my room.” Cori, 10, Wellesley, MA
“Eat Seafood in Boston, considering we’re right by the ocean. Nicole, 14, Waltham., MA.