Local couple creates fun and educational kids show ‘Nova Knows’
HOUSTON – After Houstonian Sam Robles lost his job during the COVID-19 pandemic, he wasted no time moving on to his next big project. He used his skills as a video producer, and his girlfriend Ashley’s knowledge of being a pre-k teacher to create the kids show, ‘Nova Knows.’‘Nova Knows’ is a fun and educational program for kids 3-7 years old, and is geared to help with distance learning. The show is free on YouTube, and there are new episodes every Friday. The overall message is to convey to kids that they can be anything they want when they grow up. 'Nova Knows’ is free, but they do need help to continue doing it.
Here are 7 Houston-area family attractions that are now open
Whether it’s a day of education or catching some sun, we rounded up a few places that are now open and ready for some family fun. Staff will monitor visitor numbers as well as limit the number of visitors in non-touch galleries that will remain open. Museum staff will have daily temperature screenings and practice social distancing in all areas of the museum. Timed entry tickets for 2.5-hour visit will ensure a consistent flow of families at a 20% capacity (a little over 100 visitors max. Adults, children ages 2+, and museum staff must wear masks that cover the nose and mouth to enter the museum.
Meet our KPRC 2 Kids ‘Artists of the Week!’
HOUSTON – Last week, parents had the opportunity to upload their child’s Houston Life artwork from our KPRC 2 Art Assignments. Here are our four “Artists of the Week” for our Houston Life assignment. Meet HarrisonMost creative was awarded to four-year-old Harrison from Houston (KPRC)Harrison loves going to Astro’s games with his dad. Meet MelindaMost Colorful was awarded to nine-year-old Melinda from Houston (KPRC)Melinda is nine years old and lives in Houston. Meet TylerMost Uplifting was awarded to nine-year-old Tyler (KPRC)Tyler is nine years old and lives in Missouri City.
FREE kids meals? Crawfish and daiquiris happy hour? Houston’s Lotus Seafood has the whole family covered
PEARLAND, Texas – With more than 127,000 followers on Instagram, Lotus Seafood knows how to satisfy your tastebuds with its images. Within the past three weeks, all four of Lotus Seafood’s locations have proudly served 200 free kids meals every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Lotus Seafood has previously offered special deals for healthcare workers, including free meals and special discounts. Meals are on a first come first served basis, and Lotus Seafood encourages kids to stay at home for their safety. 741.70918550 S. Braeswood 713.270.798711710 Broadway St. 281.258.418210092 Veterans 281.447.8881Us after picking up our free kid’s meal, crawfish and daiquiris:
Here are 6 outdoor activities you can do in Sugar Land
SUGAR LAND, Texas – As the weather continues to heat up, it’s the perfect time to head outdoors and enjoy what Mother Nature has to offer. Whether you’re an adventure seeker or just need to clear your mind, Sugar Land has plenty of activities to do around the city. Here are six outdoor activities you can do right in Sugar Land. bit.ly/2LCgXNU Posted by Sugar Land Parks and Recreation on Friday, June 15, 2018Mayfield Park is a 4.3-acre neighborhood park located in one of Sugar Land’s oldest neighborhoods, near the historic Imperial Sugar Factory and the Sugar Land Heritage Museum & Visitor Center. Sugar Land, TX 77479For a map and guidelines: SugarLandTX.govBurn some calories on a walking trailSugar Land Memorial ParkSugar Land Memorial Park encompasses 150 acres along the Brazos River and 2.5 miles walking and biking trails.
Meet our KPRC 2 Kids ‘Artist of the Week!’
HOUSTON – Last week, parents had the opportunity to upload their child’s pet artwork from our KPRC 2 Art Assignments. At home, he loves watching kids baking championship. Meet EdenMost creative by 11-year-old Eden (KPRC)Most Creative goes to Kitty City by 11-year-old Eden from Sugar Land. In her free time, Eden enjoys drawing cartoons or watching Netflix. You can submit your child’s best artwork here for a chance to be featured as our “KPRC 2 KIDS Artist of the Week.” You can see all of our featured artists below.
The Disney Bedtime Hotline is back to help parents get their kids to sleep
Can't get your little one to sleep, especially being stuck inside during the coronavirus pandemic? The Disney Bedtime Hotline is here to help. Making its return from last year, fans -- both the young and the young at heart -- can hear a bedtime message from one of five Disney characters: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck or Goofy. To hear a message, dial 1-877-7-MICKEY and select the character you want to hear from. Available only in the United States, the hotline runs until the end of the month -- that's April 30 at midnight PT.
Meet our KPRC 2 Kids ‘Artist of the Week!’
His hobbies include playing with his friends, drawing, working out with his dad and riding his bike. His favorite thing to do is play outside and play on the playground with his friends at school. He loves to draw his family and loves playing video games with his big brother. Her favorite thing to do at home is spending time with my family, make Tik-Toks videos and drawing or painting. Tune in on Monday to submit your child’s best artwork here for a chance to be featured as our “KPRC 2 KIDS Artist of the Week.” You can see all of our featured artists below.