The flu has arrived! This virus causes fever, body aches and cough. In some people, the flu can lead to an even worse illness called pneumonia. The best way for your family to stay healthy this season is to get the flu vaccine. St. Louis Children's Hospital answered your top questions about the vaccine.
The Missouri History Museum Press is pleased to announce the publication of its latest book, “Standing Up for Civil Rights in St. Louis,” by Amanda E. Doyle and Melanie A. Adams, with illustrations by Darnell Chambers. The book tells the stories of the many ordinary men and women who took extraordinary steps to fight for equal rights. Doyle and Adams range across history to tell the whole story, moving from pre–Civil War St. Louis to the 2014 events in Ferguson.
Sensory play is a simple but important concept for teaching young children about the world around them. Sensory play is an activity that stimulates the senses, including sense of touch, smell, sight, taste, and sound. First experiences such as tasting a sour lemon or holding a cold ice cube help little ones become more aware and learn to sort or classify objects.
As the heat of summer recedes, the woods and nature around us begin to change. Birds start heading south, bats begin heading into caves, and reptiles burrow underground. World Bird Sanctuary has several fun activities planned to give you and your family an opportunity to witness those changes first-hand. Come learn with World Bird Sanctuary!