The Art Farm in the City hosts all sorts of fun activities for kids that include dancing, singing, arts and crafts, cooking, and real live animals! You can sign up for weekly classes, play groups, weekend programs, and even summer camp. The best deal: the Part-Time Pet program, where your kid can finally get the bunny or lizard he or she has been begging for, without you having to clean up the cage.

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11:00AM on 06/06/2013

Birthdays are meant to make you feel like a world-famous celebrity. With Red Carpet Kids, your child and friends get a full day of stardom, including filming their own green screen movie with special effects, props, make-up, and costumes, and a paparazzi photo shoot down the red carpet for the movie premiere (popcorn included).

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11:00AM on 04/13/2013

Here at P&S, we love decking out our halls with chic holiday decor like these super-cute Cody Foster glitter deer from Orange & Pear (set of three, $60/buy now). 

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10:00AM on 10/30/2012

Adorn your little one in threads from Bonpoint this fall. Our fave fall frock: cotton checkered Duchess Dress (buy now).

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10:00AM on 10/18/2012

The first day of school is a joy for some and a nail-biter for others. For kids who are struggling, a supportive tutor can move the needle.

We recently came across Bee Tutored, and we were impressed that they do not try to be everything to everyone. Instead the Bees focus on tutoring elementary, middle, and gifted & talented students enrolled primarily in public schools. The Bees, who are current and former teachers, are happy to travel to your home.

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02:00PM on 10/04/2012

Score 70% off select children's dresses, top, bottoms, and more at chic Upper East Side children's boutique Rachel Riley. Floral Embroidered Party Dresses have been sliced from $229 to $69 (pictured, buy now), and Jersey Sailor Shorts are a steal at $26 (were $85). Boys Striped Polos have been cropped from $59 to $18.

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01:30PM on 08/27/2012
Kids can enjoy movies in Greenwich Village on Pier 46 at the Hudson River Park for free every Friday through August 24th!Free popcorn is available. Seating not provided.[info]
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07:00AM on 07/31/2012
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Robert Moy, master balloon-folder, isn’t going to make you just another balloon dog. He’ll make you a wearable Darth Vader helmet with a light saber or wearable butterfly wings. He’ll make you an adult-size T-Rex if you give him half an hour. Needless to say, he’s a hit at kid’s parties.

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11:00AM on 05/03/2013

Cozy's Cuts for Kids is not only the most fun hair salon around, it also offers a Braid Bar. Kids can flip through a look book of different braided dos, and pick a style to match the newest runway trends ($15 & up).
 

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03:04PM on 03/07/2013

If you are the plan-ahead type, get to Bundle so that your little munchkin can appear in full holiday regalia this season.  My pick: this potentially adorable Angel Dear candy-cane striped onesie ($51/buy now). If you hurry, maybe you can make it work for Halloween, too.

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10:00AM on 10/29/2012

There is nothing like the arrival of a new sibling to rock the world of a used-to-be-only child.  I like to soften the blow by giving a gift to the new Big Sib when I show up to do the new baby honors.

Lucky Wang Chelsea is just down the street from my apartment, and I love their witty t-shirts and cool kimonos for babies.  But they also have this wall of toddler-pleasing toys ($3-70) so I can shop for Big Sib, too.

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02:19PM on 10/13/2012

...about the sample sale for kids.

Kidini has been dressing bambini for years with semi-annual sales that pop up in various downtown loft spaces. Find fall and winter designer gear from Ella Moss, Lucky Jade, Kit & Lili, Qi Cashmere and more than 50 others at prices 40-50% off retail.

Monday, September 24, 2:30p - 5:30p. Tuesday, September 25 - Friday, September 28, 8:30a - 6:00p

379 Broome Street, Ground Floor

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05:36PM on 09/23/2012
You know what's cooler than aviators? Babiators. Yes, they're aviators for babies. This Soho kids shop carries these indestructible 100%-UVA-UVB-protected shades in 10 fun colors like baby blue and limelight lime ($24). For children 9 months to 6 years old. [buy now]
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08:00AM on 08/13/2012
Get your kiddies ready for the beach with super cool gear from this Soho children's shop. We love this Stella Cove cherry print number ($62/buy now, pictured), and their dinosaur-print boys trunks rock ($45/buy now). Top off their beach looks with a pair of indestructable 100% UVB/UVA protected Babiators ($24/buy now). Yes, that's aviators for babies. [new items]
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10:00AM on 07/26/2012

Healthy eating is a habit that starts at a young age. Which is why Lisa Suriano started her company, Veggiecation, a cooking class for kids that shows them how yummy veggies can be! Her 163+ recipes are simple and kid-friendly, which make them easy to replicate at home. Check the website to schedule a class for a party, Scout troop, or classroom.

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11:51PM on 04/29/2013
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Trust me, there is a limited number of years in which a daughter will tolerate a big bow on  the dress. Seize the day with this velvet number from Rachel Riley this holiday season. [buy now/$239]

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12:00PM on 10/31/2012

I wish I could sew. There are so many beautiful fabrics in the world -- just imagine being able to shape them into the garment of your choice.

Until the sewing lessons happen, I satisfy myself with the occasional trip to shops with unusual fabrics. Lucky Wang has an eclectic mix of fabrics for babies and toddlers -- stripey knots, faux fur, kimono-style prints and so on.

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02:00PM on 10/20/2012

We're loving the super-cute fall collection of Crewcuts, J Crew's children's line. Peep neon totes, glitter flats, tulle skirts, star-patterned leggings, and more. Shop online, or visit various locations around the city.

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02:00PM on 10/12/2012

Your kids' wardrobes in need of a boost this fall? French clothing shop Bonpoint in the West Village carries a selection of high-end children's threads and beauty products. [shop online]

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04:00PM on 09/06/2012
Kids and tattoos? Yes. Tina Roth Eisenberg created this website where kids, with help from their parents, can order temporary tattoos. Find rainbows, animals, ferris wheels, watches, and more. View all tats here!
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10:30AM on 08/09/2012

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