Caboose in Andover, N.H.

Local: Where to See Trains

Playgrounds, museums and festivals offer a variety of options for locomotive lovers. By Laura Jean Whitcomb There’s lots of things for kids to like about trains. They have wheels. They move. They have sound. They are powerful. They are fascinating to watch. If kids are able to sit on a train, there’s much more to […]

Art Smart: Your Own Summer Art Studio

By Annie Ballin Ahh…the lazy days of summer shouldn’t equate to lazy children! During the summer kids have the time to use their imaginations freely. Don’t let television dominate their waking hours, and scrap the idea of endless hours with Nintendos or Xboxes. Instead, give up a little space for a summer art studio. During […]

Eat: Mini Caramel Apples

Ingredients Toothpicks Melon baller Granny Smith apples (one apple makes 8 to 10 mini apples) Butterscotch or peanut butter chips Chopped nuts, nonpareils, sprinkles, shredded coconut (optional) Small paper candy cups Preparation With the melon baller, scoop little balls out of the apple. Each ball should have a section of apple peel. Push toothpick into […]