10 Picnic Spots In Cincinnati Every Family Should Enjoy

April 29, 2016

Clocks have officially sprung forward our days are growing longer and evening hours lighter. Flowers are blooming and spring is in the air. The season of picnics is here for all to enjoy. EnterTRAINment loves Cincinnati, we love everything about the city and we love the deep history and beautiful places for families to enjoy. […]

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15 Best Juices for Kids

January 25, 2016

Most Juices claim to be 100% juice, but what are your kids really drinking? Choose water. The Institute of Medicine recommends that kids ages 4 to 8 get about 5 12-ounce glasses of water each day, and that older kids and teens get between 5½ to 8 glasses, depending on age and gender. Use pure […]

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7 Awesome Toy Organization Ideas

January 19, 2016

 1. Double Duty Play Mat! You can find these awesome Lay-N-Go Mats at Kohl’s! 2. Storage Bins Storage bins are great for helping with clean up! Keeping everything out of site while still being accessible! 3. Wall Holders 4. Easy Lego Storage and Play Table DIY Instructions and Project Credit – Ourweefamily Keeping Lego fun on […]

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7 Kid’s Albums That Won’t Drive You Crazy

January 12, 2016

 Now that Christmas is over I’m sure all moms are glad to be done with Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph on repeat! If you’re not ready to go back to listening to Let it Go and the Wiggles over and over again, test out some of these albums for kids by artists you’d actually listen to! They Might Be Giants […]

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Christmas is Here At the Junction!

September 16, 2015

The past few weeks have been busy here at EnterTRAINment while we’ve been tearing down Halloween and setting up for Christmas! Now it’s here and waiting for you! Come take a journey to the North Pole and get a cookie from Mrs. Clause, then meet Santa himself! We also have our Main Street Holiday Train Display which […]

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Our Favorite Kid’s Train Books

August 25, 2015

Usborne has come out with some FANTASTIC interactive books lately! Of course, our favorites are the ones having to do with trains! At EnterTRAINment Junction our first ABSOLUTE favorite is the Wind-Up Train Book. Kids can open this large book and actually RUN THE TOY TRAINS ON THE TRACKS OF THE PAGES! It’s different from any book […]

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Lego Duplo and Trains!

August 18, 2015

The two best toys, NOW COMBINED! New Lego train app, and Lego wooden railway connectors! Lego and Duplo are constantly providing us with free apps for kids – which we find absolutely awesome! And this lego app is all about TRAINS! This free trains app is aimed at toddlers and surely belongs to one of […]

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10 Fun Youtube Toy Train Videos

August 11, 2015

Does your child love watching videos on Youtube? Do they love trains as much as we do? Heres a list of our 10 Favorite Toy Train Youtube Videos! 1. Trains the cartoon is a cute little series for kids and you can find all the episodes on Youtube!  Trains Good Deed Episode 2. Come along and […]

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7 Last minute Summer Must Do’s!

August 4, 2015

There’s probably a ton of things on your list that you missed this summer! If you’re looking for a day of fun without having far to travel, check these out! 1. The City Flea The City Flea blankets Washington Park with local indie crafters, great food, and more (no admission) – May 16, June 20, July […]

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5 Family Friendly Outdoor Concerts

June 30, 2015

Posted by Lindsay Thompson Summer is upon us! That means it’s time to soak up the sun and enjoy some great tunes. Check out these outdoor concerts for a great time the whole family can enjoy. 1. Groovin’ On The Green. Each Thursday Fairfield’s Village Green Park offers a mix of music, food, and fun with […]

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6 Perfect Picnic Tips

June 23, 2015

Spring is the perfect time for picnics! While you can’t pack a BAD picnic, we can help you pack a great one! Store water in a collapsible bottle–They’re 80% lighter than the hard-plastic variety. Pack crushable food (think chips) in zip-top bags filled with air to create a cushion and prevent crushing. Pack double-duty items, […]

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3 Easy Summer Crafts Your Kids Will Love

June 16, 2015

Posted by Lindsay Thompson Summer is here! That means the kids are out of school and chances are you’ve already heard “Mom, I’m bored!” a million times. Well, we’ve got some easy summer projects that will chase the boredom blues away. Not only are they super easy, they’re super fun! 1. Pine cone Bird Feeder […]

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Spring Cleaning with Your Kids

May 5, 2015

Cleaning always sounds like a drag and it makes it even harder to achieve with little ones messing it up faster than you can clean. Here are some tips to achieve that spring clean feel while actually getting your kids to help! Give small rewards for each task with young kids, like stickers to put […]

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5 Garden Projects For You and Your Kids

April 28, 2015

Gardening is a great way for kids to get their hands dirty and learn about nature! 1.Sponge Garden These are perfect for a rainy day activity, or a gardening activity the kids dont have to get covered in dirt for! Supplies Needed:  New, clean sponge, any color Small plate Grass seeds Water Clear plastic wrap […]

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10 Places Kids Can Eat Free in Cincinnati!

April 21, 2015

Skyline Chili Skyline Chili locations across the Cincinnati Tri-State also offer Kids Eat Free Nights. Nights vary by location so check with your local Skyline restaurant to see what night it happens. Hofbrauhaus Hofbrauhaus – Kids eat free Sunday, Monday & Tuesday. One free kid’s meal with every paying adult.  Bob Evans Bob Evans – Check with your local Bob’s but they now […]

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Our 5 Favorite DIY Springtime Popsicles

April 14, 2015

Everyone loves a good popsicle and they are extremely easy! You can completely customize them to your taste by add fresh fruit, Greek yogurt, or candies! You can buy easy molds at place like Target for about $13 Cookies and Cream Popsicles Yield:  8 to 10 pops 14 chocolate wafer cookies, about 4 oz (125g) total […]

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15 Cincinnati Spring Break Things To Do!

March 31, 2015

If you’re staying in or traveling to Cincinnati for this year’s Spring Break, there are plenty of things to see and do! 1. Go see a movie! Many local movie theaters have bargain ticket prices on Tuesdays? Springdale Cinemas offers tickets for $7.50, Kenwood and Esquire theaters are $6, and at Danbury theaters in Cincinnati Mills, Eastgate and […]

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Does This Look Like a Paper Airplane?

March 3, 2015

  Well it’s a paper airplane … in 1/32 scale!  That means it’s about 18” long!  Don’t believe it?  You can see for yourself and several others like it all made by one man! These will be on display at the 6th Annual Model Engineering Show hosted by EnterTRAINment Junction the weekend of March 7th and 8th.  […]

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Would You Ride a Train This Small?

February 3, 2015

Balmer Locomotive Works (BLW – not to be confused with the Baldwin Locomotive Works which turned out a few more locomotives.) Chuck Balmer, a retired electrical engineer and resident of Urbana, Ohio has a growing collection of operating model locomotives in ¾” scale. They run on 3½” gauge track (that’s 3½” between the rails – […]

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EnterTRAINment Named Best Amusement Center in Cincinnati

January 27, 2015

This year EnterTRAINment Junction won the 2014 Best Of Parenting, Best Amusement Center Award! Everything from Best Burger to Best Orthodontist in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky was voted on. Just behind us were our friends Kings Island and Lazer Kraze! So a BIG thank you to everyone who came out and had fun with us this […]

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