Time to learn the songs and nursery rhymes.
A Tisket, a Tasket
A green and mellow basket of organic supplies (hooded towels, burp cloths, washcloths, Little Twig bath products) is perfect for expectant mothers. Or add wants and needs to a baby shower registry — like Ajo Bebe stroller covers, bibs, and diaper pouches (Viva Verde, 4794 Southwest 72nd Avenue; 305-666-5202).
Polly, Put the Kettle On
You’ll all have organic pregnancy tea (every second Saturday). Sip with other mothers-to-be while discussing the bump, the birth, and the baby concerns (Womb’s View Center for Prenatal and Postpartum Women, 8955 Southwest 87th Court, suite 110, next to Baptist Hospital, Kendall; 305-428-2880).
To Market, to Market
For Berry Patch People soft goods, designed, hand-sewn, and silk-screened in Miami (using 100 percent unbleached organic cotton stuffed with kapok and the greenest inks available). Featuring Tupi the Pineapple, Kokai coconut, and Scarlet Strawberry, the blankets and pillows convey a positive message about eating fresh, real food.
Piece of patty-cake.
Brain Fair 2010
What: A free event presented by the Miller School of Medicine about how the human brain works.
Why: Activities for kids (ages 4-10) like putting together a brain puzzle, building a neuron, making a DNA helix out of candy, and learning about optical illusions.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Miami Science Museum, 3280 S. Miami Ave. (305-646-4200).
Beginner’s Conscious Discipline
What: A six-part workshop on Dr. Becky Bailey’s seven powers of self-control and seven basic discipline skills to handle conflict with children.
Why: Never lose consciousness.
When: Thru Apr. 28. Wed., 7-9 p.m.
Where: Historic City Hall, 1130 Washington Ave., 6th flr., Miami Beach. To reserve, call 305-256-0333 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Simon Kidgits Club’s Easter Celebration
What: A spring fete featuring breakfast with the big bunny, a children’s fashion show, cookie decorating, and interactive games.
Why: Easter you do it or you don’t.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Miami International Mall, Center Court, 1455 NW 107th Ave., Doral (305-593-1775).
Photo: Courtesy of Berry Patch People