Preschoolers

NJ Kids Get Aerial at Indoor Trampoline and Bounce Houses

Jumping and flipping at one of New Jersey's many indoor trampoline parks or bounce houses is a fun way to keep energetic kids busy. Whether you are planning a birthday party, looking for a rainy day activity, or just burning off energy, springy trampolines and inflatable bouncers are sure winners. 

Find more active fun in our Guide to NJ Kids' Sports Centers, Gyms, and Fun Zones.

The Best Long Island Brunch Spots for Kids and Families

Brunch isn't just for adults anymore. There are plenty of hot spots across Long Island where kids can indulge in delicious pancakes, fluffy eggs, and menus designed just for them.

From highchairs to kid-friendly cups to crayons at the table, these 12 brunch destinations are designed to keep children happy while serving up some Instagram-worthy meals. And did we mention they're delicious, too?

Also while you're at it, why not check out our favorite Long Island spots to enjoy tea with your little one.

PAW Patrol Live! Comes to Boston — Review and Giveaway

If you have a little one you probably need no introduction to PAW Patrol, the hit Nickelodeon animated TV series. But did you know that PAW Patrol is coming to Boston in the first-ever live theater show for the pups of Adventure Bay? Thanks to our Mommy Poppins team in Los Angeles, we already have the inside scoop on the show with a parent-written review. But, even better, we're giving away four tickets to the show at the Boch Center's Wang Theatre right here in Boston. See contest details below. PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue will be in Boston for only two days and the show will likely sell out, so don't delay in snatching up your tickets

St. Patrick's Day Events in Connecticut

It's March and you know what that means...St. Patrick's Day!  While St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are often thought of as mostly adult-oriented (usually associated with pints of Guinness), there are many kid-friendly ways to celebrate the holiday with wee little ones. Check out the following great family events to celebrate St. Patty's Day in Connecticut. Erin Go Bragh!

Creative Art and Crafts Kids' Birthday Parties in Hartford County

Say your child loves to paint, or draw, or craft, or anything artistic.  Wouldn't it be great to have his birthday party somewhere where he could just do what he loves? Where in the Hartford area can you celebrate a birthday for your little one who is an aspiring Picasso? These creative locations will be sure to delight your budding artist, allowing them to nurture their imagination. For even more great party ideas check out our Party Guide.

Whale Watching Update: Where To See Whales with Kids in LA

Winter is prime whale watching season in Southern California, and there are several ways to spy on the giant mammals as they pass through on their 6,000-mile quest for Mexican romance. Each year, between December and April, roughly 20,000 Pacific gray whales migrate past our beaches, and March brings particularly high traffic because that's when the underwater procession starts to turn around. Pregnant, south-bound she-whales still trying to make it to Baja before the contractions start are blasted past by upwardly mobile young he-whales, finished with romance and headed for an appointment in the Arctic Circle. All that toing and froing is the inspiration for many a whale cruise and festival. With a little luck and clear skies, even a hike or sand sledding can turn into a whale watching activity.

Summer Camp Open House Season Begins on Long Island

It’s that time of year again: summer camp registration. If you’re trying to choose from among all the great camps on Long Island, it might be best to attend an open house.

We’ve rounded up open houses at some of the top camps in the area, from sports camps to preschooler options. Read on for details of these upcoming events from our partners, and you can always find more options in our Long Island Summer Camp Guide and Directory.

13 Simple Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers to Do at Home

Crafts for toddlers and preschoolers are best when they require few materials, carry simple instructions, and result in either something adorable or that can be played with later. With that in mind, we've rounded up a dozen of our favorite crafts for little kids. Pin it for your next rainy or snowy day, or just one of those need-something-new-to-do days.

Many of these have a fun seasonal bent, like aluminium foil Easter eggs, or a year-round playful attitude like popsicle-stick monsters and airplanes. All of them are easy enough for little fingers with possibly a quick assist from their grown-up. Kids will exercise newfound fine motor skills and plenty of sensory play.

Find more DIY kid projects in our WeeWorks Guide. Older kids, and even preschoolers, can test out our round-up of 50 Easy Science Experiments, too.

Spring in Litchfield County: 10 Things To Do with Kids

It's spring, as we can see by the daffodils' bright yellow show. Litchfield County is known for its natural rural beauty, and these coming weeks will be sure to visually delight. This time of year I love to prune a few forsythia branches and bring them inside to enjoy the blooms. With the warmer weather, it's also a great time to get out and enjoy some nature-inspired activities with the kids. Here's a list of 10 things to do in Litchfield County this spring. We've written about fun spring activities in Fairfield County too. And for loads more springtime fun, make sure to check out our CT Spring Fun Guide.

Weekend Fun for Houston Kids: Rodeo Parade, BBQ Championship, Roller Skating, Mar 4-5

March is here, and if you are a true Houstonian, you know that means only one thing: it's rodeo time! This weekend marks the beginning of rodeo season with the World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest at NRG Park and the livestock show itself kicks off early next week. Get prepared with our list of things you need to know before heading to the Houston Livestock and Rodeo.

We have been working hard on our summer and vacation Camp Guide. We have suggestions on a wide variety of camps, including Outdoor CampsMusic and Theater Camps, Science Camps, Art Camps, and more. 

Our event calendar is loaded with fun, daily events for the whole family. Don't forget you can also submit your own events! For more activities and events to fill the each weekend of the month, pop over to our March GoList. And finally, don't forget to subscribe to our weekly newsletter to receive articles such as this in your inbox every week. 

Now, it's time to check out our weekend roundup: 

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