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The Discovery Museum Launches Wonder Workshops Series for Kids
The Discovery Museum & Planetarium, a museum for kids in Connecticut, is launching a new series of educational workshops for kids, including a Lego workshop series and art workshops. (read the story...)

Family Day Trips and Destinations in NY, NJ, CT, MA, and PA
From museums and parks to festivals and beaches, this list has something for everyone, all within easy traveling distance from the New York City area, including Upstate New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania. (read the story...)

Health and Wellness Exhibit Healthyville Opens at the Long Island Children's Museum
Children’s health matters. Healthyville is a place for everybody. The bilingual, interactive exhibit teaches health and wellness lessons through play-filled activities and educational messages that foster learning by doing. (read the story...)

The Best Way to Visit the Intrepid Museum with Kids
Planning a visit to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in NYC with kids in tow? Here is your guide to the best things to do at this Manhattan landmark with children, plus all the details you need to make your trip fun for the whole family. (read the story...)

Best Kept Secrets of the American Museum of Natural History
Discover the best things to do and see at the American Museum of Natural History with your kids. Plus, get tips for making the day easy and relaxing for the whole family. (read the story...)

Long Island Museum Offers Free Rides for Schools
The Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages, a museum that focuses on American history and art with a tie to Long Island, is offering its Rides for Kids program this year after piloting it last year. The program provides free rides for schools to visit the museum. (read the story...)

Exhibits, Movies, and Games to Get Kids Interested in History
Are your kids not thrilled about learning history? Try immersing them in history by visiting a local museum with a mummy exhibit, The Brooklyn Museum or Metropolitan Museum of Art are two nearby, or watch one of these movies or play one of these games about history to supplement learning. (read the story...)

Play the Day Away at Children's Museum of Manhattan
The Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) proves that museums don't have to be boring. This NYC museum for young kids offers a full day of fun that will leave your tots with a love of hands-on learning. (read the story...)

Queens County Farm Museum: A Rural Getaway Right in NYC
Visit the Queens County Farm Museum historic site in Floral Park to be transported back to a simpler time and enjoy country-style activities for the whole family. (read the story...)

Maker Faires in the New York Metro Area Support STEM Learning
Maker Faires, which celebrate invention, creativeness, and resourcefulness, are a fun, family-friendly way to support STEM learning at home. We've compiled a list of Maker Faires in the New York metro area that you can take your kids to. (read the story...)

Honor and Remember: Visiting the National September 11 Memorial & Museum
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum allows visitors to learn about the 9/11 tragedy and pay tribute to its victims and survivors. If you're thinking of visiting the site with your kids, here's what to expect and some tips on how to prepare for the experience. (read the story...)

Family Outing: Stepping Stones Museum for Children
The Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, CT, provides young visitors with learning opportunities through its interactive and accessible exhibits and programs. (read the story...)

Madeline’s 75th Anniversary Celebrated with New-York Historical Society Exhibit
To celebrate Madeline's 75th anniversary, the New-York Historical Society is hosting the exhibit Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans. The exhibit includes works of art, the original manuscript, and special artifacts. (read the story...)

Camping & Scout Inspired Summer Activities
From fly fishing to orienteering, the Great American Backyard Campout to stargazing as a family, summer is the perfect time to get outdoors and get in touch with nature. (read the story...)

5 Ways to Indulge Kids' Dinosaur Obsession This Summer
Indulge your kids' dinosaur obsession this summer with any of these fun outdoor activities taking place across the Tri-State area. (read the story...)

Explore the Night Sky Inside at Planetariums
On warm summer evenings, it's fun to go outside, direct your gaze up, and count all of the stars you can see. When the clouds cover the sky, go inside to look up at the stars at these planetariums near the New York metro area. (read the story...)

Mid-Winter Recess Activities for Families in the NY Metro Area
Whether your kids are just out for Presidents Day or a longer mid-winter recess, we've rounded up a slew of family activities, mini-camps, and day-camps to keep your crew entertained during their time off. (read the story...)

Family Outing: Cradle of Aviation Museum on Long Island
Fly with the Blue Angels, meet an astronaut, and soar into space at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, NY, an institution that celebrates the grand history of aviation on Long Island. (read the story...)

Toys of Yesteryear
The Yorktown Museum exhibits timeless treasures in a holiday exhibit for every generation. (read the story...)

Family Outing: Liberty Science Center
The Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ, is all about giving kids (and their grownups!) hands-on opportunities to learn about the world around them. Here's what to do at this New Jersey science museum on your next family visit. (read the story...)

NYSCI Unveils Kid-Built Mars Rover Robot in Mars Exhibit
The Beatty Robotics Team, which consists of Camille, age 13, Genevieve, age 11, and their father Robert, built a Mars Rover robot for the Mars exhibit at NYSCI. The girls, who are interested in STEM education, did most of the work on the robot. (read the story...)

Summer Activities in Rockland County, NY
UPDATED JUNE 2014: Searching for great summer activities for kids in Rockland County, NY? Use our guide to find kids classes, Rockland summer camps, summer programs, activities near Rockland County, and family excursions close by. Find all of your summer activities from Nyack to Suffern in Rockland County. (read the story...)

A Guide to Train Exhibits, Train Museums, and Rail Rides for Kids in the NYC Area
Take a trip with your family to a railroad museum or train exhibit in the New York City area, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Westchester, and beyond, where young and old train lovers can ride trains and explore the scenic area aboard a train. (read the story...)

Inclusive Activities and Events for Children with Special Needs on Long Island
Children with special needs can have fun and make friends with kids of all abilities with special programming, workshops, and kid-friendly events and activities on Long Island, including in Plainview, Great Neck, and East Meadow. (read the story...)

Inclusive Activities and Events for Children with Special Needs in NYC
New York City offers countless cultural events and fun kid-friendly activities for all families, including those of children with special needs. Visit the museums, local community centers, and more for special programming that is created with your child with special needs in mind. (read the story...)


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