UPDATED FEBRUARY 2016: A comprehensive selection of kid-friendly museums in the New York City area, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Westchester County, Rockland County, Long Island (Nassau County and Suffolk County), Fairfield County, CT, and beyond. Our museum guide features science exhibits, nature, transportation and technology innovation, and art exhibits; you'll find something for every member of your family.
These 15 fun and low-cost events for kids in Fairfield County, CT, this February include family shows, Valentine's Day activities, and more in Fairfield, Bridgeport, Greenwich, Norwalk, Westport, Wilton, and nearby in Hartford.
These 7 fun and low-cost Valentine's Day events in Fairfield County, CT, include valentine crafts, baking workshops, and more in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Greenwich, South Norwalk, Westport, and Wilton.
These 13 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Rockland County, NY, and northern Bergen County, NJ, include Presidents Day, Black History, and Chinese New Year events in East Rutherford, Paramus, West Nyack, Cornwall, Haverstraw, Garnerville, Airmont, Suffern, and Upper Nyack.
These 15 fun and low-cost kids' events in Westchester County, NY, include activities celebrating Black History Month, Valentine's Day events for kids, things to do during Presidents Week/February school vacation, and more in Croton-on-Hudson, Mount Vernon, Peekskill, White Plains, Chappaqua, South Salem, and Tarrytown.
At the Lower Hudson Valley Challenger Center in Airmont, NY, more recently known as the Town of Ramapo Challenger Center, kids can become astronauts for a day and families can go on space missions to the moon, Mars, and beyond.
Check out these 7 fun and low-cost Valentine's Day events for kids in Westchester County, NY, including craft workshops, a fun family festival, and more in Chappaqua, White Plains, and nearby in the Bronx.
Living in the New York metro area means you can expose your children to the world's cultures without traveling to foreign countries. We've compiled restaurants, festivals, and other activities to introduce your children to the world.
Our children will one day inherit the world—and global travel helps them know it, experience it, and understand it. Here, an excerpt from Keith Bellows's "100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life" explains why the world is the best classroom for children and how they can learn from their cultural experiences.
Updated: August 2015. We’re lucky to live in the New York metro area, a virtual melting pot of cultures. So if your budget doesn’t allow for family jaunts to India, South Africa, and other exotic locales, you can still introduce your kids to the cultures of the world in your own backyard by attending one of these celebrations in Rockland, Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, and Fairfield counties, as well as Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.
One Queens family attended Family Camp at Frost Valley's YMCA in the Catskill Mountains. They discovered new activities and interests. Here's what mom Nancy Johnson-Horn thought about their experience.
One Queens family attended Family Camp at Frost Valley's YMCA in the Catskills Mountains in upstate New York. Here's what mom Nancy Johnson-Horn liked about the experience, and one thing she'd change.
The Museum of Mathematics, or MoMath, in Manhattan is a dynamic and interactive museum that focuses on enhancing public understanding and perception of math in daily life. It is the first museum of its kind in the country.
"The Velveteen Rabbit," a Theatreworks production playing at DR2 Theatre in Manhattan, is a charming new take on the classic tale that uses found objects as props and relies on a creative trio of actors who aren't afraid to think outside the box.
A Brookyln-based, music-loving father explores how kids' music morphed in to kindie rock, a genre that is popular with the whole family. Plus, his list of top 10 current kindie albums.
Here are 11 fun and low-cost things to do with kids on Long Island in January 2013, including museum exhibits, concerts, and more in Cold Spring Harbor, Dix Hills, Garden City, Huntington, Port Jefferson, Port Washington, Uniondale, and beyond.
Looking for places to go sledding on Long Island? Here's a list of 5 official locations that allow sledding, including state parks in East Meadow, Farmingdale, Hewlett, Sayville, and Seaford.
Fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Manhattan in January 2013, including shows and seasonal events for NYC families in Harlem, Midtown, Chelsea, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, and beyond.
Looking for something to do with your kids on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend in New York City? Check out these NYC events happening Jan. 19-21, 2013, at venues in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.
Here are 7 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in the Queens area in January 2013, including family shows and children's events in Bayside, East Elmhurst, Flushing, Jamaica, and just over the boarder in Uniondale, Long Island.
UPDATED DECEMBER 2013: A guide to sledding in Queens, including official sledding locations in parks across the borough. Find sledding hills in Astoria, Cypress Hills, Flushing, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, Kew Gardens, Little Neck, Middle Village, and Woodhaven.
Here are 7 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Brooklyn in January 2013, including family shows and children's events in Crown Heights, Fort Greene, Midwood, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, and beyond.
UPDATED DECEMBER 2013: A guide to official sledding locations in Brooklyn, including NYC parks that allow sledding and snow tubing in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn Heights, Brownsville, Clinton Hill, Crown Heights, Cypress Hills, Fort Greene, Prospect Park, and Sunset Park.
Here are 12 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Connecticut in January 2013, including Disney On Ice, new museum exhibits, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Greenwich, Hartford, New Haven, Norwalk, Stamford, and Westport.
A list of fun things to do with kids in Rockland County, NY and Bergen County, NJ in January 2013, including low-cost family shows and kids' classes in Cornwall, Nyack, Suffern, and Valley Cottage, NY, and East Rutherford and Englewood, NJ.