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Though school's out for the summer, we should never stop learning! Here are the best educational AND fun things to do with your kids in New York City, including STEM activities at museums and libraries, new exhibits at the Brooklyn Museum and the American Museum of Natural History, and author meet and greets.
Find a fun activity—or two!—especially for Fairfield County families with a child with special needs.
Look no further for the best shows for kids in Fairfield County.
Check out this variety of cool, educational movies the kids—and you!—will love.
Got a kid who likes to be on the move? These family activities are geared to sporty fun sure to burn off that excess energy.
Pull up a (lawn) chair! The high point of summer is already here. We've got the most fun you can have with kids in Fairfield County this Independence Day.
They say the best things in life are free, and these family- and kid-friendly activities on Long Island, including things to do in Nassau County and Suffolk County, bring you to an outdoor concert, a sandcastle contest, and Country Western line dancing this June.
Catch a show with your kids this July in New York City. Here's our list of free and low-cost theater and performances for kids and families in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.
Bring your family to one of these fun outdoor activities in New York City this month, including outside events in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. Summer is a great time to learn about nature and spend more time outdoors!
Through historical interpretation and interactive storytelling, Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow, NY immerses visitors in the lives of colonial slaves on an 18th-century estate. Get tips on visiting this Historic Hudson Valley site with kids.
Circus comes to New York City as part of City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage Kids International Contemporary Circus Festival, with free performances in all five NYC boroughs from June 26 – August 17, 2015.
Catch a Rockland Boulders minor league baseball game at Provident Bank Park in Pomona, NY, this summer. Plus, get details on Boulders giveaways, promotion nights, and special events throughout the season.
Our calendar editors have hand-picked the best family events and activities happening on Long Island this June, in both Nassau County and Suffolk County. Attend a huge picnic, see the Big Apple Circus, and celebrate International Mud Day!
Dave & Buster's recently opened a new location in Pelham Manor. The family arcade features a restaurant, arcade, and prize area. Dave & Buster's also offers birthday parties and an area for parents to watch live sports while kids are playing.
Bowlmor Long Island, located in Melville, opened a new arcade last month to add to its family fun atmosphere. The arcade features games for kids and adults alike, and offers single- and multi-player games.
This exotic locale is not at the top of most family vacation lists, but it should be, especially for families with older kids. This one-of-a-kind place offers awesome animal encounters, adventures in nature, and pristine beaches. It’s a trip your family won’t soon forget.
What better way to honor Dad than by celebrating Father's Day at one of New York City's museums, parks, or baseball fields? We've gathered the best things to do for Father's Day in Manhattan.
Dads are important every day—let's celebrate them this Father's Day! Attend special events and activities in and near Brooklyn just for Dad, such as a jazz festival in Red Hook, the season opening game of the Brooklyn Cyclones, and more!
The best story times, library events, and fun with books for Fairfield County kids who like to read.
Keep the kids entertained during summer vacation without breaking the bank! There are 95 days of summer--make each one count with our list of 95 fun things to do with your family in the New York City area, from must-do family trips to cool craft projects and beyond.
Shop 'til you drop at these browse and buy events in Rockland in June! Check out the Second Annual Nanuet Street Fair in Nanuet, attend the Greek Festival in West Nyack, and more!
Dads are important every day, and we have a special Father's Day dedicated to them on June 21 this year—celebrations in Rockland include father-daughter yoga in New City and a hands-on cooking class in Nanuet!
The 2015 NYMetroParents Kids Photo Contest is accepting entries through June 13. Eight local kid finalists will win a professional photo shoot and divide over $1,000 in prizes. One grand prize winner will appear on a future print cover of the magazine!
Give your Rainbow Loom new life by using it to make rubber band critters. Here are directions, from Loopy Loom Rubber Band Animals, to make a dragonfly. Bonus: Turn this kids' craft into a hair accessory!
Nothing evokes summer quite like tie-dyeing T-shirts with your kids. Here are directions for an Eco-friendly tie-dye option—tie-dye with food coloring—from "More Boredom Busters".