The Oakland Zoo is open by reservation with lots of animals and the gondola. No indoor places or playgrounds though, so manage expectations.
The Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito is a hands-on, outdoor science museum with activities that will entertain & educate children under 5
Cal Academy of Sciences, kids and parents will have fun visiting an aquarium, rainforest, and natural history museum all under one living roof.
Whether you’re looking for a creative outlet for your young learner or trying something new for family night, create and explore with Virtual JCAS.
SWE Science Saturdays and SWE Science Scholars are programs that teach engineering ideas and principles to 4th through 8th grade students.
While the interior spaces are fascinating for adults, kids only wanted to play and run in the outdoor spaces of the USS Hornet anyway.
We took this Montessori-inspired leaf classification activity out to the local trails to extend the learning and heighten our environmental awareness.
Chabot Space & Science Center plans to be physically closed through June, 2021 with many other ways to keep connected.
We were saddened and surprised to learn that The Lawrence will remain closed to the public until at least June 2021
I took my family to Safari West in Santa Rosa to spend the morning on a safari vehicle tour. Super fun! I suggest this trip for tall four-year olds and older for a unique day trip.
Have more fun with kids in Oakland, Berkeley, Albany, and Alameda! 510Families.com is the best website for East Bay parents to find kid-friendly activities every day.
Our local events calendar is usually packed with drop-in classes, free storytimes, and festivals. Plan your weekend and your summer vacation: daily articles and a weekend planner help you find what’s fun and free when you need it.