The COOP Pleasanton is a clean, modern indoor play space perfect for preschoolers with full espresso bar, wifi, and magazines for the parents.
Castro Valley’s Mel’s Play Place is an indoor recreation center (read 2 hour babysitter) for you and your kids with 2 jumpy houses & lots more!
At Junior Center for Art & Science, a new youth maker space equips young innovators to create from low-tech, creativity-inspiring materials.
Win a fantastic birthday party package at Kids Gym Berkeley valued at $450 — super for kids up to age 11. Bounce, swing, and celebrate here!
Hayward’s Jumpity Bumpity is a clean, spacious fun indoor play space with many creative slides and features to keep your kid moving!
Reading the Redwoods is a free online reading contest encourages kids in grades K-5 to discover the magic of California’s redwood forests through books and win prizes!
Kindergym is a wonderful toddler play program by Dawn Margolin offered at Temple Beth Abraham (TBA) in Oakland (but it’s not exclusive to Oakland or any one faith – all families are welcome!).
A-Z listings of dance classes for toddlers and preschoolers in the East Bay.
Guests of all ages will enjoy looking AND touching. At the center of the show is Seed Vortex, Kahn’s enormous metal sculpture weighing thousands of pounds and spanning 20 feet in diameter.
If your kid is bouncing off the walls, check this list of places where that kind of thing is welcome.
Rain or Shine is hecka fun during the winter time. We had an epic playdate with lots of East Bay families, sponsored by Heal and photographed by Icarian. Have a peek!
Spend a FREE morning at Home Depot building craft projects with your kid on the first Saturday of each month.
Habitot’s latest large scale exhibit, “Back to the Farm,” is a great opportunity for our youngest kids to grasp and play with farm concepts.
The Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito is a super fun hands-on science museum campus with activities that will entertain, educate, and get the ya-yas out.
The Jelly Belly jellybean company in the land offers free tours and will send you home with samples and fun facts to spare. Win win.