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 Jelly Belly jellybean company in the land offers free tours and will send you home with samples and fun facts to spare. Win win.
Too old for ball pits and water play tables? There are plenty of indoor amusement centers in the East Bay to entertain older kids from jumping to pinball
Christmas Tea in San Francisco and the East Bay makes a lovely — often expensive — holiday tradition for families. We break it down from near to far.
On a rainy day, here are some great indoor fun East Bay destinations to make your kids happy and run off those ya-yas!
From 11 am to 2 pm on Fridays, the Bear Cub gym is open for your visit seasonally when summer camp is not in session.
A winter birthday means that it just might rain on your parade. Plan for an indoor party and stop worrying about the weather.
A helpful list of outings that don’t require advanced planning, for East Bay kids and parents.