A helpful list of toddler activities and outings that don’t require advanced planning, for East Bay kids and parents.
Bay Area rainy days with kids mean indoor play spaces, kids museums, coffee shops, and splashing in puddles!
Twirl Alameda is an art studio with plenty of space to run around and be creative in big and small ways. Climb, make pretend food, or fly!
At the Head Over Heels gymnastics center in Emeryville, certain hours are reserved for “Open Gym”, which means you can use the facility without being enrolled in a class.
The de Youngsters Studio was built to get kids, especially ages 3 to 8, exploring art fundamentals through hands-on activities and visual technology.
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
Bounce Farm in Martinez is a flipping awesome destination for little kids who love to jump. We visited this very clean family-operated bouncy house, bouncy slide and climb-around place and my three-year old suggested we move in.
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.
Preschoolers and toddlers will busy themselves with Nipaki’s various play stations and ball pit.
KidTopia is the East Bay’s largest, soft play indoor recreation center for kids, packed with both active and imaginative play areas. Climb, pretend, slide!
This app delivers live trainer-led class through your mobile device, combining the convenience of workout videos with the community and accountability of gym classes.