Places to take East Bay toddlers and preschoolers: Bay Area destinations for younger kids featuring amazing indoor play spaces and museums.
Bay Area rainy days with kids mean indoor play spaces, kids museums, coffee shops, and splashing in puddles!
Outdoor spots to take kids after — or during — a rainy day in the East Bay.
Here’s a mission for your little explorers and instructions on how to have a successful hunt for salamanders in the Oakland hills.
A helpful list of toddler activities and outings that don’t require advanced planning, for East Bay kids and parents.
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.