Planning Ahead: Free Children’s Activities

Now that I’m an aunt for the first time, children’s clothes, activities and behaviors catch my attention as I attempt to understand the puzzle of growing upward from the outside. I asking my sister what activities my 7mos. Old nephew is currently performing. It is too early to figure out his pursuits but it’s interesting to wonder if he will be a DIY builder or if he will run around the block like a wild-child. One thing I have found for the now are activities for kids to preoccupy them throughout the summer months. I realize summer is 3 weeks off, but have a few items.
Flickr/cc – rockonmuKids Bowl Free – The dates, times and era minimum varies by country. Have a look rules about shoe leasing and number of kids per group. I must say this was a simple way to work in my own eye/hand coordination, have fun and learn how to take turns, as I climbed up. Who knows, perhaps it will light a flame and your kid will need to be the next pro bowler! April has the kinks worked out at the park so the kids are ready for the summer, tune it up and may be a time to pull the bike. This listing of national parks by country remain and will allow you to plan. My personal favourite is that the Denver artwork museum.Target Stores Arts Events – You may not be conscious. But Target sponsors free or reduced-price admission to cultural events and arts nationwide.
Flickr/cc – Jinx!Big Box Build-It Courses – Lowe’s and Home Depot offer classes and kids activities for free with pre-registration. Lowe’s Build and Grow classes are on Saturdays and Home Depot has a few workshops during the year. I used to work for a couple hardware stores and kids were always happy to maintain their hands something they had made using a parent. And when your regional hardware store doesn’t have classes, taking a stroll through the store and letting them look at items, play doorbells and work out how to twist a nut and bolt could be fun for them as well.Library Reading Program – Nothing says free like a trip to the library and when they see you are interested in reading them doing an adult reading program together, they will take more interest in it. Not only to libraries have different gifts but keep an eye out for banks and shops that offer gifts of food and money. And while you are at the library check out events or classes to what that they may offer for the family and kids.
Flickr/cc – hoyasmegOther Free Activities – Check with local movie theatres free of showings, auctions may also be of interest to kids who like to collect”trashy-treasures” and making a game out of how much a product may opt for keeps those interested. Children that were inclined might interested in practice sessions at local orchestras or free music at the park. And finally, sometimes keeping your eye on the neighborhood paper or googling”free events” to your town/city can pull up a couple of items to perform for your summer.