Whether you’re looking to safely venture out (while keeping your distance from others) or hunker down at home, we’ve got 9 ways to keep the kiddos entertained. From superhero thrills with Comic-Can at Home to The Lego Movie at the drive-in, get ready for a weekend of family fun.

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Get Crafty
Calling all mini makers. Michaels Camp Creativity invites families to join these free online crafting class from 3-4pm CT. The pros at Michaels walk little ones through a different project from start to finish. All the details

Make Time for Slime
On Saturday, July 15, Join Orion Razat, 10-year-old author of 101 STEM Jokes for an afternoon of virtual fun, including a how-to on making hagfish slime. All the details

Pack a Picnic
While park playgrounds and facilities may still be off limits, you can still spread out a blanket and enjoy a meal al fresco at one of these secluded LA picnic spots. All the details.

Do a Drive-In Movie
This is the last weekend of Tribeca Films pop-up drive-in screenings at the Rose Bowl. Tickets are limited, so buy them soon to secure your car’s spot. Showing on Saturday, July 25? Kiddie favorite The Lego Movie. All the details.

Celebrate Comic-Con
Get your pint-sized superheros geared up for Comic-Con@Home, featuring plenty of family-friendly panels. Be sure to also check out check out the activity books and interactive items via the Comic Con Museum. All the details.

Touch a Jellyfish
All the outdoor exhibits are open at Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific. Book online in advance and kids can visit the touch pools, feed the lorikeets, watch the penguins play and more! All the details.

Take a Hike
Pack up your little trekkers and head to one of these off-the-beaten path LA trails where the views are still Instagrammable, but the crowds won’t overwhelm you. From a hidden 58-acre park in Culver City to a natural preserve in Pasadena, discover the best easy-to-moderate hikes the whole family. Fri.-Sun. All the details.

–Shannan Rouss

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