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All the Free & Cheap Things to Do with Kids in Los Angeles Right Now

Want to have fun without breaking the bank? Save our list of free things to do with kids near LA—from fall festivals to must-explore bike paths, you won’t be disappointed.

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Your October To-Do List: Free & Fun NYC Events for Kids

So much to do before The Big Day. Exploring NYC treasures, fall fests, Comic Con, celebrating Black Girl Magic and more!

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100 Things to Do with Kids in DC

From national parks to monuments and memorials, here is our ultimate list of things to do in DC.

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Get Your Next Page Turner from These Independent Bookshops

Put away the iPad and peruse your local independent bookstore instead. With toy bins, story times and author meet-and-greets, they beat the internet for igniting little imaginations!

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Nailed It! Spas for Kids for Birthdays & Every Day

For that special day or a special treat, here’s where the kids (and maybe even you) can get pampered!

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Fabulous Fall Birthday Themes You Can Totally Pull Off

Got an upcoming party to plan? Say hello to these awesome autumn-themed ideas perfect for the crisp weather ahead.

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Gimme Shelter: Brooklyn’s Best Indoor Playgrounds

This super family-friendly borough’s bursting with spots for fun under cover! Read on to find your fave!

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Kitschy Cool: Fun NYC Theme Restaurants Worth the Splurge

Knights jousting! Waiters singing! Cats and dogs! We say splurge at these fun, high-concept eateries!

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27 Family Halloween Costume Ideas to Copy This Year

Wait until you see the “Peter Pan” family costume!

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How-To Guide: Throw the Perfect Playground Birthday Party

Got a toddler with a spring or summer birthday coming up? Opt for this wallet-friendly bash while you still can!

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Our Favorite Spots to Play Indoors in NYC

Cold? Wet? Just need to get out of the house? Here’s where the kids—big or small—can blow off some steam!

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The Slice Is Right: NYC’s Best Birthday Cakes For Kids

No matter what your reveler’s preference (ice cream, gluten-free, Nutella, “exploding”), we’ve got you covered.

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Dive in to the City’s Coolest Indoors Pools

These indoor pools offer everything from lazy rivers and rope swings to surf machines and pint-sized sprayers, so you can get your aquatic fix all year long.

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Let’s Party! 15 Places to Host an Indoor Birthday Party

Get the best of both worlds when you book a birthday party at one of these spots that let kids play while parents sit back.

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20+ Places to Take Kids Who Love Dinosaurs

Got a Jurassic Park fan in your house? Head out for some real-world adventures at these fantastic dino sites!

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28 Creative Pumpkin Decorating Ideas We Adore

We found an Elvis pumpkin that you have to see to believe.

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The Best Museums for Kids in DFW

Spend your day learning about science, presidential history, aerospace and more at these kid-friendly museums.

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After-School Programs in the Great Outdoors

From parkour to boat-building, skateboarding to Hindi lessons, you’ve got options!

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LA’s Best Spots for Outdoor Dining

Will it be a farm-to-table or wood-fired pizza night?

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Hair Salons for Your Back-to-School Trim

From incredible play spaces to kid haircut experts, these are the salons that really know how to get Portland kids ready for the school year.

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Enjoy the Great Indoors: Best Birthday Party Destinations for Cool Temps

Inside is the best side when Chicago temps start to dip.

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Little Luxuries: The Best Kid-Friendly Spa Treatments

It’s a tough job, but someone’s gotta do it—being kids, that is! When they’re ready for a slow-down, these spas are at their service.

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7 of Best Birthday Parties That Come to You

Ahh, the kiddie birthday party circuit. Year after year it runs the gamut from bouncy houses to a crowded table at some entertainment center with lots of noise and people. If you’re looking for something a little different, consider having…

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The 13 Best Party Entertainers for Your Next Event

From epic foam parties to reptile adventures, these are the top event companies that cater to DC kids.

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How to Plan a Kid’s Birthday Party on a Budget

You don’t have to bring in that expensive face painter to make it a memorable celebration!

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14 Creative (& Totally Free) Birthday Coloring Pages

Did we mention we even found placemats? Genius!!

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House Party: Mobile Birthday Party Fun That Comes to You

Nothings says birthday party in 2021 like a socially-distant soiree in the back yard with buddies!

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34 Easy & Fun Paper Crafts for Kids

Sometimes all you need is paper! Check out these paper crafts for guaranteed fun.

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How to Make It through the Rest of Summer & Keep Your Cool

The endless repetitions of “I’m booooooored…” interspersed with refusals to help around the house and suddenly you’re triggered. Sound familiar?

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Gilroy Gardens: A Day to Explore, Play & Learn

Rides, a splash park, paddleboats, a Monarch Butterfly garden and art studio—this spot has it all to keep your minis busy all day!

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30+ Top Birthday Party Trends for 2021

From virtual party guests to outdoor camping themes, these are the top trends of 2021(so far).

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How to Help Your Kids Make Good Decisions (According to Experts)

Let your kid be the boss for one hour a day. No, seriously.

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Team Taco! Best Taco Spots in San Diego

Hand-held and mouth-watering—find out why every day is Taco Tuesday when you’re just north of the border.

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26 Musical Instruments You Can Make at Home

Take a few minutes today to get creative with the kids and make one of these super simple instruments that really work!

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Why People Born in August Are Strong-Willed & Other Fun Facts

And other cool things about end-of-summer kiddos.

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The Best Places for Kid Birthday Parties in LA

Level up your kid’s next birthday bash at one of these only-in-LA spots!

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