The Ultimate Bay Area Playground Guide

Our ultimate 2021 Bay Area playground guide points you to the best places to slide, swing and play!

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Hidden Giants: Redwood Hikes to Take with Your Kids

No need to trek out to Muir Woods to see the majestic Redwoods—there are plenty of places close to home. Here are our favorite mini forests to explore now.

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6 Traditions to Kick Off the Year of the Ox

February 12 is Lunar New Year but the celebrations start the night before and go for 16 glorious days. Here are a few kid-approved ways to enjoy it with the kids.

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“Raya and the Last Dragon” Pre-Sale Streaming & Tickets Are Available Now

Disney+ is offering pre-orders for Premiere Access, and Fandango has theater tickets for reservation as well.

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This Is the Average Time Americans Spend Cleaning (Do You Agree?)

Maybe it’s just us, but this number seems low.

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How Many Calories Does Parenting Burn? A New Survey Has Answers

Between carrying your kiddo and household chores, you may burn tens of thousands of calories each month.

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Mary Poppins Is Getting Her First Disney Parks Attraction

It’s sure to be practically perfect in every way.

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7 Non-Boring Chores That Teach Kids Responsibility

Shores are a great way of helping kids build their independence and work ethic while teaching them responsibility as well as valuable life skills.

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Here’s the First Teaser for Disney’s Live-Action “Aladdin” Remake

Disney grants fans their wishes with an impressive sneak peek at an all-new “Aladdin.”

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What’s the Most Popular Disney Movie in the US? It Moves Us All

People across the country absolutely adore this defining Disney animated film.

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The Museum of Ice Cream Announces Its Fourth Location!

Get ready to dive into this latest sprinkle-filled, pop-up museum.

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Day Trip Destination: Grounds for Sculpture

Take in some kid-friendly sculptures on 42 beautiful acres!

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The Best SECRET Parks In San Francisco

From secret slides to a luxe park with the best bathrooms in the city, adventure beyond your go-to outdoor play destinations to these six spots we bet you never heard of.

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Babies Born Today May Never Need to Learn How to Drive

If you’re already dreading the day your little bundle of joy gets his or her driver’s license, rest easy — there’s big changes coming.

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7 Summer Activities for the Indoors (AC Included!)

Photo: Christine Hill
My son finished preschool less than two weeks ago and we’ve already been hit by one summer cold and more than a few days of rain. Plus, we have a six-month-old in the house who needs to…

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Fidget Spinners Are Taking Over the Toy Universe

Check out the latest toy craze sweeping the nation.

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8 Kid Messes That Will Make You Feel So Much Better About Your Own Messy House

As a parent there’s a lot of pressure to maintain a neat and tidy house, but let’s face it: kids are messy and a house with kids is always in some form of disarray. In the interest of keeping it…

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Here’s Why You Can’t Find Elmer’s Glue Anywhere

Read on to find out where all that glue is going and why you might want to stock some up yourself.

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The Best New Things for LA Kids (And Parents) of 2016

So, LA, what’s new? These are our picks for the 25 coolest things to open in Los Angeles for kids and parents in the last 12 months.

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A Parenting Lesson on Accepting Fault: Don’t Blame Mr. Boom

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I was sweeping the floors yesterday when I watched my toddler, and assistant sweeper, drop a broom stick on her foot. She had been picking it up…

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Food Halls Are LA’s Best Way to Feed the Fam

Food Halls are a dining trend parents of picky eaters can embrace. Discover the best in LA!

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Was Jesus Your Lord Yesterday?

Editor’s Note: The views expressed in this post are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Red Tricycle.

Photo: Pixels.com
Today started like any other Tuesday. The kids woke up at an ungodly hour and…

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Curling Rocks! A Fun Winter Sport You Must Try

Skiing? Check. Sledding? Check. Skating? Check. You may think you’ve covered everything the season has to offer, but have you tried curling? We’ve got the inside scoop on this fun sport designed for all ages.

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Glorious Vistas: Spots Where You Can See Forever

On a clear day (we get days without smog!) you can see forever and ever and ever from these great spots for sweeping vistas and a game of up-high “I Spy” with kids!

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What Moms and Dads Really Want: Indulgences Only a Parent Would Appreciate

If martinis and dancing sound, well, exhausting, here are 10 ways to unwind that only a parent would appreciate.

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A New Playground With a Mega-Slide & Zip Line

The Chicago Park District’s latest has a rolling landscape and lots (we mean lots) of bells and whistles. Get the scoop here.

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Your Los Angeles 10 Before 10 Bucket List

From sticky pits to chowing on Dodger Dogs, find out which LA activities for the under 10 set made our must-do bucket list.

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5 Indoor Tree Houses to Climb

Does your kid want to be Tarzan or Jane? Head to one of these spots with big, faux trees that kids can scurry around in.

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Ditch the TV: 5 Best Theater Shows for Kids

If swelling orchard farm parking lots and sibling pumpkin rivalries are diluting your fall bliss, slip everyone into cute cardigans and boots and head to the theater instead. The D.C. scene is rich with options for families. We give you an inside peek.

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Painted Ladies and Playgrounds: Explore Alamo Square

When your Full House is feeling overrun get outside and play tourist in San Francisco’s Alamo Square neighborhood, where postcard-worthy views await!

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10 Halloween Activities That Will Delight Your Little Monsters

Halloween is almost here! It’s the perfect time to take the family out for some harvest fun and visit pumpkin patches, go apple picking, attend fall festivals and more. With Halloween falling in the middle of the week this year,…

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Best Northwest Hikes and Walks

A sweeping glacial vista on a bluebird afternoon…an ancient rain forest, trees dripping with moss…the fecund scent of a deep mountain meadow…come July, our hearts yearn for the sweet sylvan dream that is Northwest hiking. Like nowhere else in the…

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Dolores Park Playground

18th St. & Dolores St.
San Francisco, Ca 94114
Come and admire Dolores Park Playground for its sweeping views of San Francisco, shady trees, and cool grass. Right on the border between Noe Valley and the Mission District, this playground…

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Explore: Jefferson Park

Jefferson Park, perched on top of Beacon Hill, is one of Seattle’s largest green spaces. The area is renowned for its sweeping views of downtown Seattle, the Olympic Mountains, and Puget Sound; located in one of the most linguistically and…

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