Goodbye, 2020! Start the New Year off with a bang. Check out this virtual animal breakfast, roll up your sleeves and head into the kitchen for this cooking camp, or channel your creative spirit with one of these gingerbread kits.  Scroll on for more fun weekend ideas for kids!

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Virtual Animal Breakfast with the Zoo

Stay comfy in your pj’s as you ZOOm with some WILD friends during their morning routine. Zoo New England’s expert sidekicks from the Education team will take you behind the scenes to see the variety of tasty treats their animals look forward to every morning as you enjoy breakfast from the comfort of your home. Event Details.

New Year’s Glasses

Create wacky glasses to usher in 2021. Wear your new glasses as you practice a mini-new year’s count down and warm up your dance moves for the big day with a dance party! Event Details.

Winter Break Cooking Camp

This special virtual cooking camp will feature Handmade Pasta, Sweet & Savory Bread Making, Cookies, new Around the World recipes, and Dinner Club favorites! Event Details.

A Holiday Experience at Absurd Conclave

This segment of Euphoria is an interactive art experience that will stimulate your senses and fill your spirit with cheer and joy. Event Details.

Philippine Star Ornament

The Philippine Parol is a star-shaped lantern widely celebrated as a symbol of Christmas time. In this free activity, you can make an easy parol ornament using household and recycled materials. Event Details.

Make a Bird House from Milk Cartons

Have fun making a bird house with your kids. All you need is a milk or juice carton and a handful of tools and materials. Event Details.

Vision for the New Year

Draw, write, or color in your dreams and wishes for the new year! Add your wishes to the growing new year’s dream quilt installation. Event Details.

The Magic Wand New Year’s Show

Parents enjoy a morning to yourself while your little ones travel to an enchanted world where they will meet five characters and learn about their magic wand powers. Event Details.

Faery Hunt Show & Fairy New Year’s Party

Meet beautiful fairies, a silly Gnome, and the King of Fairyland.  Following the recorded show, enjoy a fairy fun Virtual Fairy New Year’s Party. Event Details.

Forest of Feelings Live Show

The NYC Children’s Theater presents Forest of Feelings, an online, interactive, live show created by Yo Re Mi, that teaches young theatergoers about emotions, music, and yoga. Event Details.


There are tons more events on our calendar – be sure to check them out all week long!


–  Jesseca Stenson


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