Whether you’re staying in with the kids or looking for some socially distanced fun this weekend, we have you covered. Lace up your ice skates, in Brooklyn, participate in a virtual scavenger hunt, or check out these hot cocoa spots.  Scroll on for more fun weekend ideas for kids!

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Shel Silverstein’s Playful Poetry

Inspired by his whimsical writing, kids can draw an illustration along with visual artist Britt McDermott and learn to write a poem in Silverstein’s style. Event Details.

Skate the Skyline

Go all the way up to the top of The William Vale to glide across the outdoor, sustainable skating rink with iconic views of the Manhattan skyline. Take a break from the skates and warm up in the heated enclosure. Event Details.

Zoom Baby Jam

Zoom in for this award-winning, multi-lingual music and movement class for babies and kids ages 5 and under. Event Details.

The Snow Queen by Imagination Stage

Hans Christian Andersen’s wintry tale comes to life in a two-part virtual theatrical presentation. Event Details.


With lots of room to spread out, explore a glowing world of color and light featuring the Haupt Conservatory as the centerpiece. Also during your visit, enjoy artistic ice sculpting, music, and pop-up performances by The Hip Hop Nutcracker. Event Details.

The Wizard School Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Grab your magic wands for a wizarding adventure that takes you to museums across America in search of art that echoes characters, places, and magical objects in the famed Harry Potter books and movies, all without leaving your home. Event Details.

Daddy & Me Yoga on Zoom

This fun and playful class is an opportunity for kids to share the yoga fun with their Dads! Do partner poses, partner acrobatics and flying partner yoga, too! Event Details.

Pinkmas at the Museum of Ice Cream

Celebrate Pinkmas, a special winter-scape where guests can gather, connect, and feel the magic of the season. Explore a wonderland of holiday- themed spaces and installations. Event Details.

Holiday Express

Featuring toy trains, figurines, and miniature models from the renowned Jerni Collection, Holiday Express visitors are greeted by animations and fun facts about the toys on nearby screens, and kids will be delighted by a specially created bench inspired by a sleigh in New-York Historical’s collection. Event Details.

Virtual Family Art Project

Learn the art of paper sculpture just with assorted paper scraps and scissors during this virtual family art workshop! 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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