Got a case of the Mondays? Sometimes we get that too, which is why we came up with this list of 19 fun things to do with kids on a Monday in Seattle, including storytimes, art and drop-in play. Read on!

Storytimes

Seattle

Mockingbird Books: Storytime
11:00 am
Free event offered daily, except Sundays. Everyone welcome, but usual ages range from newborn-6 years old.

Seattle Public Libraries:
Central Library: ¡Hora de cuentos! Spanish Storytime, 10:30 – 11:00 am; Capitol Hill Branch: Preschool Storytime 10:30-11:00 am; Lake City Branch: Family Storytime 10:30-11:15 am and 4:00-4:45 pm; NewHolly Branch: Baby Storytime, 1:30-2:00 pm; Queen Anne: Pajama Storytime, 6:45-7:15 pm; High Point: Family Storytime, 7:00-7:30 pm

Eastside

Redmond Public Library:
World Language Storytimes
11:00 – 11:30 am
Family Storytime
6:30 – 7:00 pm

Be sure to check out our Guide to Seattle Story Times as well!

Playtime and Fitness

Seattle

Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center: Indoor Toddler Playspace
$2/child
Monday: 10:15 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 4:45 – 8:30 pm
Friday: 1:15 – 8:30 pm
Saturday: 10:15 am – 4:00 pm
There are lots of other indoor play areas for toddlers–check the Seattle Parks and Recreation website for a complete list.

Twirl Cafe: Supervised Play
Mondays and Wednesdays: 9:00 am – noon
A qualified child-care provider keeps track of the kids while parents enjoy some downtime. The café features free WiFi, a full menu and comfy places to sit. Times subject to change. $8 for the first hour, $3 each additional half hour.

Birth & Beyond: Mommy Meet-Up
Mon, Wed, Fri: 3:00 – 5:00 pm
A free, informal social gathering for moms and free play for kids

Eastside

The Ashram Yoga: Kids Yoga
9:30 – 10:45 am, $12/class.
Drop the kids off or practice your own yoga moves in the heated room next door.

Hands-On Art and Entertainment

Seattle

The Toy Place: Make It Take It classes
Drop in, 10:00 – 11:00 am and 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Magnolia Community Center: Movie Mondays
3:30 – 5:30 pm
Free movie showing every Monday–movies PG 13 and below.

Eastside

Lakeshore Learning: Free Crafts for Kids
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free craft activities for kids ages 3 and up at Lakeshore Learning in Bellevue.

Museums

Beyond Seattle

Museum of Glass
Kids age 6 and under get in free every day.

Tacoma Art Museum
Kids 5 and under free every day .

Washington State History Museum
Kids 5 and under free every day.

Science and Nature

Seattle

Woodland Park Zoo: Daily Programs
Creature Feature: 10:30 am
Shake Rattle and Roar: 11:30 am
Nature Exchange: 1:00 – 3:00 pm
All programs free with admission.