Kids struck it big this past year in Seattle. Innovative companies opened, new playgrounds sprouted up, trendy hangouts moved into town and new indoor play spaces took tots by storm. Here are our picks for the 15 best things to arrive on the Seattle kiddie scene in 2015.

Alaska Airlines Aerospace Education Center

For little aviation buffs, The Museum of Flight opened its new Alaska Airlines Aerospace Education Center in 2015. And this STEM-themed center is bursting with brain building activities designed to engage little learners in the museum’s many exhibits as well as get them thinking about careers in STEM fields. Three cheers for math, science and engineering!

The Museum of Flight
9404 E. Marginal Way S.
Seattle, Wa 98108
Online: museumofflight.org

photo: Allison Sutcliffe

Well, that was an awesome year, wasn’t it? What was your highlight of 2015? Let us know in the Comments!

— Kristina Moy