A work day for teachers, means an extra day to play. But what is there to do with your kid crew on these random in-service days, especially if it’s cold and rainy outside? We put together 15 tried-and-true destinations that are sure to entertain your brood any day of the week. Click through the gallery to see some perennial favorites and new-to-you hot spots.

Young Art

Shop Alderwood Mall solo or grab a kid-free lunch while your kids create a masterpiece at the Young Art studio. Young Art is a drop-off art studio where kids of all ages are taught different sketching, coloring and painting techniques with step-by-step instructions. Lessons range from 15 to 120 minutes. Lessons are taught on a drop-in basis, so you can come anytime. Skilled art teachers are always on hand to help and encourage your budding artist. Each lesson covers sketching, coloring, blending and painting techniques and results in a beautiful finished product.

Alderwood Mall
3000 184th St. S.W.
Lynnwood, Wa 98037
Online: youngartusa.co

Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

photo: Young Art Facebook page

How do you like to spend your teacher in-service days? Tell us in the comments below. 

— Abbey McGee