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Many St. Louis family attractions have re-opened with limited capacity and enhanced safety protocols for visitors and staff. Read more about family attraction re-openings and safety guidelines here. We invite our readers to enjoy virtual events and socially distanced events highlighted in our Things To Do calendar. Public health experts recommend that when you go out, follow public health guidelines: wear masks (required in St. Louis City and County), practice social distancing and wash your hands frequently. To learn why social distancing is important and effective in lessening the spread of COVID-19, hear from Dr. Alexis Elward, Chief Medical Officer at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

Six Ways to Help Your Child Mask Up and Stay Safer This School Year

With a little practice and the right fit, wearing a mask becomes second nature to kids, just like throwing on a helmet when jumping on their bike or squeezing into a lifejacket before hitting the water.

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The Magic House Announces Fall Learning Camp for K-5

With many school districts in the St. Louis area planning for remote-only or partial in-person school, some parents are looking for alternatives to a home-based online education or home schooling. The Magic House announced it will open Learning Camp, a supervised, socially distanced environment separate from museum visitors where kids in kindergarten through grade 5 can spend the day working on school work if needed, and participating in a STEAM-centered curriculum. 

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Metro Theater Company Offers Kids a Summer of Education, Announces Its 2020/2021 Socially-Distanced Season

Metro Theater Company is offering a diverse array of educational resources, including streaming productions and virtual classes, to keep little ones entertained and engaged as well as looking forward to a new season with excitement and optimism.

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The New StoryBook Walk at Central Park Gets Kids’ Minds and Bodies Moving

The next time your family takes a walk around Central Park Lake in Chesterfield, your kids will go on a literary adventure that revs up their imagination and stirs their love of the great outdoors.

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Parenting During the Pandemic: Overwhelmed and Exhausted

No, last Saturday I didn’t plant a victory garden or make a sourdough starter. I wasn’t the mom who created movie tickets and set up a concession stand in my house for movie night (seriously, WHICH ONE OF YOU DID THIS and how did word get back to my kids?). I stayed on the couch all day and hissed at anyone who invaded my territory. Like millions of other parents juggling homeschooling and working from home, I’m beat.

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Play Street Museum's Craft Co. Pop Up Art Studio for Kids
Friday, August 7, 2020

Visit Play Street Museum's newest attraction – the Pop-Up Art Studio! In the studio, kids can focus on process art, which allows children to develop their own creations. Process art is more about the creation, imagination, and development rather than the final art projects. 

 

 

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Science @ Home with the Saint Louis Science Center

The Science Louis Science Center is continuing to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning through its online Science @ Home series! Visit the Science Center's web site or social media channels for DIY science experiments that can be done at home, Amazing Science Demonstrations from the Science Center's Energy Stage team, connections to local scientists, astronomy updates from the McDonnell Planetarium, live chats and more. Content is designed for all ages. 

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Storytelling in the Museum from the Missouri History Museum
Friday, August 7, 2020
Friday, August 14, 2020
Friday, August 21, 2020

Storytelling in the Museum is now offered virtually on Zoom from the Missouri History Museum! Tune in every Friday at 10:30 a.m. for engaging stories with themes like Believe Project Storytelling with Black Authors of Children's Literature, Make Music, Trip to the Zoom, I Scream for Ice Cream, Let's Dance and Hello Beach.

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Six Ways to Help Your Child Mask Up and Stay Safer This School Year

With a little practice and the right fit, wearing a mask becomes second nature to kids, just like throwing on a helmet when jumping on their bike or squeezing into a lifejacket before hitting the water.

Continue reading »
Metro Theater Company Offers Kids a Summer of Education, Announces Its 2020/2021 Socially-Distanced Season

Metro Theater Company is offering a diverse array of educational resources, including streaming productions and virtual classes, to keep little ones entertained and engaged as well as looking forward to a new season with excitement and optimism.

Continue reading »
Summer Camps Go Virtual for 2020

Summer camps that serve kids and teens in the St. Louis area are expanding options online in response to the COVID-19 crisis, in some cases offering live, interactive, virtual camps. In addition, some camps are offering spring camps and classes you can sign your kids up for right now. Some traditional camps have also lowered camp enrollment limits and instituted safety checklists for in-person camps. 

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The Magic House, Made for Kids, Sandcastle Beach Will Reopen to the Public, Including Summer Camps

The Magic House has announced it will reopen to the public on June 15, open its St. Louis city satellite location – MADE for Kids – on June 9, and summer camps are proceeding as planned. 

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The New StoryBook Walk at Central Park Gets Kids’ Minds and Bodies Moving

The next time your family takes a walk around Central Park Lake in Chesterfield, your kids will go on a literary adventure that revs up their imagination and stirs their love of the great outdoors.

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