Join the Village of Godfrey and its fleet of big trucks at Big Truck Day in Glazebrook Park. Trucks and machines from the Godfrey Fire Production District and Godfrey Street Department and many more will be available for children to view, touch and explore.
Kids with special sensory needs can visit the Easter Bunny in a comfortable, calm environment at local malls. To make the visits especially calming, the mall lights will be dimmed and background music will be turned off. Locations include Mid Rivers Mall in St. Peters, St. Clair Square in Fairview Heights, South County Center and West County Center.
The Fairview Heights Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring two egg hunts on March 24, one for children ages 2-10 in Moody Park, and one for all ages for kids with special needs.
Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park and see a star show to experience the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere. Star shows are lead LIVE by one of the Planetarium's educators, creating a new and tailored experience for every audience.
Adventures abound at Trike Town, the outdoor, child-size city at The Magic House. Kids can pick out their favorite little red tricycle and explore the entire city. The adventure includes a stop at the craft shop, where kids can create their own fall-themed craft, a candy shop, firehouse and more.
Meet up at the Anne O'C. Albrecht Nature Playscape in Forest Park for a fun storytime followed by nature adventures! These free story times are open to children of all ages and their caregivers.
New this season, Teaching in Room 9 takes learning beyond the classroom as viewers discover our region's resources. Children will explore the coloring wall at the Missouri History Museum, learn about dinosaurs at the Saint Louis Science Center, and experience African art and mummies at the Saint Louis Art Museum, just to name a few.
Daytime Playtime is an open gym for children ages 2-5 where the possibilities for fun and learning (through fun) are endless! Children will participate in activities that build coordination, strength, balance and self-confidence. They'll develop stronger motor skills, social skills, and take part in theme-based creative activities