Little ones ages 3 to 5 will have the opportunity to interact with other children and strengthen their understanding of nature at the Shaw Nature Reserve. Little Nature Explorers classes are a great way to prepare your child for preschool or kindergarten.
Visit the YMCA's Trout Lodge for an amazing family-friendly New Year’s weekend celebration.
Trout Lodge and Camp Lakewood transform into a spooky destination for haunted hayrides, pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating, and lots of frighteningly-fun games.
Celebrate the fall season jamboree-style at YMCA Trout Lodge.
The Humane Society of Missouri's Longmeadow Rescue Ranch is hosting its annual Fall Fling with fun, free activities for all ages. Your kids can enjoy wagon rides, tours of the 165-acre ranch which rehabilitates hundreds of abused and neglected horses, cows, goats, pigs, ducks and other farm animals, and learn about the Ranch's Barn Buddies program.
You can tour a 2,000-year-old excavation site, try pottery making, spear throwing, weaving, sort soil samples and more.
Spend the day at the historic Daniel Boone Home and Heritage Center learning about life on the Missouri frontier.
Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Reservations are not necessary.
Catch a movie or two at the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater, where films are shown featuring the IMAX with Laser. This state-of-the-art theater provides the sharpest images, unmatched sound quality and 40% greater color range than traditional theaters. The five-story, 80-foot-diameter dome will fill your entire field of vision providing a truly immersive experience.
Stop in and have some fun in the indoor pool at the Lodge of Des Peres with your little one at this drop-in swim time for kids up to age 6. No pre-registration is needed; Water Waddlers is open to residents and non-residents of Des Peres.
See the amazing sea lions at the Saint Louis Zoo perform for the crowd and cheer them on from the bleachers as the popular Sea Lion Spring Training Shows return. You'll see these beautiful animals perform flipper walks, ball balancing, Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, lots of splashing and even more surprises!
Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed for preschoolers. Families will enjoy hands-on activities and private playtime in select exhibit areas like Wonder Works, the STEAM Center, and Xavier Riddle. Recommended for ages 1 to 5.