Some St. Louis family attractions are re-opening 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 do go out, follow public health guidelines: wear masks (now 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.

fun things do with kids in STL

The Shoemaker and Santa's Elves

Christmas is around the corner and the Shoemaker and his family can't seem to make enough shoes to pay their rent. When the landlord threatens to kick them out, it's up to Santa and his elves to save the day!

 

 

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Tour de Museum

Tour de Museum is a free bike ride that includes an art scavenger hunt, and stops at Citygarden, The Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, World Chess Hall of Fame and the Contemporary Art Museum.

 

 

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Color Play at COCA

What does blue sound like? What does green do when it wakes up in the morning? Color Play explores how children think about color through a performance directly inspired by their ideas, movements and words. 

 

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Beauty and the Beast

Be our guest and step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast. This whimsical show, presented by DaySpring Arts & Education's musical theater students ages 7-18, will blow you away with fantastic sets, intricate costumes and huge dance numbers!

 

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The Boulevard and Tower Grove Farmers Markets
Sunday, July 12, 2020

Visit the Boulevard in Richmond Heights for a combination Farmers Market with Tower Grove Farmers Market. Masks and social distancing are required to attend. #SupportLocal farmers and entrpreneurs selling essential items during this weekly event. 

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Magic At Home with The Magic House

The Magic House is bringing innovative, hands-on learning to you at home with its #MagicAtHome series of interactive, instructional online presentations. The Magic At Home series of activities includes lots of fun projects that you can make at home with common materials. The easy-to-follow directions mean your kids can make paper sculpture, do shaving cream marble painting, create make-your-own flowers, go "fishin," make TP roll animals, make salad spin art and more.

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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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Teaching in Room 9 from The Nine Network

The Nine Network is producing two hours of literacy and math instruction for prekindergarten through fourth grade weekdays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. The grade-appropriate instruction is taught by local educators at home, and is available on your St. Louis PBS station, channel 9. 

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