Be both an electrician and a carpenter for a day with your child by your side. Build your own wood scrap lamp using upcycled wood. Use your artistic skills to design your table lamp while learning how upcycling materials for art saves the planet.
What do senses tell you? Kids will learn to let their senses guide them on a walk through the Sensory Garden at this month's Great Green Adventures.
The Doris I. Schnuck Children's Garden reopens for the season at the Missouri Botanical Garden on April 1 for the general public. The garden introduces youngsters at their most impressionable age to the significance of plants and nature in fun and innovative ways.
Hop into spring by bringing your family for a fun breakfast with the Bunny and other costumed characters at the Saint Louis Zoo. Guests can pose for photos with the bunny, and children 12 and under receive a gift from the bunny's gift basket. Reservations are required.
At Great Green Adventures: Winter Bird Walk, kids will use binoculars to search for birds, observe and record bird behavior and appearance, and identify plant-based winter food sources.
Explore the St. Louis Zoo after dark at Boo at the Zoo. Bring your little ghouls and goblins to this non-scary celebration designed just for kids. Though this is not a trick-or-treating experience, costumes are encouraged.
The Best of Missouri Market at the Missouri Botanical Garden features more than 80 vendors offering handcrafted items, locally produced food, native plants, live music and local brews, plus a two-acre Kid's Corner with farm animals (like llamas, alpacas and sheep!), and a pumpkin patch with decorating let by Perennial.
With the help of ten truckloads of sand, The Magic House's backyard will be transformed once again into a beachfront park for the popular Sandcastle Beach exhibit. Sandcastle Beach opens May 26 with a Kick Off to Summer event that includes ice cream, the Bubble Bus and a dance party!
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. Opening May 24: The Little Mermaid: The IMAX Experience.
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.
At this free art program for ages 3-6 the focus is on the process of making art rather than the finished product. Both in-person and virtual sessions are offered.
Splash and play with your little one in this fun morning activity. No registration is necessary.