Bring your kids to the Missouri History Museum for the Winter Getaway, for free activities, family films and music just for kids.
You'll enjoy interactive musical performances, movies, drop-in make-and-take craft workshops, puppet shows, movement workshops and more.
You can also catch the Nothing But the Blues performances by The Sheldon, story-inspired adventures with the St. Louis Black Authors of Children's Literature, and more!
Admission is free, and early arrival is recommended.
Winter Getaway is Dec. 27. 28, 30 and 31 beginning at 10:30 a.m. each day. There will be a Noon Year's Eve party on Dec. 31
Winter Getaway hours are:
Friday: Dec. 27: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 28: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 30: 10:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 31: Noon Year's Eve celebration from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Admission is free. At the Missouri History Museum.
More information: mohistory.org
In-person story times are on hold, but children can still enjoy virtual story times from the expert storytellers at the St. Louis County Library!
Make art. Go on a guided tour, DIY a time capsule. Peek behind the scenes. Watch the Cassily Crew at work. Help inspect the slides. All from home! Every Monday through Friday the staff, crew, artists and historians at City Museum are going LIVE on Facebook to share stories, offer free art classes, and entertain kids and families in all the ways they know how (read: mischief, mayhem and making).
Enjoy the Saint Louis Zoo online! Zoom with Saint Louis Zoo educators is a live, free presentation that allows families to learn more about animals and how amazing they are. Themes vary, and registration in advance is required. After registering, you'll receive a confirmation email letting you know how to join.
If you can't join the live presentation, the recordings are available on the zoo's web site at stlzoo.org/STLZOOms
Purina Farms is bringing the best of the farm to your home every week! You can virtually explore Purina Farms through videos featuring the animals, dog trainers and others who work there, as well as the pets who work and play at Purina Farms every day. Each day of the week features videos on a variety of topics including animal connections, training tips and responsible pet care advice for kids.
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.