Spring break is upon us! It's been a long, hard winter. What to do with the kids if you're staying home for school break?
Get your racket ready! Juniors can improve their tennis game with drills and match play over spring break. Registration required.
Check out the weekday activities for kids, who can gain strength, confidence and skiils by learning to climb in Brooklyn Boulders' safe, controlled setting.
From noon until 5 p.m. throughout spring break from school, children can attend fun events and activities in Prospect Park. Here's what's open:
- The Prospect Park Audubon Center (closes at 4 p.m.)--Blooming Naturalist Program
- historic 1912 Carousel
- Lefferts Historic House where children can participate in the Spring Sprouts program, see how the Park's kitchen garden is coming along, and make a pot of herbs to take home using newspaper, soil, and seeds.
Visit Herbie, Prospect Park’s huge bunny for Easter! Kids just love Herbie.
There's no better place for kids than the Brooklyn Children's Museum, which and during spring break offers a full roster of fun, educational events. Check out their Celebrate Earth! series for inquiring minds, group music events, and much more. If you've never visited, this is a great time to do so!
Visitor information for the Brooklyn Children's Museum.
The cutest little critters you can imagine: baby wallabies. Or, as they like to call them, Wallababies. Go to the Australian Walkabout to see the cute Western grey kangaroo, emus, and two Cape Barren geese, all ready to come out for spring.
Through April 17: Alice in Wonderland Puppetshow
On April 23 only: Little Red Riding Hood, set in a Louisiana Bayou with a Zydeco musical score.
Get tickets in advance: Puppetworks.
Coney Island is getting a controversial makeover. Do you like it? Go check it out!
New roller coasters at Coney Island
Go take a look at the new Conservation Hall at the New York Aquarium, located near Coney Island amusement park.
See huge LEGO sculptures of coral reefs and enjoy multicultural music and dance performances and hands-on activities . It's the perfect school holiday outing!
The Brooklyn Children's Museum Eggs-Travaganza Easter Egg Hunt is teriffic fun. Get your reservation early.
- Saturday, April 23
- $12 for non-members, $5 for members (includes Museum admission for the day). Children under one year old are free.
- Tickets can be purchased in person at the museum, by email sales to firstname.lastname@example.org, or via phone at (718) 735-4400 x127.