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Melted Crayon Monsters

You know that moment when the project you found on pinterest completely fails. This is NOT one of those, it is exactly as easy as it looks, and kids love it! My daughter took her monster crayon with her everywhere for […]

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Wolf Trap

Children’s Theatre-in-the-woods is Wolf Trap’s calendar of kid friendly musical events throughout the summer. From alphabet songs to ballet and story pirates, you’ll find something for kids of all ages. Schedule of events Hours: most events are at 10:30am on most […]

Geocaching

A real world treasure hunt! Take your kids on a exploration like no other with geocaching.com, basically it uses your location to give you clues to find treasures hidden around your area, creating a fun little treasure hunt that you can do […]

National Arboretum

Looking for a huge outdoor space to run around in, this is it! At the Arboretum you’ll find gardens, forests, monuments as well as the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum that houses a wonderful collection of bonsai (Japanese art) and […]

Discovery Theatre – Smithsonian

Located on the Mall by the Smithsonian Castle, the Discovery Theatre has an array of live performances geared towards the younger audience. Everything from fun music to get the kids moving to more cultural performances (also designed to be fun […]

Rise + Rhyme at Busboys and Poets

A fun and active storytime for kiddiwinkles under 5. Featured artists perform nursery rhymes and favorite songs to make this a really fun time for the little ones, which means you can enjoy your coffee! Link to website HOURS: 9:30-11am Every Monday […]

United States Botanic Garden

A beautiful outing no matter what time of year. They have a variety of exhibits inside the Conservatory that is nicely designed to walk around and learn about different varieties of plants, flowers and their environments. There is also a lovely […]

Flight Trampoline Park

If you have a kid that likes to bounce, you’ll love this! We like to go on weekday mornings (10am – 2pm) when the whole park is open for kids under 6. One adult can jump with a kid, which […]

Freer Sackler Smithsonian Museum of Asian Art

They have a fun family program where you can tour the gallery and then make your own art. A great way to get to know art for ages 8-14 plus adult. ImaginAsia A distinctive family program designed to inspire a […]

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Smithsonian National Zoo

A great place for the whole family to enjoy if you all love animals. It’s a good walk up and down hills for those walking (and wanting exercise), and a fun visual exploration for those in strollers. They seem to have […]