The best things to do with kids in New York City


Discover the coolest family fun in New York City covering Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island. You'll find amazing ideas for the perfect family day out, and suggestions for great classes, camps, party venues, entertainers and more.

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Sugar Hill Summer Camp of Art & Storytelling

Sugar Hill Summer Camp of Art & Storytelling

At the Sugar Hill Summer Camp of Art & Storytelling children spend three weeks exploring the work of artists and authors, inspired by the Museum’s exhibitions, through stories and art-making activities. Children will collaborate and work freely to celebrate their voice and discover the creative process. Guest artists will share… Read more »

Child’s Play NY Theater Camps

Child’s Play NY Theater Camps

Child’s Play NY theater camps inspire courage, compassion and creativity! These week-long theater camps in Brooklyn for ages 3-11 are lauded by Time Out New York Kids as the best summer acting camps. Led by professional actors, kids are encouraged to flex their imaginative muscles and learn sophisticated theater technique… Read more »

Atlantic Acting School Classes

Atlantic Acting School Classes

At Atlantic Acting School, young actors ages 4 – 18 spend their summer days forming a theater ensemble, rehearsing a performance, exploring techniques, and developing the courage to act for an audience. All classes culminate in a final performance at the end of the week for family and friends. In… Read more »

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13 Apr

121 Wolf Hill Road

04/13/2019 To 04/13/2019

12:00 To 14:00

Have your family and friends come to Camp W’s Open House, Saturday, April 13 from 12:00 until 2:00. You will meet camp staff from the premiere summer camp in Suffolk County, Camp W. Take advantage of our Open House Discount, that is ONLY VALID ON Saturday, April 13. Read more…

21 Mar

Open Playrecurrences

Hamilton Fish Park Library, 415 East Houston Street New York, NY, 10002

03/21/2019 To 03/28/2019

11:00 To 11:00

Join in family playtime for young children! Meet other kids and parents in the neighborhood, while having fun with toys designed to promote literacy. Read more…

21 Mar

Play-Doh Time!recurrences

City Island Library, 320 City Island Avenue Bronx, NY, 10464

03/21/2019 To 03/28/2019

07:14 To 11:00

Have fun exploring sensory dough as well as making your own creations with Play-Doh by kneading, rolling, and molding it! Ages 2 to 5. Play-Doh does contain wheat products. First come / first serve basis. Read more…

22 Mar

Arts, Culture & Fun: Tot Program: Guardian and Merecurrences

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 3 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

03/22/2019 To 06/21/2019

10:00 To 11:30

Children will get creative with Max Cohen, teaching artist, The Art Students League, in the Tot Program focused on art and fun. Tots will get fit by playing in our indoor gym and playground. Max Cohen is a New York-based artist interested in group creativity and improvisational art making. Read more…

21 Mar

Greenbelt Peepersrecurrences

Greenbelt Nature Center in Blood Root Valley, 700 Rockland Avenue at Brielle Avenue, Staten Island

03/21/2019 To 05/30/2019

09:45 To 10:15

Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. Space is limited. Registration required. Read more…

13 Apr

Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling, 898 St. Nicholas Avenue at 155th Street, New York, NY 10032

04/13/2019 To 04/13/2019

15:00 To 16:30

Join us on April 13th for our Story Time presentation of Pinocchio and The Three Coins by Repertorio Español!  Eduardo Navas and his Scaramouches Puppet Theatre will tell Pinocchio’s original adventure, when he decides to follow his new friends, a puppeteer and later Fox to have great fun and to… Read more…

06 Apr

556 Columbia St., Brooklyn, NY 11231

04/06/2019 To 04/06/2019

10:00 To 10:00

We are a PreK–grade 12 private school in Red Hook, Brooklyn, home to the globally benchmarked BASIS Curriculum, a STEM-focused liberal arts program designed to inspire mastery and excellence in our students as they learn at the highest international levels. Read more…