Free Things to do with Kids

Exploring WPA Rock Garden

Exploring WPA Rock Garden

So we all know that William Land Park is Sacramento’s hot spot for families with the Sacramento Zoo, Fairytale Town, Funderland, pony rides, a duck pond, playground, play pool, and picnic areas galore. But…did you know that there is a HIDDEN TREASURE as well? The WPA Rock Garden sits undiscovered by most visitors. Right next […]

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Kids Eat Free Every Day of the Week

Kids Eat Free Every Day of the Week

Whether you want to go out because you do not feel like cooking or simply to have fun, Kids Eat Free Days at local restaurants sure make it more affordable to go out as a family!  I have rounded up lots of great places to eat and most of these restaurants offer one Kid’s Meal […]

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Storytimes in Sacramento

Storytimes in Sacramento

Whether your child is a baby, toddler or school-age, they probably love storytime just like mine do!  Not only is it a fun outing, but it plays an important role in introducing kids to the magic of books.   Another plus is that storytimes are FREE!  We are lucky in Sacramento to have so many […]

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A Capitol Adventure

A Capitol Adventure

The California State Capitol is beautiful…and a must-see for all that come to visit Sacramento.  But even if you are not a tourist, this is an awesome place to take your kids! Our Experience: When my dear friend and her son came up from San Diego to visit us this summer, the Capitol was at […]

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Hiking at the Cosumnes River Preserve

Hiking at the Cosumnes River Preserve

Are you in the mood to get some fresh air, some exercise…and explore nature with the kids?  Here’s a place you’ll want to check out! For quite a while I had been wanting to take my little ones to the Cosumnes River Preserve after seeing some pictures of a friend and her teenagers hiking there.  […]

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Winter Fun

10 Things for Kids to Do over Winter Break

10 Things for Kids to Do over Winter Break

The kids will be out of school for their two week winter break soon! I’m sure part of your time will be spent celebrating the holidays and cuddling up at home but inevitably there will come a point when everyone gets cabin fever. When that happens, you may need a quick reference, so here are ten things to […]

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Holiday Guide 2016

Holiday Guide 2016

The holiday season is the perfect time to make memories with our kids, keep traditions and create new ones! Here are festive things to do in the Sacramento area to celebrate this special time of year. Enjoy the magic of the season with your family! This Holiday Guide includes the following categories in this order: […]

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Best Places to Play in the Snow

Best Places to Play in the Snow

Sledding, Tubing, Skiing, Snowboarding…and more! Thinking about playing in the SNOW this holiday season? I’ve got a huge selection of fun places to go sledding, skiing and make snowmen for you in the Go Play! Ski & Snow article I wrote for Sacramento Parent Magazine’s November 2014 issue. You can check out the online version. […]

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Favorite Places to Play Indoors

Favorite Places to Play Indoors

I’ve put my Indoor Play Series posts all in one place for those days that are too hot, too cold, or too rainy to play outside! #1 – Indoor Playgrounds, Trampolines, and Inflatables I’ve rounded up the very best places to “get physical” INDOORS and all the important details that will make it easier for […]

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Family Night at Downtown Ice Rink

Family Night at Downtown Ice Rink

  Last week, we met up with friends at the Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink for their Family Skate Night. Every Wednesday night you can get one child’s admission FREE with a paid adult admission! Bundled up in our hats, gloves, and scarves, we instantly felt in the holiday spirit when we heard the Christmas music […]

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Weekend Top 10: February 17th – 20th

Weekend Top 10: February 17th – 20th

| February 16, 2017

Dress up as a cowboy or cowgirl for ice skating under the disco lights at Skatetown’s WILD WEST PARTY. Friday See your favorite characters from Cars, Little Mermaid and Frozen perform DISNEY ON ICE WORLDS OF ENCHANTMENT. Friday – Monday Bring a friend and attend one of Fancy Feet’s SHARE THE LOVE dance classes.  Friday […]

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Weekend Top 10: February 11th – 12th

Weekend Top 10: February 11th – 12th

| February 9, 2017

Enjoy a night of play and treats at the Sacramento Children’s Museum VALENTINE’S DROP-OFF NIGHT. Friday Use your imagination and creativity during COMMUNITY DAY at Sacramento Adventure Playground. Saturday FREE Create VALENTINES at Michaels Arts and Crafts. Saturday FREE Make a special Valentine for your favorite animal at Folsom Zoo’s OWL BE YOUR VALENTINE. Saturday […]

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A New Experience: Sacramento Adventure Playground

A New Experience: Sacramento Adventure Playground

| February 8, 2017

In a time when so many of us parents are recognizing that our kids are not playing outside and using their imaginations like we did when we were kids, this new addition to Sacramento comes as a refreshing opportunity for them to do just that. Sacramento Adventure Playground is powered by Fairytale Town and opened […]

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Weekend Top 10: February 3rd – 5th

Weekend Top 10: February 3rd – 5th

| February 1, 2017 | 64 Comments

Check out our local culture and enjoy special activities on the 19th ANNUAL SACRAMENTO MUSEUM DAY. Saturday FREE & discounted Create a Valentine-themed Photo Box at Home Depot’s KIDS WORKSHOP. Saturday FREE Celebrate CHINESE NEW YEAR with Eastern Ways Martial Arts at Arden Fair. Saturday FREE Make VALENTINE CARDS AND COOKIES at the McClatchy Library. […]

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