10 Things for Kids to Do over Winter Break

| December 15, 2016 | 3,278 Comments


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 do in the Sacramento area over winter break:

  1. Play outdoors at Fairytale Town and visit the animals at the Sacramento Zoo for FREE on Christmas Eve.
  2. Go ice skating at the Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink, Folsom Ice Rink, Skatetown or Iceland.
  3. Climb on the indoor play structures at Wacky Tacky or Climbaroo.
  4. Be artistic at ArtBEAST or use your imagination at Busy Kidz.
  5. Visit a Sacramento, Roseville, Folsom, or El Dorado County library for a storytime or special activity.
  6. Explore the Aerospace Museum of CaliforniaCalifornia Automobile MuseumCalifornia State Railroad MuseumCrocker Art MuseumPowerhouse Science Center, or Sacramento Children’s Museum.
  7. Play laser tag at Laser Tag of CarmichaelLaser X at Country Club LanesLaser Tag of Golfland Sunsplash or Xtreme Craze in Rocklin.
  8. See a new movie such as Moana, Sing, Fantastic Beasts, Rogue One, or Trolls at a local movie theater.
  9. Rock climb at RocknasiumPipeworks or Granite Arch Climbing Center.
  10. Jump around at BounceU, Laguna’s Awesome Party PalaceSky High, Sky Zone, or Rockin’ Jump.


Written by Keilah Woodard

Keilah Woodard

Keilah Woodard is the founder of SacramentoSidetracks.com. She has a passion for finding adventures with her three kids. As a native Southern Californian, she has been exploring Sacramento for the last twelve years, happily finding hidden treasures and sharing a firsthand perspective with fellow parents.

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