See the Grinch get in character for the new musical at MSG
Wed Nov 26
Fans of holiday favorite How the Grinch Stole Christmas will love seeing this Broadway adaptation and how the Grinch gets in character for the performance Get in the Christmas spirit with Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical, coming to Madison Square Garden on December 5th. Little ones will love singing along to their Grinchy favorites like "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" and "Welcome Christmas" from the original animated film while watching the Grinch and his faithful dog Max attempt to steal Christmas from the Whos. To snag tickets for you and the kids, visit The Theater at Madison Square Garden website. RECOMMENDED: 60 things to do with kids in NYC this winter If you've ever wondered how the Grinch makes his transformation from ordinary human to the king of grump, here's a video our friends at Time Out Chicago put together that shows Broadway actor Schuler Hensley (of Oklahoma! and Young Frankenstein) undergoing his 90-minute transformation. You might also...
Eat pie and tackle holiday shopping with the family at PS 29
Wed Nov 26
Bring the kids along to shop, sample sweets, nab holiday portraits and raise money for PS 29's programs at the school's holiday shopping event If you'd rather avoid the hoards of busy shoppers at the holiday markets in NYC, round up the troops and head to PS 29's sixth annual Eat Pie and Shop event to turn your gift hunt into a fun, family affair. On Sunday, December 7 the Brooklyn school invites the public to a unique holiday gift fair, amped up with fun additions like a pie social, baking contest and activities for the kids. RECOMMENDED: Holiday gift guide for kids From 11am–4pm, shoppers can browse items from over 35 local artisans and merchants, including cute kids' apparel, funky jewelry and cosmetics to satisfy anyone on their holiday list. If your brood is less interested in shopping, they'll be kept busy tasting hundreds of homemade pies entered into the pie social—we hope you still have room after all those Thanksgiving pies! Visitors can chow down on slices for $5 each,...
The best new kids' movies on Netflix in December
Wed Nov 26
These new-to-Netflix films will have you and the kids wanting to settle in for a family movie marathon After browsing the holiday markets and catching festive Christmas shows in NYC this month, your family might need a night in to re-charge. December's lineup of kids' movies includes original animated TV shows, a silly sequel and even some throwbacks that parents will love. RECOMMENDED: 20 best Christmas movies for kids Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2014) Those who can't get enough of the classic tale of Oz will love this new, animated spin on the story. Dorothy sets out in search of the Tin Man, Lion and Scarecrow—all voiced by such stars as Patrick Stewart, Lea Michele and Martin Short—and faces a new villian: the Jester. (Avail 11/26) All Hail King Julien (2014) The goofy ring-tailed lemur we all fell in love with in Madagascar gets his very own TV series, bringing more jungle madness to families. Meet a whole cast of new characters from the animal kingdom and get ready...
Join the Brooklyn Nets for Kid’s Day
Tue Nov 25
Kiddos will love watching a daytime basketball game while seeing awesome musical performances and scoring free gear If your kids love shooting hoops, this Barclays Center event is a perfect way to spend the afternoon! On November 30th, the venue will host a Kids' Day complete with a Brooklyn Nets v. Chicago Bulls daytime basketball game and exciting kids' entertainment. Little ones can see performances from the Brooklyn Nets Beats drumline and hear the national anthem sung by 13-year-old Cam Anthony from Philadelphia (who sang the national anthem for the President at last year's White House easter egg hunt). RECOMMENDED: 60 things to do in with kids in NYC this winter Other kid-friendly fun includes 10-year-old emcee Prince Malachi from Manhattan, free Jersey drawstring bags for kids and a stellar Brooklyn Nets Kids' dance team halftime show with 85 guest performers from a recent Brooklyn's All-Star Kids dance workshop. Look out for T-shirts flying into the crowd: A few will...
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