Permanent exhibits for kids at NYC museums
Tue Jun 16
These can’t-miss permanent exhibits are on view at NYC museums for the long haul, ensuring you and the kids can see supercool installations any day RECOMMENDED: More NYC museums for families These legendary NYC museums never cease to amaze us with their ever-changing offerings, but their permanent exhibits are longtime favorites for a reason! Between the fossil halls at the Museum of Natural History and the cool dig site at the Jewish Museum, there are tons of things to do with dinosaur-loving kids, plus there's a film-centric exhibit for youngsters who want a behind-the-scences peek at the best kids' movies and space-themed minigolf for active tykes. Check out our favorite NYC picks below and hit up the ones that strike your kid's fancy. The Jewish Museum, "Archaeology Zone" Introduce kids to ideas about why and how cultures develop with an exhibit that features a dig's worth of interactive elements: Tots can piece vessels together, weigh and examine replicas of artifacts,...
Peppa Pig Live is touring this fall!
Mon Jun 15
Little miss Peppa Pig has a live life-sized puppet show in the Northeast this fall—sounds like it's time to snag your tickets! Hit pause on the 50 best kids' movies to watch as a family...your favorite pink piggy Peppa Pig is hitting the road for her first-ever U.S. theatrical tour this November! Peppa Pig's Big Splash will feature Peppa, George and all of their buddies in an adorable adventure—there will be plenty of singing, dancing, games and...well, delightfully muddy puddles to go around. The show offers life-size puppets manned by onstage actors, plus costumed characters and lively anthropomorphic sets. Be sure to check out other great theater for kids as well! Though the tour officially starts November 21, it travels relatively close to our beloved city on the dates below. Grab tickets for $24.50 ($36.95 with fees) and up, and check out peppapigliveus.com to see the full roster of tour dates! December 2, 2015 6pm, Pine Belt Arena, Toms River, NJ December 3, 2015 12pm, Count...
Auditions for Nickelodeon's Triple Shot Challenge are coming to NYC
Mon Jun 8
Your budding soccer star could compete for a $50,000 grand prize during Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Sports 2015, hosted by Russell Wilson The youngsters in your house probably love Nickelodeon's annual, star-studded Kids' Choice Awards, but those sporty kids who can't get enough of youth fitness classes will be even bigger fans of Kids' Choice Sports, naming their favorite athletes, teams and sports moments of the year. During this year's broadcast, three lucky kids will compete in a "Triple Shot Challenge" involving soccer, football and basketball contests, for a chance to win $50,000 each. Kiddos wanting to compete in the Crossbar Challenge (the soccer portion of the Triple Shot Challenge) can do so right here in NYC! Head to Mullaly Park in the Bronx on June 13 2–6pm to let your young soccer stars (ages 9–14) test their technique. A totally acceptable reason to put sports camps and other summer activities for kids on hold for the day, if we do say so ourselves. The tryouts, put on...
Pixar releases adorable trailer for The Good Dinosaur
Wed Jun 3
If your kiddos love dinosaurs, they’ve gotta catch this new Pixar movie about our favorite prehistoric animals this November What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely? For one, giant dinosaurs might still be around! The Good Dinosaur, set for release November 25, 2015, details the life of Arlo, a goofy Apatosaurus ("deceptive reptile/lizard"). After a traumatic event disrupts Arlo's life, he sets out on an amazing journey and even makes *gasp* a human friend along the way. See the newly released trailer below, and be sure to check out our list of ten great kids' movies to look out for in 2015, the best summer movies for kids and free outdoor movies for NYC kids. You might also like Summer activities for kids in New York City 4th of July in NYC Outdoor activities for kids The best family vacations from NYC
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