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The best spring break 2017 activities for kids

These spring break 2017 activities for kids will help you plan your best vacation yet—and enjoy the warmer weather, too!

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School's out for spring break 2017! Check out our epic roster of activities for kids, including our Easter for kids guide and more. From April 10–18 2017, your whole crew will be home, and you'll be better off if you have some fun ways to while away the day planned a little bit in advance.

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Looking for even more to do beyond our list below? You'll want to explore our top 101 things to do with kids in NYC, explore our favorite family vacations from NYC and some great street fairs and festivals, too.

Spring break activities for kids


Brooklyn Bridge Park comes alive with a series of Saturday afternoon concerts with family-friendly acts. The one-hour performance will include a question and answer session with the musicians. All ages.

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Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1 , Brooklyn Heights Saturday June 24 2017 - Thursday August 24 2017

Age of Empires: Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties (221 B.C.-A.D. 220)

Learn about the Qin and Han Dynasties at the Met’s newest family-friendly exhibition “Age of Empires.” The exhibition is an enthralling introduction to ancient culture as it features the terra-cotta army warriors as well as a treasure trove of animal sculptures and figurines. Kids will enjoy spotting miniature horses, elephants, bears, dogs, lions, and more. All ages.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art , Central Park Until Sunday July 16 2017

Tiny Giants 3D

When a chipmunk finds himself alone in the woods for the first time, he must learn how to find enough food for the winter while staying safe from rivals and predators. Follow along on his journey through this 3D movie that will teach viewers about the life of a chipmunk and the skills he’ll need to survive. All ages.

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New York Hall of Science , Queens Until Friday June 30 2017