Los Angeles is such an exciting city for kids to grow up in! From Universal Studios to the beaches, there are always lots of fun things to do.
What if you’re looking for things for kids to do in Los Angeles that are more than just fun? After all, some of the most memorable experiences in childhood are the ones where you are learning something new and having fun at the same time. Here are some easy ways you can be a super-parent by taking your kids on one of these awesome learning adventures!
Kidspace Children’s Museum
Known for being Southern California’s premier children’s museum, Kidspace has enough activities to entertain and enlighten kids and toddlers. Little ones can enjoy interactive learning and toddler classes. Bigger kids can explore science play in the Galvin Physics Forest or the Imagination Workshop. Kidspace also offers camps and group classes which are a great way to stave off summertime boredom.
TakeLessons Los Angeles
TakeLessons connects families with great private teachers in subjects like music, sports, languages, computer skills, and more. Search for a subject you’re interested in your area, then browse teacher profiles to find the right teacher for you and your family. You can select teachers based on experience, cost, availability, location, and student reviews. Whether your kids want to play the piano, learn how to code, speak Spanish, or need extra coaching in sports, TakeLessons is the place to go.
Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
Heal the Bay is an organization devoted to caring for the wildlife in the waters of the Santa Monica Bay. They also run the beautiful Santa Monica Aquarium. Pack up the kids for a day at the aquarium to learn more about the ocean and what we can do to protect the environment. More than 100 types of marine life call the Santa Monica Aquarium home, including both plants and animals. Plus, you can make a day of it and explore the other fun attractions on the Santa Monica Pier, including a ride on the ferris wheel.
Underwood Family Farms
Visiting a farm is a great way to teach your kids more about how plants grow and where our food comes from. Underwood Family Farms also gives you and your family the opportunity to pick your own veggies or go on an educational farm tour. The farm also has a petting zoo, summer camps, and birthday parties.
Since 1935, the Griffith Observatory has been the best place to observe space and learn more about the night sky in Los Angeles. Attend a Star Party, see a show in the planetarium, or look through one of the observatories many public telescopes. Kids can learn about stars and other planets, and the observatory is a great place to awaken curiosity about science.
With so much for kids to learn and do at your fingertips in LA, you’ll never be bored. Go have fun, and learn a lot too!
Photo by Heal the Bay