Does anyone else feel like Spring Break really snuck up on us?? This is my first year as parent with school-ish aged kid and I actually have to come up with ideas to entertain them. YIKES! I figured I wasn't the only one with this conundrum, so to take away some of the pain of thinking up stuff to do for Spring Break with the monsters here is the list I come up with for things to do in the area!
Important tidbit to keep in mind, Oregon's is the week before (22-30 of March). Just in case you are planning on heading South.
Alright here we go!
Backyard Fun- Picnics, games, camping, slip'n'slide, sprinkler, hide and seek (weather permitting of course)
Arts & Crafts
Take a class
Trip to Wacky Destinations
Take a Food Tour
Ride a Ferry
Enjoy a Farmers Market
Go for a Hike
Check out the Library or hit a bookstore
Go for a scenic drive
Explore the local Lighthouses
For more general at home ideas, craft projects, bored busters and the like, check out these two pinterest boards I put together for y'all!
For Tweens and Teens
Home Deopt kid workshop
First Thursday Art Walk
Seattle Art Museum (Check your local library about museum passes- Pierce County, King County, Thurston County ) Frist thursdays free to all!!
Free Museums Admissions in the Seattle area
Pacific Bonsai Collection
Bill Speidel's Underground Tour in Seattle
Day Camps - Tacoma, Sounders Soccer, Museum of Flight, Seattle, Pacific Science Center, Olympia, Fife, Thurston County, Forest School
Children's Museum of Tacoma - Spring Break Events
Hands On Children's Museum
Federal Way Community CEnter
Lego Mini Figure Build- This is actually IN the Lego store up. Check the websites for updates, but currently their free Lego mini figure build is April 4 - 5th for Lego VIP members only. Check out the website for more details and don't worry it's free and easy to become a VIP member!
$5 Movie Theater Facebook Page- I mentioned in my video that this was a $2 theater, however in trying to find the link for y'all I found out they were bought out by AMC theaters at some point. Thankfully they kept the discounted day, but they upped it from $2 to $5 and it is ONLY on Tuesdays! Click on the link for more details.
$2 Tuedsay at Tiffany's Skate Inn If you want to try your hand at roller skating this is your chance! Only $2 up in Puyallup at Tiffany's Skate Inn.
Indoor playgrounds- This is a extentisve list of Indoor playgrounds in the area including malls thanks to Sounds Fun Mom Blog! (Love her!)
The Makery Kids paint free event- SOO want to take my kids to this! This one is just up in Tacoma.
The WET Science Center
Museum of Flight
Pioneer Farm Museum
Parks -Tacoma, Puyallup, Seattle, Auburn, Olympia,
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Spring Break Events
Northwest Trek Spring Break Events
Woodland Park Zoo
Pacific Science Center
Theo Chocolate Factory Tour
Safeco Field Tour
Prairie House Museum
Google and Pinterest are really awesome resources, but they can be overwhelming sometimes. In all of my searching I came across two blogs frequently that were supremely helpful and they have become two of my favorite go to's for the area! In case I missed something you were curious about check these two out first before you jump down the rabbit hole, they may just save you a trip!
My Favorite blog resources for the area:
I hope y'all have a fantabulous Spring Break and that you take lots of pictures!!