Quick Lists: Activities & Places for toddlers & kids

I’m always looking for new things to do and places to visit to keep McKinley entertained and her imagination flourishing.  We get stuck in our routines, so I thought I would post  a list of activities and places to go with toddlers & kids!

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Activities For Toddlers:
Alphabet cards
Numbers
Words with magnet letters
Counting coins
Color matching
Play doh
Painting
Coloring/Drawing
Crafts in general
Playing with water (fill bin add toys and put a towel underneath)
Sorting activities
Matching games
Puzzles
Pretend Play
Dress up
Fort Building
Reading
Outside
Sand box
Stickers
Bubble Baths
Cars
Playing Guitar and singing (if you can do that)
Chalk on the driveway
Helping with chores
Playing the car (pretend driving)
Hide and Seek
Chasing

Places to go:

Libraries for story time/play dates
Zoo/aquariums
Nature preserves
Outdoor Parks
Walks
Swimming
Shopping
Indoor parks
Indoor bouncy places
Out to eat
Ponds
Museums (art, science)
Farms for hay rides
Picnics
Bike rides
Zip lining
Cooking class for kids
Play theatres
Friends Houses
Grandparents houses
Car wash

For Columbus
COSI
Franklin Park Conservatory
Firefly
Bicentennial Park
Circle S Farms
Skyzone
Kingdom of Bounce (the one’s on the westside are better)
Zoo for Safari Rides
Lynds Fruit Farm
Hocking Hills
Creekside
North Market
Short North
Polaris indoor play area
Art Museum

If you have any more ideas or places to visit please please comment below and we can add them to the list! Thanks

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