MacKID's Picks: 5 Events For Kids, Families This Week

A holiday outing to remember, plus free virtual events your kids can enjoy at home

By Macaroni KID November 29, 2022

Ready for December? It's ready for you! December arrives tomorrow and if you need some ideas on how to entertain the kids this week, we've got you covered with both at-home fun and holiday outings the whole family will love. Check out our five picks for fun Nov. 30-Dec. 7:

1. Hear from an aerobatic pilot about his adventures

Have a kid who loves airplanes? You won't want to miss this talk with Sean D. Tucker, a renowned aerobatic pilot. The Air and Space Museum is hosting this free online event. Thursday, Dec. 1

2. Enjoy snacks, crafts, & more at this STEAM storytime

Learn a recipe, hear a story, and make a craft in this jam-packed and fun online storytime with the New York Public Library. Register now to get the ingredient list! Friday, Dec. 2

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3. Escape to an illuminated winter wonderland

Experience a world of adventure with awe-inspiring animated light sculptures, and discover our charming Village offering ice-skating, live entertainment, interactive games, dining, holiday shopping, Santa & Mrs. Claus, and so much more. In nine locations throughout the United States. Open through Jan 1

4. Join in a ukulele singalong with Ms. Amy

New York Public Librarian Ms. Amy and her ukulele will lead an online free program for young children with songs, rhymes, and favorite read-aloud books. Ms. Amy makes storytime fun for the whole family! Saturday, Dec. 3

5. Take part in a guided meditation for kids

Join in a free guided meditation intended for children. Meditation can help kids manage emotions, focus better, and lessen everyday stress and anxiety ... just for kids? This might be good for ALL of us! Sunday, Dec. 4