With the holiday weekend ahead of us, dropping some knowledge on (and a DISCOUNT CODE for Route One Fun readers too) Hyper Kidz, an ultimate, super-duper fun indoor playground in Columbia, Maryland that’s perfect for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and older kids to climb, slide, carousel, bounce, jump and run all around! (And you’ll be thrilled to […]
Schools are closed tomorrow for Presidents’ Day. Use this list of fun, indoor things to do and places to play with the kids around the Route 1 area as your guide for the day! Activities in Hyattsville, Mount Rainier, College Park, Laurel, Takoma Park and more! Know of other great ideas? Enter in the comments and we’ll add then to the list.
The newly renovated New Carrollton Branch Library reopened last month – so you know we checked it out (and also checked out some fresh, crisp 📚 books, pun intended) and took some pics to share with y’all!
Did you know that we have a nature center in Mount Rainier, Maryland? Tis true! Mount Rainier Nature/Recreation Center is a FREE, kid-friendly, pint-sized nature center full of lizards, turtles, fish and other six-legged-creatures-who-shall-remain-nameless, hands-on exhibits ad educational displays for all to explore!
Explored Diven’s Den with the little preschooler last week. What is “Diven’s Den” might you ask? Well, curious reader, Diven’s Den is a fun, STEM-inspired playroom located in the basement of the Laurel Historical Society, filled with crafts and activities designed to teach kids a bit about the history of Laurel. Before I get into the fun we had there, know that it’s best for ages 2+; they’ll spend about an hour exploring and it’s FREE!
If you haven’t checked out Prince George’s County Sports and Learning Complex in Landover yet with your energetic 1-12 year old(s), then let this winter be the season you do so! This place is HUGE and heir “gymnastics workshops,” i.e. open gym, is a time when kiddos can run around and try their acrobatic skills on equipment usually reserved for budding / training gymnasts – for the most part. They can jump, swing and bounce along to their hearts’ content, just like these kiddos below!