6 things to do with the kids over February school break

Festivals & Expos

Many Massachusetts college students are out of college Feb. 20-24.

Youngsters created their very own masterpieces throughout a earlier trip week on the MFA. Caitlin Cunningham

Nonetheless searching for plans to entertain your youngsters through the upcoming five-day faculty hiatus? Don’t panic. We’ve bought you coated. Take a look at these enjoyable methods to maintain your youngsters energetic (and also you sane) through the trip time most Massachusetts colleges have scheduled from Feb. 20-24.

Preserve your youngsters busy with a visit to both Franklin Park Zoo in Boston or Stone Zoo in Stoneham. Youngsters will go wild (in a great way) as they join with unbelievable wildlife throughout a memorable day exploring by means of winter-themed actions, crafts, keeper chats, scavenger hunts, schooling stations, and extra. At Franklin Park, all actions happen contained in the balmy Tropical Forest, whereas Stone Zoo occasions are largely held outdoors.

Calling all engineers: This February, you’ll have a complete week devoted to your love of studying and fixing issues. The Boston Children’s Museum’s Engineering Week will run in two-hour time slots (9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and a pair of to 4 p.m.) and can give youngsters beneath the age of 10 and their mother and father and caregivers an opportunity to discover, create, take a look at, and take a look at once more as they work by means of varied engineering actions and challenges.

Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Membership in Brewster is internet hosting its annual Wizarding Academy Week Feb. 18-25. The foyer of this seaside Cape Cod escape transforms into the Nice Corridor at Hogwarts, as younger wizards and witches ages 5 to 13 begin off their days with headmasters and are guided by means of per week of spellbinding experiences, equivalent to create your personal butterbeer, paint lessons, cloak making, scavenger hunts, trivia, quidditch video games, film nights, and extra.

The annual Bugs Bunny Film Festival at Brattle Theatre in Cambridge brings favourite Looney Tunes characters to the massive display screen Feb. 17-26. This annual celebration of everybody’s favourite Wascally Wabbit and his buddies returns for one more all-35mm version that includes Bugs himself, Daffy Duck, Taz, Tweety, Yosemite Sam, the Roadrunner, and so many extra. Tickets are $12 for all reveals earlier than 5 p.m., and $12 for kids and $14 for adults after 5 p.m.

A number of museums round Boston host youngsters through the week for art-making actions. On the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, households can uncover how artwork is related to the world round us by means of interactive household excursions and drop-in artistic periods. The Institute of Contemporary Art provides hands-on actions within the Financial institution of America Artwork Lab, together with a “Can You See Me?” exercise, throughout which youngsters seize their identities by means of pictures and art-making, in addition to choosing up a gallery recreation card (out there on the primary and fourth flooring close to the elevators) to discover the ICA as a “Thinker, Maker, Explorer, or Performer.”

Created to offer free alternatives for kids and households throughout February faculty trip, Highland Street Winter Camp kicks off with an enormous Children’s Winter Festival on Feb. 22. Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Parks and Recreation Division current this annual pageant on the Boston Frequent Parade Floor from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The pageant will characteristic treats, promotions, and enjoyable giveaways. Whereas the Highland Avenue Winter Camp schedule remains to be within the works, it is going to comply with alongside final yr’s vary of actions throughout the state, together with ice skating, free museum admission, free excursions, household walks, interactive workshops, and extra.

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