Looking for daily inspiration and ideas for things to do with kids this week? From at-home family fun, to winter…
February is a big month. The heart winter and filled with holidays – find family fun around town with these activities.
Go Big For Valentine’s Day
Make Valentine’s Day extra special this year and surprise your littles with treats to eat and sweet craft and story time ideas.
- Local Valentine’s Day Sweets + Treats For Kids
- 5 Easy Kid Crafts For Valentine’s Day
- Valentine Meals Your Kids Will Love
- 12 Valentine’s Board Books For Kids
- WIN An Overnight Stay at Aloft Hotel in Downtown Detroit
Celebrate Black History Month
February is black history month and a great opportunity to highlight the talents and accomplishments of black Americans. Sign up for the African American Heroes S.T.E.M. workshop at Longway Planetarium or tune into a virtual story time with The Wright Museum of African American History. Add new books to your home library – here’s a list of some favorites. And support black business owners in metro Detroit, check out our shopping guide.
Attend A Princess Party
Visit with Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven at Carousel Acres’ Frozen Party. The multi-weekend event is only $7 per person and you can visit with farm animals too. You can also book your trip for the Princess and Superhero Weekend at Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel.
Go To A Winter Festival
Spend Time Outside
Here’s to lots of snow and plenty of hours spent outside.
- Our Favorite Sledding Hills In Metro Detroit
- 4 Best Local Places To Ski
- Metro Detroit Family Hiking Guide
- Outdoor Ice Rinks In Metro Detroit
- Top Spots for Snow Tubing In Michigan
President Scavenger Hunt In Detroit
President’s Day is Monday, February 15th. Make your history lessons a bit more fun with a game of Eye Spy. We put together a President Scavenger Hunt you can do in Detroit that the whole family will enjoy.
Get Your Packzis
New Orleans has Mardi Gras and Detroit has Packzi Day. Introduce your littles to the local tradition and find a ‘giant donut’ on Tuesday, February 16th. Enter to win a dozen packzis from Blake Farms and LittleGuide Detroit!
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About Carrie Budzinski
Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..