If you need a break in your routine and a place for winter fun take a day trip to Grand…
Looking for daily inspiration and ideas for things to do with kids this week? From at-home family fun, to festivities around town – here are our top picks for fun things to do with kids in Metro Detroit this week!
Winter Festivals have returned! Find a festival near you this weekend.
If you ever find yourself at home with the kids like Carrie, here are some FREE educational apps and websites recommended by Detroit Public School Community District to keep kids learning outside of the classroom.
MACC Sports is offering a winter session of Jr. Pistons 3v3 Basketball and Cheer Program. Registration is open and $50 for 6 weeks. NOTE: All Detroit Public School Community District students participate for FREE!
MLK Day is next Monday and that means kids don’t have school. Here are 4 ways you can honor the legacy of Dr. King and 25 venues that are open to keep your littles entertained.
Events Happening This Week
- Monday-Friday: Family Open Swim @ Aqua Tots (multiple locations)
- Tuesday: Family Play Class @ Gymboree Play & Music (Rochester Hills)
- Tuesday: Outdoor Natural Play Area @ Outdoor Natural Play Area (West Bloomfield)
- Tuesday: Winter Storytime @ Ford House (Grosse Pointe Shores)
- Tuesday: Tinkering For Tots @ The Henry Ford (Dearborn)
- Tuesday: Time Travelers @ Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve (Rochester Hills)
- Tuesday + Saturday: Open Gym @ Bloomfield Gymnastics (Bloomfield Hills)
- Tuesday – Sunday: Munchkin Ropes Course @ Troy Gymnastics (Troy)
- Wednesday: Winter Toddler Time @ Stage Nature Center (Troy)
- Wednesday: Drop-In Play @ Nature’s Playhouse (Ferndale)
- Wednesday: Story & STEAM @ Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve (Rochester Hills)
- Wednesday: Carriage Rides @ Dodge Park (Sterling Heights)
- Wednesday: Family Game Night @ Novi Public Library (Novi)
- Thursday: Nature Classes @ Stage Nature Center (Troy)
- Thursday: Little Paws Story Time @ Humane Society (Ann Arbor)
- Thursday: Homeschool Series @ Red Oaks Nature Center (Madison Heights)
- Thursday: Free Archery Day @ Community Center (Oak Park)
- Thursday – Friday: Winter Park @ Bowers School Farm (Bloomfield Hills)
- Friday: Puddle Jumpers @ Wint Nature Center (Clarkston)
- Friday: American Girl Party @ Community Center (Northville)
- Friday: Owl Prowl @ Farmington Nature Center (Farmington Hills)
- Friday: Glow Jump @ Sky Zone (Canton)
- Friday & Saturday: Aurora @ Glenlore Trails (Commerce)
- Friday – Sunday: Fire & Ice Fest @ Valade Park (Detroit)
- Friday – Sunday: SnowGlow @ Downtown Rochester (Rochester)
- Friday – Sunday: Monroe Street Drive-In @ Downtown Detroit
- Saturday: Walk With A Naturalist @ Stage Nature Center (Troy)
- Saturday: Fabulous Mr. Fox @ Oakwoods Nature Center (New Boston)
- Saturday: Junior Naturalists @ Heritage Park (Farmington Hills)
- Saturday: Saturday Storytime @ Burgess Shadbush Nature Center (Shelby Township)
- Saturday & Sunday: Ice Sculpture Festival @ Downtown Tecumseh
- Sunday: Winterfest @ Community Center (Oak Park)
- Sunday: Daddy Daughter Dance @ Best Western (Southfield)
- Sunday: Rescue Reading @ Huron Valley Humane Society (Ann Arbor)
- Sunday: Sensory Friendly Jump @ Urban Air (Oxford)
Photo credit: Cranbrook Institute of Science
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..