• heading--childrens_center

Family Activities

Children learn through play! Family activities offer opportunities for parents and children to stay connected and try something new. Family activities allow children to develop skills and concepts that expand their knowledge and gives them an opportunity to explore interests in other areas as well. Our creative, talented, and wonderful teachers have done an amazing job creating these family activities for you to try in the safety and comfort of your homes. Have fun and enjoy!

Home Activities With Vanessa

Introduction to Sewing

Introduction to Paper Making

Homemade Moon Sand

Community Fun

AS Children's Center offers these suggestions for fun and educational family trips.

Conejo Valley Botanic Garden
Thousand Oaks
Visit the Thousand Oaks grounds for a charming children’s garden.

Descanso Gardens
La Cañada Flintridge
The urban retreat features a large pond with turtles and ducks, a children’s garden maze and a train.

The Huntington Library, Botanical Gardens and Art Collections
San Marino
More than just a library, this destination has an amazing children’s garden and science discovery center.

The Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
The L.A. County garden is a diverse place — watch out for the peacocks!

Underwood Family Farms
The sustainable farm allows visitors to pick their own seasonal vegetables, fruits, berries, herbs and flowers. There’s a great family activity area with farm animals.

 Kidspace Children's Museum
The mission of Kidspace Children's Museum is to nurture the potential of all children through kid-driven hands-on experiences, inspiring them to become joyful and active learners.

California Science Center
Los Angeles
The California Science Center provides an innovative model for science learning by combining exhibits with an on-site Science Center School and Amgen Center for Science Learning. The Science Center is open to the public seven days a week, 362 days per year, with free general admission to its permanent exhibit galleries.

Travel Town
Griffith Park
Displaying everything from a 104-ton locomotive to a one-horse shay, Travel Town offers its visitors what for most of them is the only opportunity they ever have to see and examine at close hand many different types of vehicles.

On-Line Resources

Sesame Street in Communities: Resources Strategies and Support

NASA Kids’ Club

Smithsonian: Fun Stuff for Kids and Teens

Zumba for Kids

Cosmic Kids: Yoga, Meditation & Mindfulness

On-Line Stories