11 ways to keep your kids entertained (and you sane) during february vacation
This week, local schools will be off on February and you may wonder what you can do with your children. The city has brought you a wealth (mostly free) Everything from swimming lessons to Star Wars parties. Here are some highlights that keep your child busy all week. The Science Museum extends your children\'s time, and even if they are out of school, the Science Museum extends their time. The museum is open for an extra two hours per night and offers all your favorite options including IMAX movies, planetarium shows, butterfly gardens and drop- At the event, it\'s like an archaeological lab where children can see items unearthed that reveal the situation of people they once belonged. ( Monday, February 15 to Saturday, February 20; 9 a. m. to 7 p. m. daily; Museum of Science; $20+) Get your kids involved in politics (kind of) Take them to the Franklin Park Zoo so they can vote for the \"Zoo President \". \"Your child can choose between a condor, a lion, a tiger, a cow, a gorilla and a sloth, and rule the zoo over the next four years. ( Monday, February 15 to Friday, February 20; 10 a. m. to 5 p. m. daily; Franklin Park Zoo Free admission) Fort building week, don\'t tear off the cushions on the sofa so your children can build a fort and take them to the Boston Children\'s Museum instead Architectural event. The museum will prepare cloth, cardboard, tables, chairs and other materials. It\'s totally educational. Building the Perfect fortress requires serious engineering skills, right? ( Monday, February 15 to Saturday, February 20; 10 a. m. to 5 p. m. daily; Boston Children\'s Museum Free admission) The free skate Highland Street Foundation allows skaters to enter the frog pool ice rink free of charge during their vacation in February as part of the 2016 winter camp. Also, when you rotate with your kids, they will have the opportunity to see guest shows of Green Monster Wally, George of the flock, and more. Find a place now- Tickets first come first served. ( Monday, February 15 to Friday, February 19; 10 a. m. to 9 p. m. daily; Boston Common Frog poolfree) Swim for safety the Boston Youth and Family Center Foundation provides free beginner swimming lessons for adults and children aged 4 and older during the school holidays of February. T Twelve (indoor! ) The swimming pool in Boston will offer a variety of classes throughout the week to prepare your family for the water. See the full schedule here. ( Tuesday, February 16 to Saturday, February 20; Different time and place; free) Cooking clubs instead of having your kids sit in front of junior chefs, why not let them try their own kitchen skills? The Boston Public Library at Dudley offers a cooking club to teach 12-to 18-year- How to Cook and plan meals. In addition, everyone can enjoy the fruits of labor after that. ( Wednesday, February 16; 3 p. m. ; BPL Dudley; free) Disco bowling is a bit cold playing outdoors, so BPL brings back yard games to the Copley branch. Children aged 5 and above can eat bowls, jump houses, etc. For this event, your child does not have to worry about being booed in the library. ( Wednesday, February 17; 3 p. m. ; BPL Dudley; free)Dr. Can- Through this BPL event sponsored by friends from the Faneuil Branch Library, your child is still educated during school breaks. Young people aged 4 to 10 can attend Conduct scientific experiments at Faneuil. ( Wednesday, February 17; 2 p. m. ; BPL Faneuil; free) Winter Holiday Weather for children (slightly) Warm up for the children\'s winter festival in Boston public area in time. Here, the children can slide down three. Story Inflatable pipe slide, enter the snowball scene! , a 15- Perfect family photo with snowballing feet. ( Thursday, February 18; 10 a. m. to 4 p. m. ; Boston Common; free) Update: This post has been updated to reflect changes in the winter festival period for children due to weather. Star Wars party you don\'t have to go to distant galaxies for this event -- Right here in Honan Allston BPL where kids can make their own Star Wars Themed crafts, test their movie knowledge with trivia and search for BB-in branches-8. Please friends of all ages and provide snacks. ( Thursday, February 18; 3 p. m. ; BPL Honan Allston; free) DIY nail art at a nail art event held by BPL East Boston branch lets your child\'s creativity flourish. Anyone aged 6 and over can have their nails trimmed. The library will provide Polish All your kids need to do is put their imagination ( Nails, of course). ( Friday, February 19; 2 p. m. ; Eastern Boston; free) See more BPL February holiday options here and see all Boston youth and family activities Centre.