FREE Winter Activities You Might Not Know About! Plus, the mess-free indoor craft activity we’re obsessed with!


Surviving winter with little ones can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Check out our list of FREE winter activities you may not know about, the craft supply that will save you when it’s too cold to go outside and our Park Slope roundup of indoor playspaces. Be sure to visit SkipKid for even more activities!

The Ed Center, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Dumbo.
The Ed Center is open for free, drop in hours four afternoons a week! Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with its 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more! NOTE: No Strollers.

Our City, Industry City, Sunset Park.
Visit Brooklyn Children’s Museum’s pop-up exhibit, Our City, in Industry City this winter. This interactive art exhibit travels to Sunset Park and asks children to consider what it takes to make a healthy, happy neighborhood. Explore New York’s architecture, what it takes to make a thriving community and the diversity of New York City.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Crown Heights.
Winter weekdays are free and there are tons of family and child friendly activities! Warm up at the tropical indoor exhibit, including the tiny bonsai trees!

Brooklyn Museum : Target First Saturdays, Prospect Heights. Engaging and eclectic free art and entertainment every month.

Can’t get outside? NO problem! These must-have paint sticks are going to save you this winter!

Park Slope Play Spaces
If you happen to be in or around this family friendly nabe check out our recent roundup of indoor playspaces!

After a day of battling the cold weather warm up with one of these indulgent hot cocoa recipes for kids!