11. Nature Centers
Spring is a great time to explore the outdoors and learn more about our environment. Visit a nature center and attend a naturalist guided event, enjoy hands-on activities examining nature exhibits or take a peaceful walk in the woods.
12. Visit a Zoo
Visit a variety of animals, whether you spend a day at the National Zoo, or one of the regions smaller animal parks - Leesburg Animal Park, Reston Zoo and the Catoctin Wildlife Preserve.
13. Amusement Parks
Kids love the rides, the excitement and entertainment at amusement parks. Learn about the theme parks that are closest to Washington, DC in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania.
14. Arts and Crafts
Enroll your child in art classes. Shop at a local craft store and stock up on art supplies. Paint pictures in your back yard or have a kids craft party.
Visit one of Washington, DC's national parks. Complete a junior ranger activity booklet and earn badges, patches, pins, and/or stickers.
16. Miniature Golf
Miniature golf is a fun activity for the whole family. Find a variety of places in the Washington, DC area to practice your putting skills.
When it is hot or rainy outside, let the kids have fun and get some exercise in an air conditioned space. Bring along some friends and enjoy a few hours of indoor fun.