INDOOR PLAYGROUND IDEAS
Date: OPEN DAILY
Time: ALL DAY
Location: VARIOUS LOCATIONS THROUGH OUT SOUTHERN MARYLAND
Details: SEE INDOOR PLAY GUIDE LINK
Event Type: INDOOR PLAY
Age Group: All Ages
TODDLER STORY TIME (WALDORF WEST LIBRARY)
Date: Monday’s (WINTER JAN-FEB)
***NO STORY TIME ON PRESIDENTS DAY FEB 18, 2019***
Time: 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Details: This story time encourages emerging literacy skills through books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories. It is designed for 2 and 3 year olds and their parents. This is a 30 minute program that includes a simple craft.
Library: Charles County Public Library- West Branch
Event Type: Parent/Child
Age Group: 2 – 3 Years Old
Registration: None/ Walk-ins Welcome
More Information: http://host.evanced.info/charles/evanced/eventcalendar.asp
Date : Most M/W/F (Always check Pump It Up site first)
Time : 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Pump It Up Waldorf
Details : This special open jump is for our guests aged 1-6 years old only. If you’re worried about older kids running around the smaller ones, this is the perfect time for your little jumpers. Our designated toddler area is for 1yrs-3yrs only. 2 yrs-6yrs are allowed to jump on the inflatables. Daycares are more than welcome to participate in Little Jumpers. We ask that if you are going to bring more than 5 participants that you call ahead to let us know.
Cost: $5.00 per child
***ALWAYS CHECK THE SCHEDULE OR CALL FIRST TO MAKE SURE LITTLE JUMPERS IS STILL ON THE CALENDAR. ***
STORY TIME TEA PARTY (BASE ACCESS ONLY)
Date: January 14, 2019
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: MWR Library – Indian Head Base
Details: Bring your favorite stuffed animal for story time. We will be reading “Miss Spider’s Tea Party”. Light refreshments will be provided.
Event Type: Military/ DOD Family
Age Group: 2-5 Years Old
Date/Time: Every Mon/Wed/Fri
Time: 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Location: Elite Gymnastics, Waldorf, MD 20603
Details: The Parent & Toddler Drop In program is a great opportunity for caregivers to spend quality time with their little one while they develop; body awareness, balance, fitness, listening and social skills, plus fun and activities using gymnastic apparatus. Parent Supervision is required. Parent/Guardian must be within arm’s reach of a child at all times. 2 children per adult. (Saturday’s 12:00 PM -12:45 PM)
***Always call to confirm this event is taking place. Sometimes they are canceled last minute. Center follows school closure schedule.***
Ages Group: 6 months-5 yrs old
Cost: $5 Per child
LEISURE (CHILDREN’S) POOL HOURS
Weekend Hours: Saturday 12:00pm – 9:00pm, Sunday 8:00am – 8:00pm
Weekly hours: Monday – Friday 12:00pm – 9:00pm, Saturday 12:00pm – 9:00pm, Sunday 8:00am – 8:00pm
Location: Edward T Hall Aquatic Center, Prince Frederick, MD
Details: Enjoy this special children’s pool that features a zero depth entry up to 3 feet depth heated pool with slides, climbing features, and water drop buckets.
**Leisure pool will close from 4:00pm – 7:00pm for swim lessons on Tuesdays and Thursdays**
Playful Parent Guide:https://theplayfulparent.org/2017/01/22/edward-t-hall-aquatic-center-our-little-trip-to-paradise/
FAMILY CRAFT NIGHT- PAPER PLATE DREAM CATCHER
Date: January 14, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Chesapeake Market & Deli- 7150 Lakeshore Dr. North Beach, MD
Details: Join us for our January craft night! We will be making paper plate dream catchers! All of the necessary supplies will be provided.
Price for children includes:
-One fingerling menu item
-One kid’s soda
Price for adults includes:
-One item from the sammy menu (excludes crab cake and slammin’ salmon)
-One fountain soda
**If you simply wish to enjoy a meal as your child crafts, no need to sign up ahead of time! You can order whatever you like once you are here.
Event Type: Craft
Age Group: All
Cost: Cost for children is $10 and for adults is $15.
Reservations are required and can be made at: http://eatchesapeake.com/gift-cards/
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