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Blogs & Sites
Location: 2901 S. Capital of Texas Highway, Austin, TX
Kids (and adults) can stuff, stitch, name, and dress cuddly bears, ponies, frogs, dogs, bunnies, kitties, seasonal critters, and more in bustling Build-a-Bear "factory" stores that also ...
Location: 107 Ranch Road 620 S, Austin, TX
My Time Kids Gym offers gymnastics, dance, and movement classes; week-long summer camps for kids ages three to nine; and parent-child classes for babies up to two years old. Open gym time (with...
Location: 5700 W. Slaughter Lane, Austin, TX
Baby Bugaloo carries cute clothes, gifts, and accessories for babies and tots. The store also hosts a "PJ Saturdays" storytime on the second Saturday of every month, so parents can shop while t...
Location: 1 IKEA Way, Round Rock, TX
IKEA is a zoo on weekends, and worse at holidays, but it's still worth the trip for its inexpensive contemporary children's furnishings and high-quality playthings. (No surprise that the...
Location: 1600 Gattis School Road, Round Rock, TX
The Clay Madsen Recreation Center houses two full size gymnasiums, an indoor pool, racquetball courts, a game room, and more. Families can find a variety of fitness and sports classes, includin...
Location: 10621 Pioneer Farms Drive, Austin, TX
Step back in time and live the life of a pioneer farmer. At the Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms, visitors can experience what life was like in the rural Texas Hill Country in the late 19th centur...
Location: 18 Chisholm Trail Road, Round Rock, TX
The winner of our 2008 Parents' Picks quest to find the best artsy class in Austin, Ceramic Lodge is a paint-your-own-pottery studio offering drop-in hours, birthday parties, clas...
Location: 2826 Real Street, Austin, TX
Center Stage Texas offers kids the opportunity to participate in all aspects of theater production, including acting, writing, designing, and more. The theater hosts workshops, movie nights, yo...
Location: 1800 N. Congress Avenue, Austin, TX
The winner of our 2008 Parents' Picks quest to find the best museum in Austin, the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum features exhibits that are designed to surround visitors ...
Location: 603 North Lamar, Austin, TX
Of course, kids are people, too, and BookPeople recognizes tiny humanity with a special, cozy kids' section, aptly named BookKids.
The store sponsors frequent special events for families...
Location: 201 Colorado Street, Austin, TX
The winner of our 2008 Parents' Picks quest to find the best museum in Austin, the Austin Children's Museum is an ideal place to spend the morning or afternoon with little ones.
Location: 823 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX
The Austin Museum of Art provides fun, informal, and collaborative experiences in art, and features family programs designed to nurture creativity and curiosity.