MacKID Picks: 5 Adventures For Your Kids This Week

From cosmic discovery to Spanish lessons: exciting picks for young explorers

By Macaroni KID October 17, 2023

Looking for exciting and educational activities to keep your kids engaged this week? Look no further! We've rounded up five fantastic virtual events that are not only fun but also free of charge. 

From cosmic exploration to guided meditation, and even a journey into the world of Spanish, there's something for every young adventurer. So, mark your calendars and get ready for a week filled with learning and laughter. 

1. Explore the Planets

Join the Cincinnati Observatory in a free and virtual club for kids in grades K-3 called Cosmic Kids. Kids will have a chance to explore planets with experts at this month's meetup. Wednesday, Oct. 18

2. Study Fossils Like a Paleontologist

Ever wonder what its like to be a paleontologist? You'll get the chance during this free and virtual event with WonderLab. Kids can make their own playdough to participate in this event. See the recipe. Friday, Oct. 20

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3. Join a Book Club Just For Kids

Kids ages 6-10 are invited to this virtual and online book club during which a facilitator will read aloud from a book and then lead a discussion about it. This is a great way to encourage critical thinking in kids. Saturday, Oct. 21

4. Relax with Guided Meditation for Kids

Join in a free interactive and virtual guided meditation intended for children and discover how meditation can help your child manage emotions, focus better, lessen everyday stress and anxiety, and even sleep better. Sunday, Oct. 22 

5. Hola Amigos! Join a Spanish Workshop for Kids

Ready to learn some Spanish? The NY Public Library is hosting this free and virtual event where kids can learn beginner Spanish. Monday, Oct. 23