July 4th Kid Fun Activities Here is a list of July 4th Kid Fun activities taking place in Houston and all of the surrounding areas.  It seems like the summer just started, and here we are in July already.  There are July 4th events taking place all over so you have plenty of choices.  It’s time to pull out your red, white and blue while heading over to parades, festivals, and firework shows.   Kid Fun Places in Houston The holidays are a great time to do family outings, and July 4th is the perfect time for Kid Fun.  You... [Read More]

Pottery Barn Kids Pottery Barn Kids offers kids and baby furniture, bedding, toys, and more.   Free Story Time Each week, the Highland Village location offers a free story time on Tuesdays at 11am.  They read aloud some of their favorite books during the free event.  The store is located at 4047 Westheimer, Houston 77027.       Website: Click here for more details.     Other FREE THINGS TO DO: 14 FREE indoor play places – Click here. FREE train rides at Zube Park – Click here. 80 FREE places... [Read More]

Barnes & Noble Barnes & Noble is the largest retail bookstore in the United States. The stores sell a variety of books, ebooks, magazines, music, movies, toys, and games.  They have a lovely children books section.  The Barnes & Noble free story times are offered at stores all over town.   Barnes & Noble: Free Story Time The Barnes & Noble stores offer free story times in their children’s section.  The book store is the perfect place to engage in a free story time with kids plus you can browse their children’s... [Read More]

Fundamentally Toys Fundamentally Toys is located in Rice Village.  They sell specialty and educational toys for creative play and learning.  You can also find classic toys, games, and gifts.  If you’re looking for educational toys, you can find them at this store.  The store is located at 2401 Rice Blvd, Houston 77005.   Free Story Time The store offers a free story time every Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.  Each Tuesday, they tell stories and offer arts, crafts, music, or physical activities.  You are not required... [Read More]

Lakeshore Learning Store The Lakeshore Learning Store is a retailer with educational products for teachers and parents.  They sell school supplies for preschool and elementary classrooms. They also have offer educational materials, furniture, books, arts and crafts materials, puzzles, games, etc.  The products are geared towards children from newborns to 11 years old. The Houston store is located at 2405 Post Oak Blvd., Houston 77056.   Coupon You can always find a 20% off coupon on their website.  The coupon is good for any... [Read More]

Pirate’s Bay Waterpark Pirate’s Bay is a water park located in Baytown that has waterslides, a wave pool, a lazy river, a kids’ play area and more.   Location Pirate’s Bay is located at 5300 East Road, Baytown, Texas 77520.  It is about 30 minutes from downtown Houston.  There are detailed directions on their website from the East and from the South part of town. WARNING:  I had a difficult time finding the water park.  My navigation took me to an Exxon plant because they also have an East Road.  I used... [Read More]

  Things to do in Houston with kids Here is Kid Fun’s list of Things to do in Houston with kids on June 27, 28, 29, 30, July 1, 2, 3.  The week of June 27 to July 3 is a busy week full of family fun and free activities. You can count on Kid Fun Houston to give you ideas of things to do with your babies, toddlers, and children every day of the week.  Kid Fun shares places to go each day, special events and activities, kid friendly businesses, and lots more.  Kid Fun has ideas on things to do today, tomorrow, this week, and... [Read More]

Bellaire Aquatic Center The Bellaire Aquatic Center is located on 7001 5th Street, Bellaire 77401.  It is open to residents and non-residents for day passes and memberships.   Aquatic Center The pool area is open on Monday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.  It is open on Sunday from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m.   Cost: During peak season, the admission costs are $8 for ages 3-59 years old, $6 for ages 60 and up, and free for 2 and under (residents).  The admission costs are $16 for ages 3-59 years old, $14 for ages 60 and... [Read More]

Bayou Wildlife Zoo The Bayou Wildlife Zoo is an open range animal zoo located in Alvin. During your visit, you can take a train ride to see the animals, enjoy pony rides, and visit the petting zoo. Zoo Fun Your family will enjoy seeing the exotic animals, petting the animals in the petting zoo, and riding the ponies.  You are also invited to pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic.     Admission Costs: The admission cost per adults is $20.  The admission cost for children ages 2 to 11 years old is $10.  Children under two years... [Read More]

Day Trip To Brenham It’s always fun to take a day trip away from the big city.  There are several little day trips out of Houston, and Brenham is one of my favorites.  A perfect day in Brenham consists of going to the Blue Bell Creameries, splashing in the pool at the Blue Bell Aquatics Center, and having a nice lunch at the Southern Flyer Diner while watching the airplanes land and take off at the Brenham Municipal Airport.   Brenham, Texas Brenham is about an hour and fifteen minutes away depending on where you live.  It... [Read More]

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