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Harriet the Spy @ The Main Street Theater: The Main Street Theater is showing Harriet the Spy from April 12 to May 21, 2016.  The show is based on the book written by Louise Fitzhugh.  The show is playing at the MATCH Theater (Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston) which is located at 3400 Main Street. There are weekday performances for school matinees, and there are weekend performances for families.  Children must be the age of three or older to attend a show.  Harriet the Spy is recommended for children for children... [Read More]

Kid Fun loves to plan events for families in Houston.  There are so many things to do in Houston with kids, but I enjoy planning additional learning opportunities for children.  The Idea Lab has 5 locations in Houston, and they are gaining popularity for their classes, birthday parties, and summer camps.  I keep hearing "The Idea Lab" come up in conversations with other moms, and they are raving about their birthday parties and classes lately.  I am so excited about all of the hype.  My son will have his birthday party there this... [Read More]

Kid Fun loves to plan events for families in Houston.  There are so many things to do in Houston with kids, but I enjoy planning additional learning opportunities for children.  One of my most popular events is the Moeller's Bakery Cookie Decorating Party and Tour.  The bakery welcome our members into their store, and they give us an amazing educational experience.  First, they dress our kids as chefs by giving them a chef hat and letting them borrow a kitchen apron.  The parents and children are given a tour of the kitchen, and... [Read More]

Over 100 Things to do with Older Kids Are you looking for things to do with your older kids during the summer, holiday vacations, weekends and evenings?  I have a huge list of over 100 things to do with older kids.  The list includes things that are free, road trip ideas, and things to do all over the city.  Kid Fun loves to bring ideas to you.  I hope that you find some new ones on the list.   1940 Air Terminal Museum - Hobby Airport 7 Acre Wood- Conroe AD Players Alley Theatre They play shows that are... [Read More]

11 FREE Field Trip Ideas Are you looking for free field trip ideas? Houston has a ton of free things to do with kids.  Here is a list of my favorite 11 FREE field trip ideas.  These ideas are great for your play group, school group, home school group, girl  scout group, boy scout group, MOPS group, etc.  Whether you're looking for a free tour or a free activity, Houston is full of free places to go with kids.  Kid Fun will help you keep your children busy while staying on a budget.  My free field trip ideas are fun and educational.   Field... [Read More]

  Over 300 Things To Do This Summer: Are you ready for the summer?  I have put together a list of over 300 things to do this summer with your children.  You can enjoy many of these activities year round, but some of the items are summer specific.  You can print a one page (front and back) copy of the list to tuck in your purse, post on your friends, and check off throughout the summer.  My list is a work in progress so I will be adding, editing, and updating you as the list changes.  A document like this is always a work... [Read More]

MOPS Group:  Speaker Invitation   The Invitation: One awesome day, I received a Facebook message by a dear member/friend, Louise McEvoy.   She asked me to speak at her MOPS group meeting at the Christ Church in Sugar Land.  She and the coordinator, Ryann Jarrard, asked if I would be willing to talk about Kid Fun and share ideas with their group.  I didn't have to think about my response at all; I was thrilled to be invited to their meeting.   About MOPS: The MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) group meets twice a... [Read More]

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is taking place on March 1-20, 2016 at the NRG Park.   Kid Fun is here to help you get organized so that you have a blast when you go to the Rodeo this year.  I would suggest that you browse the information to plan your budget, parking, date/times to go, and what to bring with you.  I have compiled a list of tips based on my experiences and the Rodeo's website.   Parking: 1. 610 Parking The Entrance to the 610 parking lot is off of West Belfort... [Read More]

Photo Credit:  Houston Livestock & Rodeo Are you ready to see the trail riders come through Houston?  Trail riders from all over will come through Houston and the surrounding areas on Thursday, February 25, 2016 and  Friday, February 26, 2016.  There will be over 3,000 trail riders this year.  The groups consist of people from 13 different trail rides.   About the Trail Riders: Photo Credit:  Youth Houston News The tradition has been taking place for over 60 years, and it brings lots of attention to our Houston... [Read More]

The Children's Museum of Houston The Children's Museum of Houston is the perfect place to take your kids in Houston.  Whether you live here or you're visiting, the museum will entertain your children for hours.  The museum is located at 1500 Binz, Houston 77004.  The museum is open daily except for Mondays.  They open on Special Mondays including holidays, summer dates, etc. Admission: The cost to enter the museum is $10 for adults and children.  You can go to the... [Read More]

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