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Things to do with kids at The Memorial City Mall The Memorial City Mall is much more than a mall.  It is a family friendly place to shop, dine, entertain, stay, and work.  The Memorial City Mall is located along the I-10 corridor just inside Beltway 8. Shop: You will find a large variety of stores at the mall.  There is something for everyone.  You can shop for yourself, your family, your children, etc.  The mall has many of the typical mall stores along with many other family oriented businesses. Eat: There are a ton... [Read More]

Do you and your kids love trains?  I hope that you enjoy Kid Fun's ultimate list of trains.  There are over 45 places to see trains in Houston. The Houston trains list has places to go to ride trains, train parks, see train displays, train museums, train shows, and lots more.  You can see trains all over Houston in addition to other cities in Texas.   Train Rides Hermann Park The Hermann Park Railroad takes a two-mile journey around Hermann Park.  The train departs from Kinder Station every 25-30 minutes, and you'll... [Read More]

Monster Jam is coming to Houston, and you can get your tickets through Ticketmaster. Dates: January 23 at 7pm January 24 at 12pm and 4pm February 6 at 7pm  ... [Read More]

Arboretum Tyke Hikes The Houston Arboretum Tyke Hikes are the perfect thing to do with kids in Houston on a Monday. It is located on the edge of Memorial Park.  It is hard to believe that you are in the center of the city because you are completely surrounded by nature.  The area is 155 acres filled with natural environments that are educational for all ages.  You will see native plants and animals during your visit and walks. The Arboretum has 5 miles of walking trails that are free of charge.  There is also a Discovery Room... [Read More]

Photo Credit:  Houston Zoo   Houston Zoo:  Early Bird Hours for Members When:  1st Saturday of each month Time:  8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. This special applies to members only. Please visit their website for more information.  ... [Read More]

Children's Museum:   The Children's Museum is a great place to have family fun with your kids.  A museum is always a fun place to go, and there is so much to do at the Children's Museum. Members' Early Bird Hours If you want to enjoy the Children's Museum without fighting the weekend crowds, you can go early on the second Saturday of each month.  All members of the Children's Museum of Houston are invited to a special hour open just for you. Details: Time:  9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Dates:  2nd Saturday... [Read More]

Family Comedy & Magic Show  Ages:  for all ages Magicians:  Ted Schwank & Carter Blackburn Time:  2:00 p.m.  (Doors open at 1:00 p.m.) The show consists of magic, illusions, and lots of comedy.  There is a lot of great energy in the room.  You'll be on the edge of your seat throughout the show. The show really is great for all ages.  My two year old and four year old loved it, and adults had a blast too.  There are birds, a rabbit, and lots of cool tricks to keep everyone entertained. Please visit their... [Read More]

Photo Credit:  AIA Houston Have you ever been to a gingerbread build off competition?  This event is unique and sounds like a blast.  I don't know if I will make it tomorrow, but it's something that I had to share with you. The Gingerbread Build Off is on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The event is free to attend and open to the public, and it is located at Hermann Square (900 Smith Street). There are over 30 teams competing to create a... [Read More]

Photo Credit:  The Children's Museum of Houston The Children's Museum of Houston is have a special Star Wars event on Saturday, December 12.  There will be appearances by Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, R6-D1, and Darth Vader. Guests are invited to dress up in their favorite Star Wars character and enjoy special activities.  Are you ready for "Star Wars:  The Force Awakens"? The special activities will take place throughout the day.  The children... [Read More]

Photo Credit:  The Main Street Theater Lyle the Crocodile is playing at the Main Street Theater from November 17, 2015 to December 23, 2015.  The show is based on Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile and The House on East 88th Street by Bernard Waber. A description of the show: When the Primm family moves into their apartment, they find a crocodile in their bathtub.  He sings and dances and convinces them to let him stay.  This show is filled with tap-dancing and lots of energy.  You'll... [Read More]

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