With the holidays come those extra days off from school, and we all know kids can get a a little stir crazy. But hang in there, we’ve got you! This year, you can give thanks that there are so many fun ways to stay busy over Thanksgiving break. Check out our top picks to have some holiday vacay fun below.
Daily / Los Angeles / Mar Vista / Woodland Hills / 4 – 17 years old
Whether you keep score or throw up the bumpers and roll for fun, these retro bowling alleys are a hit for the whole fam. Make a day out of it and enjoy tasty snacks and meals lane-side.
Children’s Lightsaber Academy at Swordsplay LA
November 24th, 9 AM & 10 AM / Burbank / 5 – 8 years old
You don’t have to travel to a galaxy far far away to learn to swing a lightsaber. Your kiddos will learn the art of fencing while enjoying the art and science of being a Jedi.
Family Gymboree Play & Learn at Gymboree
November 25th, 9 AM / Encino / 6 months – 5 years old
Have some fun as a family at this all-ages class. Explore play environments, movement games, and parachute activities in this class designed to support the physical, social, and language development of your kids.
Gymnastics Camp at Monarchs Gymnastics
November 21st, 9:30 AM – 12 PM or 9:30 AM – 3 PM / Agoura Hills / Newbury Park / 5 – 12 years old
Choose either a half or full day at this drop off camp solution when school is out. Your little gymnasts will enjoy a 30 ft. bounce house, foam pit, trampoline, gymnastics skills, games, races, contests, open play time, and snacks!
Open Play at BubblePOP
Daily, 9 AM – 6 PM / Tustin / 2 – 14 years old
What’s better than a bubble playground? Come to Open Play at BubblePOP, where different bubble stations are set up for interactive play incorporating varying bubble sizes, scientific theories, and overall fun!
Paddle Roller Boats at Roll N Fun Zone
Daily, 3 PM / Redondo Beach / 3 – 17 years old
Rain or shine, your kiddies can hop into this indoor pool and paddle boat around with friends! Yup you heard us right—they have actual BOATS in a pool!
Kids Surf Class at Surf Ready Fitness
November 19th, 20th, 21st, & 23rd, 4 PM / Costa Mesa / 5 – 17 years old
Surfs up at this indoor gym class! While your little surfers may not technically ride the waves, it will feel like they are! Designed to help kids move more efficiently while getting stronger on a surf board, this class focuses on balance, body control, agility, relative strength, and power.
Trampoline Class at Swing It Trapeze
November 19th, 21st, 22nd, 24th at various times / Anaheim / 5 – 17 years old
Bounce all that extra energy out while learning some cool acrobatic moves. Unlike your backyard trampoline, this class is taught on a professional, gymnastics competition-grade hot bed with more bounce to the ounce! Feeling really brave? Check out one of their trapeze classes too!
Zoo Jam Family Music at Zooga Yoga
November 25th at 11:15 AM / Culver City / 2 months – 5 years old
Bond with your little ones while exploring songs from around the world, rhymes, movement, and percussion instruments. Your kids will love the puppets, parachute, and ukulele too!
ZOOMARS Petting Zoo
San Juan Capistrano / Birth – 12 years old
Got an animal lover at home? Visit this petting zoo to get up close and personal with ponies, goats, pigs, bunnies, guinea pigs, and more! Then hit the playground and corn box for some extra fun.