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Holiday Survival Guide: 8 Bay Area Kids Activities to get Jolly this Season

While the holidays are oh so merry, they can also be oh so stressful! But don’t worry, KidPass is here to help you not only survive the holidays, but have fun too! Whether you want to make a one-of-a-kind gift, need an hour to yourself to get last minute planning done, or you simply want to spend some time together with your little elves, we’ve rounded up all the best ways to enjoy the season! Happy Holidays!

Lil’ Yogis at WUND3RKID
December 12th, 19th, & 26th, 9 AM / Palo Alto / 12 months – 5 years old

Give your kids a chance to step back from the holiday bustle and get a moment of zen at this yoga class. Through various poses and activities, kids will have an opportunity to practice listening, participation, and gross-motor skills. They will also be exposed to early concepts of yoga like breathing exercises, namaste, and shavasana.

Mommy and Me Jewelry Making at Dragonfly Designs
December 8th, 15th, & 22nd, 9 AM / South San Francisco / 4 – 10 years old

Skip the jewelry store and bring your little artists to this class to make a perfect gift for someone! At this Mommy & Me class, your kids will be empowered to make truly unique treasures by hand while having an engaging, tactile, and rewarding experience.

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Museum of Ice Cream
All weeks, various times / Union Square / 3 – 17  years old

Take a break from the bustle and enjoy a sweet day with your kiddos at a museum dedicated entirely to ICE CREAM! From unicorns to cookie carousels to swimming in pools of rainbow sprinkles, you and your little ones will have a deliciously fun experience!

Music Class Holiday Singalong at Meadowlark Music Class
December 14th, 21st, & 28th, 9:30 AM / Inner Richmond / Birth – 5 years old

Get in the holiday spirit at this special music class where your little ones will sing songs representing ALL the holidays. Traditions represented include Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and the Pagan solstice. A celtic harp, play along instruments, and a magical unicorn puppet show make this an experience the whole family will enjoy.

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Playtime at Bumble Los Altos
December 14th, 18th, & 21st, 10 AM, 11 AM, & 12:30 PM / Los Altos / 12 months – 10 years old

Take a break from holiday shopping, work, or just plain life and check out this amazing restaurant offering up not only good food, but child care! Bring your kids to Bumble’s bright and sunny playroom for supervised play while you kick back and enjoy a cup of coffee,  glass of wine, or bite to eat!

Sewing Class at TrishTacsew Sewing School
December 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, & 24th, 5:30 PM / San Mateo / 8– 17 years old

Whether you have a budding seamstress on your hand or a kiddo that just loves to create things, this class is a great way to keep tiny hands busy. Kids will learn both hand-sewing and machine-sewing techniques, all while having the chance to create a meaningful gift for someone on their list! Bonus: this is a drop off class, so you can use the hour for some last minute shopping or planning!

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The Coop SF
Weekdays, 10 AM to 5 PM / South San Francisco / 12 months – 8 years old

Kids can be CRAZY around the holidays, so pop into this play space to get the sillies out!  It boasts an enormous ball pit, two-story curly slide, super cool rope climbing tunnel, electronic dance floor, bounce house, lots of toys, and more! The Coop makes sure to take care of the parents too. Enjoy a cappuccino, sit back with a complimentary magazine, or just hang out with other parents.

Twirling Together at Dance Effects 
December 22nd, 9:45 AM / Campbell / 18 months – 3  years old

It’s Nutcracker season, which is the perfect time to introduce your little ones to the magical world of dance and music! Through the use of fun props, movement activities, and music the class helps develop listening skills, gross motor movements, musicality, and social skills.

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