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10 THINGS TO DO WITH YOUR PRESCHOOLER THIS WEEK, OCT 9-13


If you have a preschooler at home and you need some exciting ideas to do with your little one, you are in the right place. We've found 10 fun things to do with your little one this Week.


1. Boo at the L.A. Zoo returns for a spooktacular season this year with a new “Nocturnal Adventure” maze and favorites like the Zoo’s “Animals and Boo” creepy crawler encounters, a puppet show, pumpkin-carving demos, special animal feedings and other family-oriented fun. [10:00 am - 4:00 pm] - EVERY DAY


2. Underwood Family Farms in Ventura County is the most popular pick-your-own farm, with plenty of fun things to do this October. Some of the activities are Corn Maze, Corn Stalk Labyrinth, Pumpkin House, Pumpkin Playhouses, Farmer Craig's Chicken Show, Hay Bale Spiders, Gourd Tunnel, Tractor-Drawn Wagon Ride, Photo Opportunities, and memories that will last a lifetime! Admission is $6.00 on the weekdays during the month of October, and kids under 2 are free plus parking is free. [9:00 am - 6:00 pm] - EVERY DAY

3. Walk through a safe, fascinating open-air pavilion at NHMLA. Here spiders freely spin their spectacular webs for all to see. Spiders are some of the most amazing architects in the world – working with eight legs and some of the most high-performance building material known to man. Also, on Mondays, you can greet a menagerie of animals, from snakes to tortoises to bugs on Level G in the Nature Lab. [9:30 am-5:00 pm] - EVERY DAY


4. Disney Junior brings its popular “Doc McStuffins” storytelling to Discovery Cube LA in the first-ever touring museum exhibit based on the Peabody Award-winning television series. The exhibit, in partnership with The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, is designed to model “care and compassion” for kids age 2-6 in immersive activities that reinforce the importance of health and well-being. The Exhibit” at Discovery Cube allows young “doctors-in- training” to visit the McStuffins Toy Hospital where they can perform check-ups and diagnose toy patients while learning about healthy habits, compassion and nurturing care. [9:00 am-5:00 pm] - EVERY DAY

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5. Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch is a family-owned and operated business that focuses on bringing the farm to the city from October 6th through October 31st to celebrate the magic of Halloween. Kids will enjoy all the extra activities, including face painting, pony rides, a petting zoo, a jack-o-lantern bounce house, a straw maze, pumpkin decorating, and a super slide. You may also see some celebrities in this location. EVERY DAY

6. Hop on over to the Aquarium of the Pacific to see a wild array of frogs and their fellow amphibians. Interactive exhibits, educational graphics and thematic displays will spotlight more than 24 different creatures. [9:00 am - 6:00 pm] EVERY DAY

7. Enjoy a terrific selection of enriching activities for kids, parents and caregivers every Tuesday at The Waterside at Marina Del Rey from 11:15am - 12:15pm. Join for a weekly dose of fun, including music, entertainment and so much more! [FREE] TUESDAYS


8. Every Tuesday from 1:00-1:25, join educators at The Skirball Center for circle time and singing with your little one (ages 2-6). Caregivers, babies, and young children will learn songs and lap games, meeting new friends as they sing, move, and play together. TUESDAYS

9. Enjoy one of Santa Monica's Farmers Markets, widely considered to be among the best on the west coast and featuring field-fresh produce, hundreds of kinds of vegetables, brilliant cut flowers, breads, cheeses, delicious foods, live music and more. (Arizona Ave & 2nd St.) [FREE] WEDSDAYS

10. Every Wednesday morning at 9am, the Zimmer Museum opens it doors an hour early exclusively for children under 2 years old. You and your little one can enjoy the museum in a more relaxed setting, having more room to breathe (and crawl and climb). WEDSDAYS


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