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Things To Do With Kids in NYC

This August, find things to do with your kids in NYC


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bronx zoo lego animalLooking for things to do with the kids in NYC? There are tons of activities fit for kids in the Big Apple. New York City is full of museums, zoos, theaters, and other spots kids love. Use this list as a guide to some of the family-friendly events happening this month in NYC.


The Bronx Zoo

718-367-1010

Wild Forest: A LEGO Safari (shown): check out giant LEGO sculptures of tigers, zebras, and other exotic wildlife; construct your own LEGO sculptures; enjoy Wildlife Theater performances; and a musical puppet show, Avenue Zoo, through Sept. 3


Children’s Museum of Manhattan

212-721-1223

UMIGU (You-Make-It-Go): play with new transmedia math games and products from the world of UMIGO. Discover new math skills through videos, dance, board and card games, songs, and iPad explorations, see website for dates and times;  Hot Saturday Night Family Dance Jams: families get down with music- and motion-driven fun, each session featuring a different dance style. On Aug. 4, learn hip hop moves, and on Aug. 18 learn Kung-fu, 5-7 pm


Making Books Sing

212-573-8791

If You Really Love Polar Bears: Patchy is a little boy with a big interest in polar bears. This free, interactive show has music, puppetry, and comedy. Each show is at a different New York Public Library branch location, Aug. 2, 3, 7-9, 14, 15, and 23


Bronx Zoo photo by Julie Larsen Maher © WCS

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