Activities With Children Resource Guide
Interacting, communicating and spending time with family and friends is important for the well-being of all family members, especially children. No matter what age or developmental stage, children benefit greatly from engaging in educational, recreational, and cultural activities with their families and friends. In doing so, children learn to look at their environment and world from different points of view, develop new interests and hobbies, and learn to recognize and accept differences among people of many cultures.
The next time you are sitting around the house bored and wondering what you and your family or friends can do for fun, take a look through this Activities with Children Resource Guide whose sections are described below. In it, you will find a variety of things to do with children in and around Westchester County.
The guide provides you with information about the facility, location, hours of operation, admission prices, recommended age groups that might benefit from the activity and whether the activities are likely to consume a half a day or an entire day. Select from one or more of these categories of activities:
You will also find a list of Low Cost Interactive Activities that you can do at home or in your neighborhood. They are simple ideas such as taking a walk, visiting the library, baking or cooking, drawing together, writing poetry and many more. You don’t always have to take children out and spend lots of money - what children need most is to be made to feel special. Just spending time with them, listening and talking is often enough to make you and the child both feel good.
Enjoy browsing through our guide and remember that spending time with family and friends is essential to everyone’s well being.