What to Do with the Kids: Jun. 12-14

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Warmer weather means it’s time to head to the yard and soak up some fun! We’ve got so many cool backyard toys, games and sprinklers to share with you––not to mention, sing-a-longs, at-home science projects, how to plant a butterfly garden and so much more! Read on for all this weekend’s activities ahead.

photo: Phil Goodwin via Unsplash

Sing-Alongs With The Deedle Deedles
Join NY-based musicians, The Deedle Deedle Dees for a live streaming sing-a-long. Dance along to rock-n-roll tunes inspired by history, science, and folklore and help support independent musicians! Fri. 7:30 a.m.

Stuck-at-Home Science
The California ScienCenter is offering science activities for families using household supplies every weekday. Tune in! Fri. 10 a.m.

Hook Up the Backyard Sprinklers
A giant corgi, a towering T-Rex, a pink elephant and a purple gorilla! You have to see these huge inflatable sprinklers that will turn your yard into a wonderland this summer.

If You Build It, They Will Come
We’re showing you how to plant a butterfly garden no matter how much space you have, and no matter where you live!

Take an Animal Sanctuary Tour
Join us for a kid approved virtual tour of Pasado’s Safe Haven. This family-friendly experience leads you on an adventure around our 85-acre sanctuary–all from the comfort and safety of your own home. You will meet pigs, chickens, donkeys, goats and even cows.

Make a Sock Doll
Learn about historic 18th century dolls from the character actors at Colonial Williamsburg then sit down to craft one of your own.

Check Out the Best New Outdoor Toys & Games for Summer 
From a seven-foot rocket ship with four sprayers and 360-degree coverage to an ice cream ball kids can kick around to churn homemade ice cream, have a look at the hottest summer toys and order a couple for your family to enjoy.

Cozy Up & Learn Some San Diego Trivia
Gather round with the fam and learn some super cool wild and crazy facts about San Diego!

Animate Away!
Bring cartoon characters to the drawing pad. Help your kids learn how to draw their favorite PJ Masks characters.

––Beth Shea