Winter Break Fun in the Bronx

Culinary Kids Weekend at NYBG

 

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Bring the kids to the New York Botanical between February 18th and 20th for a weekend celebrating the relationship between plants and your favorite foods. Kids will have a chance to see  cooking demonstrations, learn recipes, experience hands-on activities, and plenty of tastings. New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd www.nybg.org

Bonus giveaway! Comment to win a family 4pack of tickets! See rules below.

 


Free Art Workshop at the Huntington Free Library

 

unnamed (1)The Bronx Council on the Arts and the Huntington Free Library are hosting a fun afternoon of fun on Saturday February 18th for InkBlots with Laura Alvarez. “InkBlots” will give you the freedom to doodle on top of random ink stains, letting your hand draw free over the colors, creating different shapes, faces and monsters. No censure. No regrets. Every mistake will be revamped and will create a work of art. Huntington Free Library, 9 Westchester Square  www.huntingtonfreelibrary.org

Mid Winter Recess Workshops at Pink Princess Nails

 

16406631_1185748328147580_3707819064238292309_nJoin Pink Princess Nails for another week of workshops from February 20th to the 24th. There will be a spa day, movies, vision board fun, and more. The workshops are drop off only from 1-3pm and are $19 a day. Pink Princess Nails, 1422 Williamsbridge Rd. www.facebook.com

Kids Week Bronx: Orienteering for Kids

 

compassHead over to the Pelham Bay Nature Center in Pelham Bay Park on Monday February 20th for an afternoon of fun. The Urban Park Rangers will teach children how to navigate to hidden objects placed around the park using a map and compass. Pelham Bay Park (located near the 6 train station entrance) www.nycgovparks.org


Family Workshops at Wave Hill

 

unnamedThe fun of Wave Hill’s Family Art Projects are stretched into the week with fun nature inspired projects from the 21st to the 23rd. Tuesday create winter weather tapestries with soft yarn, puffy snowball pompoms and crystalline beads, and hang it from a found twig to evoke the textures of a snowy day. Then Wednesday sculpt a soft, wintry creature of your own imagining with fleecy fibers, warm water and soap. Then add beads, baubles and natural materials to embellish your cool creation. Lastly on Thursday memorialize your favorite winter scene in a 3-D painting using an icy palette and layers of acetate sheets to give your scene depth. Finish your work with a sparkly, snowy frame. Wave Hill, 649 W 249th St www.wavehill.org


1 Day Mini Camp at Confetti Kids

 

16807384_1125880247540487_2051389750355383285_nRegister your child for a full day of fun at Confetti Party Place on Thursday February 23rd. They will participate in a Trolls paint party, as well as games, arts & crafts, outdoor play *weather permitting, freshly spun cotton candy and popcorn! $50 full day or $25 just paint party at 3pm. Confetti Place, 3190 Westchester Ave www.facebook.com


Kids Week Bronx: Nature Exploration

 

IMG_20170204_111957On Tuesday February 21st, head over to Van Cortlandt Park for some fun nature exploration. The natural world is the best playground in New York City. Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of Van Cortlandt Park. Van Cortlandt Park Nature Centerwww.nycgovparks.org


For more ideas, visit our Events Calendar.

 

 

Rules for Culinary Kids Giveaway:

Leave a comment below letting us know you want to go to the Culinary Kid’s Week at NYBG. Extra entry point if you share this post with friends! Leave a comment letting us know your shared! Random winner will be chosen on February 17th 2017 and emailed.

 

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  1. Awesome article like always. Would love to win the NYBG 4-pack! 🙂

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  2. We love the New York botanical garden. This would be so much fun for our family.

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  3. This is a great article , very informative . I will definitely share ,I know tons of Mom’s ready to hide under the bed or in a closet till the week is up. The botanical gardens I’d probably the only place my son Noah has yet to visit. I know he would surely enjoy this experience as much as my family and I would.

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  4. This is an awesome giveaway. I love the botanical garden would love to take the kiddos and off that week too. 😊

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  5. Would love the 4 pack my baby loves cooking shared this post also good luck everyone

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  6. My kids love to cook! This would be a great experience to share with them.

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