30 Things To Do in Los Angeles with Kids this April
We may be staying home, but there are still fun things to do in Los Angeles with our kids. It’s just that now we’ll be experiencing them virtually.
April 1 – April Fool’s Day pranks can be a nice break from the serious situation we’re in. Try these ideas from the Today Show.
April 2 – Make this super fun Feed the Shark craft from Ocean Wise Conservation.
April 3 – 10am take a Free Virtual Guided Tour of the Sondra and Marvin Smalley Sculpture Garden at American Jewish University. Register here.
April 4 – Take the #DoGoodFromHome Challenge.
April 5 – Check out the California Science Center’s At-Home Science project ideas.
April 6 – This is the first day of what should have been LAUSD Spring Break, so check out our Virtual Spring Break ideas.
April 7 – in honor of National No Housework Day, we suggest you play Board Games all day and do absolutely no housework.
April 8 – Whether or not you celebrate, this is the start of Passover, and you can make one of these delicious Brisket Recipes from Martha Stewart for dinner.
April 9 – In honor of National Unicorn Day, we suggest making some of these terrific Unicorn Crafts.
April 10 – You may need some tips on working from home with kids around and this article is super thorough.
April 11 – It’s National Pet Day, and if you have a dog you may want to check out one of the Dog Parks on our list. Just check to make sure they are open currently.
April 12 – It’s Easter Sunday – try our Ham recipe, adapted from Farmer John.
April 13 – Why not pretend this Monday is a school day and check out these online education resources from LAUSD.
April 14 – Explore the LA Library online. There are a mind-boggling amount of free resources available on the library’s website and by having a library card. e-Media, audiobooks, music, tutoring, videos to stream, free access to the New York Times – the list is long and super cool.
April 15 – Check out the Cayton Museum’s #CaytonRecess each weekday at 11am and 3pm on IGTV.
April 16 – In honor of National Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day we suggest – um, doing what you are probably already doing. Keep up the good work.
April 17 – It’s National Haiku Poetry Day, so challenge your family to create Haikus with you today!
April 18 – Listen to a concert at home. The GRAMMY Museum is releasing free digital content every day.
April 19 – Pull out the photo albums (or digital albums) and look at baby pictures with your kids.
April 20 – Have your kids pick one of these Cool Science Experiments and have a ball.
April 21 – Get ready to have a mess and make oobleck with the little ones.
April 22 – Happy Earth Day! Be sure to spend time outside being grateful for the planet we live on today. Take a walk, plant a seed or two, and try not to drive a car if possible.
PLUS: Check out what the Aquarium of the Pacific is doing for Virtual Earth Day – they have programming ALL DAY.
April 23 – It’s National Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, which we’re already doing probably, so: Good Job!
April 24 – Spend a few minutes decluttering today – you’ll feel so much better afterwards, and you can get the whole family to help. Check out the Decluttering Club Facebook Group for ideas and support.
April 25 – Even though it won’t feel like it, it’s a Saturday, which calls for having a picnic in the middle of your living room.
April 26 – Bake the famous LAUSD Coffee Cake today – it’s really delicious!
PLUS – Grand Park LA is hosting their annual Our LA Voices cultural event Virtually on their website, Instagram and Facebook page.
April 27 – In honor of National Tell a Story Day, ask each member of your family to prepare a story to share as you eat dinner.
April 28 – National Superhero Day is the perfect day to watch as many Marvel movies as you can – streaming on Disney+.
April 29 – Learn some history together as you watch Crash Course on Youtube. So interesting!
April 30 – we love how much baking is happening right now, and since this is National Oatmeal Cookie Day, we suggest trying our favorite recipe from the Quaker Oats box.
Here’s to a wonderful month!