Things to do with the Kids this Summer

Things to do at Home:

-Local parks and playgrounds

-Bake cookies for home-made ice cream sandwiches

-Luau in the backyard

-Make a fort out of cardboard boxes

-Stage an A to Z Scavenger Hunt

-Picnic at the Park

-Write and Illustrate your own books about the Summer or your School Year

-Volunteer to help clean-up local parks

-Lemonade Stand

 

Water Parks:

Lanier World at Lake Lanier Islands

7000 Lanier Islands Pkwy
BufordGA 30518

(770) 945-8787

-Man made river, beaches and even movie night on the beach with the kids.

lakelanierislands.com

 

Centennial Olympic Park

265 Park Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Phone number (404) 222-7275

-Outdoor playground with water fountains for terrific outdoor play, Water light show in the evenings,  Ice cream parlors and other dessert restaurants nearby.

centennialpark.com

 

Museums:

Children’s Museum of Atlanta

275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Phone number(404) 659-5437

-Essentially an indoor playground, reading and paint areas, moon sand, and even a make believe medieval village just to name a few things to do for the kids this summer.

childrensmuseumatlanta.org

 

Fernbank Museum of Natural History

767 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

Phone number(404) 929-6300

-Clothing and weapons from the original Atlanta with huge Jurassic Dinosaur exhibits.

fernbankmuseum.org

 

 

Attractions:

Metro Family Fun Center

1959 Metropolitan Pkwy
Atlanta, GA 30315

Phone number(404) 767-1990

-Bowling and Skating

http://www.atlantafamilyfuncenters.com/metropolitan/index.html

 

Center for Puppetry Arts

1404 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone number(404) 873-3391

-Jim Henson exhibit, Puppets from all around the world and even shadow puppets

puppet.org

 

Georgia Aquarium

225 Baker St
Atlanta, GA 30313

Phone number (404) 581-4000

-Interactive exhibits, dolphin shows, the Ocean Voyager (largest viewing tank in the world), Penguins and Whale Sharks.

georgiaaquarium.org

 

HippoHopp
1936 Briarwood Ct NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Phone number (404) 634-4964

-Indoor playground, bouncy houses, parent seating area, snack bar, and toys for all ages.

hippohopp.com

 

World of Coca Cola

121 Baker St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Phone number(404) 676-5151

-See the bottling process and take pictures with the Polar Bear. Enjoy sampling all the different flavors of Coca Cola products from all around the world.

worldofcoca-cola.com