With the coming of the nippy weather, it may be getting harder to find activities and play spaces for the kids and kids at heart. No need to fret, though! Marin County has a variety of places where the fun doesn’t need to end with the cold!
Voted Best Art Studio in Marin for 2018 and 2019, Studio 4 Art offers a variety of creative activities for kids of all ages. With branches in Mill Valley, Novato, and San Anselmo, you will not be at a loss for a venue to choose from. There are Art Classes for kids, an Adult Ceramic, Pottery and Clay workshop, Porcelain Ornament making, and even Pizza Party Fridays. There are also Art Camps from October to January, whenever school is out.
750 Redwood Hwy, Suite 1212, Mill Valley CA 94941
TumbleSpot is the perfect place in Marin for children to move and grow, offering acrobatics, tumbling and gymnastics classes for children ages 12 months to 10 years. TumbleSpot utilizes a specific curriculum for each age group and class, incorporating foundations, coordination, strength, technique, agility and fun for young athletes and artists
1938 4TH St, San Rafael, CA 94901
I Made It! Glass Creations is the first of its kind in the Bay Area, and is a drop-in DIY, makers glass art studio dedicated exclusively to fused glass. You and your little ones can choose from over 100 fun and functional projects (or make up your own), then select colored glass shapes and sizes and use non-toxic glue to secure the colored glass to the project foundation and create a one-of-a-kind fused glass treasure. Once the decorative artwork is complete, it will be heated in an on-site kiln to nearly 1500 degrees and melted into a beautiful fused glass work of art.
610 Coloma St. BLDG 6, Sausalito CA 94965
Playland Sausalito is a year-round drop-in play center for kids aged 7 and under. The kids can enjoy a full-sized gymnasium with 3 inflatable jumpies, 2 Pop and Shot basketball arcade games, a toddler zone with tumbling mats and bouncy balls, and even a tot area with reading tables, coloring books and train tables. Run by Mt. Tam Adventures, Playland also offers complementary coffee from Peet’s Blend Coffee and Tea for the adults.
557 McReynolds Rd, Sausalito, CA 94965
Marin’s foremost children’s museum, the Bay Area Discovery Museum features a variety of activities and entertainment for the young and young at heart. Aside from the exhibits in the museum itself, there are also Discovery Camps and Drop-off classes where little ones can enjoy a variety of fun activities. The museum also does fundraisers and provide venues for birthday parties and other celebrations.