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Fabulous Fun for the Little Ones in New York City

 Fabulous Fun for the Little Ones in New York City

If you're looking for amazing and fun things to do with your kids while visiting New York, there are many ways to enjoy your visit that you won't read about in most guidebooks. These are things that are a little out of the ordinary, but a lot of fun for you and your child.

Fabulous Fun for the Little Ones in New York City

Baby Loves Disco is offered at Cielo and Southpaw once a month at each club, allowing parents and kids to enjoy a 'night on the town' of disco dancing, bubble making, juice boxing and having a great time dancing the night away. . You will want to check with the clubs to find out when they are offered and plan to arrive early as the popularity of this event is growing and there is usually a long line waiting to get in. Moms and dads love this almost as much as babies and it's a new enough concept that it's not something you'll see in any big city. It's still a fairly new idea that is just starting to grow across the country.

Jazz-A-Ma-Tazz is a fun jazz show that involves the whole family and participates in creating the music that is played. It is important to remember that jazz music is not as structured as other forms of music and this makes it much more enjoyable and fun for the children involved and you can watch your little ones develop a deep appreciation for this wonderful genre of music. Tickets for this are $8 at The Bowery Poetry Club. Whether you want to cultivate a serious love of jazz music in your children or simply want to encourage them to explore music and the world around them, this is a great way to spend a part of your New York vacation with your kids.

In addition to these excellent activities that are a little out of the ordinary, there are many opportunities for your children to explore the arts by seeing the wonderful musicals that are available on Broadway or in the city's many children's theaters, as well as through programs that offer year-round performances in New York City's many parks. It is never too early to teach your children to love and respect the arts, as they will be lessons that will last a lifetime.

It's also a wonderful idea anytime you can engage your children in activities that get them up and moving. If the weather outside doesn't invite play, it might be a good idea to check out the many indoor play areas that New York has to offer just to give them an outlet for their energy and get some much needed exercise that masquerades as play.

The many parks that can be found in New York City make this a great place to visit for many reasons. One of those reasons, quite simply, is the abundance of free entertainment available. The parks offer endless opportunities during good weather for kids to get out, socialize and exercise. This is something many other U.S. cities would do well to take to heart. Find the activities and events your child will enjoy the most and take the opportunity to enjoy those moments together.