5 Things to Do With Toddlers in OKC This Month




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Preschoolers are full of wonder and energy! To help you occupy active minds, we've rounded up our top five events for toddlers and preschoolers happening in the metro. From art to playdates, you’ll have plenty of exciting ways to keep the youngest in the family busy all month long.

Here are our top five picks for things to do with toddlers & preschoolers this July:

July 7

Babies at the Museum at the Oklahoma City Muesum of Art (415 Couch Dr) features a complimentary coffee and social time, 30-minute gallery tour and playtime with age appropriate activities. July’s theme is Cats & Cows. Members, FREE; nonmembers, $5. 9:30 – 11 a.m.

July 8

FREE Family Make + Take at Oklahoma Contemporary (3000 General Pershing Blvd) features an art-making project inspired by works of art on view at the museum. Projects are designed to be accessible and fun for visitors of all ages and all levels of art-making experience. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 1 – 4 p.m.

July 10

FREE Splash Pad Playdate at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church (222 NW 15th St) features play time in the splash pad, Roxie’s Ice Cream food truck, and a shaddy spot for moms. Attendees are welcome to meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall, $5 for moms, kids eat free. 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

July 14

BUG OUT! Lady Bug Release and Mitey Insect Safari at the Crystal Bridge Conservatory (301 W Reno Ave). Help release thousands of polka-dotted hungry helpers in the Conservatory. Learn about butterflies, lady bugs, beetles and more on an Insect Safari. All ages welcome. Lady bugs will be available for release on a first-come, first-served basis. $3 per container of lady bugs, plus admission. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

July  22

National Day of the Cowboy at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St). Learn to rope a steer, create stick-horses, bandanna activities and more. FREE with admission. 10 a.m. – noon.

Bonus Event:

July 13

FREE Chasing James Performance at the Belle Isle Library (5501 N Villa Ave) features a musical lineup by the local mom duo, catering to ages birth to 5. 2 – 3 p.m.

Looking for more fun events? Check out our calendar.

 

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All Toddler Events in OKC

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    2017.07.22

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    2017.07.22

    Kids of all ages can rope a Longhorn, ride a buckin' bronc, create your own brand and more. Watch the cattle stampede, cool off during a summer...

  • National Day of the Cowboy

    2017.07.22

    Learn to rope a steer, create stick-horses, bandanna activities and more. This year, the Museum highlights the historic Chisholm Trail’s...

  • FREE OKC Hot Wheels Association Show

    2017.07.22

    The OKC Hot Wheels Association puts on a show several times each year featuring 40 plus tables of collectables for sale or trade. The event also...

  • FREE Kids Weekends at OKCMOA

    2017.07.01

    Kids 17 and under will receive free admission every Saturday and Sunday in July. Admission includes the summer exhibition Kehinde...

  • FREE Making Friends with Your Emotions

    2017.07.22

    Features a fully interactive, engaging exercise in developing good mental health habits and helping yourself become a better person.

  • Foster & Adoptive Family Fundays at White Water Bay

    2017.07.07

    Features discounted admission for foster and adoptive families on July 7 - July 23, 2017. Tickets are only $18.50 plus tax when using the promo...

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    Stroll through the Margaret Annis Boys Arboretum in search of these magical sprites. Along the way, learn about trees and plants that would grow...

  • FREE The Dog (and Cat) Days of Summer

    2017.07.22

    Norman Animal Welfare will be onsite with adoptable pets and there will be information booths with representatives from the Norman Police...

  • History Comes Alive Cruise

    2017.05.06

    Features colorful Oklahoma characters as they reenact history. Departs Exchange Landing on Saturdays.

  • FREE Learn To Skate Lesson

    2016.11.05

    Features a FREE roller skating lesson. No sign up required. Skate rentals start at $2. Sizes available from trainer skates for the smaller...

  • FREE Bass Pro Shops Family Summer Camp

    2017.06.24

    Bass Pro Shops Family Summer Camp  features fun games for kids, and activities and workshops where families can learn the skills they need to...

  • Drop-In Art at OKCMOA

    2017.01.07

    Join a guest artist every Saturday to create extraordinary works of art as a family inspired by the Museum's collection, exhibitions and...

  • FREE Animal Architects

    2017.07.22

    Learn about amazing animal architects and their construction projects from the Oklahoma City Zoo. Preregister.

  • FREE Alegria Real Concert

    2017.07.17

    Features a musical journey with the colorful expressions of the Latin American heart. Times & Locations: July 17: Northwest Library,...

  • FREE Bricktown Beach

    2017.05.25

    Features a large sand-filled outdoor park area with umbrellas, lounge chairs, sand volleyball equipment and outdoor games. There will be additional...

  • FREE Kids Weekends at OKCMOA

    2017.07.01

    Kids 17 and under will receive free admission every Saturday and Sunday in July. Admission includes the summer exhibition Kehinde...

  • Family Skate Night at Skate Galaxy

    2016.11.10

    Admission includes basic skate rental. Family Night Package $29 Includes: Admission, Skate Rental, Pizza, & Drinks for up to 5 family...

  • Weekly Walk-ups at Myriad Gardens

    2017.06.19

    Stop by the Children’s Garden for fun activities that explore and celebrate the plant world. Make-it Mondays Each Monday children will...

  • FREE Build a Better World: Dance Party

    2017.07.25

    Features a dancing extravaganza to celebrate the end of the summer reading program. All ages welcome. Costumes and fancy wear encouraged.


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