The early years are filled with wonder, curiosity and unending energy! Occupying the youngest members of the family can sometimes be a challenge, but the Oklahoma City metro has plenty of local venues with specifically designed features for toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy. From museums, imaginative play places and more, we found has something for every pint-sized Okie.
Experience the wonder of science at Science Museum Oklahoma (2020 Remington Pl). Put on a show in a kid-size theater, climb aboard a tractor in Kidspace, dive deep in a cave-like environment called Wunderground and more.
With 12,000 square feet of indoor gym space, Metro Gymnastics (7420 Broadway Ext) offers parent and toddler open gym time on Thursdays and select days throughout the year. Families can explore the gym equipment for a fun way to get the wiggles out.
Discover animals native to Oklahoma and species from around the world at the Oklahoma City Zoo (2101 NE 50th St). From the Oklahoma Trails to the Children’s Zoo, the zoo offers plenty of ways for toddlers and preschoolers to explore and have fun.
Stroll around Myriad Botanical Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) and enjoy the Crystal Bridge Conservatory, ornamental gardens, a children’s garden, playground, water features including splash fountains, streams and a lake and more.
We Rock the Spectrum’s (64 E 33rd St, Edmond) open playtime lets kids enjoy the same activities offer during private lessons including use of the gym equipment, arts & crafts and more.
Bounce the wiggles away. With seven large inflatables and a dedicated toddler zone, your tot is should to sleep well after an active day spent at JumpZone!
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Be a judge, doctor, artist, news anchor, firefighter and more at Jasmine Moran Children’s Museum in Seminole. Museum goers can enjoy both indoor and outdoor play areas that explore the world of work with a variety of career-based exhibits.
Tinker, build, create, climb and more at Leonardo’s Children’s Museum in Enid. The two-story museum offers interactive experiences for even the youngest in the family. The dedicated toddler area has a touch wall and other manipulatives for hands-on play.
Bookstores like Barnes & Noble, Full Circle and Best of Books are great spots for a quick outing with a toddler because they usually have train tables and other activity tables, story times and more, plus plenty of books browse to keep your reading routine fresh.
For even more things to do with toddlers and preschoolers, visit our Ages & Stages page dedicated to those early years.