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Spring Break Day-By-Day Family Fun Plan

by Lindsay Cuomo

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The kids are out of school and you need some ideas to keep them entertained! Our guide to spring break activities features dozens of special events happening during the break, but we’ve hand-selected some of our favorites to give you this day-by-day plan for spring break fun.

Our gift to you, from one parent to another: Planning work done, enjoy!

Friday, March 11: Take a family road trip! Our Exploring Oklahoma With Children Travel page features trips throughout the Sooner state that are perfect for families including destinations to explore Route 66, art and nature, plus perfect spots for every season.

Saturday, March 12: Come hang out with us at Geekapalooza: A STEAM Festival for Kids! Make your own lightsaber with Boeing, hold a baby kangaroo, experiment with augmented reality and much more, plus meet the Millwood Public Schools robotics team, Miss Indian Oklahoma Madison Whitekiller and local meteorologist Damien Lodes. There will also be food trucks and Kona ice so you can stay fueled all day.

Sunday, March 13: Plan a night of fun retro-style at Skate Galaxy. Family night packages include a pizza dinner and skate rentals for up to 5 family members.

Monday, March 14: Get the wiggles out at a playground! Myriad Gardens will be blooming with 42,000 spring bulbs and hosting daily activities in the Children’s Garden. Monday’s activity will be glitter sensory bottles.

Tuesday, March 15: Engage your kids in tinkering at a local makerspace. Watch your child transform from a consumer to a creator with hands-on high-tech and low-tech tools available at a variety of makerspace in the Oklahoma City metro!

Wednesday, March 16: Oklahoma City Museum of Art has a special week planned for families. Kicking off on Tuesday and continuing through Sunday, the museum will have special family-friendly activities every day, special guests (hint: be ready to Thunder Up! on Tuesday) and, of course, amazing art. Spring Break might be your last chance to see Dale Chihuly’s glass for a while. The museum owns one of the largest collections of Chihuly glass in the world and will be closing the exhibition for a refresh.

Be sure to stop in to see the brand new exhibition, The Perfect Shot, to see photos by iconic sports photographer Walter Iooss Jr.

Thursday, March 17: Illustrated letters were an elegant way to communicate in the early years of the American West. Many of these letters help shape our understanding of the time. Learn how to create your own during the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s spring break drop-in activities. The family-friendly activities will be available while supplies last each day between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Friday, March 18: Create your own tie-dye t-shirt at Unpluggits. Enjoy storytime, an art-making session to create your own one-of-a-kind fashion and then play in their indoor playspace. Sessions are at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. and are $25 per child.

Saturday, March 19:  Celebrate the first official day of Spring with a nature hike! There are close-to-home options in the metro or make a day (or weekend) of it and head out on a nature road trip.

Sunday, March 20: Dinosaurs are roaring into Oklahoma City during spring break. Jurassic Quest, an interactive dino adventure, lets families get up-close and personal with realistic dinos! Ride on dino-themed rides, watch dino shows and more. Sunday is your last chance to see Jurassic Quest before the event moves onto the next city.

Want more family fun? Just check our calendar or our special guides filled with Spring Break Fun!

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