Des Moines this Winter for Kids
Des Moines this winter for kidas can be brutal, but there are a TON of things to do in Central Iowa! Check out all these great guides and resources to keep YOU and your kiddos busy, entertained and active this Winter in Des Moines. Make sure to check out our event calendar for a complete schedule too.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these fun events, activities, crafts and more in Des Moines this winter.
- Valentine Sweetheart Dances 2018
- Valentine’s Day 2018: Date Night!
- Bath Bomb Valentine’s with Essential Oils
- Valentine’s Day with Farm Baby Foods
Get outside and play in the snow. Check out these great tips, activities and reviews for outdoor fun in Des Moines this winter.
- 10 Fun Snow & Ice Activities For Kids
- Sleepy Hollow Sports Park: No Snow, No Problem!
- Winter Hiking with Kids
- Snow Tubing at Seven Oaks with Kids
Burn off some energy indoors in Des Moines this winter. Check out this giant compilation of places to run and play all while staying warm.
- 100 Indoor Activities for Winter
- A Store You Can Play At?
- Place to Jump & Bounce
- Des Moines Indoor Activities for Kids
- 45 Places For Family Fun this Winter
- Reiman Gardens: Fun Inside & Out
- Valley Community Center
- Valley Community Center: Tot Town
- Valley Community Center: Kids Classes
- TigerLily STEM
- Central Iowa Winter Programs 2017
- Des Moines Children’s Museum at Valley West Mall
- Pioneer Columbus Community Center: Imagination Playschool
- Volunteer at the Des Moines Children’s Museum
- Day Trip to Grimes, Iowa
- Hop-A-Lot Indoors!
- A Day of Fun at Merle Hay Mall
Indoor Birthday Parties
Celebrate your child’s birthday indoors this winter in Des Moines. This is a great list of ideas and a few reviews of personal experiences.
Make sure you are reading lots and visiting your local library. The library is a great place to have fun and learn during the winter in Des Moines.
- 1000 Books Before Kindergarten
- Library Spotlight: Waukee Library
- Library Spotlight: Urbandale Library
- Library Spotlight: West Des Moines Library
Stay active whether it is indoors or outdoors this winter in Des Moines. There are some great lists and suggestions to keep in mind.
- Skating in Central Iowa
- Central Iowa Bowling Fun!
- Indoor Swimming
- Skate North Incrediroll: Toddler Fun!
- Brenton Skating Plaza
- The Best Yoga Poses for Kids
- Five Ways to Cure Kids Cabin Fever