MacKID Picks: Create, Experiment, and Play at These 5 Events This Week

Family fun Jan. 25-Feb. 1

By Kara Murphy January 24, 2023

From being inspired at Crayola Creativity Week to conducting your own science experiments, we have a great selection of at-home events for you this week! Here are five fun virtual events you can enjoy with your kids the week of Jan. 25-Feb. 1. Best part? All are completely free!

1. Crayola Creativity Week

Your child could have their artwork featured in a KIDZ BOP music video!

That's just one of the amazing opportunities available during Crayola Creativity Week Jan. 23 to 29. The week's lineup of events also includes daily fun learning activities and lots of giveaways! There is also a great lineup of speakers and illustrators all week long, including comedians, child actors, and singers. Through Sunday, Jan. 29

2. Party With Your Favorite Teddy Bear

Have a fun party with your favorite stuffed animal! Librarians from the New York Public Library will read stories, sing songs, and do crafts at this "Teddy Bear Sleepover." Children will make a blanket for their favorite teddy. Thursday, Jan. 26

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3. Dive Deep Into The Unique Lives of Water Creatures

WonderLab Museum in Bloomington, Indiana, is hosting a virtual hour called 'Dive Deeper' during which children will explore different ways water can be measured and how its characteristics make aquatic life possible. Children will also be invited to take part in a simple at-home science experiment. Friday, Jan. 27

4. Learn How Baby Animals Change As They Grow

Aquarium of the Pacific, in Long Beach, Calif., is hosting a virtual YouTube event about baby animals and how they change throughout their lives. Monday, Jan. 30

5. Songwriting 101: Learn How to Write a Song as a Family

Does your little one have big music dreams? Join an educator from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and a professional songwriter to teach your little musician the basics of how to write a song! This event is hosted by American Family Insurance's DreamBank. Tuesday, Jan. 31