Kid-Friendly Things to do in Delaware
Take a break from classroom Zooms and sensory overloading screen time! From at-home activities to socially distanced adventures, here are some kid-friendly things to do in Delaware together with your household.
Biggs Museum of American Art (Dover) - The First Saturday of every month is Biggs Kids. Enjoy a free digital workshop and enjoy free admission at the museum. The museum is open during the week and reservations are strongly recommended.
Delaware State Parks (Statewide) - Enjoy some socially distanced themed programming and winter scenery on a hike through one of Delaware’s State parks.
Dirty Hands DIY at-home kit (Delivered to your door) - At home art kits for the young and young at heart. With several kits to choose from, like acrylic pours, string art, and the seasonally themed felt wreath, there’s no shortage of fun to be had.
First State Heritage Park (Dover) – Step away from your digital devices and stroll through Delaware’s history with Walking Tours of the Green. Get a glimpse of days gone by and make a reservation online.
Hagley Museum and Library (Wilmington) – Learning doesn’t stop just because it’s the weekend. Hagley’s ongoing Science Saturday is rotating science and engineering challenges for kids of all ages. Free with the price of admission, Science Saturday covers STEM topics like steam power and thermal energy.
Kids' Ketch (Lewes) - Keep your little ones happy with kid powered toys from all the best brands while supporting a local business that has been a part of Lewes for over 30 years. And with virtual shopping, curbside pickup, local delivery and shipping, you can safely shop and stay stocked with blocks, kitchen play sets, dress-up clothing and puppets.
Lefty’s Alley and Eats (Lewes) - Looking for something a little different? Lefty’s is open for bowling with advanced reservations, enhanced deep cleaning procedures, and social distancing. It’s reservations only, so be sure to grab your spot as only 8 lanes are open.
Wilmington and Western Railroad (Wilmington) - It’s all aboard for a ride through historic and scenic Northern Delaware. Wilmington and Western has added even more heated passenger cars to allow for window down socially distanced train rides.
Please remember to plan ahead and maintain social distancing. Please wear a face covering, bring hand sanitizer, and only travel with those within your immediate family unit. Make sure to review guidelines before arriving at your destination. Some locations may be operating under different capacity or require reservations. Please remember to stay home if you are sick.