Sumo Wrestling King size pillows + Dad's old t-shirts = sumo wrestling fun. Seriously mama, when you can't tell your hyper, rambunctious, filled-with-way-too-much-energy kids to take it outside, let them wrestle, sumo-style, with this fun idea featured on allfortheboys.com.
Sat 11-2 ..If you’ve been meaning to check out the new MOHAI location at South Lake Union, this family-focused space makes learning Seattle history fun! And with special Saturday Family Labs, you and the kiddos can spend time doing exhibit-themed activities in the MOHAI Learning Center. New activities are offered each week from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, including take-home crafts, collaborative games, and hands-on artifact exploration.
Spider web game. Just use painter's tape to make the web and have the kids throw wads of paper at it to see if they can get it to stick. What a great rainy day activity!
Mockingbird Books in Seattle's Green Lake neighborhood. Mockingbird Books has an 11 a.m. story-time every day (except Sunday), train table, puzzles, a wonderful selection of books -- plus good coffee and adult books so you can sneak a few minutes of perusing in while your kids play.
The Nest in Woodinville. Need to run some errands? Drop off the kiddos for some arts & crafts, music, movement and age-appropriate open play while you finish up your daily chores. Check the events calendar for featured daily activities and what's in store for your tot's play day.
Mosaic Coffeehouse in Wallingford. This unique community coffeehouse, housed in the basement of a church, offers good coffee and snacks, only charges you what you can afford, and offers a complete playroom outfitted with a train table, books, toys and more.