Things to do with kids in Dallas-Fort Worth

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There are TONS of things to do with kids in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.  The DFW metroplex has many family resources that make it easy to plan for a family day out or a series of classes for kids.

With the help of North Texas Kids and Kids Activities Blog, we have assembled a list of must-do’s for kids in the Dallas area:

 

Learning in DFW is fun

LearningRx Brain Training

learningrx dallas fort worth

LearningRx Frisco 972-432-6544

LearningRX Preston-Royal 972-267-8900

LearningRx Plano 972-267-8900

Our Brain Training Center is here to strengthen your brain so that learning and reading become easier. The way brain training works is amazing – we focus on a person’s underlying cognitive skills, strengthening and correcting weaknesses, so that the capacity to learn is increased. Come by our center, and we will personally show you around. People are achieving their full potential to learn, read, and succeed in school and in life at LearningRx!

SciTech Discovery Center

sci-tech discovery center

8004 N. Dallas Pkwy
Frisco, TX 75034
972-546-3050
www.mindstretchingfun.org

The Sci-Tech Discovery Center provides dynamic educational experiences that inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to embrace discovery and innovation through the active exploration of science, math and technology.

Bright ideas! That%u2019s what Sci-Tech Discovery Center hopes to inspire by providing hands-on discovery experiences in the essential areas of science, math and technology to kids of all ages and backgrounds. Sci-Tech Discovery Center seeks to spark a life-long interest and help equip our area%u2019s children with these advanced skills. At Sci-Tech we believe in advancing education and providing inspiration to the next generation of engineers, scientists, educators and innovators.


Arts/Drama in DFW

Art & Soul Art Studio – Plano

Art and Soul logo - Dallas Fort Worth

 

4621 W Park Blvd # 105 Plano, TX 75093 (972) 599-2529

www.artsoulartstudio.com

[email protected]

Painting is Good for the Soul.

Art and Soul pottery

Art & Soul has an expansive variety of banks, pizza plates, ring holders, flower pots, girl/boy items and much more. All items are fired in a kiln & food safe. We supply idea books, stencils and valuable painting tips. Relax and embrace your originality! No experience necessary. NO STUDIO FEE (paint, glazing & firing included in price). Walk-ins are welcome.

Need a gift? Art & Soul makes gift-giving EASY. Looking for an original, personalized gift? Our custom artist can paint designs for Teachers, Coaches, Grandparents, Mother’s Day, Holidays and any other occasion. Select from our extensive portfolio of designs or bring your own!

 


The Artist Within

The Artist Within Dallas Fort Worth

2001 Coit Rd, Ste 206. Plano, TX 75075 972-596-6077

www.aristwithin.com

Artist Within on FB

The Artist Within is an independent studio located in Plano, Texas, that offers art classes for everyone – children, youth, and adults – individuals and groups.

The Artist Wihin Dallas Fort Worth

They specialize in instruction for children and special needs students, and includes general classes for all ages interested in broadening their horizons in art appreciation. Creating art is one of the most natural ways for a child to improve motor skills and build confidence through self expression.

 


Cheer/Gymnastics/Dance in Dallas-Fort Worth

Eagle Gymnastics

Eagle Gymnastics Academy logo Dallas Fort Worth

6085 Sports Village Rd Frisco, TX 75034

972-712-4644

www.eaglegymnastics.com

[email protected]

Where children soar to new heights!

Eagle Gymnastics Academy

We strive to provide quality programs that focus on FUN, FITNESS and FUNDAMENTALS to children of all ages. Our professional coaching staff is committed to providing our young champions a strong foundation for learning and the confidence they need to succeed.


Gotta Dance

Gotta Dance logo Dallas Fort Worth

3131 Custer Road Suite #195 Plano, Texas 75075

972.769.0017 (office) 972.769.9325 (fax)

[email protected]

www.gottadanceplano.com

Gotta Dance would like to welcome you to the wonderful world of ballet, tap, jazz and modern dance, as it comes to life in our classes for children of all ages.

For our younger students, it’s a world of magic and make-believe. For those who are older, it offers the challenge to achieve professional excellence without the intense competition that can lead to stress and pressure. At Gotta Dance, we take students gently and confidently from one level to the next, as they perfect their technique. Our highly skilled teachers communicate their lifetime love of dance, making every class fun!


Music Lessons in the Dallas area

Gray School of Music

Gray School of Music Dallas Fort Worth

11661 Preston Rd. Suite 136 Dallas, TX 75230

214-369-7772

www.grayschoolofmusic.com

Gray School of Music

More than 40 years experience teaching in the Dallas area are invested in the finest professional instruction, facilities, instruments, and state-of-the-art technology so that lessons result in a lifelong joy of music for students of all types from the basic beginner leisure musician to the serious student of music, ages 0-100


Penny Michalec

Gray School of Music Dallas

Penny Michalec

Flutist

214-232-2374

Available for private lessons, evnets or weddings

I have taught for over twenty years as an approved private music teacher. Students have come from both private and public schools (Richardson, Plano, Garland, Wylie, Rowlette and Dallas areas).

I was taught by prominent music teachers on piano and the flute. I have learned from the best teachers and therefore pass on the best teachings of tone and technique to my students. I make use of my experience in band, orchestra, flute solo/ensemble and wedding work. (I have performed in the U.S.A. and Europe.)

Usually students start flute in the 6th grade and continue through the 12th grade and college. I delight in working with students to prepare for performance of solos/ensembles and college auditions.

There has always been in my life a true love of music and teaching. Accepting new students.

 Sports/Fitness classes for kids in Dallas-Fort Worth

Aqua-Fit Swim & Wellness Center

Aqua Fit Dallas Fort Worth

1400 Summit Ave. D2 Plano, TX. 75074

Call: 972-578-SWIM (7946)

www.aquafitplano.com

[email protected]

A unique land and water oasis* offering life saving swimming classes, aquatic skills and wellness options for all ages. A warm salt water indoor pool provides a platform for compassionate instructors to engage students in a fun social environment. Oh, by the way, we have our very own Swim Whisperer, Mimi Conner, in residence. Catch the wave and visit us to share this experience for you and your family.


Dr Pepper Starcenter

Dr Pepper Star Center logo Dallas Fort Worth

Locations in McKinney, Frisco, Farmers Branch, Euless

www.drpepperstarcenter.com

214-GO-SKATE

We provide general skating and learn to skate lessons. We also have hockey leagues for all ages and abilities. Our facilities are available for parties, celebrations, and other social gatherings. Our pro shop is a great place to purchase all of your skating equipment. www.facebook.com/drpepperstarcenter


Emler Swim School

Emler Swim School Logo

4621 West Park Blvd, Suite #104 Plano, TX 75093

972-599-SWIM (7946)

http://www.iswimemler.com

Emler Swim School Dallas Fort Worth

Children learn best when they are happy and secure. Emler Swim School is all about students having fun while developing swim skills. We provide a non-threatening and nurturing environment, full of creative teaching methods to ensure that each student is comfortable and confident in the water. Give your child the Emler advantage. Emler staff is trained to make your child%u2019s lessons a tender, cherished time where you can watch in comfort as your child is introduced to a new and exciting aquatic world.


Kidokinetics

Kidokinetics logo dallas fort worth

Fun Fitness, Sports and Physical Education Classes for Young Boys and Girls!

(214) 484-4734

www.kidokinetics.com

Kidokinetics Dallas email: [email protected]

Classes now being offered at Frisco Athletic Center and Plano Parks Tom Muhlenbeck Center! Over 30 sports activities with a new activity introduced each week. Classes include Mommy/Daddy and Me, Sports Enrichment for 2-5 years old and a sports after school program (Frisco Athletic Center only) Morning and Afternoon Classes are offered Details and Registration online at www.friscofun.org or Leisure Online at www.plano.gov Follow us on Facebook at Kidokinetics a Fun Way to Fitness


PSA (Plano Sports Authority)

Plano Sports Authority logo - PSA

PSA Center 6500 Preston Meadow Plano, TX 75024

972.208.5437

www.psaplano.org

[email protected]

We provide quality year-round recreational sports leagues to all boys and girls who live within the Plano Independent School District and surrounding areas. PSA feels there is no greater investment to the community’s youth than the development of character, fellowship and sportsmanship through sports. PSA is dedicated to seeing every young person who wants to play sports has that opportunity regardless of race, color of creed or his or her ability to pay.


The Ice at Stonebriar

Ice at Stonebriar logo

Call Patsy 972-731-9600

www.stonebriarice.com

LET US SKATE!

The Ice at Stonebriar pic

The Ice at Stonebriar has you covered with daily public sessions, skating lessons for tots through adults, group rates, hockey lessons, birthday parties for broomball and ice skating, Boy/Girl Scout badge program, private lessons by certified instructors.

 

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She is the mom of three boys ages 7, 10 and 12 who partially homeschools. She believes that you shouldn't have to buy stuff to have fun when there is a kitchen junk drawer full of possibilities.

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