Where to find weekly story time sessions; the best children's sections (for books and play) at local libraries, online resources, and apps. All to help encourage language development, develop voracious readers, and overcome "that favorite book" fatigue in parents.
WET & WETTER
Local and community beaches, swimming pools, swimming lessons, water parks (a little futher afield), and other forms of wet play...
playgroups & play TIMES
Besides organizing your own, there are a number of places that offer sanity in the form of get-together's with other parents and young children at a regular venue and time of the week.
parks and playgrounds
Parks, play fields and, most importantly, children's playgrounds, to keep their running, climbing and sliding needs satisfied...
on the farm
Petting corners, working farms, agricultural museum & festivals,
busy in the garden
annual events to watch out for
For those long snowy months, knowing your options for indoor soft play, jungle gyms, bouncy castles, climbing walls and more besides can be a lifesaver as well as making you (briefly) into parent/guardian of the century!
wild things & nature centers
The very best nature centers... and so on.