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low cost or free places to go with the kids?

What are some low cost or free if you have food stamps places to take the kids? I know that the zoo lets you in but wanted to know if there were any other places or suggestions that were pretty cheap to take the kids to get out of the house, have fun and learn.

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:57 AM on Jan. 31, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • library

    Answer by CraftingMama at 11:57 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Library! The Humane Society.

    Answer by TARARENEE at 11:58 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • You could go to the library, a nature center, a hiking trail, the park...You could make and fly a kite or go for a bike ride. You could call the movie theater to find out if they have a family or kids day where you get in for special features for very little cash, or find a dollar theater. Go out and do something good for the community. Sing songs to the elderly at a nursing home. Pick up trash at a park or near a river/creek. Draw pictures for the firefighters and take them down to the station with some homemade cookies (they'll give you a great private tour for it)!

    Answer by misses_nick at 12:01 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • I don't know where you live but I will list off places that we go. Fairy Tale Town $4/person free if you are 3 and under. Bounce U its a giant bounce house for $7/kid and free for under two and free for the parents. Library, Parks, Malls at the play area(s), McDonalds or any fast food restaurant with play areas. Hope this helps!

    Answer by dragonqueen at 12:03 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • What the zoo lets you in for free if you are on food stamps? I've never heard of that. Here I am broke dont qualify for food stamps and trying to find the money to buy my annual zoo pass. How would it be

    Answer by mtnaspen at 12:05 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • kids eat free at Mc donalds, chickfila, Captain D'S ETC restaurants are big on this now a days.

    Answer by hollinshead at 12:29 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • call any museums in the area and ask if they free days. Lots do. GL

    Answer by elizabr at 12:35 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Playgroups, story hours, the library, free or 1/2 price day at museums. Our library has a lot of free activities like movie nights and different kinds of workshops or entertainment, and in addition there is a bulletin board there that has all kinds of local things going on. Our WIC office is also always mailing us flyers about activities offered through our local Success by Six program that are fun and free.

    Answer by riotgrrl at 1:29 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • A childrens museum, local play park, library...

    Answer by summerbear at 6:55 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

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