Family Fun

Hey, mom and dad. If you’re grappling for things to do in metro Detroit with kids, you’re in the right place. Whatever the weather, and whether at home or on the go. Metro Parent Daily has you covered in Family Fun, from fun things to do in Ann Arbor for kids to how to teach a kid to whistle or learn some photography skills. Make those “I’m bored” complaints vanish from your family’s home right now!

Wondering what to do in Detroit today? Start with a big variety of kid-friendly play destinations. With options like indoor trampoline parks to big-action zip line and climbing adventures outdoors, it’s easy to let kids blow off lots of steam. For lower-key action, southeast Michigan is home to more than one fun planetarium for kids, along with venues where you can have fun with Legos, slot cars, factory tours (including a real Motor City automaker) and even painting your own pop art. And when it comes to Detroit area things to do near you with kids in tow, our city roundup guides can’t be beat. Find cool attractions for families anywhere from Northville to Clinton Township.

We love seasonal fun in southeast Michigan, too. Bust cabin fever with awesome things to do in Detroit in the winter. Break into spring with cool kids’ activities and ideas. Want fun things to do in the summer for kids? We highlight the can’t-miss attractions, plus fun classic things you can do in your own backyard, like sidewalk games and learning how to do a cartwheel. Is it autumn already? Well, don’t be frightened. Find a festive hayride for your toddler or get, if you prefer, get scared silly at Erebus haunted house in Pontiac – or many other Halloween attractions your teenager will love.

So, when it comes to things to do in metro Detroit with kids, your search starts and stops here.