Baby and Toddler Virtual Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for something fun to do with your baby or toddler this weekend? Check out these virtual events sponsored by groups in metro Detroit, Ann Arbor and beyond.

Toddler sitting on her dads lap

Practicing social distancing is key to preventing the spread of the coronavirus, which is why Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has issued a stay-in-place order for the state of Michigan.

Families all over the Mitten State will be confined for weeks but that doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun at home. Not sure how to keep your baby or toddler entertained? Read on for some fun virtual ideas.

Educational Activities with the Huron-Clinton Metroparks

The Huron-Clinton Metroparks are open but their programming is still happening virtually. Don’t miss the preschool-friendly songs, animal programming and more.

Online Art Activities

Enjoy virtual arts programming and crafts with the Ann Arbor Art Center. Interviews with local artists for older kids, too.

Animal Lessons with the Detroit Zoo

Got an animal enthusiast on your hands? The Detroit Zoo’s Facebook page features educational posts on the animals that live there.

Nickelodeon’s #KidsTogether

This global initiative uses Nickelodeon characters from beloved shows like SpongeBob SquarePants, Blue’s Clues and Bubble Guppies to promote healthy living through short videos, downloadable activities and more.

Virtual Staycation with Pure Michigan

Take your child on a virtual tour around the state to see the beaches, the forests and much more.

Looking for even more things to do with babies and toddlers? Check out these posts

Coloring pages for kids

Child coloring with a colored pencil

Kids can get colorful and creative with these fun and free coloring pages for kids, which include friendly monsters, Detroit Tigers, Disney characters and more.

Activities for kids of all abilities

Looking for things to do indoors with a young child or a child who has special needs? Here, we offer 8 creative indoor activities for kids of all abilities to try.

Watch this, do that

Image from frozen with an arrow pointing to a braid
First image from the Disney film “Frozen.” Second image stock of a braid.

Find kid-friendly activities based on your child’s favorite flicks!

U-Pick Berry Farms

A woman and child holding a basket of strawberries while sitting in a strawberry field

Berry-picking is great fun and good for social distancing. Find some sweet options at these u-pick berry farms in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.

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