Kids Activities in Bellaire

Admission for Two or Four, or Family Membership to The Health Museum (Up to 50% Off)

The Health Museum

The Museum District

Museum visit lets guests explore the body; annual memberships include perks such as VIP events, member-only activities & exclusive discounts

$16 $10

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$16 for Two 60-Minute Indoor Trampoline Jump Sessions at Sky Zone ($26 Value)

Sky Zone

Colony Crossing

Indoor trampoline courts with angled walls, foam pit, and activities such as dodge ball

$26 $16

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Ivan Amodei's "Intimate Illusions" on December 26 or 27 (Up to 52% Off)

Ivan Amodei's "Intimate Illusions"

Four Seasons Houston

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An award-winning magician dazzles with carefully wrought illusions and witty banter, accompanied by a live cellist

$75 $35

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Five Indoor Play Sessions for One or Two Children at Fun Little Tykes (Up to 43% Off)

Fun Little Tykes

Kingwood

Kids from birth to age 9 climb, crawl, jump, and play in a safe indoor environment while parents enjoy Wi-Fi access or play along

$50 $30

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Shark! Exhibit and Permanent Exhibits for Two or Four at Houston Museum of Natural Science (Up to 51% Off)

Houston Museum of Natural Science

The Museum District

Groups of two or four view live sharks at the shark exhibit, then explore the science museum’s permanent exhibits

$50 $25

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One-Year Individual, Household, or Friend Membership to Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (Up to 56% Off)

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

The Museum District

Memberships to a contemporary art museum with 8–10 exhibits each year includes invitations to openings and discounts at the gift shop

$75 $35

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Visit for Two, Four, or Six or an Annual Family Membership to the Houston Fire Museum (50% Off)

Houston Fire Museum

Midtown

Friends and families learn about the history of fire fighting in the Houston area while enjoying touring exhibits and access to events

$10 $5

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Two Hours of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Emerald Bowl (Up to 71% Off)

Emerald Bowl

Alief

Two, four, or six bowlers try to knock down pins on 1 of 40 gleaming lanes in rented shoes

$45 $19

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One or Two Months of Piano Lessons at Sebastrian's School of Music and Fine Arts (Up to 70% Off)

Sebastrian's School of Music and Fine Arts

Cornerstone Village North

Learn the musical basics or hone specific skills during weekly piano lessons

$125 $39

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Go-Karts, Mini Golf, and Arcade Tokens for Two or Four at Zuma Fun Centers (Up to 53% Off)

Zuma Fun Centers

Sharpstown

Patrons zoom around go-kart tracks, putt along mini golf course, and test their skills in the arcade

$35 $18

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Go Karts, Video Games, and a Meal for Two, Four, Six, or Eight at Funplex (55% Off)

Funplex

Rosewood Manor

Five-acre fun park hosts an indoor go-kart track that launches drivers up to 22 mph; pizza, hot dogs, and nachos quell hungers

$77.78 $37

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Visit for Two, Four, or Six to The 1940 Air Terminal Museum (Up to Half Off)

1940 Air Terminal Museum

Greater Hobby Area

Museum in art-deco airport terminal charts heritage of business and civil aviation via memorabilia and hangar of restored original aircrafts

$10 $5

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On-Location Face-Painter, Balloon-Twister, or Both from Twila's Twisters (Up to 51% Off). Three Options Available.

Twila's Twisters

Redeem from Home

Artists twist, pinch, and pull balloons into whimsical creations on location; face-painters can also enliven special events

$160 $79

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One, Three, or Five Half-Hour Machine Pitch Batting-Cage Sessions at Advantage Baseball (Up to 71% Off)

Advantage Baseball

Copperfield

Automatic pitching machines throw baseballs at speeds ranging between 45 mph and 80 mph

$26.86 $13

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$29 for Three Months of 3D Guitar Lessons Online from iPerform 3D Online Guitar Lessons ($168.85 Value)

iPerform 3D Online Guitar Lessons

Online Deal

Online lessons use 3D tech with video, tabs and backing tracks to let users follow along from any angle and create customizable lesson plans

$168.85 $29

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$20 for 1 Hour of Bowling and Shoe Rentals for 4 at Armadilla Lanes ($42 Value). Two Locations Available.

Armadilla Lanes

Multiple Locations

Bowling facilities with optional bumpers and special music nights with DJs

$42 $20

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Admission and Guided Tour for Two or Four at Czech Center Museum (Up to 46% Off)

Czech Center Museum

The Museum District

Museum showcases the culture, art, and people of Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia, and Slovakia

$12 $7

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$209 for $380 Groupon — MASTERMIND Education Solutions, LLC (Educational Training & Consulting)

Mastermind Education Solutions, Llc (educational Training & Consulting)

Sharpstown

We find money for your education; scholarship search program and scholarship letter writing service

$380 $209

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Full-Day Houston Maritime Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to Half Off)

Houston Maritime Museum

University Place

Learn about maritime history by exploring a collection of model ships, maritime artifacts, and an exhibit dedicated to the Port of Houston

$10 $5

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$45 for Three 60-Minute Basketball Skills Sessions for Ages 6-21 XrossOver Academy Houston ($90 Value)

XrossOver Academy Houston

Westwood

Knowledgable coaches teach players fundamentals that improve all-around skills, for anyone ages 6-21

$90 $45

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One Glittery Glam Express Package or a 90-Minute Party for Up to Eight Kids at Sweet & Sassy (Up to 60% Off)

Sweet & Sassy

Sugar Land Town Square

Aestheticians pamper kids with makeup, nail polish, and party updos

$29.95 $15

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Two or Four Admissions, or Brewster's Fun Bash Party for Up to 16 at Stomping Grounds Playland (Up to 48% Off)

Stomping Grounds Playland

First Colony Commons

Kids frolic on giant play structures or inside a revamped toddler area while parents enjoy gourmet coffee and sandwiches

$15.50 $8

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$18 for $35 Groupon — Line Drive Sports

Line Drive Sports

Pearland

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$35 $18

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Round of Mini Golf for Four or Six with Drinks at Pitch Putt & Play in Pearland (Up to 54% Off)

Pitch Putt & Play

Pearland

18-hole mini-golf course incorporates tunnels, waterfalls, and contoured greens into its winding design

$43.02 $20

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5, 10, or 15 Kids' Bounce-House Sessions or $55 for $110 Toward a Party at Lone Star Bounce Town

Lone Star Bounce Town

Pearland

9,000 sq. ft. space furnishes birthday parties and open play with Disney-inspired inflatables, toys, and a café with free WiFi for parents

$40 $21

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$29 for 10 Visit Open-Jump Pass at Pump It Up Katy Location or The Woodlands Location ($60 Value)

Pump It Up

Multiple Locations

Kids unleash excess energy on an indoor playground of inflatable attractions

$60 $29

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One Month of Wee Rock Music Classes or Four Private Music Lessons at Rockology Music Academy (Up to 76% Off)

Rockology Music Academy

Katy

Wee Rock is designed for early childhood development in musical concepts for kids 7 and younger; private lessons offer one-on-one attention

$80 $19

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Arrive & Drive Go-Kart Package for One or Two at Pole Position Raceway (Up to 49% Off). Three Options Available.

Pole Position Raceway

Webster

Adult drivers slide behind the wheel of electric go-karts bolstered by 18 horsepower that allows for speeds up to 45 mph on the indoor track

$73.85 $40

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5 or 10 Open Bounce Sessions at Jump N Jungle (Up to 54% Off)

Jump N Jungle

Webster

Kids’ indoor playground filled with inflatable castles, slides, and obstacle courses

$35 $18

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Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Rosenberg Railroad Museum (Up to 47% Off)

Rosenberg Railroad Museum

Rosenberg

Explore Rosenberg’s railway-ridden past through a collection of historic railcars and model trains

$10 $6

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$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($ 129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

$129.95 $49

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One-Year Membership for Two Adults or Family to San Jacinto Museum of History (Up to 56% Off)

San Jacinto Museum of History

Southeast Harris

Artifacts and artwork from Mexican Texas, the Texas revolution, and the Republic of Texas; memberships include gifts and discounts

$75 $35

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Two-Hour Paddleboard Rental for One or Two at All Points of Sail Sailing School (Up to 51% Off)

All Points of Sail Sailing School

Seabrook

Navigate the waters of Clear Lake and Galveston Bay atop paddleboards

$35 $17

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Dragster Ride-Along or Drive from Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience (Up to 31% Off). Four Options Available.

Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience

Multiple Locations

Dragster creates g-force as drivers accelerate to speeds of 100+ mph during ride-alongs or self-piloted adventures

$169 $119

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$12 for a Crocodile Tour for Two at Crocodile Encounter (Up to $23.90 Value)

Crocodile Encounter

Angleton

Guests see Nile crocodiles and feed giant tortoises during hands-on guided tours of reptile show's facility

$23.90 $12

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One-Hour Guided Stand-Up Paddleboard Tour for One, Two, or Four from Houston Kiteboarding (Up to 66% Off)

Houston Kiteboarding

Texas City

Instructors teach stand-up paddleboard basics, and then lead groups on a 2.5-mile journey through shallow waters and bird sanctuaries

$120 $45

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Four Private Music Lessons from Farland Music (51% Off)

Farland Music

Conroe

Learn to play the guitar, bass, drums, or piano; one 30-minute lessor per week for students of all ages

$100 $49

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Self-Guided Paddle and Pedal Tour for Two, Four, or Six from North Lake Conroe Paddling Co. (Up to 55%)

North Lake Conroe Paddling Co.

Willis

Visitors bring their own bikes and get kayaks for a day spent exploring Lake Conroe's northern shore

$170 $79

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Two-Hour Standup-Paddleboard Rental for One or Two at Beach Town Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Beach Town Tours

Galveston

Navigate the waters for two hours aboard a buoyant paddleboard

$50 $25

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Admission for Two or Four, or One-Year Individual or Family Membership at Matagorda County Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Matagorda County Museum

Bay City

Recreations and real artifacts depict important county events; kids explore a 19th-Century replica town with a schoolhouse, corral, and more

$8 $5

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Individual or Family Membership or Kids' Birthday Party at El Campo Museum of Natural History (Up to 56% Off)

El Campo Museum of Natural History

El Campo

Learn about bears, waterfowl, and jungle animals in exhibits featuring over 500 taxidermied specimens from around the world

$25 $12

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Admission for Two, Four, or Up to Eight to Sam Houston Memorial Museum (Up to 47% Off)

Sam Houston Memorial Museum

Huntsville

15-acre museum honors the life and times of Sam Houston through artifacts and historical exhibits relating to the legendary Texan

$8 $5

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Up to 50% Off Mini Golf — Colorado Canyon

Colorado Canyon

Beaumont

A 16 ft. waterfall and a private island surround greens on two 18-hole mini-golf courses outside, and a gaming arcade offers thrills inside

$20 $10

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While many children learn by performing hands-on tasks, school systems have yet to figure out how to incorporate gardens, imagination workshops, and towering aqueduct mazes into their budgets. With 90,000 square feet of hands-on exhibits, the Children's Museum of Houston sparks creativity by allowing kids to explore 14 learning stations. Ranked No. 1 among the 10 best children's museums in the nation by Parents magazine, named one of the 12 best children's museums in the country by Forbes.com and one of the 10 best by USA TODAY, and voted Best Museum in 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2014 by the Houston A-List Poll, the museum has accrued a lot of praise. The Huffington Post has also given a nod to the Children's Museum of Houston, which encourages children to explore their curious nature with a variety of interactive exhibits. Exhibits include the interactive EcoStation, a solar-powered outdoor utopia with activities such as stream creation and leaf rubbing that inspire kids to think about environmental responsibility. At the Invention Convention workshop, kids can explore engineering possibilities with building blocks, propellers, and even basic robotics. The sprawling cityscape of Kidtropolis invites children to participate in a simulated economy. The experience requires them to earn paychecks, budget money on pretend debit cards, vote for political candidates, and learn how to obsessively check milk expiration dates at the onsite grocery store.

1500 Binz St.
Houston,
TX
US

Jutting above the street, the modernist lines of Rafael Moneo's Audrey Jones Beck Building echo the eclectic collection found within. Under sky openings that let in natural light and the bitter gazes of pigeons who can’t seem to get their work shown, visitors meander through galleries that span the breadth of human artistry, from ancient sculpture to modern painting. Noteworthy works from the more than 64,000 pieces include Pablo Picasso's colorful cubist Two Women in Front of a Window, Edgar Degas's achingly expressionistic Woman Drying Herself, and an untitled sketch by Jackson Pollock that shows his wild, abstract genius evolving toward his celebrated drip paintings. A treasure trove of cultural artifacts from Africa, Asia, and the Americas expands the museum’s scope and transports visitors back in time as they gaze on a palpably pensive ceramic ballplayer from Mexico's Classic Veracruz culture or a life-size royal head forged from copper for a Nigerian royal court.

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1001 Bissonnet St
Houston,
TX
US

With the sound of fast-approaching engines roaring in your ear, you jam your foot down even harder on the gas pedal and narrow your eyes at the upcoming left-hand turn, determined not to let up even for an instant. If you do, there’s a good chance that your new view will consist of your competition gloating triumphantly while they zip past you on the track. You may only be driving a GT-5 Sodikart, and not a tricked-out racecar, but you absolutely refuse to let any of the other adult or—gulp—junior drivers beat you.

Track 21 lets speed-demons careen around one of three indoor go-kart tracks at speeds of up to 40 mph as they try to edge past other karts, competing with fellow birthday partiers or coworkers to reach the finish line before it decides to become a finish wall. In case competition gets too fierce, the karts are surrounded by heavy nylon bumpers and rubber blocks designed to absorb impact from all sides.

Friendly rivalries continue on foot inside Area 21, a two-story laser-tag battleground beset with fog, obstacles, and space-age scenery. Sharpshooters zap each other's targets in pursuit of a grander mission, such as capturing the opposing base or stealing the enemy's supply of light, before matches end and scores are tallied on a stats sheet. Glowing decor also illuminates a jungle-themed nine-hole mini-golf course, where gorilla and lion statues bask in the black lights. Track 21’s arcade demands timing and button-smashing dexterity from gamers, and a track-side casino sets up rounds of blackjack, poker, and craps.

4815 Highway 6
Houston,
TX
US

A bloody slaughterhouse. A strobe-lit maze patrolled by clowns. A zombie-infested bog. A room full of overdue utility bills. These are the most terrifying scenes humans can imagine, and many of them confront visitors to Screamworld, an attraction that stretches the haunted house experience across five uniquely spooky settings. Here, animatronic scares and disorienting lights lie in wait for groups, as do costumed actors seeking the perfect opportunity to spring from their hiding spots. Screamworld's performers don't shy away from offering an intense, frightening experience, and though the shrieks are all in good fun, the experience isn't recommended for children.

Inspiring those thrills and chills is practically an art form for Jim Fetterly, the mastermind behind Screamworld. Fetterly has designed annual haunted houses since 1989, so he and his team pride themselves on their ability to leave visitors with racing pulses, sweaty palms, and thoroughly spiked adrenaline levels. And their dedication has not gone unnoticed?America's Best Haunts continues to select Screamworld as one of the top haunted attractions in the country, while the Houston Chronicle hailed it as "Houston's longest-running and arguably best haunted house."

2225 N Sam Houston Pkwy. W
Houston,
TX
US

As daylight hours wane and temperatures drop, Discovery Green transforms Kinder Lake’s model-boat basin into a 7,200-square-foot open-air ice rink, beckoning visitors and locals alike to embrace the winter season. The cheerful sounds of Christmas carols, upbeat world music, and swing tunes emanate from the sound system as skaters gracefully glide past the site's colorful glass railings and mural-bedecked kiosks. In a separate children's area beside the main rink, toddlers and their parents can play on their own section of ice while safely avoiding faster-paced skating traffic. Special events also lend their own festive air to the attraction, where guests can watch live jazz bands or skate alongside Santa Claus.

To keep the ice at a constant and chilly 22 degrees, the rink conceals more than 17 miles of cooling pipes beneath its friction-defying surface. Recycled water from Kinder Lake helps create a cool, even skating surface, and the entire attraction siphons its power from renewable energy sources instead of coal buttons stolen from snowmen. Additionally, an onsite snack shop keeps bellies warm and cheeks ruddy with cups of coffee and hot cocoa, as well as hearty snacks including roasted peanuts, cookies, and belgian waffles.

1500 McKinney St
Houston,
TX
US

Designed by award-winning architect Gunnar Birkerts, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston's stainless steel building safeguards a multitude of work designed to intellectual engage viewers and invoke complex reactions. The museum's two galleries, the Brown Foundation Gallery and the Zilkha Gallery, collectively host 8?10 free exhibitions every year.

The Brown Foundation spotlights work by internationally renowned artists and pieces organized around themes; past exhibits include a Kiki Smith survey and a showcase of performance art by black artists. The Zilkha, meanwhile, hosts the museum's Perspective Series, which gathers the work of emerging artists. The museum's Teen Council curates a biyearly edition of Perspectives, unveiling work by young, Houston-area artists that mine for deeper feelings than the normal teenage angst toward parents, teachers, and singing animatronic bears. The Teen Council also contributes to the museum's numerous programs, which include lectures and discussions for each show, as well as Musiqa concerts based on each Brown Foundation Gallery exhibition.

5216 Montrose Blvd.
Houston,
TX
US