Kids Activities in Forest Hill

Up to Half Off Urban Dare Adventure Race for Two

Urban Dare

The Pour House

$90 $45

Fast-paced competition challenges teams of two with trivia, photo hunts, and mental and physical challenges

50% Off Batting Cage Play and Arcade Games

Putt-Putt Fun Center and Alley Cats Entertainment Center

Multiple Locations

$40 $20

Fun center offers 50–110 arcade games and batting cages are available at each Putt-Putt location

Up to 54% Off Mommy-and-Baby Music Classes

Tunes 4 Tots DFW

Fort Worth

$100 $49

45-minute mommy-and-baby classes combine singing, dancing, and playing

Up to 60% Off at Cowtown Bowling Palace

Cowtown Bowling Palace

Fort Worth

$24 $12

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Orbs pummel pins on 32 slick lanes at newly remodeled facility replete with snack-bar treats, bumper lanes for tykes & rental shoes

40% Off Arcade Visits

Gamerz

Ridgmar

$5 $3

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

Up to 50% Off Bounce-House Visits

United Bounce

Keller

$50 $25

Kids bounce in 12,000-square-foot facility with 13 inflatables

50% Off Musical Instrument Course

Robyn Meahl Piano Studio

Chamberlin Arlington Heights

$120 $60

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

Harlem Globetrotters – Up to 41% Off Kids' Clinic

Harlem Globetrotters Summer Basketball Clinic

24 Hour Fitness- Fort Worth Horne Sport

$111 $66

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Harlem Globetrotters players coach kids ages 6–12 on basketball fundamentals, drills, and off-the-court character development

Up to 63% Off Guitar Lessons

Kyle Mathis Guitar Lessons

burleson

$40 $15

Rock guitarist with national touring experience teaches basic guitar skills during private or semi-private lessons

Up to 60% Off Batting Cage Balls or Private Hitting Lesson

RIP Empire

Burleson

$20 $10

In batting cages with pitching machines, sluggers swing hard at 200 or 500 balls; trainers help batters perfect their stance and swing

Up to 50% Off Boat Rental on Lake Arlington

Arlington Parks and Recreation

Lake Arlington

$500 $250

Pontoon boat holds up to 10 passengers and includes captain, chips, water, and life vests

Up to 92% Off Ice-Skating Group Lessons

ICE at The Parks

The Parks At Arlington

$295 $25

Ice-skating group lessons for children and adults take place on NHL-size ice rink inside The Parks at Arlington

Up to 50% Off Planetarium Admission & Show

The Planetarium at UT Arlington

Arlington

$24 $12

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Audiences experience unforgettable stargazing & watch 360 degrees video on one of the largest dome screens in Texas.

50% Off Batting Cage Visit

Cover All Bases

Heart Of Arlington

$20 $10

23,000 square foot facility houses six cages with fast- and slow-pitch machines for softball and baseball

52% Off a Princess Dress-Up Tea Party

Chelsea's Tea Room & Boutique

Southwest Arlington

$49.98 $24

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Each dress-up session culminates in party replete with giggle tea, treats, and mingling with other princesses in attendance

54% Off Princess Play Date

A Moment in Time

Arlington

$83.97 $39

Partygoers play dress up, drink tea at tea party, and learn princess etiquette as parents snap precious photos

Six Flags Over Texas – 40% Off

Six Flags Over Texas

Arlington

$99.99 $59.99

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100+ kid-friendly attractions, live shows, and thrill rides—including the towering Titan roller coaster

Urban Air Trampoline Park – Top Rated in Dallas-Fort Worth

Urban Air Trampoline Park

Multiple Locations

$20 $15

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Kids and adults bound across enormous wall-to-wall trampolines, play dodgeball, fly into a foam pit, and slam-dunk basketballs

50% Off at Country Critters Farm

Country Critters Farm

Alvarado

$16 $8

Kids can take a pony ride or hop on the mule-cart train, then meet the animals and other cuddly creatures up close at the petting zoo

62% Off Guitar Lessons at American Guitar Academy

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$129.95 $49

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

Up to 50% Off Ice Skating at NYTEX Sports Centre

NYTEX Sports Centre

North Richland Hills

$20 $10

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Ice-skating outings let guests glide over NYTEX’s vast indoor ice rink on included rental skates

51% Off Mini Golf and Go-Karting

Mountasia Family Fun Park (DFW)

Walker Branch

$35 $17

Family fun park boasts two 18-hole mini-golf courses with real water hazards and a go-kart course with tandem karts for younger riders

Up to 51% Off Summer Baseball Camp

Premier Baseball Academy

Multiple Locations

$200 $99

Expert coaches and instructors instill baseball's fundamentals in fielding, hitting, base running, and game management

Up to 46% Off Jump Time at Rebounderz

Rebounderz

Hurst Plaza

$26 $15

24,000 sq. ft. of trampolines, café with Wi-Fi, 50 arcade games, dodgeball and basketball station; safety ensured by referees

Up to 68% Off Ice Skating or Skate School

Dr Pepper StarCenters

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

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Regulation-size rinks at ice centers endorsed by the Dallas Stars host eight-week learn-to-skate school or public-skate admission available

Forum Bowling Lanes – Up to 46% Off

Forum Bowling Lanes

Grand Prairie

$23 $13

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Recently remodeled 60-lane alley lets players bowl in a vintage, 1970s-style atmosphere

66% Off Kids' Playtime

Celebration Party & Event Center

Fort Worth

$45 $22

Kids use their imaginations in play houses, bounce and slide on inflatables, and race around a mini track during play sessions

45% Off Zipline Adventures at DFW Adventure Park

DFW Adventure Park

Justin-Roanoke

$55 $30

Cruise down four 230- to 400-foot ziplines hanging 30–40 feet above the ground or compete against teams in a 1.5-mile obstacle race

Up to 53% Off Group or Private Music Class

Stage Volume LLC

Midlothian

$200 $99

Group music lessons cover anything from playing instruments to audio engineering basics; private lessons cover drums or piano

International Museum of Cultures – Up to Half Off a Visit

International Museum of Cultures

Duncanville

$10 $5

More than 10 exhibits celebrate contemporary indigenous cultures while educating visitors about their history and challenges they face

"Hansel and Gretel" – Up to 50% Off Marionette Show

Le Theatre de Marionette Presents "Hansel and Gretel"

The Palace Arts Center

$10 $5

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Puppeteers bring Hansel and Gretel to life with hand-crafted marionettes, and introduce new characters such as Willy the pet goat

Up to 62% Off a Mother-Daughter Tea Party 

Let's Pretend Tea Parties

Grapevine

$51.80 $20

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China teacups brimming with tea are served with other treats to mother-daughter pairs

50% Off Standup Paddleboard-Fitness Classes at LakeSet Fitness

LakeSet Fitness

Grapevine

$90 $45

Instructors lead dynamic routines of calisthenics, CrossFit, and yoga exercises atop standup paddleboards on scenic Lake Grapevine

Win Kids – 48% Off Summer Camp

Win Kids Sports and Learning Center

Flower Mound

$92 $48

Kids burn energy in choice of themed half-day summer camps involving obstacle courses, gymnastics, playful pets, and water games

Up to 45% Off Go-Karting and Games at SpeedZone

Palace Entertainment

Dallas

$39.99 $22.99

Family-entertainment center amuses visitors with access to miniature golf, go-karts, and more

55% Off Scavenger-Hunt Adventure Race

The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race

Iron Cactus

$55 $25

Teams race to solve clues and strategize to win cash prizes and awards during urban race; music and drink specials at post-race party

45% Off Music Lessons

The Sound Foundation

Dallas

$250 $138

Four 30-minute music lessons; Owner Norman Matthew is an RIAA award winner who has been featured in several music magazines

Half Off at Frontiers of Flight Museum for 2 or 4

Frontiers of Flight Museum

Northwest Dallas

$16 $8

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Collection of aeronautic artifacts houses the Apollo 7 command module, Hindenburg salvage, and more than 30 vintage aircraft

Half Off Piano Lessons at Metroplex Piano

Metroplex Piano

Dallas

$39.95 $19.99

Students learn piano basics during fun, stress-free group sessions; piano ownership is not required

Half Off Piano Lessons

Mark Ripley Piano By Request

Farmers Branch

$150 $75

Instructor with more than 30 years of piano-playing experience teaches students to play in styles including jazz, country, and classical

Dallas Holocaust Museum

Dallas Holocaust Museum

Downtown Dallas

$16 $8

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As part of a mission to combat indifference, audio guides narrate three pivotal stories from April 19, 1943 amid historic artifacts

83% Off Online Guitar Lessons

iPerform3D Online Guitar Lessons

Online Deal

$168.85 $29

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

55% Off Music Lessons

Drum Lessons With Paul

On Location

$120 $54

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

82% Off One Year of Online Guitar Lessons

Center Stage Guitar Academy

Online Deal

$108 $19

Bryan Billhimer leads lessons organized by skill level, covering technique and song learning in high-quality videos shot from many angles

African American Museum – Up to 45% Off Rodeo Admission

African American Museum

Fair Park

$20 $12

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A rodeo that helps celebrate the history of African American cowboys features bull riding, steer wrestling, and barrel racing

Up to 58% Off Adventure Activities

Group Dynamix

Southwest Carrollton

$44 $20

Participants play black-light sports as well as archery tag; scale indoor high-ropes courses and inflatables

51% Off Summer Camp at Rosewood Academy

Rosewood Academy

Multiple Locations

$180 $89

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Children aged 1–4 and 5–12 years old participate in activities surrounding themes such as Under the Big Top, Water World, and Fairy Tales

Up to 54% Off Music Lessons

Just Rock Enterprises

Lancaster

$40 $20

Lessons introduce students to techniques for playing the piano or guitar, or help develop singing skills

Up to 55% Off Mini Golf and Go-Karts

Zone Action Park

Lewisville

$43.98 $23

Go-kart tracks accommodate drivers as young as 3, and two themed 18-hole courses host mini-golf competition

53% Off Baseball or Softball Training

D-BAT Lewisville

Lewisville

$95 $45

Young sluggers work on their baseball and softball skills in day camps for all skill levels

Splash Kingdom Waterparks ­– Up to 35% Off

Splash Kingdom Waterparks

Multiple Locations

$59.80 $39

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Family-oriented water parks keep things cool with lazy rivers, wave pools, and water slides unique to each location

52% Off Drama Camps

Drama Kids International

Multiple Locations

$155 $75

Drama camps for ages 5-14 impart creativity and confidence

Up to 53% Off Music Lessons or Day Camp

Promethean Studios

Multiple Locations

$94 $44

Music day camps and private lessons immerse students of all ages in topics like jazz performance, songwriting, and guitar playing

50% Off Visits to Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch

Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch

Pilot Point

$20 $10

Safari trams ferry guests across 126-acre park to see and interact with exotic and endangered animals, such as kangaroos, bears, and lemurs

2014 Denton Air Show – Up to 50% Off

2014 Denton Air Show

Denton Enterprise Airport

$10 $6

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Air show features demonstrations by professional pilots and ground displays of planes

50% Off a Football Specialty Clinic with Football

Sports International Football Camps

University of North Texas

$199.97 $99

Kids receive intensive position-specific training at a specialty clinic run by hand-selected football coaches

Up to 50% Entry to Heritage Farmstead Museum

Heritage Farmstead Museum

Plano

$10 $5

Docent leads groups through Victorian-era grounds that re-create turn-of-the-century Texas Blackland Prairie culture

45% Off Pottery-Making and Painting

Paint N' Party

Plano

$20 $11

Guests can rent a pottery wheel to throw their own pieces, or paint existing mugs and figurines

Up to 52% Off at Plano Super Bowl

Plano Super Bowl

Plano

$47.70 $29

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Lively bowling alley stays open 24 hours per day, 365 days per year

BounceU – Up to 59% Off Bounce Visits 

BounceU

Plano

$40 $19

Kids frolic on giant inflatable structures, such as bounce castles, tunnels, slides, and boxing rings

Up to 56% Off Batting-Cage Sessions

Extra Innings

Plano

$25 $12

Iron Mike pitching machines help batters improve swing technique in 70 ft. long, 15 ft. wide and 20 ft. high batting tunnels

45% Off Music Lessons

Sgm Lessons Music Studio

Plano

$140 $77

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

Up to 65% Off Aquatic Fitness

Aqua~Fit

Plano

$185 $65

Warm salt-water pool hosts aquatic fitness classes for all skill levels; families can splash together during open swim hours

Up to 50% Off Kids' Summer Drama Camp

Drama Kids International

Multiple Locations

$150 $75

Summer camp for ages 5–12 helps kids gain confidence with drama exercises that develop speech, movement, language, and improv skills

Up to 50% Off Summer Camp at Bricks 4 Kidz

Bricks 4 Kidz

Multiple Locations

$175 $89

Summer camps allow kids to play and learn using Lego Bricks through themes ranging from filmmaking and comics to building animals

50% Off at Celina Balloon Festival

Celina Balloon Festival

Celina

$10 $5

Colorful balloons fly above fairgrounds while guests enjoy live music, helicopter rides, and carnival rides

50% Off Open-Play Sessions or Birthday Party at Jump!Zone

Jump!Zone

Preston Lebanon Crossing

$60 $30

11,000 square-foot, indoor playground with eight distinct bounce houses, including a Batman-themed obstacle course

Up to 52% Off Kids' Music Lessons at 7 Notes

7 Notes

Frisco

$70 $29

Suzuki violin and piano lessons teach students to play their instrument of choice

Up to 53% Off Private Music Lessons

Matt Burk Music Studio

Frisco

$185 $89

Teachers customize classes in voice, guitar, piano, drums, bass, and songwriting to each student’s skill level and goals

Up to 50% Off Jump Passes, Party, or Camp

Pump It Up

Frisco

$70 $35

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Inflatable slides, houses, and obstacle courses cushion kids as they safely leap and tumble through an indoor playground

Up to 80% Off at Allen Community Ice Rink

Allen Community Ice Rink

Allen

$16 $8

Skaters enjoy open-skate with family and friends; beginners learn how to skate with lessons

Up to 48% Off a Bowling Night at Allen Bowl

Allen Bowl

Allen

$30.45 $16

Bowl two games with a friend or rent a lane with a group for a couple of hours; either way the snacks are covered.

41% Off Christian Summer Camp

Sabine Creek Ranch

East Rockwall

$220 $129

Kids head to a 330-acre working ranch for a fun Christian day camp where they can scale the climbing wall, practice archery, or swim

38% Off at Elevate Trampoline Park 

Elevate Trampoline Park

McKinney

$32 $20

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Guests safely somersault on padded trampolines that stretch from wall to wall at an indoor jump center

50% Off Summer Classes at Bricks 4 Kidz

Bricks 4 Kidz

Craig Ranch

$175 $87.50

Educational summer classes teach subjects such as robotics and animal biology with engaging lessons and Lego-building activities

Up to 53% Off Dublin Bottling Works Tour

Dublin Bottling Works

Dublin

$19 $10

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Tours explore the inner workings of the 120-year-old bottling plant that first sealed the caps of the original Dr. Pepper

31% Off a Seven-Day Sleepaway Camp

Camp Kiowa

Gainesville Southeast

$795 $549

Campers wile away a week at a sleepaway camp full of activities such as horseback riding, cooking, swimming, yoga, and self-defense

Up to 50% Off at Texas Sports Hall of Fame

Texas Sports Hall of Fame

Texas Sports Hall of Fame

$14 $7

Museum space holds more than 35,000 square feet of legendary sports memorabilia from Texas' best athletes and sports moments

Dr Pepper Museum — 50% Off Visits

Dr Pepper Museum

Brazos

$16 $8

Museum in former Dr Pepper HQ houses 3 floors of exhibits dedicated to Dr Pepper and the soft drink industry

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It's a good idea to arrive early at Movie Tavern, and not only if you hate missing the opening credits. Early birds can peruse the extensive menu of chef-crafted American cuisine, from kobe beef sliders to pizza and sandwiches. But even after the show begins, the snacks keep coming. Unobtrusive servers slip in during the show to deliver orders, and can be called on for more drinks or dessert with the push of a button. Guests can even sip margaritas or signature cocktails at the full bar before heading in to the theater. The family-friendly establishment also serves finger food for kiddies.

As for the entertainment, audiences get to enjoy all-digital presentations of first-run films any day of the week, plus Retro Cinema every Wednesday morning at 11:30 a.m. as well as Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. Audiences also benefit from Movie Tavern's membership program. Anyone can sign up for free online to receive one free bag of popcorn, plus a free ticket every year on their birthday, special offers, movie news, and invites to screenings and other special events.

6801 Ridgmar Meadow Rd
Fort Worth,
TX
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Landscaped holes sprawl across the grounds of Putt-Putt Fun Center's three locations, challenging visitors to take hold of putters and test their short game. Besides putt-putt golf, the center has batting cages that hurl baseballs and the occasional tomato at various speeds. The attractions at Alley Cats Entertainment Center, include kid-friendly laser tag, rock-climbing, and an arcade, as well as a bar with billiards for the grown-ups. Both locations are home to giant arcades featuring state-of-the-art games and redemption centers to cash in tickets for prizes.

Specials and parties are offered year-round including summer camps, which are offered through Alley Cats and Putt-Putt Fun Center's multiple locations. At camps, kids ages 5 to 13 experience daily themes in a classroom setting from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., from June 9 through August 22. All facilities are fully licensed for daycare and activities include days such as magic day, where children are taught tricks by a professional magician.

7001 Calmont Ave
Fort Worth,
TX
US

Owners Maarten and Hanna Vanderstoel created Van Grow Studio of the Arts to promote creative thinking and problem solving in children through artistic crafts. Boasting degrees in fine arts and studio arts, respectively, Maarten and Hanna teach most of the classes and prepare the curricula for all of the studio's camps. TCU graduate Alma Worrell manages the open studio and paint-your-own-pottery rooms, which are also accessible to adults. Van Grow's upbeat instructors nurture creativity and confidence across three age groups, offering classes, parties, and workshops to pique a wide range of interests. Courses foster each student's individual vision, rather than a mastery of technique, and help to develop motor skills, self-esteem, and the ability to sculpt gummy-bear replicas of Rodin's The Thinker.

3434 W 7th St
Fort Worth,
TX
US

Founded in 1961, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art boasts a wide-ranging permanent collection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century American paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures that break from Hollywood tradition by staying dead at night. Exhibitions are displayed on a rotating basis and include the upcoming The First 50 Years, which will commemorate the museum's first half century as an authoritative art stockpiler, and the Hudson River School: Nature and the American Vision, which rolls into town on February 26 to celebrate the iconic landscape paintings of such visionaries as Frederic Church, Thomas Cole, and Asher B. Durand.

3501 Camp Bowie Blvd
Fort Worth,
TX
US

Shingled peaks and a lofty white balcony greet visitors as they stroll up to the Texas Civil War Museum, where more than 15,000 square feet of exhibits and collections work together to educate present generations on The War Between the States. The museum's themed sections weave a visual trek through time with artifacts preserved from both sides of the conflict, including infantry, cavalry, and artillery remnants. Medical relics and musical instruments supply additional glimpses into the war zone, and a collection of more than 300 Victorian dresses, which rotate on exhibit, showcases the style of women and celebrity cannons from that era. In addition to escorting guests through history, the museum also plays host to frequent events, such as monument ceremonies and live musical acts.

760 N Jim Wright Fwy
White Settlement,
TX
US

At United Bounce indoor facility, kids bounce across 12,000 square feet packed with inflatable houses and rides. Sock-footed jumpers bound over to 13 inflatable attractions and defy gravity better than Buzz Aldrin's pogo stick. Parents kick back as their miniature versions glide down slides, overcome obstacle courses, and spring from the walls of the facility’s bounce houses. Combo bounce houses beckon kids to multitask their fun with multiple activities such as dunking basketball shots while dodging obstacles, and a separate toddler room grants smaller kids a safe place to jump. For kids who want to keep bouncing at home, Let’s Jump also provides party rentals for backyard celebrations.

5950 Park Vista Cir
Keller,
TX
US