Kids Activities in Highlands

$279 for a One-Month Afterschool STEM Program at Kids Robotech Club ($500 Value)

Kids Robotech Club

McKinney

$500 $279

Students 6-14 years old learn about science, technology, engineering & math in daily afterschool sessions; parents receive progress reports

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

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

Bowling Night for Two or Six with Popcorn and Soda at Allen Bowl (Up to 48% Off)

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.

Two Hours of Trampoline Jumping, Games, and Activities for Two or Four at JumpStreet (Up to 57% Off)

JumpStreet

Multiple Locations

$42 $19.99

Trampolines, dodge ball, and arcade games supply kids with two hours of fun; fun-pass activities include a foam pit and mechanical bulls

$77 for $140 Worth of Music Lessons — SGM 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

One or Two Hours of Bowling for 5 or 10 with Shoe Rentals at Plano Super Bowl (Up to 52% Off)

Plano Super Bowl

Plano

$47.70 $29

(38)

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

Two Hours of Bowling with Shoes for 5 or 10 at Strikz Entertainment (Up to 66% Off). Four Options Available.

Strikz Entertainment

Frisco

$72.75 $29

(24)

Open until at least midnight every night, Strikz boasts 32 bowling lanes with computerized scoring and automatic bumpers

Two Private Piano or Violin Lessons at 7 Notes (Up to 52% Off)

7 Notes

Frisco

$70 $29

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

$11 for $20 Toward Pottery Painting or Throwing at Paint 'n Party Family Art Studio

Paint 'n Party Family Art Studio

Plano

$20 $11

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

Two Hours of Jumping for One, Two, or Four at Urban Air Trampoline Park

Urban Air Trampoline Park

Multiple Locations

$20 $15

(87)

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

One Month of Unlimited Aquatic Fitness Classes Plus Open Swim for an Individual or Family at Aqua~Fit (Up to 65% Off)

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

One or Two 30-Minute Batting-Cage Sessions at Extra Innings (Up to 56% Off)

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

Four or Six Weeks of Private Music Lessons at Matt Burk Music Studio (Up to 53% Off)

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

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

$36 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

$40 for One Week of After-School Care for One Child at iKidz Education ($75 Value)

iKidz Education

Yeager Office Suites at Teel Crossing Shopping Center

$75 $40

After-school sessions bounce between brief academic lessons and creative activities to reinforce English, math, and other school subjects

$20 for Two 30-Minute Indoor Surf Wave Machine Sessions at AquaShop ($40 Value)

AquaShop

Plano

$40 $20

An indoor wave flows as riders cling to bodyboards or surfboards, surfing the waves and wiping out on a soft, padded surface

One Month of Private or Group Piano Lessons at Mark Ripley Piano By Request (Half Off)

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

Admission to Adventure Sundays for Two, Four, or Six at Group Dynamix (Up to 57% Off)

Group Dynamix

Southwest Carrollton

$50 $24

(5)

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

Two or Four Beginners’ Circus Classes at Lone Star Circus School (Up to 51% Off)

Lone Star Circus School

Farmer's Branch

$40 $20

Introductory classes help budding performers master tricks on silks, the trapeze, and aerial hoop; this type of workout yields quick results

One or Two 60-Minute Private Music or Dance Lessons at Modern Sound Studio (Up to 54% Off)

Modern Sound Studio

Central Carrollton

$62.50 $29

One-on-one music lessons for piano, voice, guitar, drums, audio production, dance, songwriting or more

Repticon for Two Adults and Two Children at Knights of Columbus Center on September 20 or 21 (Up to 50% Off)

Repticon

Knights of Columbus Center

$30 $15

Live_logo

Reptile, amphibian, and arachnid breeders and experts showcase creatures' behavior and biology through exhibits and demonstrations

Pass for Go-Karting, Mini-Golf, and Other Attractions for One, Two, or Four at SpeedZone (Up to 45% Off)

Palace Entertainment

Dallas

$39.99 $22.99

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

Museum Outing for Two or Four to the Frontiers of Flight Museum (Half Off)

Frontiers of Flight Museum

Northwest Dallas

$16 $8

(137)

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

Go-Karting and Mini Golf for 2, 4, or 6 or Birthday Bash for Up to 12 at Zone Action Park (Up to 55% Off)

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

Safari Adventure for Two or Four at Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch (Up to 50% Off)

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

$75 for a Geppetto's Birthday Party for Up to Eight Kids from Geppetto's Theater & Workshop ($150 Value)

Geppetto's Theater & Workshop

Dallas

$150 $75

Memorable marionette show spotlights the birthday child, plus popcorn and drinks

Le Theatre de Marionette Presents "Hansel and Gretel" at Geppetto's Theater & Workshop (Up to 56% Off)

Le Theatre de Marionette: "Hansel & Gretel" or Friday Pajama Party

Geppetto's Theater & Workshop

$16 $7

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

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

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

$19 for One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Center Stage Guitar Academy ($108 Value)

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

$54 for $120 Worth of Music Lessons — Drum Lessons with Paul

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

Dallas Holocaust Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to Half Off)

Dallas Holocaust Museum

Downtown Dallas

$16 $8

(116)

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

All-Day Admission for Two or Four to the National Scouting Museum (Up to 50% Off)

National Scouting Museum

Las Colinas

$16 $9

Official museum of the Boy Scouts of America houses more than 600,000 unique items

$6 for Kids' Outing with Rides and Access to Play Areas at Indoor Safari Park ($6 Value)

Indoor Safari Park

Flower Mound

$9.99 $6

(13)

Tropical murals adorn walls, and giggling children scramble up safe jungle gyms, ride mechanical animals, and hop onboard colorful trains

Three or Five Standup Paddleboard-Fitness Classes at LakeSet Fitness (50% Off)

LakeSet Fitness

Grapevine

$90 $45

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

Tea Party for One, Two, or Three Mother-Daughter Duos at Let's Pretend Tea Parties (Up to 62% Off) 

Let's Pretend Tea Parties

Grapevine

$51.80 $20

(5)

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

Visit for Two or Four or Family Membership to International Museum of Cultures (Up to Half Off)

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

8, 12, or 16 Indoor Bounce Sessions at Pump It Up (Up to 54% Off)

Pump It Up

South Dallas County

$48 $24

Kids bounce, bound, and slide on inflatable indoor playplaces, making new friends and getting exercise

One or Three 30-Minute Piano, Guitar, or Voice Lessons at Just Rock Enterprises (Up to 54% Off)

Just Rock Enterprises

Lancaster

$40 $20

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

$44 for a Racing Package with Four Races and Two Yearly Licenses at K1 Speed (Up to $91.96 Value)

K1 Speed

Arlington

$91.96 $44

(5)

Eco-friendly electric karts; speeds up to 45 mph; karts for kids and adults; collection of racing memorabilia on display

Zipline Tour or Entry to the Great Obstacle Race with 1 Zipline Cable for 2 at DFW Adventure Park (45% Off)

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

"Into the Woods, Jr." at Artisan Center Theater Through October 11 (Up to 51% Off)

"Into the Woods Junior"

Artisan Center Theater

$18.50 $9

Live_logo

Comic re-imaginings of classic fairy tales, ideal for young children

Mini Golf, Go-Karting, and Arcade Tokens for Two, Four, or Six at Mountasia Family Fun Park (51% Off)

Mountasia Family Fun Park

North Richland Hills

$35 $17

(19)

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

$39 for a Princess Play Date for Three at A Moment in Time ($83.97 Value)

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

Planetarium Show Admission for Four or Six at The Planetarium at UT Arlington (Up to 50% Off)

The Planetarium at UT Arlington

Arlington

$24 $12

(8)

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

One Hour of Jump Time for Two or Four at Rebounderz (Up to 46% Off)

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

Batting Cage Visit with 40 or 80 Tokens at Cover All Bases (50% Off)

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

$20 for $40 of Arcade-Games & Batting Cages at Putt-Putt Fun Center/Alley Cats Entertainment Center

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

10 Bounce-House Visits at United Bounce (Up to 50%Off)

United Bounce

Keller

$50 $25

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

Kids' Playtime at Celebration Party & Event Center (66% Off)

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

Visit with Rock Climbing or Bungee Trampoline or Five Visits at Leapin' Lizards (50% Off)

Leapin' Lizards

North Richland Hills

$20 $10

Three rooms of inflatables, a four-story playscape, and private party rooms encourage children to bounce off the walls and burn off energy

Four Weeks of Ice-Skating Group Lessons for 1 or 2 Including Public Skating at ICE at The Parks (Up to 92% Off)

ICE at The Parks

The Parks At Arlington

$295 $25

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

Four-Hour Pontoon Boat Rental for Up to 10 on Lake Arlington from Arlington Parks and Recreation (Up to 50% Off)

Arlington Parks and Recreation

Lake Arlington

$500 $250

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

45-Minute Princess Dress-Up Tea Party for Two or Three at Chelsea's Tea Room & Boutique (52% Off)

Chelsea's Tea Room & Boutique

Southwest Arlington

$49.98 $24

(15)

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

Six Months of Group Music Classes or 10 Private Music Lessons at Stage Volume LLC (Up to 53% Off)

Stage Volume LLC

Midlothian

$200 $99

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

$15 for Four Rounds of Miniature Golf at Rockwood Gokart Track (Up to $28 Value)

Rockwood Gokart Track

North Fort Worth

$28 $15

Designed by Harris Mini Golf, the 18-hole course challenges putters to sink holes-in-one across undulating greens and past sand traps

$45 for an Urban Dare Adventure Race for a Two-Person Team (Up to $90 Value)

Urban Dare

The Pour House

$90 $45

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

Two Games of Bowling with Shoe Rentals for Two, Four, or Six at Cowtown Bowling Palace (Up to 60% Off)

Cowtown Bowling Palace

Fort Worth

$24 $12

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

$60 for $120 Groupon — Robyn Meahl Piano Studio

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

Four or Twelve Mommy-and-Baby Music Classes at Tunes 4 Tots DFW (Up to 54% Off)

Tunes 4 Tots DFW

Fort Worth

$100 $49

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

$3 for $5 Worth of Arcade Visits — Gamerz

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

Texas Civil War Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 50% Off)

Texas Civil War Museum

White Settlement

$12 $7

(103)

This Civil War museum packs galleries with authentic war-era and Texas-tied artifacts including weapons, medical relics, and personal items

Four In-Studio or In-Home Guitar Lessons from Kyle Mathis Guitar Lessons (Up to 63% Off). Three Options Available

Kyle Mathis Guitar Lessons

The Gardens

$160 $80

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

Ziplining for One, Two, or Six at Beaumont Ranch (Up to 64% Off)

Beaumont Ranch

Grandview

$60 $29

The course includes a training run and five ziplines, including one measuring more than 1,500 feet long

$30 for Four Hours of Bowling with Shoes for Up to Six at Pin Center Bowl ($60 Value)

Pin Center Bowl

Cleburne

$60 $30

Groups of up to 6 bowlers play for four hours; shoe rentals included

East Texas Gators and Wildlife Park Admission for Two, Four, or Six (Up to Half Off)

East Texas Gators and Wildlife Park

Grand Saline

$12 $6

Park in which guests can safely view alligators and variety of other wildlife; hands-on experience for people of all ages

Guided Tour and Playtime with a Baby Tiger at The Garold Wayne Interactive Zoological Park (50% Off)

The Garold Wayne Interactive Zoological Park

Pauls Valley

$30 $15

(51)

Exotic animals include lions, chimps, zebras, camels, and a baby tiger available for play sessions

Wildlife-Refuge Visit for 2, 4, or 10 at Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge (Up to Half Off)

Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge

Tyler

$20 $10

(44)

From behind a double fence, watch more than 40 types of rescued big cats in environs that simulate their native habitats

Select Local Merchants

Painting with a Twist pairs instructional art with friends, wine and a lively instructor to produce individual works of art.

3201 S Hardin Blvd
McKinney,
TX
US

At Elevate Trampoline Park, an indoor jump center, guests can somersault and catapult across a slew of trampoline-lined arenas. The safely padded trampolines stretch from wall to wall, granting guests enough room to jump in place among friends or attempt aerial stunts. The center's two dodge-ball courts put a twist on the traditional game by adding a trampoline element, and three slam-dunk courts let players feel the thrill of a game-winning shot without the limitations of gravity or a strict pro basketball contract. For even more aerial thrills, the bungee-jump bounce lets guests hurtle more than 25 feet in the air from the safety of a bungee cord, while a 24-foot rock-climbing wall grants the fun of an outdoor climb amid indoor comforts. When the sun goes down, DJ music and colorful lights turn the bouncy arena into an all-out party.

2975 Craig Dr.
McKinney,
TX
US

Playing with Legos is a classic pastime, but at Kids Robotech Club, Legos do more than pass time: they help kids build skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. During year-round classes, students learn about gear ratios, locomotion, and energy as they assemble robots using Lego Mindstorms products. Other classes include Minecraft, stop-motion animation, and programming. Students can also take game design and learn to create their own maze, platform, and racing video games.

6401 W. Eldorado Pkwy. Suite: 121
McKinney,
TX
US

Ensconced by dense woodlands, The Golf Club at McKinney's 18-hole layout undulates through a rural landscape that feels far away from the hustle and bustle of civilization. The combination of tree-lined fairways, water hazards, hills, and considerable length?the course measures 6,807 yards from the tips?make the par 72 layout a real challenge for golfers of all abilities. To help level the playing field, the Club offers a grass-tee driving range and two greens, one dedicated to putting practice and the other to chipping.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 72 course * Length of 6,807 yards from the tips * Course rating of 73.7 from the tips * Slope rating of 140 from the tips * Four tee options * Scorecard

3191 Medical Center Dr
McKinney,
TX
US

Since 2007, the Robots-4-U team has been teaching children a program of STEM?science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Children absorb skills and knowledge through entertaining interactions with instructors, other campers, and robot kits. The camp maintains a 16:1 student to instructor ratio, ensuring children receive the proper amount of individual attention. Campers build robot kits comprising a brain unit and sensory appendages, which replicate seeing, hearing, touching and reading minds. Once the bots are assembled, children enter their creations into racing, dancing, and battle-bot challenges.

480 Wilson Creek Boulevard
Mc Kinney,
TX
US

Imagine the moment when a shy, introverted young girl steps in front of a room full of people for the first time and speaks with confidence and clarity. This is a regular occurrence at Drama Kids International, where experienced teachers use a unique, copyrighted curriculum to help shape and focus outgoing children or draw shy children out of their shells. Classes for kids as young as 3 refine speech techniques, dramatic movement, and imagination, giving them the confidence to perform in front of an audience or finally ask their parents to change their names to Thespis. For older kids, aged 12–18, Drama Kids International offers the DKI Acting Academy, where serious theater kids can expand their speaking, acting, and auditioning skills through exercises and performances.

1015 Sam Rayburn Tollway
Allen,
Texas
US