Denver Activities for Infants and Toddlers
Entertaining Activities for Infants and Toddlers
One of our readers recently asked for recommendations for worthwhile young child activities in Denver. With that in mind, this list was born! It includes over 15 unique activities you and your infant/toddler are sure to enjoy. The list is separated by categories and includes a short description of each activity. A link is provided for additional information, as well as a map-link to the area. Most activities have admission fees, unless otherwise noted. * I encourage you to comment about your family experiences, so that this article will grow into a parent-to-parent resource.
These activities are infant/toddler focused
My Art Workshop, Littleton - This Arts and Crafts Creativity Center is a drop-in workshop in Littleton, Colorado. It provides materials and instruction for a variety of projects for children 6 months on up. Map It
Book Babies, throughout Denver - Denver Public Libraries hold “Book Babies” sessions in several branches on a weekly basis. The program includes stories and songs/rhymes for babies and their parents with playtime afterwards. * Free to All Map It
Little Monkey Bizness, different locations in Metro Denver - Little Monkey Bizness features a giant soft playground. Babies and crawlers have a separate space where parents can interact with them on soft climbing structures. Map It
Classic places you can take your child at any age. Children can take in the sights and sounds as an infant, and interact more as they grow older.
Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver - Wander though the multiple floors of discovery, and make sure to visit the Dinosaurs and Gem exhibits (personal favorites of my children) *2 and Under Free Map It
These are activities that are not necessarily infant/toddler focused, but definitely kid-themed.
Playgrounds in Special Places
This may seem a little strange, but there are great soft-sculpture playgrounds in unusual places around the city. All are Free!
The Denver Aquarium: Sharkey Fun Zone, Denver - Sharkey Fun Zone is a hidden indoor play area at the back of the building with giant-sized whales, sharks, and other sea creatures. * Free to All (if you enter at the back by the restaurant entrance.) Map It
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