April 2019: Des Moines Kid n’ Play List – dsm4kids.com

April 2019: Des Moines Kid n’ Play List

The days are getting longer, and spring is in the air… and as always, our monthly Play List features a carefully curated roundup of the absolute best things to do with kids throughout the month. Earth Day, the opening of baseball season, and a mermaid ballet are just some of the awesome events on tap for April—we’ve got 10 top picks in total.

2019: Easter Egg Hunts 4 Kids in Des Moines – dsm4kids.com

2019: Easter Egg Hunts 4 Kids in Des Moines

Once a year in early spring, there is a special kind of magic in the air that allows a fluffy little bunny to lay eggs filled with candy and toys! Get your child out there to take advantage of this annual phenomenon by attending one of the many Easter egg hunts taking place throughout the Des Moines area. The treat for parents is that most of them are FREE!

2019: Visit the Easter Bunny in Des Moines – dsm4kids.com

2019: Visit the Easter Bunny in Des Moines

Grab your bonnets and bow ties and hop on over to a fun photo-op with the Easter Bunny. We’ve got the scoop on where you can meet the long-eared guest of honor and take part in activities like bunny brunches and Easter Egg hunts in and around Des Moines.

9 Kid-Friendly Spring Day Trip Ideas for DSM Families – dsm4kids.com

9 Kid-Friendly Spring Day Trip Ideas for DSM Families

By the time it’s spring, my family has reached its limits of winter-induced stir-craziness, especially after this winter.  Despite all that our fair city has to offer, we feel the need to get away from Des Moines, even if it’s just for a day. Having this list of 9 spring-inspired day trips at our fingertips gives us something to look forward to, especially with spring break on the horizon. From biking to visiting museums to smelling the blooms to strolling college campuses, there is something on this list for everyone.

40 Fantastic Spring Activities 4 Families in Des Moines – dsm4kids.com

40 Fantastic Spring Activities 4 Families in Des Moines

Spring is on its way! (Or we hope it is;) It’s almost time to trade in boots, mittens, and winter coats for fresh air, parks and playgrounds, spring getaways and fun spring festivals. Get outside to take advantage of all the seasonal fun that Central Iowa has to offer, including St. Patrick’s Day events, spring break activities and Easter egg hunts and activities.