Bring your baby to the barre, explore the Baltimore Museum of Industry for FREE, see Knuffle Bunny live, and MORE! Here are our favorite things to do with kids in Baltimore this week.

Monday starts National Diaper Need Awareness Week. Our friends at ShareBaby estimate that there are at least 25,000 children in Baltimore who don’t have an adequate supply of diapers to keep them clean and dry. Several diaper donation spots are set-up to collect new AND opened packages of diapers this week. Donate! Here’s how.

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Dailey Baby Barre Class
Meeting your friends at the barre just got easier. Now you can bring your baby to The Dailey Method Towson!  Their Monday Dailey Baby class is a slightly modified version of the Dailey Method’s traditional barre class that incorporates the best aspects of diverse disciplines such as dance, yoga, kinesiology, and pilates — modified for postpartum moms who are finding their core after baby. The only equipment new moms need to bring are a front pack carrier and baby blanket. MORE

Toddler Playgroup at Community Blend
Calling all toddlers and their caregivers! Join some local moms and dads for a little social play at Community Blend every Monday, from 9:30 – 11:30 am. Grab a cup of coffee and have a little grown up conversation with your toddler exploration. For the 3 and under set. MORE

Neighborhood Night at The Baltimore Museum of Industry
The BMI opens their doors for an evening of industrial fun! Explore galleries, enjoy a movie and popcorn in the BMI Cinema, create jewelry from hardware and rockets from paper. FREE! From 4 PM – 7 PM. MORE


Chicken Run at the Senator Theatre
Take the kiddos to the Senator Theatre to see Chicken Run on Monday or Tuesday. Shows are at 10 AM and it’s just $7 for admission. This engaging stop-motion, claymation adventure tells the story of an American rooster who falls in love with a gorgeous hen on a British farm. The couple decides to run away from the farm, but they must first contend with the evil farmer who is intent on keeping them under her control. Be sure to stop at Clark Burger afterwards for lunch and a shake! MORE

See Knuffle Bunny LIVE
Your kiddos’ favorite book is now a cautionary musical! Definitely worth the drive to Adventure Theatre in Glen Echo Park for their award-winning professional theatre shows for kids! Shows start at 10:30 AM. MORE


Pop-Up Mother Goose on the Loose
Sprocket is hosting a pop-up Mother Goose on the Loose in various community parks around the city! Join for a fun-filled thirty-minute interactive story time that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers. Each Wednesday, they will meet at 10:30am, however, the location will change. Hence, “Pop Up Mother Goose on the Loose.” This Wednesday is at Abell Open Space. Every Friday, you can find Sprocket hosting Mother Goose on the Loose at Village Learning Place. MORE

Hands on Holidays
Join the Downtown Baltimore Jewish Community Center for a fun, cultural look at the Jewish High Holidays at Enoch Pratt’s Central Library. For children ages 3-5 with a caregiver. 10:30 AM. MORE

Storytime at Ladew – Party at the Pond
Splish! Splash! What is in the pond? Let’s read about and then explore some slippery critters. Join Ladew for an opportunity for young children and adults to gather together and actively participate in nature themes through literature, poetry, word plays, songs and outdoor exploration (weather dependent) or a craft. 10:30 – 11:15 am – ( Ages 2 to 4 recommended ) 12:30 – 1:15 pm – ( Ages 3 to 6 recommended ). $5/child and adult pair for members and $15/child and adult pair for non-members. Advance registration required. MORE

Meet the Neighbors at Remington Row!
Remington Row is 92% occupied…with a whole lot of awesome, fun and creative people! We want to give residents a chance to meet each other and make some new friends. From delicious food like pizza and hummus to family friendly activities like yoga, cornhole games and a drum circle, this evening is about community. Yoga, drum circle with Beatwell and hummus are free! Pizza can be purchased from the Well Crafted Pizza food truck which will be on-site. 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. MORE


Shoots and Letters at Oregon Ridge Nature Center
Come plant the seeds of knowledge while learning basic skills and playing in the dirt with your little tots. Songs, crafts and adventures are all a part of the fun! Ages 3+ $2/class. Drop in! 10 AM – 11 AM. MORE

Open Studio at Yankee Doodle Art
Get crafty at Yankee Doodle Art during their open studio from 11 AM – 6 PM! Why not make a book while you’re there? (Added bonus — if you bring a diaper donation this week, you’ll get 10% off crafts!) MORE

Creek Critters at the Chesapeake Children’s Museum
Parents and children alike will enjoy learning about the local environment with indoor and outdoor activities (weather permitting). See what critters live in our woodlands and creek. Share stories, songs, games and crafts. All ages. This program is free with admission. 10:30 AM. MORE


Tales and Tails at Irvine Nature Center
Join Irvine for a few animal stories followed by an animal meet & greet! They have this award-winning program every Friday at 10 AM. Get an up-close and hands-on experience with Irvine’s animals. All ages. No need to register–just show up! Arrive early to get the best seats, since this program often has quite a crowd. MORE

Little Italy Madonnari Arts Festival
The 3-day festival kicks off on Friday at 11 AM! 50 artists creating chalk masterpieces, literally painting the streets of Little Italy, complemented by music, theater, children’s chalk center, al fresco dining and more! MORE

Pajama Yoga Night
It’s A Child’s Heart Yoga’s first Pajama Yoga Night of the Fall season! The story will be Shhh….We Have A Plan. A great craft is planned, as well as cookies and milk. Ages 3-9 are welcome (must be potty trained). $35/child and $10/first sibling. Register now before spots fill. Parents can get a 15% coupon to Maggie’s Farm Restaurant and enjoy an evening out! 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. MORE