Fun things to do with Young Children for free or low cost

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Groups & Playgroups

A list of local playgroups and other groups!

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Teddy Bear Teas

Take part in the Teddy Bear Teas at local schools each May!

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EES Playgroups

Locations and times for our weekly EES playgroups!

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Public Libraries

Libraries often have storytimes and other fun family-related events

Going Places with Children

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Factory Tours

Opportunities to see how some of your favorite local goods are made!

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Farms

Let's go to the farm! Visit and support local farms in our area.

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Fish Ladders

Opportunities to observe fish as they make their way upriver.

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Gardens

Environmental and horticultural learning experiences for all ages

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Museums

Opportunities to learn about and appreciate science, history, art and more!

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State Parks

You can find information on all Vermont state parks by calling (888) 409-7579 or visiting www.vtstateparks.com

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Canoe & Kayak Rentals

Places where you can rent a canoe or kayak and paddle into beautiful vistas on the Connecticut River

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Ponds & Reservoirs

Scenic waterbodies to visit and observe wildlife and in some cases fish or swim

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Camping

(See State Parks for other camping opportunities)

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Hikes

(See State Parks for additional hiking)

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PYO Farm Stands

Pick apples, berries, pumpkins, and more!

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Train Tour

Ride the rails through scenic Vermont!

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Just for Fun

An assortment of nearby fun activities and places to visit!