Preschool, Baby & Toddler Activities Calendar: Weekly Open Gyms, Play Area Schedules & More

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Preschool, Toddler & Baby Activities- the Schedule

When you have young children, it can be hard to find age-appropriate activities for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

We’ve put together a list of toddler activities and play areas near Lansing that infants and preschoolers will enjoy too.

We’ve included the following:

  • Storytimes
  • Play and Learn activities
  • Baby, toddler, and preschool open gyms
  • Classes for toddlers and preschoolers
  • Preschool and toddler play places

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Preschool / Baby / Toddler Calendar

Use this list to find weekly recurring events for preschoolers.

The list is organized by day so you can choose events that fit your schedule. Some activities are off during school breaks or public holidays, so check first that they’re happening before you go.

MONDAYS

10 am 

Messy Monday!
Β» Mother & Earth Baby Boutique– Messy Monday art classes are best suited for children 1-4, but ages up to 8 are welcome. $10/child, $5/additional sibling. Space is limited, register today! (Sept 13-Dec 27, 2021)


Taggart’s Indoor Playground πŸ†“
Β» Portland Church of the Nazarene β€“ Taggart’s Indoor Playground is open to the public Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10am-12pm! No charge to play, enter the building through door 2.

10:30 am 

Family Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library: South Lansing – Stories, songs and movement to help build early literacy skills, held indoors. Registration required. (Sept 13-Dec 27, 2021)


Toddler Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library: Okemos – Stories, songs and movement for toddlers and their caregivers. (Sept 13-Dec 13, 2021)


CADL Tales Live! πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library– Online event. Stories and songs to entertain the little ones, geared for ages up to six.


  11 am   

Jump Into Reading πŸ†“
Β» Eaton Rapids Area District Library– Join Ms. Anna every Monday at the Playground of Dreams (Pavilion 2) for stories, songs, and activities. (Sept 13-Dec 13, 2021 *skip Nov 22)

  7 pm   

CADL Tales Live! πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library– Online event. Stories and songs to entertain the little ones, geared for ages up to six.

TUESDAYS

10 am       

Preschool Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Fowlerville District Library – Join Mrs. D. for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! (Sept 7-Dec 28, 2021)


Tot Time
Β» Schmidt Community Center – Enjoy plenty of open space, toys, and more! $3/child (Sept 7-Dec 12, 2021)

10:30 am       

Toddler Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library: South Lansing – Stories, songs and movement for toddlers and their caregivers, held indoors. (Sept 7-Dec 28, 2021)


Baby Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library: Downtown Lansing – Stories, songs and movement for our youngest readers and their caregivers. (Sept 7-Dec 28, 2021)


Movers & Readers Playtime πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library: Holt-Delhi – Lively stories and activities for young children and their caregivers. (Sept 7-Dec 14, 2021)


Preschool Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library: Okemos – Engaging stories, songs and activities that help build early literacy skills. (Sept 7-Dec 14, 2021)

Β» Capital Area District Library: Mason – Enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories with Miss Lindsay. Registration recommended (Sept 7-Dec 7, 2021)

11 am       

Preschool Family StorytimeΒ πŸ†“
» Grand Ledge Area District Library – Preschool Story Time for 1-6 year olds with their young siblings, parents or caregivers. Stories, songs and Literacy Enhancing Activities including songs, rhymes and activities. (Nov 2-Dec 28, 2021)

11:15 am       

Preschool Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library: Holt-Delhi – Lively stories and activities to help build early literacy skills. (Sept 7-Dec 14, 2021)

WEDNESDAYS

9:30 am    

Little Lambs Story Hour πŸ†“
Β» The Catholic Community of St. Jude– FREE weekly program for caregivers & children 0-5. Play, listen to Bible stories, sing, create a craft, meet friends and develop pre-literacy skills. (Sept 22, 2021-May 25, 2022)

10 am    

Taggart’s Indoor Playground πŸ†“
Β» Portland Church of the Nazarene– Taggart’s Indoor Playground is open to the public Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10am-12pm! No charge to play, enter the building through door 2.


Preschool Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Fowlerville District Library – Join Mrs. D. for stories, songs, fingerplays and more! (Sept 8-Dec 29, 2021)

10:30 am    

Toddler Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library: Downtown Lansing – Stories, songs and movement for toddlers and their caregivers. (Sept 1-Dec 29, 2021)

Β» Capital Area District Library: Okemos – Stories, songs and movement for toddlers and their caregivers. (Sept 8-Dec 8, 2021)


Rock ‘n Read Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library: Haslett – Books, music, movement and interactivity for a lively learning adventure. (Sept 8-Nov 17, 2021)


CADL Tales Live! πŸ†“
Β» 
Capital Area District Library– Online event. Stories and songs to entertain the little ones, geared for ages up to six.


Baby & Toddler Music Class
Β» Mother & Earth Baby Boutique– Classes will be for children 1-5 years old, and cost $10 per class. (Sept 1-Dec 29, 2021)


11:15 am      

Baby Music Class
Β» Mother & Earth Baby Boutique– Classes will be for children 0-1 years old, and cost $10 per class. (Sept 1-Dec 29, 2021)

3 pm      

Baby Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library: Okemos – Songs, stories and movement for our youngest readers. (Sept 8-Dec 8, 2021)

5:30 pm      

Baby & Toddler Music Class
Β» Mother & Earth Baby Boutique– Classes will be for children 1-5 years old, and cost $10 per class. (Sept 1-Dec 29, 2021)

7 pm      

CADL Tales Live! πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library– Online event. Stories and songs to entertain the little ones, geared for ages up to six.


THURSDAYS

10 am 

Toddler Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Fowlerville District Library – Get ready to move and groove to some cool tunes and stories. (Sept 16-Nov 18, 2021)


Tot Time
Β» Schmidt Community Center – Enjoy plenty of open space, toys, and more! $3/child (Sept 7-Dec 12, 2021)

10:30 am 

Family Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library: Downtown Lansing – Stories, songs and movement to help build early literacy skills. (Sept 2-Dec 30, 2021 *skip Nov 25)

Β» Capital Area District Library: Williamston – Engaging stories, songs and activities to help build early literacy skills. (Sept 23-Nov 18, 2021 *skip Nov 11)


Baby Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library: South Lansing – Stories, songs and movement for our youngest readers and their caregivers. (Sept 2-Dec 30, 2021 *skip Nov 11 & 25)


Toddler Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library: Haslett – Stories, songs and activities for toddlers and their caregivers. (Sept 9-Nov 18, 2021 *skip Nov 11)


Movers & Readers Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library: Mason – Enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories with Miss Lindsay. Registration recommended (Sept 9-Dec 9, 2021 *skip Nov 11)

12 pm 

Facebook Live ASL Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Fowlerville District Library– Story time! Join us live for ASL Story time. Learn signs, sing songs and play in this interactive story time. (Sept 2-Nov 18, 2021)

FRIDAYS

9:30 am   

Baby Lap Sit πŸ†“
Β» Fowlerville District Library – Little ones and caregivers socialize, sing songs and play in this musical story time! Come with your baby and have some fun. (Sept 10-Nov 19, 2021)

10 am   

Toddler Time
Β» Launch Lansing–10am-12pm. A great experience for kids 5 and under to socialize with kids of their own age group.  $10 for the first child, $5 additional for age-appropriate siblings.


Taggart’s Indoor Playground πŸ†“
Β» Portland Church of the Nazarene– Taggart’s Indoor Playground is open to the public Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10am-12pm! No charge to play, enter the building through door 2.


Toddler Storytime πŸ†“
 Fowlerville District Library – Get ready to move and groove to some cool tunes and stories. (Sept 10-Nov 19, 2021)

10:30 am

Littles Storytime πŸ†“
Β» Bath Township Public Library– In-person storytime resumes! Drop-in! Registration is not required. (Jul 16-Dec 17, 2021)


CADL Tales Live! πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Library– Online event. Stories and songs to entertain the little ones, geared for ages up to six.


Full STEAM Ahead- Online! πŸ†“
Β» Capital Area District Libraries– Join us online on Fridays for games to help you learn about logic, strategy, math, engineering and art. Ages 7+ *Registration required by emailing wuh@cadl.org.


SATURDAYS

10 am   

Toddler Time
Β» Launch Lansing– 10am-12pm. A great experience for kids 5 and under to socialize with kids of their own age group.  $10 for the first child, $5 additional for age appropriate siblings.


Rollers & Strollers
Β» Edru Skate– 10am-12pm. For ages 7 and under, $8.

SUNDAYS

9 am 


Parks & Playgrounds Β»
Pools & Splash Pads Β»
Children’s Museums Β»
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