Find fun things to do with kids in Tucker, Georgia with our guide today from our Atlanta Parent Squad, Cheryl Miller. Cheryl is a devoted wife and Mom of a fun-loving first grader. Today, she blogs about the schools and cell towers on her group’s website: www.GETtheCELLoutATL.org. She and her family lived in DeKalb County for 13 years, the past 10 have been in Tucker. They enjoy Tucker because it offers all the charm and personality of a small town but all the conveniences and fun of living near the city.
Looking for fun things to do with kids while waiting for the weather to get warmer? There is no shortage of fun activities in Tucker for family looking for kid-friendly fun. Here are the Top 5 Activities around town that are sure to cure those winter doldrums and help your kids get the exercise they need, both physically and mentally:
MAIN STREET SCHOOL OF ART
“Main Street School of Art” in downtown Tucker is a great way for kids to gain confidence in their own creativity. Just like a dinner than includes hidden veggies, Ms. Laurie’s art class is an hour of fun with art education hidden inside. With several options from drop-in class, summer camp, birthday parties, or after school classes the main street school of art offers wide range of options for families.
Location: 2323 Main street, Tucker, GA
More information: visit http://www.mainstreetschoolofart.com/about.html
TUCKER RECREATION CENTER
Looking for a cost efficient way for your kids to get some of their “wiggles” out? Sign them up for a gymnastics or dance class at the Tucker Recreation Center. Classes are typically $60 per month for one-time a week, hour-long instruction. While visit, you can also enjoy the picnic area and playground on site.
Location: 4898 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA 30084.
More Information: Call 770-270-6226.
STARS and STRIKES
Have older kids who crave electronic fun? Try Stars and Strikes for a new way to bowl, play video games and let off some steam. Ask about the bumper cars, laser tag and Balladium, too! Want to avoid the crowd, try to avoid weekend and opt for after school fun.
Location: 1741 Mountain Industrial Blvd, Stone Mountain, GA 30083
More Information: visit http://www.starsandstrikes.com/f3/StarsAndStrikes/Home.aspx
An old favorite for Tucker families, Monkey Joes is still popular with young children who want run, jump and play. A grown-ups’ zone offers free Wi-Fi and large, flat screen Tvs and recliners.
Location: 4023 Lavista Road, Ste. 230, Tucker, GA 30084.
More information: Call 770-270-6292 or visit http://www.monkeyjoes.com/
TUCKER REID COFER LIBRARY
On a budget? Don’t forget about the great time your kids can have right at the local library. They have a great children’s section with comfy chairs and computer access. And, they offer activities like story time and puppet shows monthly!
Location: 5234 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA 30084. The phone is 770.270.8234.