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Attleboro Kids, Online games, puzzles, music, quizes. learn

Attleboro Kids is a safe place to stop by play some games see cool stuff and more all for free, 50 states and capitals game, continents challenge, constellations, word search, online arcade

Barefoot Books

"Independent children's book publisher focused on celebrating art and story with books that open the hearts and minds of children from all walks of life, inspiring them to read deeper, search further, and explore their own creative gifts. At our flagship retail store in Cambridge, we hold several weekly story hours, as well as monthly bilingual (Spanish/English) story hours, craft making events, or music performances for children."
Near Porter Square

Being Savvy - Boston

"A guide to any and everything to do with Boston families. The site is updated at least once daily and is a great new resource for parents & children in Boston."

Big Joe the Storyteller

Stories for parties and other events.


"Independently owned toy store in Jamaica Plain where we believe good toys build great minds! Toys for All Ages!"
729 Centre St.
Jamaica Plain

Boston Area Nanny Support Group

Meets the third Saturday of every month at the Central Square Library in Cambridge.

Boston Area Youth Soccer

Soccer leagues throughout greater Boston.

Boston Baby

Infant, children's and teen furniture.
30 Tower Rd., off Highland Avenue.

Boston BabyZone

Calendar of events and listings of local resources for parents.

Boston Casting, Inc.

Acting classes for kids and teens, including acting for commercials and film, improvisation, scene study and on camera auditioning.

Boston Child Health and Development Connection

Promoting healthy child development. Sponsored by Boston Medical Center's pediatrics department.

Boston Children's Museum

Museum Wharf, three blocks from South Station.

Boston Children's Theatre

Theatre arts opportunities for teens and children.

Boston Family Life

"Boston Family Life is an online magazine for parents about enjoying your family life in Boston to the fullest!"

Boston Kids

A comprehensive directory of kids' activities in Boston.

Boston Mama Magazine RSS feed

"Boston Mama is an online magazine about motherhood, parenting, family fun, activities, and travel in greater Boston."

Boston Mamas

"Boston Mamas is a one-stop resource for retail, ideas, and resources for hip adults and little ones. While some content is Boston-centric, many entries are relevant to parents everywhere."

Boston Parents' Paper

Articles and events calendar.

Boston Youth Zone

Activities, leagues and events for Boston kids and teens.

Boy Scouts, Boston Minuteman Council

Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston

Clubhouses in Charlestown, Dorchester, Chelsea, Roxbury and South Boston.
Charlestown, Dorchester, Roxbury, South Boston

Brookline Soccer Club

Youth soccer programs.

Cambridge Moms Blog RSS feed

"A group blog by mothers living in and around Cambridge, discussing everything parenting in the area."

Camp Rollerblade Boston

"Camp Rollerblade is a two-day camp designed to teach adults (and kids accompanied by an adult) to inline skate. Local Certified Instructors provide 12 hours of professional instruction. Absolutely no experience is necessary. Pre-registration is required."

Charles River Gymnastics and Sports Academy

"Charles River Gymnastics and Sports Academy's mission is to provide physical education to children from 6 months of age to 18 years of age through multitude of sports and activities, while developing self-esteem, confidence and discipline."
231 Rivermoor St.
West Roxbury

Child Care Resource Center

Child care referrals and training.

Children Art Classes

Fun art classes.
Beacon Hill

Creative Arts for Kids

"Creative Arts was formed in 1976 and currently offers programs in traditional and Suzuki music instruction, ensembles, classes in early childhood music, visual arts, theatre classes and theatre arts workshops during school vacation weeks. We present many concerts and exhibitions to the general public each year, including children's concerts, faculty recitals, a Suzuki Workshop, theatre performances, a fall and spring art exhibit and the annual Arts Fair."

CRY America Boston

"CRY America is a 501(c)(3) recognized non-profit organization registered in USA that works towards helping underprivileged children restore their right to a happy and healthy childhood."

Eco Babyz RSS feed

"A Boston green parents' challenge to raise an intelligent, environmentally aware, nature loving, Eco-friendly, selfless global child."

Eliot School - Art, woodworking, sewing classes for all ages

Classes for children (ages 2 and up), teens and adults in woodworking, sewing, art and crafts. A fun, relaxed environment focused on the pleasures of art and craftsmanship, in a comfortable, accessible neighborhood. After-school, weekends, evenings, and home school hours.
Jamaica Plain

Families with Children from China/New England

Support group for people adopting children from China.

Fantasy Face Painting

Birthday Parties, Bat/Mitzvah's Corporate Outings, Sport Events, Restaurants, Theatre, TV, Commercial Productions.

Federation for Children with Special Needs

Provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities.

FoodieMommy RSS feed

"Offering a selection of family-friendly trips with great foodie finds, restaurant reviews in Greater Boston and recipes for those of us that don't want chicken nuggets every night."

Funky Monkey

Funky Monkey produces fun, creative, supervised parties in your home featuring three age-appropriate crafts projects for children ages 5-11.


Parent-resource Web site serving greater Boston. Parents can also subscribe to a free, weekly newsletter to find out what's happening for a particular week.
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Home Forever

"A forum for those in Wellesley and nearby towns who are touched by adoption."

Hyde Park Soccer for Kids

"Coed youth soccer for Hyde Park area residents. The goals of this program are to have fun and learn the fundamentals of soccer. There is a spring and a fall season. The league is run by volunteers."
Hyde Park

JM Productions & Children's Corner

Producing monthly dinner theatre and special events in Quincy and across the South Shore. Classes in drama, voice, music and dance available for adults and children.
7 Foster St.

JP Children's Soccer

Jamaica Plain-based, parent and volunteer-run soccer league for children ages 3.5 to 6.5.
Jamaica Plain

Kidcasso Art Studio

An art studio dedicated to the learning and creation of art for children ages 3-18.

Kids Fun Stop

"Play space and lots of fun activities for children under 6 years."
West Roxbury

Little Imaginations Children's Party Planners

Full-service party planning for your children's special times. Beverly.

Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange

Massachusetts Child Care

Information resource for families, child care providers, day care consultants and businesses in Massachusetts. Includes resource lists and an online forum.
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Mike 'The Music Man' Slattery

Silly, interactive, musical entertainment for children ages 1-8 and their parents. Bolton.

Mom's & Dad's Guide

"Over 1000 kid's activities, events and family resources on the South Shore."
South Shore

Mystic Women - Your Online Family Store

Clothing and accessories for children of lesbian and gay parents, and children of adoption. Somerville.

Natick Community Organic Farm

"The Natick Community Organic Farm is a non-profit, certified organic farm providing productive open space, food to the public, and hands-on education for all ages, year-round."
117 Eliot St. (Rte. 16)
South Natick

Padres al Dia

"Nuestra guía de la cuidad de Boston. Descubra los recursos y actividades que Boston nos ofrece. Programas para padres, clases para ninos, excursiones, servicios en su comunidad, etc."

Parents Supporting Parents

"Our purpose is to provide a circle of support for parents to listen and/or share their similar struggles that we have with our teens, to create a place for parents to gain knowledge through the experiences of others, dedicated to parents searching for resources and support while living with difficult teens."

Parents' PLACE

The Massachusetts statewide Parent Information and Resource Center.

Paul's Pony Parties

Provides ponies for children's parties. Canton.

Picket Fence Post RSS feed

"Take a peek behind the picket fences . . . where over-caffeinating is a competitive sport and parenting is distinctly imperfect. This blog features news and commentary about parenting, pop culture and lifestyle."

Pocket Full of Tales

"Through our Little Artist Creativity Classes, Musical Theatre Workshops, and Advanced Acting classes, Pocket Full of Tales continues on its mission to bring theatre, art and adventures of the imagination to every child we meet."

Pocket Full of Tales Theatre Company

The only theatre in Boston offering live theatre for children every Saturday. Performed by adult actors.

Silly Goose Toy Store - Wondrous, Whimsy, and Worldly Wares For Kids of All Ages.......

Classic and traditional toys imported from Europe. Essex

Sittercity Inc.

Boston's first Internet platform devoted exclusively to joining Boston's parents and college babysitters. Parents and students call fill out online profiles, which can be searched for childcare options. In addition to its main services, offers articles, checklists and tips to aid parents and student sitters with their childcare needs.
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Stacey Peasley Children's Music

"Engaging and interactive children's performer for your parties, events, schools, child-centered activities."
Natick, MA

USES Children's Art Centre

"Classes at the Children's Art Centre provide pre-schoolers, school-age children, teens, and adults with opportunities for self-expression in a variety of media. Arts instruction reflects the Boston Public Schools%u2019 curriculum standards in the visual and performing arts. In addition to regularly scheduled art classes, visiting artists work with children on special projects."

South End


Resources for parents. Newton.

Your Child's Health Blog RSS feed

"A blog on the Boston Herald Web site covering breaking parenting and child health news. Authored by Parents and Kids columnist Dr. Gwenn O'Keeffe."

Your Childs Nanny LLC

"We provide permanent, temporary, and hotel childcare services in Boston and surrounding areas."

Youth Enrichment Services

Outdoor adventures for urban youth.


Offers music and arts opportunities to children.
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