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Old 08-28-2008, 06:22 AM - Thread Starter
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If the cool, drizzly weather is any indication, fall is beginning. This will be my first fall/winter with an active toddler (2yrs. is approaching soon).

We already do Zoomazium, just discovered a bouncy house place, and know some community center indoor playspaces. (Although I wasn't impressed with the climbing equipment so if anyone can recommend a good one, I'd appreciate it.) We also do a class, but only one at a time because of the cost. I've also considered a Children's Museum membership, but don't know of affordable parking - any recommendations? We like the Downtown library but again - parking?

Does anyone know of any fun playgroups or other exciting indoor activities? I just heard about PlayMatters on Greenwood, but at $10/hr. we couldn't really do that very often. Is anyone already in a playgroup that we could try out?

Thanks for your help. Happy Days Ahead!
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Old 08-28-2008, 04:59 PM
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Where in Seattle are you?
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I'm on meetup.com in the Seattle urban adventures. Shannon has been planning lots of fun activites. Although I didn't get to partake in many because of inlaws staying with us.
I have just been thinking about that too. My ds isn't one to sit still or really focus on a task at hand. We belong to Gymboree as well and that is all that I really have planned for now.
How am I going to keep my 2 yr old entertained for the rest of the day? I am just going to wing it. I plan on going to the beach in boots and a rain jacket. Jumping in puddles seems to be something my ds really enjoys. Maybe your LO can play with my LO?
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Old 08-28-2008, 11:11 PM
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I'm not in Seattle, but if your Gymboree is like the one over here (Redmond) it may be worth it. With ours (or at least a couple of years ago when we did it) if you were in any class they had free open play time every afternoon (from like 2-4 or something). It was really nice on those rainy days to take my ds in for a couple hours of play, at no additional cost to me.

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