Milwaukee Public Schools and lots of other schools have spring break this week, and Milwaukee-area destinations are ready to deliver with lots of fun things to do. Check out MetroParent's top picks for out-of-the-ordinary fun this week!

1. Put the kids to work this week; teach them to cook you a meal!

Kids Can Cook! Interested in cooking? Find out first-hand what cooking is all about. Discover kid-friendly recipes, learn about nutrition and try out a bunch of new foods.

Villard Square Library, 5190 N. 35th St., Milwaukee

Monday, April 10, 4 to 5 p.m.


2. Why let your kids have all the fun? Take a relaxing break yourself too and color all together! 

On your mark! Get set! Color! Enjoy coloring fun for the whole family. Coloring sheets for all ages, crayons and colored pencils are provided for relaxing family time coloring. We have simple pages for children and more complex pages for older coloring enthusiasts.

Zablocki Library, 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee

Tuesday, April 11, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.


3. It's impossible to be bored when you're playing with electricity (safely)!

Spring Break Boredom Buster: Are you fascinated by electricity? Play with snap circuits and conductive dough – all levels welcome.

Washington Park Library, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd., Milwaukee

Tuesday, April 11, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.


4. Of course we can't forget that Easter is this weekend; here's a great way to prepare!

Bunny Hop Family Dance Party: Get out of the house and get hopping to groovy tunes! Kids, bring your family for a morning of dancing and fun. Refreshments served.

Waukesha Public Library, 321 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha

Thursday, April 13, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.


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