Children in the Garden

CdA Events Calendar - Kids

Kids' activities are endless in Coeur d'Alene!

365 DAYS OF FREE FUN & LEARNING EXPERIENCES

WORKSHOPS  |  playtime  |  READING  |  CRAFTS  |  COMPUTERS  |  SPORTS

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Sensory Play Center

COMMUNITY LIBRARY NETWORK & NEIGHBORS-N-NEED

2700 E. Seltice Way, Ste 1 & 2, Post Falls

  • CLN & family-focused non-profit group, Neighbors-N-Need join forces to provide a FREE sensory play area

  • Relocation of Little Discovery Corner (from Silver Lake Mall)

  • More info - 208-772-5612, ext 121 (Karen), or email kareny@communitylibrary.net 

  • Neighbors-N-Need offers FREE autism seat belt covers (also used on purses, fanny packs, backpacks & belts. Inside pocket holds emergency/medical info.

Building Blocks

Athol Library

30399 THIRD ST.

ATHOL, IDAHO

208-683-2979

www.communitylibrary.net

Special programs include:

  • Every Thursday, USDA snacks are available for kids 0-18. FREE of charge.

  • May 13 (Thurs), 10:30 am, "Imagination Explorers" - homeschool & online families are invited to Athol Park for outdoor activities. Geared for ages K-5th grade, but all are welcome!

  • May 23 (Sun), 3 pm, "Family Fun" on Rathdrum Mountain starts with hiking.

Hayden Library, books, windows

Hayden Library

8385 N. GOVERNMENT WAY

HAYDEN, IDAHO

208-772-5612

www.communitylibrary.net

Child Painting Model Airplane

Coeur d'Alene Library - Kids

702 E. FRONT AVE.

COEUR D'ALENE, IDAHO

208-769-2315

www.cdalibrary.org

Ongoing virtual programs include:

  • Mondays, "Mindful Mondays", 10:30 am, streaming on Facebook Live

  • Tuesdays & Fridays, "Book Babies", 10:30 am, via Zoom

  • Wednesdays, "Preschool Story Time", 10:30 am, via Zoom

  • Fridays, "First Chapter Fridays", 2:30 pm, via Facebook.com/cdachildrenslibrary

 

For more info on children's programs, contact Mandi Harris, Youth Services Librarian, at 208-769-2315, ext 439; or email mharris@cdalibrary.org

Families will enjoy "Storywalk" in McEuen Park, downtown CdA. Read "Sustain Coeur d'Alene" along the path near the library/playground. Local artist Lydia Howard wrote & illustrated the book as her LCHS senior project.

School Children

Post Falls Library

821 N. SPOKANE ST.

POST FALLS, IDAHO

208-773-1506

www.communitylibrary.net

Children Singing in a Choir

Martial Arts, Film, Choir & Robots

RIVER TECH ELEM & HOMESCHOOL RESOURCE CENTER 

1687 E. Horsehaven Ave., Post Falls

425-444-2081

  • Singing experience for kids ages 7 & above (teens welcome)

  • Style of One Voice Children's Choir 

  • FREE until September; after that cost is $35 per month

  • More info HERE

  • Also at River Tech - these classes are FREE until September:  martial arts, film production, team builders, & games/robots

Teen Students

Coeur d'Alene Library - Teens

702 E. FRONT AVE.

COEUR D'ALENE, IDAHO

208-769-2315

www.cdalibrary.org

 

Ongoing virtual programs include:

  • Tuesdays, "Sketchbook Club", 4-5 pm on Discord

  • Wednesdays, "What's Up Wednesdays"", 4-5 pm

  • Thursdays, "Teen D & D", 4-6 pm

  • Fridays, "Library League of Legends", 4-5:30 pm on Discord

 

For info on teen programs at CdA LIbrary, contact Angela Flock, Young Adult Coordinator at 208-769-2315, ext 463; or email aflock@cdalibrary.org

Kids Drawing

Library Spring Programs

COMMUNITY LIBRARY NETWORK

(Post Falls, Hayden, Athol, Spirit Lake, Pinehurst, Harrison & Rathdrum)

www.communitylibrary.net

For activities, or to see library locations/phone #s, visit CLN's website HERE.

Chldren's Library

Spirit Lake Library

32575 N. 5TH AVENUE

SPIRIT LAKE, IDAHO

208-623-5353

www.communitylibrary.net

Making Flower Arrangements

Pinehurst Library

107 MAIN ST.

PINEHURST, IDAHO

208-682-3483

www.communitylibrary.net

Baby in Playroom

RL "Training Grounds" Indoors

REAL LIFE MINISTRIES

1860 N. Cecil Rd., Post Falls

208-777-7325, Ext. 7155

Real LIfe Ministries invites kids in the community to "The Training Ground", an indoor play structure!  Hours are: 10 am-2 pm, Mon & Wed; & 11:30 am-2 pm on Tuesdays.

 

It is recommended for ages 2-12 years & is FREE! Don't worry - the playground is cleaned every day. :-) 

Kid's Art Supplies

"Crafts for Youngsters"

Various dates, times & locations

Crafts are offered FREE of charge (or at minimal fees) at these area businesses:

MICHAEL'S

Silver Lake Plaza, 225 W. Canfield Ave., CdA

208-772-6333

HOME DEPOT

220 W. Kathleen Ave., CdA

208-676-1441

LOWE'S

901 W. Appleway Ave., CdA

208-665-1313

PILGRIM'S MARKET

1316 N. 4th St., CdA

208-676-9730

SERIGHT'S ACE HARDWARE STORES

1604 E. Seltice Way, Post Falls

14236 N. Hwy 41, Rathdrum

1217 N. 4th St., CdA

Explore! Have fun! (Note: Parents must accompany children to classes.)

Varies - Free!

Children Embracing in Circle

"Playland Pier Carousel"

(Open weekends in May)

COEUR D'ALENE CAROUSEL

439 W. Fort Grounds Dr., Coeur d'Alene

208-666-4879

 

Not quite FREE, but well worth $2 to ride the original Playland Pier Carousel. Children under 42" tall ride with an adult (one token for both). Weight limits apply.

Hand-carved by the Herschell-Spillman Engineering Co. in New York (1922), the carousel has 20 ponies & 2 chariots. Click HERE for carousel history.

Varies - $2 rides (almost Free)

Residential Library

Rathdrum Library

16320 HWY 41

RATHDRUM, IDAHO

208-687-1029

www.communitylibrary.net

Blonde Boy Reading

Harrison Library

111 COEUR D'ALENE AVE.

HARRISON, IDAHO

208-689-3976

www.communitylibrary.net