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10 Things To Do With Toddlers In Atlanta

It’s easy to fall in love with a city like Atlanta, filled with fun, family-friendly activities, especially for toddlers to enjoy. From a large variety of spacious public parks to the aquarium to puppet museums, there’s plenty to do for those four feet.

10 Things To Do With Toddlers In Atlanta

Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Explore an imaginary world like Alice’s Wonderland at their beautiful gigantic plant-like creations exhibit. The Dragon stands at 20 feet tall, made using over 24,000 individual plants. Other character sculptures include the Cherise cat, a post for the Mad Hatter, White Rabbit, and the ionic chessboard scene. Their calendar for updates on concert series, garden and cooking classes. 

Center for the Puppetry Arts

Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog, Oscar the Grouch, Bert and Ernie will be there front row center at one of the largest collections of Jim Henson’s work.  Wiggle Wednesdays are designated for toddlers to let their imagination and creativity run wild during an array of hands-on puppet tours at the world’s largest puppet museum. The kids engage in storytelling, songs, arts, and crafts. And learn about characters from the Muppet Show, Beauty and the Beast, Sesame Street, and more.  

Georgia Aquarium

The largest aquarium in the world is about to get bigger, introducing a floor to ceiling windows gallery featuring four species of sharks. The dolphin show is probably one of the best attractions at the aquarium. Make sure you wear swim shoes if you plan to get wet or feed the dolphins. 

Centennial Olympic Park

The Fountain of Rings is the hottest attraction in the park, especially during the hot summers. The waves of water bursting from the underground are synchronized to match the music playing. Located in downtown Atlanta, the park hosts regular events such as concerts, music festivals, walks/runs, and other outdoor activities. Enjoy a skyline of the park and the city from the Atlanta Ferris Wheel, 200 feet in the air. 

Six Flags Over Georgia

This thrilling adventure place is suitable for adults, teenagers, and toddlers. Kids can spin, fly, or get lost in a magical journey or get wet n wild at the waterpark. Explore Looney Tunes Adventure Camp with Bugs Bunny and his gang on this mini-playground with sliders, tube slides, rope bridges, and other games. Children under 2-year-old are free.

Legoland Discovery Center

The ultimate indoor playground features your favorite Lego characters, themed rides, and a 4D cinema to watch your favorite lego movies. All adults must be accompanied by kids to enter the center, except on adult night. Bring your kid and their ninja friends to get a behind the scenes look at how Lego bricks are made during their factory tour. 

Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Step up to Science, Let Your Creativity Flow and Fundamentally Food are a few of the most popular exhibits at this museum where kids can play pretend forever. Each exhibit is fun and educational, exploring your kid’s creative side. There are exhibits on arts, culture, engineering, health and wellness, math, science, literacy, technology, and workshops on social and emotional skills. 

Zoo Atlanta 

Whether you’re feeding the Pandas, Orangutan or other smaller animals, Zoo Atlanta has a lot to offer. Experience the  Zoo after dark by spending the night learning about lions, elephants, giraffes, and more for a nocturnal adventure. 

World of Coca Cola 

Spend the day sampling 100 different beverages made by one of the world’s most famous beverage brands. Their colorful interactive exhibits allow you to learn about the history of the company, its secret ingredients inside the Vault, and 125-year old artifacts from 30 countries. You can take a photo with the infamous Coke Polar Bear inside the gift shop. 

High Art Museum of Atlanta

This Atlanta Museum offers weekly toddler tours on the second and fourth Thursday of the month for toddlers Thursdays and weekend tours. The museum also hosts a summer camp for kids to explore their artistic skills. They get the opportunity to learn about the museum’s art collection. From professional artists and experiment with paint, design, and drawing. 

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