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12 Fun Creative Things To Do In San Diego With Your Children 12 Fun & Creative Things to do in San Diego With Your Children

With beautiful weather year round, a gorgeous coastline, and a booming metropolis, there is never a shortage of fun things to do in San Diego California!

Most people are aware of famous attractions, such as Sea World and the San Diego Zoo, which families from all around the world travel to! However, we wanted to highlight some other, slightly lesser known, fun things to do with your kids in San Diego!

Over the past few months we’ve reviewed “12 Fun & Creative Things to do in San Diego With Your Children“. These are gathered from ideas provided by current parents of children who attend our Montessori school, as well as some of the popular destinations that provide an amazing experience for you and your children!

If you’ve missed one of our valuable posts, we’ve linked to them below:

(Also, keep in mind, all of these tips are available in our “12 Fun & Creative Things to do in San Diego With Your Children” PDF eBook as well!)

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11: Take an Old Town Trolley or SEAL Tour

Posted by Edith On August 29th

Seal Tour Photo Courtesy of Flickr User VagueOnTheHow 11: Take an Old Town Trolley or SEAL Tour

This is the eleventh installment of “12 Fun & Creative Things To Do In San Diego With Your Children”which can be downloaded for FREE from MontessoriAmerican.com.

Even if you’re a local in San Diego, you will be amazed at all of the new things you can learn about the city by taking a tour. This is also a fun experience for your child, and a great way for them to gain some first hand knowledge about California’s second largest city. There are two tours we recommend, which are both fun experiences for the whole family!

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8: Discover the U.S.S. Midway

Posted by Edith On July 19th

USS Midway Museum 8: Discover the U.S.S. Midway

This is the eighth installment of “12 Fun & Creative Things To Do In San Diego With Your Children”, which can be downloaded for FREE from MontessoriAmerican.com.

“The things he sees are not just remembered; they form a part of his soul.” ~ Maria Montessori

The USS Midway Museum will be a truly unforgettable adventure for you and your children. You will have the opportunity to imagine what it was like to experience life at sea aboard one of America’s longest-serving aircraft carriers.

In the USS Midway Museum, you enter a floating city at sea and walk in the footsteps of 225,000 Midway sailors who served our country. The museum boasts more than 60 exhibits throughout the aircraft carrier ship. Some of these include…

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Hotel Del Coronado Photo Courtesy of Flickr User Anosmia 7: Rent Bicycles and Explore the Island of Coronado

This is the seventh installment of “12 Fun & Creative Things To Do In San Diego With Your Children”, which can be downloaded for FREE from MontessoriAmerican.com.

A wonderful way to combine exercise, quality time, and beautiful sightseeing is to rent bicycles and spend the day exploring the beautiful island of Coronado. Coronado is situated just across the Big Bay from downtown San Diego. The island is most known for two famous structures:

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San Diego New Childrens Museum Photo Courtesy of Flickr User Omar Omar1 5: Visit The New Children’s Museum in San Diego

This is the fifth installment of “12 Fun & Creative Things To Do In San Diego With Your Children”, which can be downloaded for FREE from montessoriamerican.com.

The Children’s Museum fosters an environment of creativity, education, and fun! It is an interactive experience that both you and your child can enjoy. The New Children’s Museum in San Diego is “a dynamic new model of a museum that celebrates children and the arts”.

This destination combines elements from all of the following:

  • Art museum
  • Children’s museum
  • Community center

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4: Bundle-up and Go on a Whale Watching Tour

Posted by Edith On May 23rd

Whale 1 Photo by Lou Romig 4: Bundle up and Go on a Whale Watching Tour

This is the fourth installment of “12 Fun & Creative Things To Do In San Diego With Your Children”, which can be downloaded for FREE from montessoriamerican.com.

San Diego Whale Watch is a year round whale watching tour, that will take you and your family out to sea, and allows you to enjoy the wide open ocean, marine birds, sea lions, seals, dolphins and of course… Whales!!!!!

The opportunity to see these majestic creatures in their natural habitat is an amazing experience that you and your children will never forget. So what can you expect from a whale watching tour?

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What to do in San Diego With Kids

Posted by Edith On March 28th

Children playing on the Coronado Beach Photo by z2amiller What to do in San Diego With Kids

Wondering what to do in San Diego with kids?

At Montessori American School, we understand the importance of inspiring children to create, discover, have fun, and learn from their environment throughout the education process. In every activity that they do, children are continually learning and absorbing their environment. As a parent, you have the wonderful opportunity to share these everyday learning experiences with your children, by finding activities that you can do together, when your child is not at school.

San Diego, California and the surrounding areas are virtually a playground for families! With beautiful weather year round, a gorgeous coastline, and a booming metropolis, there is never a shortage of fun things to do with the whole family. Most people are aware of famous attractions, such as Sea World and the San Diego Zoo, which families from all around the world travel to! However, Montessori American School would like to highlight some slightly lesser known, fun things to do with your kids in San Diego, that are a wonderful experience for local families and visitors alike!

In this eBook, we have compiled a list of some of our favorite activities for parents to do with their children in San Diego and surrounding areas. These are gathered from ideas provided by current parents of children who attend Montessori American school, as well as some of the popular destinations that provide an amazing experience for you and your children!

So if you’re wondering what to do in San Diego with kids, read on!

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F115520648 San Diego Montessori School Offers Brand New Summer Camp

Hey there! I am excited to announce the open enrollment of our very first summer camp which will start on July 2nd, 2012. Our open enrollment will be on a first come, first serve basis and current Montessori American students will receive priority. If you are interested in enrolling your child in a fun-filled, hands-on learning experience over the summer, check out the details:

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12 Tips for Choosing a Montessori School

Posted by Edith On February 22nd

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Over the past couple of months we have provided tips about choosing a Montessori school. Whether you are familiar with the Montessori Method or not, we hope you have learned more about choosing a quality Montessori school that will provide your child with the foundation they need as they embark upon their educational journey. In case you haven’t read this information, you can download it as a FREE eBook by clicking the picture above. Or simply read on and we’ll give you a summation of our posts on tips for helping you decide if Montessori is right for your child.

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This is the twelfth installment of 12 Tips for Choosing a Montessori School which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

Practical life exercises are one of the primary foundations of the Montessori environment. These exercises provide a range of activities which allow children to develop:

  • Control and coordination of movement
  • Awareness of environment
  • Orderly thought patterns
  • Independent work habits
  • Responsibility

Through practicing Montessori skills at home, children gain these and many other characteristics which can be attained through spontaneous, purposeful work. Here are a list of activities that you can have your child easily perform in your home environment:

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