Saturday, May 21, 2011

100+ Free and Cheap Things To Do in Atlanta with Kids NEW BOOK!!

There has been too many times when I've been so bored and wanted to get myself and my daughter out of the house to do something fun.  Yes, I've taken her to the playground and shopping, but what the heck else is there to do?!  I find myself seeking out fun things to do, but most of the time the event or places to go I find are more money than I have to spend, and I cannot afford it.  All that has changed for me now.  In fact I'm set for the whole year!  100+ Free and Cheap Things To Do In Atlanta with Kids is an awesome book, jam packed with fresh, new, and exciting things you just never thought of doing.  The best part is their ALL free or extremely cheap!  I'm talking Georgia Zoo for the family...for free!!!  Or how about a Lego Mini-build, nature preserves where you can see different amphibians, free bowling, free movies...I love this book!  It's a complete guide to Atlanta,  keep it in your car to mark off the places you've gone, or for spontaneous trips when you're already out.  Each thing includes the address and all the important details, so you are set!  I'm super glad I have this book now...Oh Field Trips With Sue...what would I do without you!

100+ Free and Cheap Things to do in Atlanta with Kids
Written By Sue Rodman, Field Trips with Sue

One of the best things you can do for your children is take them new places and let them experience the world around them.  Summer vacation is the perfect time to explore, but heading out each day can get expensive.  Here are some free and inexpensive things you can do with kids this summer. 100+ Free and Cheap Things to do in Atlanta with Kids is the complete guide, including the who, what, where and when, with costs up front for easy viewing.  Web links guide readers to specific information on the attraction; addresses; make it easy to plug into the GPS on the go.

The book is available at in e-book format for the iPad, iPhone, Kindle and Nook for $4.99 and $9.99 for the printed version.  You'll pay for it with your first outing!  So pack a picnic lunch and head out for a frugal afternoon of fun.  Here's a taste fo what you'll find:

Visit a Museum or Attraction-  Several Atlanta area attraction including the Georgia Aquarium, Imagine It! The Children's Museum of Atlanta and The Atlanta Braves offer opportunities to visit for free.  For instance, all Georgia Public Libraries have a Family Pass to Zoo Atlanta that can be checked out with a library card!

See a Movie- Southern Outdoor Cinemas host free movies at parks, and shopping centers all summer long.  For indoor movies, Regal Cinemas hosts the Regal Summer Movie Express.  The theater shows G and PG rated films at 10am on Tuesday and Wednesdays and admission is only $1!  Plus a portion of the proceeds benefits the Will Rogers Institute.

Get Back to Nature- For low cost and big fun, check out Georgia State Parks or any of the National Parks.  there are also several nature preserves around Atlanta that offer free admission including Dauset Trail.  Dauset Trail is a 1200 acre preserve with trails, creeks, wildlife, and an extensive calender of events throughout the year. 

Play Sports-  From watching professional sports teams to playing them on your own, the book give you ideas on active fun including bowling.  Several national bowling centers offer free bowling to students during the summer.  Check out or sign up for Brunswick Zone's Bonuse Zone for emailed coupons.  AMF also has a free bowling program.

Build a Craft-  Lear what stores offer kids activities for a bit of indoor (and cooler) fun.  For example, Home Depot and Lowe's Home Improvement offer monthly kid's workshops where children make and take a wooden craft.  Both programs also include a kid sized apron!

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