Boston-Area “Experience” Gift Ideas for Kids

family playing at Boston Children's Museum
Boston Children's Museum

The gift of an experience is the gift that keeps on giving! Instead of adding to the toy pile or gifting a game that may not be a hit, give the gift of an experience! The Boston area is home to so many incredible options. Here are a few of our favorites — Boston Moms tested and approved!

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Membership at Boston Children’s Museum gives families an opportunity to save money and fully enjoy the many innovative exhibits and programs that have made the museum a leader among children’s museums worldwide. The museum’s multi-sensory, hands-on environment exposes young children to activities not possible in the home or classroom. Your membership will expose your child at the critical age of their development to science, art, culture, literacy, movement, and important skills like problem solving, observation, spatial thinking, communication, and creative thinking.

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Meghan was born and raised on the South Shore and attended college in Boston. After college, she married her high school sweetheart and followed him to Charleston, SC, and Groton, CT, where he served as a submarine officer in the United States Navy. Military life was an adventure, and after six crazy years of service (and two babies later!), the pair decided to move *home* to the South Shore in 2016 and put down some roots. Meghan is the proud owner of Boston Moms and work-at-home mom to William, Benjamin, and Caroline, born in 2013, 2015 and 2019. She loves meeting new people, encouraging moms, celebrating motherhood, and supporting small businesses.