The Super Cool Grandparents Guide

Purple Martin Tour:
On this 2 hour sunset cruise to Bomb Island aboard the Spirit of Lake Murray yacht, you and your grandchild will experience over 750,000 purple martin birds circling above the island catching bugs for dinner and landing for the night; a trip your grandchild will never forget! Tours take place in July and August, but tickets are available in June. Special ramp and wheelchair accommodations are available, call in advance! 803.730.3044.


Easter Craft at Michael’s Craft Store: 
You have probably been into a Michael’s Craft Store before, but did you know
they offer craft making classes for kids? On March 24th, your grandchild will have the opportunity to make a precious pom-pom Easter chick. Call, sign-up online, or just drop in before the class to reserve your spot!
244 Harbison Blvd.

Lil’ Buddies Learning Zoo: Boy and Grandmother Feeding Animals
Peacocks, donkeys, llamas, and more! Lil’ Buddies Learning Zoo in Blythewood is all about animals and fun for all ages. Your grandchild will love their time petting and learning about all sorts of animals. After your day, pick up a fresh dozen of eggs to take home and enjoy. 803.786.8400.

Columbia Children’s Theater:
Miss Nelson Has A Field Day. April 14 – 22. The notorious Miss Swamp is back at the Horace B. Medley School, this time to take over the football team, determined to win one game. A funny story and popular book comes to life on the CCT stage. Helps children understand to be careful in what they say. Check online to purchase tickets.


Toddler Takeover EdVenture: 
Doesn’t it feel like our toddlers are always taking over? Well this toddler takeover is a little different. Every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday through May 30th, bring your grandchild (ages birth – 5) to EdVenture Children’s Museum to engage in music, building blocks, sensory games, storytime, and much more!

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