Screen-Free Week is April 30, 2012 – May 6, 2012, this is a time to turn off all the electronics and get outside for real family time. Too many children and adults spend countless hours in front of a screen either playing games or watching TV.
Learn more about Screen-Free Week here.
Toys R Us has some great deals on outdoor toys and accessories. Turn your backyard into your own wet and wild splash park.
Wham -O Slip ‘N Slide Wave Rider Double – $17.99
Banzai Cannonball Splash Waterslide – $39.99
Step2 Play Up Adjustable Sand and Water Table – $69.99
Toys R Us has a huge selection of pools from kiddie to full size and everything needed to maintain them for years to come.
Make Screen-Free Week the start of real family time for every week of the year. There are so many options to connect with family and friends without having to stare at a screen.
When not hanging out in the backyard head out to one of the many affordable attractions in the New Orleans area.
The Auduon Nature Institute offers everything from the zoo to a water park.
Spend the day at City Park with activities to keep you busy all day. Take a ride on the train or one of the oldest carousels in New Orleans. Prefer a real horse? There is horseback riding available at Equest Stables.
To see a full list of activities for the entire family visit New Orleans Online.
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