First, you might be wondering what the stl stands for–could it be Standard Template Library? Nope. Science, Technology and Learning? Nuh-uh. Maybe Stellar Tan Legs? Not even close. But if you’re a fan of toasted rav, provel cheese and a certain bird loving baseball team…you know the stl is for St. Louis, my home town.
Ok, ok, you’re no dummy. I was just testing you!
Let Me Give You the Tour
On this site you’ll find cool stuff to do with kids in St. Louis and a bunch of crafts suitable for older kids. I have two sons and the younger kiddo is quite the “maker” so I feature his work quite a bit. He’s 10 and loves drawing cartoons, building stuff from cardboard and Minecraft. My biggest post ever was how to make his Minecraft creeper costume.
Here’s a few of our favorite Minecraft crafts:
He gets his height from his dad.
St. Louis Families
The St. Louis metro is a great place for families, whether you live in the neighborhood or are just dropping by for a visit. We have tons of free stuff to do, and I’m not talking about off the wall oddities, but our major institutions. The St. Louis Zoo, the Science Center, the Art Museum, the History Museum, Purina Farms, The World Bird Sanctuary and touring the Budweiser Brewery are all free. You can visit Grant’s Farm and just pay to park. Here’s our favorite places to play!
- St. Louis Science Center
- Powder Valley Nature Center
- Magic House Free Days and coupons
- St. Louis Art Museum
- Laumeier Sculpture Park
- City Garden
- Missouri History Museum
- St. Louis Zoo for Free
- Grant’s Farm
- World Bird Sanctuary
- Lone Elk Park
- Tour the Brewery
- Grant’s Farm
- Tour a Chocolate Factory, Because Its Free. And Its Chocolate.