Just For Fun

Looking for something to do? Interested in local parks, events and activities in close proximity? Here are some suggestions to get you started.  Also, access Kids Safe websites for Fun and Learning. These website may be completely free to use, others may charge after a free trial offer. See disclaimer at bottom of page. 

City-owned neighborhood park in the front of the Kensington Place neighborhood off of Ashburn and 521.

Indoor pool, fitness center, and community programming. Also provides city recreation services for Delaware.  LEARN MORE

Large playground, running/walking trail, soccer fields, indoor basketball courts, room and shelter rentals, and outdoor pool near downtown Delaware. LEARN MORE

Hosts a monthly First Friday event in downtown Delaware and other special events throughout the year (Chocolate Walk, Christmas, etc)  LEARN MORE

Historic movie theater located in downtown Delaware.  LEARN MORE

Arts classes and programming, including performing arts, for all ages.  LEARN MORE

Book subscription service for children from birth-age 5. $25/year or free scholarships available upon request.  LEARN MORE

This Facebook group is NOT officially run by the HOA, but KP parents can share local events and activities here.  LEARN MORE

Never a dull moment on the web site for kids! Ton's of games, puzzles, features, and plenty of surprises. Access your favorite shows and TV characters. Great graphics and sounds, too.  GET IT HERE

NeopetsĀ® is the greatest Virtual Pet Site on the Internet. There is a community of over 70 million virtual pet owners across the world! Neopets has many things to offer including over 160 games, trading, auctions, greetings, messaging, and much much more. Best of all, it's completely free!  GET IT HERE

Site for teachers, parents, and kids featuring educational games, coloring pages, interactive e-books, holiday activities, musical postcards, crafts, and more!  GET IT HERE

KidInfo.com's Homework Helper is a FREE homework helper which provides quality Pre K-12 educational websites, videos, and powerpoints. KidInfo.com's Homework Helper also links to informative, interesting, and challenging, educational kids' games. Make KidInfo.com your first stop for Homework Help, Lesson Plans, Parenting Resources, Parenting Tips, and Challenging Educational Games so you can become the BEST possible student, teacher, or parent!  GET IT HERE

The best and more addicting Candystand games to play online, loading fast and completely free!  NOTICE: These games must be downloaded.  If you don't like downloading programs, do not use this site.  GET IT HERE

You watched PBS as a kid, and now your little ones can hop online with some of the same friends you remember, like Elmo and Curious George. Of course, there are new friends, too, such as Peg + Cat. Select games by character, difficulty level or latest available. The site also has a huge library of printables for your child's educational enrichment.  GET IT HERE

Has your child ever asked you a question like, "What are baby penguins called?" Well, National Geographic Kids has the answer! Kids can watch videos, play games, and best of all, learn about animals, nature and the world around them. You know, in case you don't know everything!  GET IT HERE

ABCMouse.com calls itself the most comprehensive learning site on Earth for kids ages 2 to 7. Your kiddos can read or listen to books and music, play games and color as they accelerate through customizable learning levels designed by teachers and experts. The site even tracks your child's progress as she learns. You can try out the site for free for a month; after that, pay a monthly subscription. GET IT HERE

BrainPOP's animation brings learning concepts to life for individuals or entire classrooms. Kids learn about historical events, science and even the stock market, all with the help of a plucky robot and his friends.  GET IT HERE

Kids in preschool through Grade 8 will love Funbrain, a site that makes developing math, reading and literacy skills fun. Check out games like Math Baseball and Grammar Gorillas. Kids can even read books on the go.  GET IT HERE

Learning takes place in the kitchen, too, according to Spatulatta. Kids can learn cooking basics and try out new recipes built around the type of meal and favorite ingredients. What better way is there to transform your picky eater into a budding chef?  GET IT HERE

Want to pry your kid away from the screen? Play these fun outdoor activities and games with your kids to get them moving.  Try these fun ideas.  GET IT HERE

Disclaimer: Please note that Kensington Place Association and Unicom Services are not responsible for consequences that may result from accessing websites listed on this page, or downloading or utilizing files or programs that are linked or accessible on web sites posted on this page. Even though links are checked at time of posting, we are not responsible for changes that might result from alterations by third-party entities that are initiated without our knowledge. We suggest you DO NOT click on pop-ups or third party ads that may appear as a result of accessing any of these sites, and use CAUTION when downloading any programs or files. Many free downloaded programs include advertising that can have an adverse or unfavorable affect on your computer or Internet device. Please contact Unicom Services with any questions or concerns you may have. Thank you!

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