Omaha has been listed by Parenting magazine as one of the "Top 10 Best Places To Raise A Child". As you will see from exploring the links presented here Omaha offers a nurturing and stimulating environment for all ages of children from toddler to teen.
The cultural scene is rich with art, dance, music and theatre — both performances and instruction. There are also many nationally recognized museums and other enjoyable educational attractions like an aquarium and zoo.
Omaha (and Nebraska as a whole) is beautiful. This is a great place to watch your children discover the wonders of nature! This heartland offers many parks — both city and state — with plenty of hiking, biking, fishing, and lake and river fun. Horse stables offer riding lessons to budding equestrians. There is no end of things to do!
Amusement parks and water parks are other realms of outdoor fun in Omaha and surrounding areas. The whole family can enjoy carnival rides, swimming pools, waterslides, go karts and miniature golf together. When autumn arrives you and your children can even enjoy picking out your own pumpkins!
I am happy to be able to provide you with details about many of the opportunities Omaha has to offer young people. Enjoy browsing!
For Little Sprouts
Museums & Educational Attractions
|Books For & About Babies -3 YearsBooks For & About Babies -3 Years|
|Education for Toddlers & Pre-Schoolers|
|Li’l Sprouts—A Garden Program For You & Your ToddlerLi’l Sprouts—A Garden Program For You & Your Toddler|
Art, Dance & Music
|Omaha Children’s MuseumOmaha Children’s Museum|
|Intergeneration Orchestra Of Omaha||Durham Western Heritage Museum|
|El Museo Latino|
|O! Public Art ProjectO! Public Art Project|
|Omaha School Of Music|
|The Rose Performing Arts Theater For Children & Families||
|Heartland Performing Arts Academy||
|Birds Of Nebraska|
|Omaha Conservatory Of Music||Fontenelle Nature Association|
Drama, Theater & Movies
|Lofte Community Theater|
|Canoeing Rivers Guide|
|The Rose Performing Arts Theater For Children & Families|
|Theatre Arts Guild--Theatres Directory||Lauritzen Gardens—Kid’s Classes And Activities @ Omaha Botanical Gardens|
|Omaha Performing Arts Center|
|Lozier IMAX 3D Theater|
|Omaha Theater Company Drama Lessons For Young People||
Fun Centers, Fun Parks & Water Parks
|Boulder Creek Amusement Park—Miniature Golf & Batting Practice|
Books & Poetry
|Fun-Plex Water Park & Ride Park|
|Tiny Town Village|
|Linoma Beach Water Park|
|Valma’s Pumpkin Patch—For October Fun|
|The Bookworm—Huge Children’s Book Section|
|Lauritzen Gardens—Story Hour @ Omaha Botanical Gardens|
Parks & The Zoo
|Nebraska State Parks|
|Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo|
|The Station House At Sokol Park|