Are you visiting Annapolis? Looking for a rainy day activity with your child? Interested in an afternoon enrichment activity with your preschooler? Here are five options your family could thoroughly enjoy!

The Clay Bakers

The Clay Bakers is a walk in studio located on Main Street in downtown, Annapolis. Stop by and choose your piece, then decide on colors from a non toxic, kid-friendly paint palette. The friendly shop staff will take the completed clay masterpiece, glaze, and fire, before giving it back in a week’s time. The pottery painting and glass studio also offers workshops and a summer camp for children. For more info click here.



An indoor play zone with climbing walls, tubes, slides and a ball launcher, Ballocity, is located in the basement of the Pip Moyer Recreation Center in Annapolis, MD. This all age indoor play area is popular because children can use their imagination and improve on gross motor skills, while also socializing with others. For more info click here.



The Brick House

The BrickHouse is an educational center geared to tap into a child’s fun and creative side through the use of LEGOs, trains, a treehouse, videos, arts and crafts and more! They offer stay and play hours, so parents can run errands, as well as themed birthday parties and a parent’s night out. Have a three year old and five year old? This center may keep both children busy and occupied for hours. For more info click here¬†.




Thrive Gymnastics

Gynmastics, tumbling, dance and ninjas are currently the classes offered at Thrive Gymnastics, stationed in the heart of Annapolis between the West End Grill and the Melting Pot. Parents can register a membership for their child or pay walk in fees during the free play hours. For more info click here.




Old Fox Books

Story, coffee and conversation is the Old Fox Books’ motto. Positioned between other quaint shops on Maryland Avenue in Historic Annapolis, Old Fox Books is a charming book store and coffeehouse with a selection of reads for all ages. Everything about this magical setting is open to reading in the inviting nooks, crannies and winding staircase leading to the books tucked in the basement, to the outdoor A frame book house for children with lights strung above. Spend the day purchasing a new book to help support this local Annapolis business and cozy up with your children. For more info click here.

Other indoor activit√©s in Annapolis: Annapolis Bowl, Kid’s Yoga @ Prana Studio, The Chesapeake Children’s Museum, and 1st Class Gymnastics