Spring break fun for kids on Long Island

Nanette Krockta, left, Marielle Krockta, 2, and Juliette

(Credit: Ed Betz)

School's out for most kids -- at least for the week of April 14, which means parents have five days of planning on their hands.

Below is a day-by-day list of the top events across Long Island for spring break, plus the best places to take the kids to play.

-- Compiled by Jennifer Berger

  • Children's Poetry Corner: Make and Take a Poem Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center | Huntington Station
    Weekly: Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Mon. 1-4 p.m.; Tue. 1-4 p.m.; Wed. 1-4... Families are invited to visit the home of Walt Whitman to "make and take a ...

  • General Writing and Research Workshop John Jermain Library | Sag Harbor
    Weekly: Mon. 6-7 p.m.Through Mon. 5/26. Journalist Oliver Peterson will be on hand to help with English homework and research projects, ...

  • Bethpage Federal Credit explorer family backpacks Hofstra University Museum: David Filderman Gallery | Hempstead
    Daily: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.Through Sun. 12/21. Excluded dates: Mon. 5/26;... Pick up a backpack and discover the beauty of the world's cultures through specific works ...

  • Game Days Lakeview Library | Rockville Centre
    Weekly: Mon. 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Wed. 3:30-4:30 p.m.Through Wed. 6/25. Friendly competition playing board games, Bingo, puzzles, and word games, for children in grades 6 ...

  • Math Tutoring John Jermain Library | Sag Harbor
    Weekly: Mon. 4:15-5:45 p.m.Through Mon. 4/28. Professional math tutor and teacher Chase Mallia will be available to help students with homework, ...

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    Battlegrounds Battlegrounds | Shirley
    Weekly: Sun. Noon-8 p.m.; Mon. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tue. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.;... Social and competitive atmosphere allowing children and teens a place to play the newest video ...

  • Sound Showers Long Island Children's Museum | Garden City
    Daily: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. This exhibit features three gallery experiences exploring the concept that "sound is music and music ...

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