Celebrate All Things Made At MakerFest!

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We love our free family fun here, and I’m especially excited to tell you about this fun and free event coming to Lakewood that’s a celebration of creativity and imagination. It’s MakerFest, one of our favorite, annual events from our friends at the Pierce County Library system. MakerFest is a chance to show off anything […]

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South Sound Sunday Fun!

Sunday Books and Boats at the Foss Waterway Seaport  Family activities include rowing demonstrations, stories, and more. I’m not clear on whether there is a regular admission charge-I’ll try to find out for you.  12-4   This event runs in conjunction with the marine parade (see below) Note from SFM: This is a great, little […]

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South Sound Weekend Kids’ Calendar: Family Fun And Things To Do April 10th-12th!

Looking for something fun to do with the kids in Tacoma this weekend? Wondering where to watch the Daffodil Parade in Puyallup, or just need something fun and free with your kiddos somewhere around the South Puget Sound. We can help with all those questions and more! Welcome to our every Friday guide to family […]

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Meet Keev Farm

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Readers often ask me about good places for kids’ horseback riding lessons, and I’m so excited to finally have a great answer! Keev Farm offers kids’ horseback riding lessons at their farm just outside of Olympia, convenient to Lacey and JBLM area friends looking for kids’ horseback riding, and worth the trip for those of […]

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Princess Party From Pierce County Parks and Rec

Here’s a princess party for my Puyallup area readers,or those willing to hop in your carriage. Yep, it’s time to get your gowns and tiaras ready for the Princess Party from Pierce County Parks and Rec. It’s Saturday, April 18th, at Meridian Habitat Park on South Hill (that’s the one with the fountain in front, […]

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Happy Spring Break!

Need some ideas for your Federal Way or  Tacoma area spring break staycation? If you’re on spring break this week, but you’re not headed anywhere glamorous, we’ve got you covered! Just head here for our complete guide to Spring Break fun, or click the graphic in the sidebar.  Keri will keep updating our list all week, […]

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Breakfast or Brunch With The Bunny at Pump It Up in Tacoma

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Tacoma! It’s not to late to do something special with the kids for Easter. If you need a last minute Easter Egg Hunt, I’ve got something even better! Head over to Pump It Up for one of two special events for your little bunnies. Here’s all the scoop! At Breakfast With The Bunny  from 9:30-11:30 Kids […]

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South Sound Weekend Kids’ Calendar: Family Fun And Things To Do April 3rd-5th!

Happy Friday! Welcome to Sounds Fun Mom, where you’ll find an amazing list of things to do with kids in Tacoma, Puyallup, Gig Harbor, Olympia, and Your South Sound home! We also have tons to explore when you’re done planning your weekend. Consider using our outdoor adventures tab to take advantage of the sunshine, or […]

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Meet Hike It Baby: A Parents’ Group For Families Who Love To Explore!


I get lots of questions from moms and dads looking for kid friendly hikes near Tacoma and the greater South Sound. I also get lots of questions from readers looking to connect with other fun loving parents. Problem solved alert! Hike It Baby is a different kind of parents’ group  that gets outdoors loving moms […]

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Brick By Brick Lego Expo In Tacoma

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Are you looking for something fun to do with the kids near Tacoma this spring break? Have you got a Lego fan at your house? If you answered, “Yes,” to those questions, then I really Insist that you get down to Freighthouse Square for the Brick By Brick Lego event from our friends at City […]

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