We know parents can have a heck of a time planning fun activities for the kids. So, here are a few tips on area events that will help you entertain the little ones.
Where/When: , 10911 Oak St., Los Alamitos; 3:30 p.m. Wednesday
Why go: Children can create beautiful paintings to help express their creativity and give as gifts.
Where/When: Vons, 11322 Los Alamitos Blvd., Los Alamitos; Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Why go: Although it's not exactly an event, it can help you model the spirit of giving.
What to donate: Various baby-related items, including diapers
Where/When: Orange County Zoo, 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange; 10 a.m. Thursday
Why go: Toddlers can learn about animals with fun, hands-on activities and crafts.
Pricing: $5 for one child and one parent; phone registration required