Author: Orlando Mom

Review of Orlando Shakes’ Miss Nelson is Missing

This past weekend I went to see the Children’s musical Miss Nelson is Missing at Orlando Shakes. The musical is based on the books Miss Nelson is Missing and Miss Nelson is Back by Harry Allard. I took my 5-year old with me and we both had a great time. The Show Miss Nelson is the teacher in class 207. Unfortunately, the children in her class are not well behaved. So to teach them a lesson, Miss Nelson takes a break from teaching and sends a “substitute” Viola Swamp to take over her class while she recuperates. The children...

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Free Tickets to Orlando Attractions

We at Orlando Parents are all about helping parents experience more in Orlando with their kids. If we can help save you money while doing it, even better! The Orange County Library System recently came out with the Local Wanderer program that gives you free tickets to Orlando area attractions with your library card.To use the Local Wanderer program, you request a pass for the attraction from the library.     The attractions that are included in the program include:Orlando Shakes Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens Orange County Regional History Center Hard Rock Live Orlando Museum of Art...

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Corn Mazes in Orlando

My family and I look forward to trying out different corn mazes in Orlando in the fall. If you are like us and love to go, or looking to try our your first corn maze, here is a list of corn mazes in and around Orlando this fall.   beautiful garden with triangular bushes well cuted   Cornfusion Corn MazeDates: Weekends September 14 to November 3Hours: 10am to 6pm (closes at 5pm on Nov. 3), Flashlight maze F& Sa 7pm to 10pmLocation: Cost: $13 ages 3 and up/$10 for flashlight maze (50% discount if you also go during the...

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Pumpkin Patches in Orlando

Want to know where to go pick pumpkins with kids in Orlando? You have definitely come to the right place. Check out our list of pumpkin patches in Orlando below.     Atwood Family FarmDates: Oct 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 19, 26Hours: Vary by day (please check facebook page)Location: 36111 N CR 44A, Eustis, FLCost: $5 per car (applied to pumpkin purchase)   Backwood’s Family FarmDates: October 13-14Hours: Sa, 10am to 6pm/Su, 10am to 3pmLocation: 7940 Indianhouse Lane, Groveland, FLCost: $5 for adults/Kids Free   Club Lake PlantationDates: September 28 to October 27 (Tuesdays to Sundays, closed on...

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20 Fun Things To Do With Kids in Orlando

When I first moved to Orlando a couple of years ago, I didn’t know what there was to do outside of the theme parks. Well, I am happy to report that while the theme parks are fun, and you might want to get passes to one or two while your kids are young, they are not the only things to do with kids in Orlando. There are plenty of other activities and they are much easier on the wallet! Here are 20 fun activities that we recommend in Orlando. Outside Activities Ride the Swan Boats in Lake Eola – ...

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mikaela walker




Hi and welcome to Orlando Parents. My name is Mikaela and I am the Editor and Founder of the site. When my first child was born, I was looking all over for things to do with her. Quite frankly, it took a lot of time. I wanted to create a site to make it easier for other parents to find things to do with their kids and thus I created Orlando Parents.

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