Your go-to guide for all things kids and families in the greater Springfield, Missouri area.

kids eat free!

Check out the deals these local eateries offer families each week! No need to search for coupons! Just keep your Kids Directory handy and the kids can dine out free (or close to it) somewhere almost every night. Happy Eating!

Our Advertisers

Check out our wonderful advertisers. See their latest ads and find links to more information about their businesses and the products and services they offer to children and families in the greater Springfield area.

Education Resources

The academic year can bring a lot of ups and downs for our children, regardless of their ages. If your child needs an academic boost or enrichment to challenge him or her, there are many opportunities in the greater Springfield area.

Find a Directory

Each month you will find a new Kids Directory a more than 600 locations in Springfield, Nixa, Ozark, Republic, Willard, Bolivar, Buffalo, Lebanon, Marshfield, Rogersville, Branson, Hollister, & Branson West. You can also pick up a directory at these locations:

birthday party guide

Is your child about to celebrate a birthday? Look no further, we’ve got great ideas and contact information for you to create a fabulous party for your child. We’ve compiled a wide variety of options so get started planning that party!

Kids and the arts

Creative expression goes hand-in-hand with childhood, and the Springfield area is fortunate to have an excellent selection of opportunities for children and families to experience the visual and performing arts through concerts, classes and workshops, and exhibits. 

Healthy Kids Guide

Looking for resources to help you navigate your through your child’s health and well-being? We put together a list of quality providers in various fields that can help take away some of the stress and frustration of navigating the world of children’s health. 

Field Trip Guide

To all the teachers, parents, youth activity coordinators, and childcare facility owners–anyone who plans and manages field trips and excursions for children–this guide is for you! These area businesses and organizations offer great resources for you!

Summer Camp Guide

There is no lack of summer activities for kids in our area. We know parents and grandparents are already searching  and our advertisers offer a TON of wonderful summer camps and programs. We’ve collected the best of the best right here in one convenient place just for YOU!