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Family Activities That Cost $10 or Less

Having fun with the kids doesn’t have to break your budget. Here are some things you can do for $10 (or less!) per child.

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Practice your aim, strategy, and laser tag skills at Q-ZAR 

151 Voice Road, Carle Place

General admission $7 per game. Daily weekday game specials are as little as $5 per person. 

Dish out and dodge neon laser dashes throughout Q-ZAR's 4,000 square-foot arena. Q-ZAR is described as "getting inside a video game" as you are challenged with games of strategy and skill surrounded by special effects lighting and electronic techno sounds and lighting. Visit the Q-ZAR website for more information. 

Explore the Tackapausha Museum and Preserve

2225 Washington Avenue 
between Merrick Road and Sunrise Highway, Seaford

$5/adults, $3/children 5 and over,children under 5 are free, $3 senior citizens

Explore the Tackapausha Preserve and take a walk on a clearly marked trail though an 84-acre sanctuary of oak forests, ponds, streams, small mammals and scores of bird species. After your walk, if the weather is uncooperative, or if hiking is just not your thing, you can visit the 3,000-square-foot museum which features displays about the ecology of Long Island, as well as animal exhibits and shows and interactive activities for children. For hours and additional information, visit the museum website.

Try to hit a hole in one at Glowgolf

Roosevelt Field Mall

630 Old Country Road, Space 0503-A, Garden City

$10 per game for children ages 5-12, $7 for children 4 and under, $12 for adults

Located on the Concourse Level near LensCrafters and the kids play area at the Roosevelt Field Mall is Glowgolf, a psychedelic, glow-in-the-dark indoor miniature golf course. Can you get through the fun and challenging 28-hole course? Glowgolf also has a Laser Maze Challenge. Purchase one game for $3 or three games for $5.

Dig into a famous Krisch’s ice cream sundae

11 Central Ave, Massapequa

Various prices

Krisch’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlour features many breakfast, lunch, and dinner delights, but is renowned for its famous ice cream. People – including many Hollywood celebrities – come from all over to enjoy the restaurant’s original 1950s atmosphere and to indulge in homemade ice cream sundaes topped with homemade whipped cream and a cherry. View the dessert menu and make your mouth water.

Bowl during Sunday Funday at AMF

Various locations throughout Long Island

Special pricing $3.09 per game

Strike up some action at an AMF bowling alley and take advantage of its Sunday Funday bowling special. Bowl after 7 p.m. for just $3.09 per game. Shoes not included. Subject to lane availability. Visit the AMF website for more information and to find the location nearest you.