So much to do, so little time to figure out just what it is you can do with and for your children. This week is easy; we've got some baby sharks, a play, a kid's cooking class and a chance to watch sheep being sheared. See what else we've lined up for you as possibilities in our Kids Planner for Los Altos this week.
Where/When: 1451 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m. 650-329-2111
Why go: There are new animals at this little zoo, always a pleasure to see. At the Shark exhibit, there are two new swell sharks, and the Bat Habitat has three new Egyptian fruit bats.
Pricing: Free, donations accepted.
Where/When: , 4800 El Camino Real. Saturday, 1-3 p.m.
Why Go: Your kids will learn to cook some gluten-free foods with Whole Foods' Chef Drea. On the menu are skillet cornbread with sage, sweet potato soup with coconut milk and chocolate chip cookies. Good for ages 4 to 14.
Where/When: , 26870 Moody Rd., Los Altos Hills. Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Why Go: It's a one-of-a-kind experience for your child to see a sheep being sheared and to see sheep herded by sheepdogs.
Where/When: , 2171 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 10 a.m.
Why Go: To see the school's presentation about a Native American leader who focused on peace. It's a great kid's story, and true!
Where/When: , 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd. Cupertino (Fujitsu Planetarium). Saturday, 5, 6 and 7:30 p.m.
Why Go: This is the last star show for the season; after this weekend, the planetarium will be closed until September. There are three different star shows Saturday night, so don't miss this last opportunity for a night of star gazing with your children.