"What are we going to do today?" whines one. "I'm bored!" cries another. Soon a chorus of complaints fills the air. The bubble of bliss has popped, and they won't stop until a solution has been found. It's hard to balance daily entertainment with a reasonable budget, but Indy's Child has you covered. For more free fun, check out our list of free things to do in Indianapolis with kids or free Indianapolis events this month. The list below opens up many possibilities for fun activities for $5 (per person) or less in Indianapolis! \tTake in the fresh air on one of Indianapolis\u2019 hiking trails. Some parks require small entry fees but most are free! \tHead to Tuttle Orchards for a pumpkin. Admission to the field is free and you can take home a mini pumpkin for only $2. \tRun through the Cicada-themed corn maze at McCloud Nature Park. Free \tVisit Nehemiah Ranch for free fall fun. Free. \tGo on a self-guided tour at Wolf Park, a 70-acre nonprofit park dedicated to providing a habitat to wolves, foxes, bison, and other animals for educational purposes. Self Guided tours are $5\/person. Worf Park \tTake your trip to the playground to a whole new level at one of the top 10 coolest playgrounds in Indianapolis. Free. \tRide the zip line at the Nature Adventure Playground at Jill Perelman Pavilion. \tPick a mini pumpkin at Tuttle Orchards, admission is free, and mini pumpkins are $2. \tCatch an outdoor movie every Monday at Midtown Plaza in Carmel. Find the movie lineup here. Free! \tVisit and borrow a book from all of Indy's unique Public Collection stations. \tClimb away on the Treehouses at Flat Fork Creek. Free. \tAttend one of these free fairs & festivals. \tFoster imagination at the Museum of Miniature houses! Admission is $5 for kids aged 3-9. \tBrowse a locally owned bookstore. \tLearn about space at the Carmel Planetarium. Once a month, the planetarium is open to the public for evening shows. Adults $4, Children $2. \tHave donuts and a family game night at Doughnuts & Dragons. Games are free, and donuts prices range from $1.50-$2.75. \tVisit one of these State Parks for the Best Fall Foliage in Indiana. State Park's entry fee is $7\/car for Indiana residents. photo courtesy of Spring Mill State Park \tLearn about the best of the best at the NCAA Hall of Fame! Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for kids and seniors (kids under 5 are free). \tHave archeologists adventure at River Road Park. This one-of-a-kind park includes features you\u2019ll see nowhere else around Indy. \tFind the perfect skipping rock at one of these nearby creeks. Free. \tStroll the Children\u2019s Garden at Coxhall Gardens, one of Indy's most beautiful parks. Free. Children\u2019s Garden at Coxhall Gardens \tExplore any (or all) of Indy's six cultural districts. \tRespect the law and learn all about it at The Indiana State Police Museum. Donations are accepted. Free. \tHop on your bike, and explore a bike trail with your family. \tHead to the Garfield Park Arts Center for Arts for All to grab a project take-home kit. Kits are FREE, but require registration online for pickup. Once you have registered, you can pick up your kit up to a week following enrollment. Free! \tGrad your frisbee, and head to one of these local disc golf courses. \tTake a farm walk and watch the process of milking real cows at Trader\u2019s Point Creamery! Admission is $3 and kids under 2 are free! Traders Point Creamery. Photo credit: www.facebook.com\/Traders-Point-Creamery-361064221639 \tFor all the cat and dog lovers, volunteer or schedule a free tour at the Indy Humane Society. \tGet your art on! Admission to Newfields is free on the first Thursday of every month, 11 am-8 pm, for the general public. Make sure to reserve your ticket here! Free. \tTake a stroll along the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. \tHead inside to one of these 10 places to play inside for FREE. \tSkate the night away at Skateland! Enjoy Family Fun Night every Tuesday from 6 pm-9 pm. $5 Admission if you bring your own skates! \tStomp out the creek on a nice spring day at Cool Creek Park. Free. \tVisit the Kawachinagano Japanese Garden in Carmel. Free. Kawachinagano Japanese Garden \tDiscover the world of Geocaching as a family, and explore Indianapolis in a whole new way. \tCheck out Royal Pin's bowling specials at different locations around the city, like $2.50 early bird Sunday games, $2.50 game\/$2.50 rental Monday night specials, and more. \tPlay a family game of ping pong, shuffleboard, corn hole, or bocce ball at Midtown Plaza Carmel. Free \tJam out at Daniels Vinyard during one of their free family concerts. \tSpread love and joy by volunteering at the Mid-North Food Pantry. Free. \tLearn something new on a tour of Strawtown Enclosure, a Native American village that was inhabited over 700 years ago. Free \tHoosier history junkies of all ages should visit the Indiana War Memorial Museum, depicting the chronological timeline of Indiana's role in our nation's conflicts. Open Wednesday - Sunday, 9:00am - 5:00pm. Free. \tExplore Kid City at Greenwood Community Center. This indoor playground is just $4 per child. Accompanying adults are free. Kid City at Greenwood Community Center \tVisit the interactive and fun Holliday Park Nature Center. Free. \tEnjoy $6 (so close!) per person admission to The Children\u2019s Museum on the first Thursday of the month. \tWalk around the ArtsPark at the Indianapolis Art Center. Free. \tFor plane and engine lovers, the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust Allison Branch might just be heaven, hosting an impressively extensive collection of aircraft engines. Open to the public Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm. Free. \tScope out The Carmel Fire Buffs and Fire Department Museum. Donations at the door are appreciated. Free. \tExplore Indianapolis on the new IndyGo Red Line! Single rides with a 2-hour transfer are $1.75 and day passes are $4. Kids under 5 are free with a fare-paying rider. \tWalk around the ArtsPark at the Indianapolis Art Center. Free. \tDiscover Indiana Flora and Fauna at the Zion Nature Center, open Friday - Sunday. Free. \tExplore The Learning Curve at Central Library! Free. Central Library \tExplore a new playground destination. \tClimb on Funky Bones at the Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park. Free. \tDo you have a budding politician in your midst? Schedule a free tour of the Indiana Statehouse to learn about the branches of government, as well as the building's history and architecture. \tBrowse the Indianapolis City Market, or walk around the Summer Farmers' Market from May - October. \tEnjoy Barnes & Noble Storytime and Activities. Free. \tEnjoy First Fridays at the Indiana Landmarks Center on the first Friday evening of every month. Free. \tDid you know the Monon Trail stretches through Indy for 26 miles? Get the family outside on bikes, blades, or foot and enjoy one of Indy's local treasures! Free. \tVisit Mass Ave on Sundays to explore fun stores without paying for the parking meter! \tHave you checked out the Colts Canal PlaySpace yet? Spanning about an acre on the north end of the Downtown Canal Walk and connected to the Cultural Trail, the whole family will enjoy this public play area. Free. Colts Canal PlaySpace \tRent bikes through the Indiana Pacers Bikeshare. $1 to ride, plus 15 cents per minute, that's almost a half-hour of fun for $5! \tClimb to the top of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on the Circle. Free. \tFind somewhere to volunteer as a family. \tLearn about agriculture at AgriPark in Fishers. Fishers AgriPark. Photo credit: www.facebook.com\/FishersAgriPark \tSpend a day at Eagle Creek! The park includes hiking trails, a playground, a nature center, and more. $5 per car for Marion County residents. \tRoad Trip to Fort Wayne and explore Promenade Park. \tBrowse our free things to do this month calendar for even more ideas! \tStuck at home? Here are 70 Activities to try anytime!