Children can build to their hearts’ content (and design towers and test their stability on the Earthquake Table) at LEGOLAND Discovery Center (1). Look for the giant yellow giraffe that marks its entrance. Speaking of inanimate animals, artist Nancy Schön’s bronze Make Way for Ducklings (2) statue in the Public Garden is usually mobbed by tots wanting to sit on Mrs. Mallard and by parents wanting to capture the experience on film. In other news, kids just don’t want to get off the Greenway Carousel, which makes coupleminute turns in the Greenway on the daily. From ball python to red panda to the Masai giraffe, real animals living at Franklin Park Zoo (3) come from all over the planet. Families can easily spend a whole day here.