As winter is upon us, anyone with kids (especially toddlers) is on the hunt for good indoor playgrounds and play cafes. Personally, I’m always looking for new places all around the area where we can play indoors. It’s helpful to know of good indoor playgrounds for summer, too! Those hot days can be just as hard as the cold winter months.
One of the reasons we love living in Tosa is that we are centrally located between all of the Milwaukee suburbs. That means that we’re open to exploring indoor playgrounds and play cafes from Oak Creek to the Eastside out to Oconomowoc.
This guide provides a quick overview of the ones that just happen to be on our bucket list this winter. Some of these we’ve been to in the past (Little Sprouts, Kids in Motion) and some of them I’ve heard good things about (The Children’s Play Gallery) and some are brand new to me (Fun Timez).
Little Sprouts Play Cafe
Little Sprouts is an indoor play cafe in Shorewood. Their play cafe is ideal for children up to 6 years old. Young kids will love the imagination inspired play. Parents will love our free Stone Creek coffee and free WI-FI. The play space features toys and structures meant to inspire your child’s imagination.
Check out their website: https://littlesproutsplaycafe.com
Kids in Motion
Kids in Motion has created a welcoming environment that provides a combination of recreation and education, while promoting family bonding and togetherness. You will find a fun, safe environment that your whole family will enjoy. Kids in Motion emphasizes the importance of physical play, as well as social interaction and imaginative play for young children.
Location: New Berlin
Check out their website: http://www.kidsinmotionwi.com/index.html
Fun Timez Party
Fun Timez!, the newest Family Activity Center in Franklin is your home for play, birthday parties, field trips, community activities and so much more! We aren’t just for jumping anymore, we’ve added on! Now there is something for ALL age groups! We still have our large, awesome inflatables, but we now have rock climbing, adventure jumper and laser tag. We also have an Eye-Play game with non-stop fun, an arcade, air hockey and a large café area where you can enjoy a wide selection of delicious foods including our fresh, homemade pizza!
Check out their website: http://funtimezparty.com
The Children’s Play Gallery
The Children’s Play Gallery is a children’s museum dedicated to the education and development of young children through hands-on, creative and interactive play. They are a community gathering place, where children and parents can bond. A place where young families can make connections and children can build their imaginations. Their goal is to constantly renew and refresh the gallery, always giving children a chance to learn and discover when they come in.
Check out their website: http://thechildrensplaygallery.com
The Big Backyard
Run, climb, ride, slide, and have a blast at their indoor playground. The Big Backyard brings the outdoors inside with huge play equipment, riding toys, balls, playhouses, infant toys, and more. You will find the most appropriate ages for the indoor playground are children ages 0-8; however, we always welcome older children who come with their families.
Location: New Berlin
Check out their website: http://thebigbackyardwi.com
I hope to make it to all of these indoor playgrounds over the next few months. I’ll be sure to share a review of each of them as we check them out. As always, if you have any other recommendations for us to check out, send them my way on the contact form.