Parenting 101: Indoor Playground

After a tiring, or maybe somewhat refreshing, day of perusing Tagaytay homes for sale, your kids might have a little bit more energy than you want to deal with, so maybe indoor playgrounds might be a good idea.

Indoor playgrounds, or play centers, are places that are designed for children to play in. The equipment in these playgrounds are wrapped on soft materials or foam to absorb impact if ever the children fall or bounce. It’s a safer alternative to an outdoor playground.

Some play areas can have many other facilities other than the playground itself, which is usually a climbing frame with ball pits and slides. They can also have an arts and crafts area for children who want to sit down and work on their creativity, a party room or events area if parents want to celebrate the birthday of their child together with other children and let the children have a tremendous amount of fun, and a cafe area where parents can rest and have a cup of coffee while their children burn off their energy in the playground.

Here are some indoor playgrounds in Manila you can take your children to:

Cosmic Kidz, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City


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This activity center has four levels, where levels are divided into the play experience of the age group. A couple of hours running, jumping into plasma pools and ball pits, and sliding and crawling will surely keep your child occupied while you do some shopping, or if you want to catch up on some rest and have a spa day.

Active Fun, Bonifacio Global City

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Copyright 2014 E.Siegele

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This colorful building is a massage indoor playground, and sits along 9th Avenue in Bonifacio Global City. There are several playpens, slides, and many games for your child to try. Aside from one in BGC, they also have branches in Fairview Terraces and in SM Megamall.

Fun Ranch, Ortigas


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If you want to take your kids out to eat, but want to distract them enough for their gadgets, then the Fun Ranch in Ortigas is the place for you. One of the best parts is that there is no entrance fee, and there are many restaurants in the area together with the several activities, rides, obstacles, and other gimmicks to keep your kid distracted and occupied enough!

The Mind Museum, Taguig City


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It doesn’t all have to be all running, climbing, and jumping into ball pits. Why not visit the Mind Museum in Taguig? There, they’ll probably meet their first T-Rex skeleton, touch orbs that make their hair stand on end, feel what it’s  like to experience an earthquake on a bridge, and learn as they make their way through several interactive displays and exhibits. They can learn in the most fun way possible.

Museo Pambata, Manila


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Most kids have gone on a field trip to this museum, and if yours haven’t already, you can take them yourself and maybe you can rekindle your own memories of your field trip! Your kids can learn about history, human anatomy, nature, look at artwork, and maybe a take a train ride to the past.
The mall isn’t the only place you can go to to have fun with your kids. Why not go to these interesting places instead of the movies? Maybe your children will like this fun way of learning.



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