Get festive this December with cosy carols, wintry crafts, seasonal theatre and not one, not two, but FIVE cities made out of gingerbread.
This festive season’s most electrifying illuminations, iconic ice rinks and grandest grottoes.
Experienced playworker, Childhood and Youth expert and all-round excellent human Kerri Burton rounds up the capital’s coolest adventure playgrounds.
Appalling weather? Kids bouncing off the walls of your tiny London flat? Fear not, there is hope in the shape of the capital’s myriad indoor playgrounds, from the most stylish play cafes and museum children’s galleries to the least awful soft-play centres we can think of (and, good God, there are some dreadful ones).
The capital’s most innovative, aesthetically pleasing, exciting and often downright weird children’s playgrounds.
This month, get felt up by some body-part art, climb inside some hand-knitted art and enter a haunted house filled with art.
Whether you’re embarking on a sci-fi adventure at the Science Museum, meeting Elmer and her mates at the Horniman, or cavorting with robots at Pitzhanger, it’s a brilliant month to see a new exhibition.
Loads of our favourites return this month, from art in the park at Frieze Sculpture to immersive fun at Colourscape, plus hypnotic installations at London Design Festival.
This month’s thrifty fun includes riding a ferris wheel at Somerset House, getting creative in Trafalgar Square, and heading to the beach without leaving the M25.
Hot town, summer in the city: while away a sticky day in one of the capital’s many play fountains or splash pads.
This month, sully a clean white living room with hundreds of colourful dots, check out Hobbledown’s new London site and meet Miffy IRL.
In our final Dadlands Day Trips instalment for this half term, Bab Dad hits up the most kid-friendly attractions either side of the Thames.