This month, sully a clean white living room with hundreds of colourful dots, check out Hobbledown’s new London site and meet Miffy IRL.
This month, immerse yourself in JeeYoung Lee’s origami world at NOW Gallery, embark on an arty trail, and dance with Little Amal.
A stylish, Scandinavian dream of a play cafe. The play cafe I’ve waited six long years of childrearing for.
This month, explore Stonehenge with your toddler, enjoy a comedy musical that’s just for parents and babies, and shuffle around to indie classics with the whole family.
The £18m refurb has rendered this museum much more child-friendly, interactive and just generally more interesting.
We were back within a month of our initial visit, and we live 12 miles away – which in London might as well be a different country.
There’s not a lot in it, but its location on the edge of Peckham Rye and the welcome addition of a baby-sensory room mean Apple Tree 2 just edges it over its sister site.
The design gives off some seriously jazzy nineties sci-fi vibes, a la Red Dwarf via The Fifth Element, but imagine both are set in Romford.
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).
This month, be dazzled by the Winter Lights in Canary Wharf, build a Den at the Soane Museum and master the art of spinning the decks at Peckham Levels.