Experienced playworker, Childhood and Youth expert and all-round excellent human Kerri Burton rounds up the capital’s coolest adventure playgrounds.
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.
This month, immerse yourself in JeeYoung Lee’s origami world at NOW Gallery, embark on an arty trail, and dance with Little Amal.
This month, explore a vibrant food utopia at Kew, step into an illustrated world at artsdepot, and get revoltingly messy at Mess It Up in the Park.
This month, use hammers and saws to build a dream play space, cycle to power a party, and check out Discover’s latest immersive exhibition.
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.
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.
This month, meet Beatrix Potter at the V&A, immerse yourself in the world of cats and dogs at the Horniman, and celebrate 20 years of Imagine Children’s Festival at the Southbank Centre.