Children: Activities for Kids

Hibbbou
Holiday art workshops for bilingual children aged 5-12 in Paris, programmes are either in English or in Russian.
Ecole Jeannine Manuel Summer Camp
Primary school that runs a summer camp for children aged 5 to 12. Activities in English. 70 rue du Theatre (Arr 15). Metro: Avenue Emile Zola.
Kids Yoga at Espace Nataraja
On Wednesdays afternoons for boys and girls aged 5-10. Classes include movement, activities, music and guided relaxation. (Arr 9) Metro: Notre Dame de Lorette
Gymboree
Programs designed to help young children learn and develop the cognitive, physical and social skills as they play. Unique approach to parent involvement. Baby gym, sports, music and lessons in English too. Two sites in Paris.
David Crocketts Adventure Park
Adventure park for kids with climbing and adventure playgrounds. To the East of Paris at Disneys Davy Crockett Ranch (77) Villeneuve-le-Comte.
Aventure Land
Outdoor activities and attractions at this action park to the west of Paris. Route dArthieul (95) Magny en Vexin
Musee Grevin
Waxworks Museum. Opening times vary. At 10 bd Montmatre (Arr 9). Metro: Grands Boulevards.
Espace Rambouillet
Forest centre offering treetop trails, leisure activities based on climbing, moving from tree to tree, life in the trees and exploring the forest environment. Route de Clairefontaine, Rambouillet (78).
Le Petit Atelier
An association that has various art, music and language classes. At 5 rue du Chateau (77) Fontainebleau
Palais de Tokyo
Modern art gallery and exhibition space. Offer art workshops on Wednesdays and Saturdays for children aged from 3 to 10. Holiday and birthday party services as well. 13 avenue du President Wilson ( Arr. 16)
Institut Oceanographique/Centre de la Mer
A number of aquariums and exhibitions about life in the sea. The institute has regular activities for children. At 195 rue Saint-Jacques (Arr 5). RER: Luxembourg.
Wednesday School
Wednesday School (WS) is an association in Marne La Vallee providing opportunities for young children aged 5 to 11 to develop the elements of bilinguism and to experience other cultures through full-immersion classes on Wednesdays.
Caleches du Chateau de Versailles
Discover the gardens of the Chateau de Versailles from a horse-drawn coach. Allee des Mortemets, Zone des Matelots, Versailles (78)
Musee Nationale dHistoire Naturelle
Eclectic natural history museum within the Jardin des Plantes. Many interactive games. Open 10:00-18:00 Weekends 100:00-17:00 weekdays. Closed Tueday. At 36 rue Geoffrey St-Hilaire (Arr 5) Metro: St-Marcel/Monge.
Cite des Enfants - Cite des Sciences et de lIndustrie.
Childrens discovery zones in a Science Museum. Under 5s and for 5 to 12 year olds. All activites are hands-on. Reservations essential, opening times vary. At 30 ave Corentin-Cariou (Arr 19). Metro: Porte de la Villette.
Le Musee Gourmand du Chocolat - Choco-Story
Chocolate museum where you can discover the secret of chocolate and its 4.000 years of history. Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00. 28 Blvd de Bonne Nouvelle (Arr 10) Metro: Bonne Nouvelle
Jardin des Plantes
The Jardin des Plantes houses a number of attractions for children including a mini-zoo with kangaroos, the Museum of Natural History and several large hot-houses with tropical plants. Location: 7 rue Cuviers (Arr 5) Metro: Austerlitz
KidJam
Bilingual singing and movement. Open to all children, ages 3 months to 8 years, including those with developmental delays. Métro: Pasteur 
Little Tykes Theatre
English theatre classes for babies and young children (up to 8 years old) teaching professional acting techniques through simple games, movement stories and live music.
Musee national de la Marine
For the sailor in each of us, this museum displays model ships, navigation instruments, paintings, sculptures and other artefacts. Open from 10:00 to 18:00, closed Tuesdays. At Palais de Chaillot, 17 Place Trocadero (Arr 16) Metro: Trocadero.
Palais de la Decouverte
A fun and educational museum full of interactive experiments in various areas of science. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 9:30 to 18:00, Sunday from 10:00 to 19:00, closed Mondays. At Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt (Arr 8) Metro: Champs Elysee Clemenceau
Musee Departemental de lEcole de Barbizon
Situated in the Auberge de Ganne, this musuem houses artworks executed by famous artists of the XIXth Century and artists of the Barbizon school. Free entry for children under 12. At 92 Grande Rue (77) Barbizon
School Pick-Up Taxi Service
English speaking taxi service that operates in Paris and close suburbs. 
Centre Pompidou - Galerie des Enfants.
Interactive exhibitions by designers and artists introduce children to modern art, design and architecture. Workshops ages 6 - 12. Centre Pompidou, place Georges Pompidou (Arr 4) 11:00 - 22:00, closed Tuesdays. Metro: Hotel de Ville RER Chatelet Les Hall
Tour Montparnasse
Discover Paris from the indoor observation deck (56th floor) and the open-air observatory (59th floor). Many interactive facilites to help you discover and understand Paris, as well as a bar. Rue de lArrivee (Arr 15) Metro: Montparnasse-Bienvenue
The English Activites Club
Group offering lots of exciting activities in English for children and families in and around Paris.
Etoile de Reve
Childrens birthday party organizers; at your home or in their facility. 130 blvd Murat (Arr: 16)
Louise Denyer Acting Workshops for Kids
Native trilingual British actress offers intensive acting workshops for theatre and film in English for kids and teenagers [ages 3 to 18], during all school vacations, certain weekends, special events and birthday parties, privately and within schools.
Emily Mazo-Rizzi
Classically trained Pilates instructor offers lessons at studio near Republique. Mat classes limited to eight participants. Babies welcome at weekly post-natal class.
La Grange aux Moines
Learn about life on a farm on this working farm where goats, sheep, poultry and rabbits are raised. Open Wednesdays, Saturdays and during school holidays. Entrance is free and picnic facilities provided. RD 83, Plateau de Tertre (91) La Ferte-Alais
American School of Paris Summer Program
This summer, we’re making a big splash. Something special is happening at the American School of Paris, and we want YOU to be a part of it. Plunge into Adventure with our new Summer Program! We invite your children to
Fami Parc
Enjoy a day out at this leisure park. Attractions, rides and games for the family. Situated 20 Km from Fontainebleau. 6 rue Grande, Nonville (77)
La Portee Musicale
English language music workshop for chidren under 4 and their parents or carers. Structured and improvised music making activities using songs, dances, instruments, puppets, soft toys, lycra and the childrens own ideas
American Childrens Theatre
ACT is a theater company for children, offering drama and musical theater classes in English for ages 3-16, as well as camps during school vacations. Helping you find your talent to sing, dance, play, and perform.
Les Petits Cordons Bleus
The perfect culinary programme for your children aged between 8 to 12 years under the supervision of a Cordon Bleu Chef. Professional training and gastronomy programs are available for adults along with short culinary and wine courses for amateurs.
Carrot Cake Club
Club that teaches English through play to small groups of children.
Musee des Arts et Metiers
Here you can see the first train ever invented, the first airplane, the first satellite, and many of the worlds most famous inventions. 60 rue Reaumur, 292 rue Saint-Martin (Arr 3) Metro: Arts et Metiers. http://www.arts-et-metiers.net/
made with love
Baby & child hand / foot prints painted on ceramics. Print workshops take place in English or French in various child-friendly locations across Paris or you can organise a private event in your home, nursery or playgroup.
Pari-Grandir
Bilingual and international venue for: after school activities; holiday camps; baby gym and yoga; theatre, art and music classes. Wednesday club (full or half day) Pre and post-natal yoga classes. 15 rue George Bernard Shaw (Arr. 15)
Kids and Us
An international Language school teaching English and Spanish to children from 1 year old up to 17 years old with an exclusive and own methodology based on the natural process of language acquisition.
ParisKid
Custom-made tours of Paris museums and historical sites for 6 to 12 year old kids. Helps non French-speaking children discover the best of Paris culture through interactive museum visits and art workshops with qualified guides.
Base de Loisirs de Souppes sur Loing
Beach located in Souppes sur Loing with swimming, canoing, swimming pool, mini-golf and more. Open all year round (swimming June-August). 40, rue de Varennes, (77) Souppes-sur-Loing.
Ludimax
Giant indoor kids playground near St Germain-en Laye and Versailles. Wide variety of food. Organization of birthday parties during the day and private kids parties in the evening. Open 10:00 to 18:00.
Le Stade Francais - La Faisanderie
Fitness programmes, classes, gyms, tennis, squash, judo, swimming pools and golf courses and many more indoor and outdoor activities. Special programmes for expats and families in this fantastic country club located in the Domaine National de Saint Cloud.
Fil de Legende
Bespoke costumes and accessories for children. Party costume hire for 5 to 8 year olds.
Musique A Plus
Singing classes and individual lessons for children from 8 to 18 years old in a bi-lingual English/French context. Classes in the 15th and 18th arrondissements of Paris.
Golf de lIle fleurie
Located 5 mins from Paris La Defence on the Ile des Impressionnistes. The course is suitable for all levels of players. Conference facilities. Pont de Chatou, Ile des Impressionnistes, Chatou (78).
Energy Academy
Sports and leisure activities in Paris for children. Private tennis and multisports club for children from 3 to 17 with a door to door transport service in Paris. Holiday camps throughout the year. Les Jonnieres, Bievres (91).
La Quille
Mini-bowling alley with six alleys, two bars and billiard tables. You do not need to change shoes for mini-bowling. 111, rue Saint-Maur (Arr 11) Metro: Parmentier.
Musee Rodin
This museum houses an extensive selection of Rodins works, as well as paintings from his private collection. Garden, play area for children and self-service restaurant. Free access for those under 18. At 77 rue de Varenne (Arr 7) Metro: Varenne.
Park Slope Rock School
Music school for children aged 8-16 where students learn how to play and perform rock music in a collaborative setting.
Marin dEau Douce
Hire your own boat (for 5, 7 or 11 passengers) to sail around the Bassin de la Villette, the Canal de l’Ourcq or the Saint Martin. 37 Quai de la Seine (Arr 19). Metro: Stalingrad.
Atelier Grenelle
Wide range of courses for children and adults in painting, drawing and sculpture. 7 rue Ernest Psichari (Arr 7). Metro: La Tour-Maubourg.
ThatLou
Themed treasure hunts at the Louvre for every occasion. Also offer THATdOrs at the Musee d’Orsay and THATRue on the streets of the Latin Quarter.
Joue Club Village de Paris
15 individual shops with models, Lego, dolls, puzzles, games, figurines, wooden toys educational and creative toys, sporting goods and bicycles, costumes. Childrens coiffeur. 3/5 Boulevard des Italiens (Arr 2) Metro: Richelieu Druot
Kapla Centre
The Kapla centre provides children with the opportunity to build using Kapla one-size planks, ideal for building without gluing or fixing. Open everyday during holidays, Wed and Sat during term-time. 27 rue de Montreuil (Arr 11) Metro: Faidherbe Chaligny
Tropical Aquarium at Palace of Porte Doree
Live pirahnas and alligators make this a popular spot. Near the Bois de Vincennes the aquarium shares the building with the Museum of African and Pacific Art. Open every day except Tuesday 10:00-17:15 At: 293 ave Daumesnil (Arr 12) Metro: Porte Doree.
Trocadero Aquarium
This aquarium has 15,000 fish, 500 different species and 400 tanks using more than 4 million litres of water. Aquarium du Trocadero ave Albert-de-Mun (Arr 16) Metro: Trocadero.
Le 104 Cent Quatre
Art and cultural centre where the public can see and meet the artists during the creative process. Activities for children are also on offer. Closed on Mondays. 5 rue Curial (19) Metro: Riquet

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