International Playdate Day, celebrated on Jan.21, is all about making time for kids to enjoy some quality time with their loved ones and participate in fun activities. With technology these days, kids can get caught up in video games and forget what true fun can be. For this reason, we have curated a list of places where they can engage in artistic activities and adrenaline-filled ones.
Grip ‘N Climb
This is an adventurous play park that has high ropes, low ropes, zip line and a climbing wall. You can go with your family or friends to see if they are strong enough for these challenging games. The park is located at Cairo Festival City Mall in New Cairo and you can even celebrate your child’s birthday in the most adrenaline-pumping way possible. The working hours are from 10 am to 12 am. The minimum length is 120 cm and the maximum weight is 100 kg.
This is Egypt’s first trampoline center and it boasts a fun environment for people of all ages, genders, and athletic abilities to enjoy trampoline-based sports. The games there include free jump, slam dunk, dodge ball, cage ball, performance wall, and big airbag. The place’s mission is to promote wellness and encourage a more active and healthy lifestyle. Other services include a Free Style Academy and a fitness program for those who want to improve their athletic skills and add a fun twist to their workout routine.
Fagnoon Arts & Crafts Center
This is one of the locations in Cairo where both parents and kids can unwind and spend a few memorable hours away from the bustling city’s noise. Fagnoon, which is located in Badrshein, Giza, has recently grown in popularity among both young and old travelers to Egypt as well. There, you can take advantage of the clay-painting courses offered by Fagnoon or enjoy the freedom of the sizable playgrounds while riding a horse, a donkey, or a camel. There are no restaurants there, so families are allowed to bring their own food and drinks for a picnic.
Zed Park, located in Sheik Zayed is one of the most fun parks in Cairo. You’ll get to take your kids away from the hustle and bustle of Cairo’s busy streets. The Park is located in the heart of Sheikh Zayed, at El-Horreya Street. It includes football, tennis, and basketball courts, swimming pools, and industrial lakes, as well as famous restaurants and cafes. Ticket prices vary and the ticket price does not include all games. The prices are 250 EGP per adult, and 200 EGP for children (from 6 to 12).
Il Pennello Ceramic Cafe
Il Pennello Ceramic Café and Restaurant is the type of place that combines a delicious dining experience along with some arts and crafts activities. It has several branches that are located in Heliopolis, Maadi, and Mohandessin. it’s a great outing spot to take your kids there for food and then let them color ceramic statues and vases. The prices are also affordable and after your kids finish painting, the ceramics creations come to life once they’re out of the furnace.
So next time you want to take out your kids, these places will offer you some fun activities perfect for the whole family.