When your little one is ready to play but still need naptime, here are the best places to visit to keep them engaged, excited and safe in metro Detroit. 

The Best Indoor Entertainment

 Get ready to have some fun, Peppa Pig World of Play features 14 playscapes that allow kids to step into the show and play like their favorite characters.

Switch up your daily playtime routine and introduce your littles to a curated collection that has everything they need to create their own world while you sit back and relax. Designed with littles in mind, the space is open and airy. Let the kids explore while you sit back and relax with friends.

$5 Bounce sessions for kids 5 and under is money well spent and a great way to let them burn off that extra energy before naptime.

In addition to a large playset for older kids that includes a climbing tree, slides, trampoline and multiple climbing apparatus, Kidcadia has a dedicated play area for toddlers, lite bright + sensory walls, and coloring quarters.

Gymboree has an indoor play scape and parent interactive classes for kids under 5 years old.

The Munchkins Ropes course lets your little feel like one of the big kids. This course stands 2.5 feet off of the ground and features Sky Tykes® products. This attraction includes a collection of interactive elements for ages 2 to 48″ tall including climbing obstacles, zip lines and more!

Yoyo’s is great because its linear play space design makes it easy to keep your eyes on the kids and the toddler rocket ship, ball pit and play area is front and center.

The Best Museums

The Sloan Museum of Discovery has 5 hands-on areas that include an indoor tree house, massive water table, early learners model neighborhood and more!

Kids of all ages can enjoy the entire museum but with a large dedicated toddler room that features a ball station, water tables, and climbing space – parents can keep kids by littles their own age.

From exotic animals to farm favorites, the Detroit Zoo lets guests get up close to their favorites and it’s a guaranteed good day for everyone.

Greenfield Village is a great place to explore with kids – walk the grounds, ride the train and spend time on the playground. When the Village isn’t open, the Museum is an easy alternative because there are plenty of hands on exhibits – including life size and table trains.

The Best Playgrounds

The recently renovated Tot Lot in Grosse Pointe is PERFECT for littles. The enclosed lot has small slides, climbers and swings for a full afternoon of fun. 721 St Clair Ave, Grosse Pointe, MI 48230

Located behind the Franklin Community Church, the playground has small slides, baby swings a sand box and mini play house. 26425 Wellington Rd, Franklin, MI 48025

The new playground at Lakeshore features a dedicated toddler play structure with little slides and musical instruments.  601 S Lake Dr, Novi, MI 48375

Off the beaten path the neighborhood playground is great for mini playdates. There are swings, slides, a bouncing grasshopper, and spinning wheel to keep the kids busy. 7648 Shaw Ln, Canton, MI 48187

Photo credit: Facebook – Yoyo Fun Center