Cooperage Band Stand in Churchgate had a massive overhaul about 10 years ago thanks to the initiative taken by the Oval-Cooperage Residents’ Association (OCRA). It has quite a few jungle gyms, swings, and climbing options. The popular hores and pony ride that was shut down many years ago has restarted at the entrance of the park.
Erika Cunha runs science workshops for kids aged between three to six during the monsoons. Her workshops aim to develop descriptive vocabulary and general knowledge and improve eye-hand coordination and motor skills.Children get to create exciting desert landscapes, mould creatures of the Savannah, discuss the effects of too little or too much rain and trace the path rainwater takes from open fall to pipes in people’s homes. The workshops include cut-outs of frogs, earthworms and peacock habitats.
For more information contact Erika Cunha at 9821026287
Hide Out is an organic farm run by husband and wife due of Hemant and Sangeet Chhabra. The farm is located around 2 hours away from Mumbai in Jhadpoli. In addition to being a haven where city folks escape to in order to connect with nature, the farm also runs camps for young children. They can indulge in activities such as plucking fruits from trees, visiting the waterfall and understanding how plants grow in this magnificient wonderland spread across 5 acres.
For more details contact Hemant and Sangeeta Chhabra at 9820149022
The Oberoi Mall runs kids workshops every Sunday focused on craft. Kids will learn paper crafts and much more.
When: Every Sunday
Where: International Business Park, Oberoi Garden City, 3rd Floor, Express Highway, Goregaon (E), Mumbai
‘Baby Loves to Rock’ is a rock music event especially for children in which they can enjoy classic rock music along with attractive themes like sports, dance, dress up, etc. on every Sunday brunch. Fun games, tattoo making, etc. are also attractive parts of the rock schedule. Hard Rock Cafe’s effort has made the classical rock culture highly popular and acceptable among the children.
When: 12:30 pm – 03:30 am
Where: Bombay Dyeing Mill Compound Pandurang Budhkar Marg , Worli , Mumbai
Tel: 66155959, 24382888, 66511209, 66155975
No introduction is needed to Essel World which is India’s Largest Amusement Park and Water Kingdom which is Asia’s Largest Theme Water Park. The first amusement park in Mumbai, both Essel World and Water Kingdom are spread over 64 acres. It is the only, truly international water park experience in India.
There are a number of family and kids rides including Aqua Dive, Crazy Cups, Slam Bob, Hedge Maze and Virtual World. For more information, directions and park hours visit www.esselworld.in.