5 Things To Do With Your LittleHumans In London This Summer
Have a blast this summer by enjoying the vast array of activities London has to offer. Whether you’re looking to entertain your Tiny-Humans, MiniHumans or LittleHumans, we’ve got you covered for a rocket-fuelled summer in 2023!. From recycled playgrounds and immersive experiences to splashing around at the Royal Docks and finishing the day with magical marionettes at a puppet show, London is ready to send you into an orbit of fun, play and adventure. Let's dive into the wonderland of London Summer 2023!
1. REPLAY: A Limitless Recycled Playground at Southbank Centre
Step into a world where creativity knows no bounds at the REPLAY playground. Located in the heart of Southbank Centre, this captivating installation is built entirely from recycled materials, inviting children to unleash their imaginations. And what better way than in your own Petit Pli little human suit to match the playground! With towering structures, colourful mazes, and interactive exhibits, REPLAY is an eco-friendly wonderland that encourages little adventurers to climb, slide, and explore. Watch as your child's eyes light up with joy as they discover the endless possibilities of play in this sustainable haven.
2. Kids Summer Splash at the Royal Docks
Get ready to make a splash at the Kids Summer Splash event! Located in the scenic surroundings of the Royal Docks, this aquatic mission promises endless fun for the entire family. Children can enjoy a wide range of water-based activities, including paddling pools, water slides, and thrilling boat rides. With safety at the forefront, the event offers supervised play areas and lifeguards to ensure your child's well-being. So, grab those swimsuits, slather on some sunscreen, and dive into a day of aquatic excitement. Plus, for those little humans worried about the water, bring your Petit Pli waterproof bottoms to avoid the splashes!
3. Puppet Theatre Barge
Prepare to be enchanted as the Puppet Theatre Barge takes you on a magical journey out of this world. Docked along London's picturesque canals, this floating theatre presents captivating puppet shows that will transport your little ones to a world of fantasy. Orbit in and out of timeless tales, mesmerising marionettes, and expert puppetry, all set against the tranquil backdrop of the water. The Puppet Theatre Barge offers a truly unique experience that will ignite your child's imagination, fueling them with memories to treasure.
4. Outdoor Adventures in London's Parks
London's luscious green parks provide the perfect day mission for outdoor escapades. Take your kids on a nature-inspired adventure as you explore Hyde Park, Regent's Park, or Richmond Park (plus plenty of others). From picnicking amidst lush greenery to embarking on scavenger hunts, these green spaces offer endless opportunities for outdoor exploration - many small steps for your little humans, but giant leaps for their imagination! Spice up the mission and rent bicycles or pedalos to add an extra element of excitement to take your journey to new undiscovered landscapes. Let your little ones run, jump, and play as they investigate the Earth’s summer landscapes, from London’s flora and fauna to soaking up the sun in these urban oases.
5. Immersive Experiences at London's Museums
Prepare for lift-off as you time travel to different dimensions in London's world-class museums! Renowned for their immersive exhibits that captivate both children and adults alike, London has a constellation of immersive experiences this summer, from art exhibitions transporting you into a Van Gogh painting to historical exhibits at London’s museums. Embark on a journey of discovery at the Natural History Museum, Science Museum, or the V&A Museum of Childhood, where Petit Pli’s iconic suit is on permanent display! From interactive displays to hands-on workshops, these institutions offer a myriad of engaging activities for curious minds. Let your kids unleash their inner scientists, historians, or artists as they delve into the wonders of the past, present, and future.
Honourable mention: Battersea Power Station
Once home to the largest power station in the UK and now home to the world’s first Petit Pli store, Battersea Power Station has an interstellar range of activities, views, food and experiences to offer this summer. From savouring delectable treats at the food market, strolling along the riverside with glorious views of the Thames, to partaking in immersive art installations and live performances, there's something to captivate every visitor - from art tours to Baby and Me classes and regular bookshop events. Adventure-seekers can take to the sky and relish the city's skyline from the thrilling Chimney Lift experience, while families can revel in the play areas and green spaces that provide a welcome respite from the bustling city. Be sure to check out The Battersea Games, from 1 June-3 September, inviting you to free and ticketed sports and games activities at the power station! Whether you're a culture enthusiast, a foodie, or simply seeking leisurely relaxation, Battersea Power Station will be the ultimate summer destination for creating cherished memories with your loved ones.
So, gather your little explorers, jet-pack your sense of wonder, and let London become the intergalactic backdrop for adventure, learning, and joy this summer.