50 things for kids to do in Paris
Child-friendly restaurants, weird and wonderful museums, safe and fun places to play outside and all sorts of activities whatever the weather.
Cooking classes for kids
Fun-filled classes that impart basic kitchen techniques while also helping to develop a sensibility for quality ingredients and balanced eating.
Cirque d'Hiver Bouglione
This circus includes tigers, horses and very silly clowns.
Paris books for kids
Get the little ones excited about exploring the city.
Kids activities in Paris
Shops for kids in Paris
Libellule et coccinelle
A convivial space which, as well as books, offers workshops that are as fun for children as they are helpful for adults. 'We really wanted to create a meeting place. Books support a kind of exchange' explains Sylvie, one of the two mums behind the concept. The 75 square metre space hosts musical events, English language courses, birthday afternoon tea parties, chess games and more...
An Eames elephant sits on a throne in the entrance, accompanied by weeble dolls, a miniature deer and a garden gnome raising his hand. This is Balouga, an unmissable address for those who like design, and that doesn’t mean just adults. For seven years, Véronique Cota has offered a colourful selection of furniture, toys and kids books (up to 12 years of age) in her little shop split over two levels. What gives this place so much charm is its clever mix of contemporary and vintage...
Milk on the Rocks
An American brand, Milk on the Rocks children’s clothing boutique for kids from 0-14 years old opened its Paris branch in 2005. The seven stylists (and mothers) behind the brand put plenty of pep and colour into the boutique’s wardrobes, giving the garments interesting textures with crochet and other materials. The modern designs were originally created mostly for boys who, a bit like their older counterparts, generally have less of a choice than girls in clothing. But over time, the brand has started to cater to little girls as well...
At this concept store for kids and trendy parents, T-shirts and trousers come in rainbow colours, and at pretty steep prices. Furniture and accessories are also available, as is a children's hairdresser.