Paris for Kids

Discover the best the capital has to offer for kids and families

Kids

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. 

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Attractions

Aquarium de Paris - Cinéaqua

Kids love the shark tunnel and the petting pool, where you can stroke friendly sturgeon.

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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.

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Nightlife

Cirque d'Hiver Bouglione

This circus includes tigers, horses and very silly clowns.

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Things to do

Paris books for kids

Get the little ones excited about exploring the city.

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Kids activities in Paris

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Outdoors

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Anytime activities

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Museums and culture

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For rainy days

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Shops for kids in Paris

Shopping

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...

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Balouga

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...

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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...

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Bonton

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.

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