Texas weather is as unpredictable as our kids are at times, so when it’s wet, rainy or cold outside, that can really put a damper on plans for both kids and parents. There are countless fun indoor activities in and around the Houston area to keep kids occupied and to prevent boredom, while releasing all of that energy. Whether your child prefers to run, jump or climb, there is something to do for every age group, including parents.
767 N. Shepherd Drive, Suite 400
Houston, TX 77007
This indoor playground experience is perfect for children in a wide range of ages, from toddlers to 11 years old. There are soft-play structures, inflatables and three-story playscapes. Parents are encouraged to bring their inner child and join in the fun. Wonderwild offers party packages for those that would like to schedule group events, with a variety of themed parties to choose from. Wonderwild Heights in Central Houston just opened an adjacent facility that caters to older fun seekers. Its Wonderwilder side of the complex is geared towards kids ages five to 11, while the traditional Wonderwild side accommodates kids under the age of eight.
9750 W. Sam Houston Parkway N., Suite 170
Houston, TX 77064
There’s no chance of boredom setting in here. Kids can bounce, jump, climb and slide all day. The Open Play Area includes a toddler area, inflatable jumpers, giant slides, a cool obstacle course and more. Children of all ages are invited to play until their heart’s content, with parental supervision. All children must be accompanied by an adult and don’t forget to bring a pair of socks.
25166 Grogans Park Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380
At Potteryland Studio, you don’t have to be an artist to create beautiful pottery for gifts or home. This is a great place to bring the kids for a fun and relaxing day indoors, allowing children to participate in a hobby that stimulates their creative minds and leaves them with a one-of-a-kind piece of art to take home. Parents and children can use their imaginations to create custom pieces of art, with the assistance of the Potteryland staff and the use of Potteryland supplies.
10535 Jones Road, Suite 200
Houston, TX 77065
Cosmic Jump Indoor Trampoline Park provides a fun jumping surface that gives the jumper the impression of a zero-gravity environment. Jumpers can spend the day running, jumping, racing, flipping and having a blast. Cosmic Jump has incorporated a variety of activities around jumping on a trampoline. Organized activities are available, in addition to exercise programs and professionally instructed events.
Stone Moves Indoor Rock Climbing
6970 FM 1960 Road W.
Houston, TX 77069
Stone Moves Indoor Rock Climbing facility provides a safe and friendly environment for the beginner or the more experienced rock climber. Professional rock climbers are available at all times for instruction and safety. Climbing provides an opportunity for physical exercise while developing problem solving abilities for younger children. The ever-changing climbing walls will entertain and challenge children and parents with a truly unique experience. Birthday parties and group events are also available and designed to make a memorable party for any child.
Melissa Moreno is a freelance writer covering all things Houston. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.