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10 places in Istanbul that your child will want to go

We listed 10 places that your child will be very happy after he/she went.

LOLA

Lola

Contact

Address                  : Tuncay Artun Road Bayram St. no 13, Reşitpaşa, Emirgan

Telephone           : +90212 323 3771

Web                         : http://www.lotsoflovelyart.org/

Alara Hindle  

E-mail    : alara@lotsoflovelyart.com

Mobile : +90535 768 9808

Deniz Ekşioğlu

E-mail    : deni@lotsoflovelyart.com

Mobile : +90532 476 5657

LOLA is an art studio founded thanks to the collaborated work of two mothers. One of the facts that makes this place unique is that it is children only. This place which accepts children high as to the age 12, takes its name from the initials of the phrase “Lots of Lovely Art”. It has its own library. There are over 3000 books for children to enjoy written in Turkish, English and French. The kids are free to grab any of them at any given time. This is the place for your children if you want them to be in touch with art. Play tents, toys, work tools are also available for the kids’ use. Children here can both learn a new language and express their inner artist freely while having fun. If you ask yourself “What should my kids do in their free time at the weekends or after school?” we recommend this place to you.

MY GYM

My Gym

Contact

Address                  : MKM Uğur Mumcu Road No:8 Akatlar- Beşiktaş / İstanbul

Telephone           : +90212 351 7727 pbx

Mobile                   : +90533 033 7380

E-mail                      : info@mygym.com.tr

Web                         : http://mygym.com.tr/

We all know that kids love to play. If the concern of unsafe neighbourhoods or not knowing with whom your kids are going to be friends with is forcing you to keep your kids at home, you should try this fun place for the sake of your kids’ physical improvement. It is possible for your kids to sign up for My Gym even if they are just 6 months old. Serving globally since 1982, My Gym consists of highly experienced crew. Along with the physical improvement this place enables your kids to improve their social skills as well. A kid with both physical and social prowess is no doubt something quite desirable. Introducing kids to fitness at an early age will help them become health persons.

Speech Bubbles

Speech bubbles

Contact

Address                  : Sanayi, Silahtar St. No:7, 34415 Kâğıthane/İstanbul

E-mail                      : tomgodfrey@speechbubbles.com / sedennurlu@speechbubbles.com

Web                         : http://speechbubbles.org/

This the perfect place for kids who want to learn while also having gun. Theatre exercises with experienced actors. With no emphasis on language prophecy, everyone is allowed for an active role. The actors also perform musicals each year for the education of the kids. The exercises are open for anyone in any age group along with children. Dancing, theatre and music are all available for students to improve themselves upon. For allowing your children to discover their potentials we recommend meeting with Speech Bubbles.

Eden’s Garden International Preschool

4. Eden’s Garden International Preschool

Contact

Address                  : Güzelce Ali Paşa No:50 Yeniköy Sarıyer / İstanbul

Telephone           : +90 (212) 262 43 02

Fax                             : +90 (212) 262 64 25

E-mail                      : director@edensgardenpreschool.com

Web                         : www.edensgardenpreschool.com

The aim here is to learn English with games. Eden’s Garden also presents children a place where they can improve their social skills. Allowing the pre-school children to prepare for any education they will receive in Turkish or English within Turkey or overseas. Every parent has the dream of raising kids who has confident in themselves, creative, and knowing how to express themselves. In regards to that dream this is a safe place where you can put your trust in. Not the mention it has security cameras imbedded within itself.

Little Genius

Little Genius
Contact

Address                  : Sümer Korusu Gülveren St. No:9 Tarabya/İstanbul

Telephone           : +90533 730 7148

Web                         : http://www.littlegenius.co/

Focusing on activities for discovering the little kids’ potential early on, this institution applies the same programs for every age group. Someone is required for accompanying the 1-2 year olds. A 2-hour program for each weekday is prepared for these children. Especially tiny activates to improve their social skills are conducted. Like letting each one of them spend 2 minutes with some other little baby friend in the group. Hoping to improve their social skills. There is also a 5 day, before noon program for 2-3 year olds. There are half an hour French lessons each week. Other than that every other program is in English. 3-5 years olds have lessons in weekdays. This group take 30 minute French lessons every day.  Here you kids will also receive lessons in science, art, language and music too.

Piqué

Pique

Contact

Address                  : Ambarlıdere Road No:6 Ortaköy İstanbul

Telephone           : +90212 273 2958

E-mail                      : hello@piquefamilyclub.com

Web                         : www.piquefamilyclub.com

The founder Mrs. Hülya while in search of place for her children to go she thought to herself “why I don’t do this myself” and begun working on Pique. Rather than focusing on one aspect of the children’s life she started her work with the goal of creating a “neighbourhood”. This is an extraordinary club for both babies and children even for adults. Along with creating a place for children to live out their childhoods, children receive responsibilities here which helps them become proactive when they return to their houses. Pique offers the options of emotional exercises for 0-24 month kids to improve the parent-sibling bond, yoga programs, French and English music lessons. We recommend mother-baby yoga for both your inner peace and your baby’s improvement. Pique has the privileges of kitchen, art and music workshops, game platforms, cinema, climbing wall, gymnastic and karate for children. Pique have also thought about the adults as well and created the Pique Family Club. Services like bar and restaurant, lounge corner, yoga, plates, sport activities and mini spa lounges are available for adults. Pique is a place you will fall in love with instantly whether you are a kid or an adult. Your second home Pique waits for you at Ortaköy.

Creative Heroes

Creative Heroes

Contact

Address                  : Fener Kalamış Road NO:93/1 the Pavilion behind Sinan Apt. Fenerbahçe-İstanbul

Telephone           : +90216 418 7528

Mobile                   : +90533 064 0164

E-mail                      : info@creativeheroesistanbul.com

Web                         : http://www.creativeheroesistanbul.com/

With the aim of raising versatile kids, this institution was founded by the three graduates of Üsküdar American High School. They are preparing the children for life in the clubs they call talent clubs. They do drawings, ceramic and also artistic activities with waste products in the art workshop. Improve their going in to the character, improvising and play skills in the drama workshop. And in the wood workshop the kids improve their small motor skills by conducting carving, screw driving and painting with real equipment. In the kitchen workshop the children learn about the food products and get experienced with the terms like measure, amount and time. If you want your kids to really make the best out of their development age the doors of Creative Heroes is open to you.

Discovery Museum İstanbul

Discovery Museum İstanbul

Contact

Address                  : Bahçeşehir 1.Kısım District Doğaparkı Road in the vicinity of Gölet Prestige Mall Başakşehir/İSTANBUL

Telephone           : +90212 608 1 364 (DMI)

E-mail                      : info@discoverymuseumistanbul.com

Web                         : http://www.discoverymuseumistanbul.com/tr

Carrying over its success to the İstanbul, Discovery Museum is a place where children can find anything they can wish for. It draws the interests of kids from every age with cafeterias, shops, exploration areas and activities like theatre. Sections for driving the children’s creative side forward and allowing them to working in spaces which belongs to the adult world, Discovery Museum takes its place among the best entertainment fairs. By going through that magnificent gate you can allow your children to discover and enjoy this adventure.

Minopolis

Minopolis

Contact

Address                  : Marmara Forum Osmaniye District Çobançeşme Koşuyolu Boulevard No:3 Bakırköy, İstanbul

Telephone           : +90(850) 850 2525

Fax                             : +90(212) 945 25 26

E-mail                      : info@minopolis.com.tr

Web                         : www.minopolis.com.tr

Minopolis is a city for kids. A kind of city simulator for children to learn about professions and put their knowledge about professions to the test. Kids who spent time here can have a better time when it comes to figuring out the most suitable profession for their liking. Discover the profession where they can be most productive at. With the money they acquire from the profession activities they take part in they can have a taste of adult life by learning about shopping and finance. An area where children may learn about life, Mineopolis is the adaptation of the same place which is in Vienna as well.

Kidzania

Kidzania
Contact

Address                  : Akasya Acıbadem Yeni Nesil Yaşam Kompleksi, Ankara Devlet Yolu Haydarpaşa Yönü 4.km Çeçen Sk. Acıbadem / Üsküdar 34660 İstanbul Türkiye

Telephone           : +90850 200 5439

E-mail                      : info@kidzania.com.tr

Web                         : http://istanbul.kidzania.com/

One other place where children can find a role for themselves in life and design their future is Kidzania. Children here can even experience the life of a doctor. There is a hospital, a fire department, a dental health centre and even a stadium. You don’t have to wait for years to see your kids in those working uniforms. Just go to Kidzania. Kids here also learn about gaining income and how to save money. A great place for them to learn about life.

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