Parents of babies and toddlers all know that getting out of the house to burn off energy can be essential to surviving the winter months. Fortunately, Bucks County has plenty of drop-in play spaces where little ones can jump, climb and get creative without making a mess in your home!
We have a few free indoor play areas on our list, but don't forget one of the best no-cost options: Your local library. Many libraries go beyond your basic story times for kids and have large children's areas filled with blocks, puzzles and other toys to keep little ones occupied.
Read on for our list of Bucks County indoor play and be sure to check out our lists of indoor play options in Philadelphia, Chester County, Delaware County and Montgomery County as well.
Bucks County Children's Museum
500 Union Square Drive, New Hope
Not really a museum, this is a fantastic open play space with plenty of interactive areas for the younger set. Kids can build a fort, design a race car, dig for fossils, play in the town square and other Buck County-themed exhibits.
5750 Upper York Road, New Hope
Located in Peddler's Village, Giggleberry Fair has two areas especially geared towards little kids. Giggles Discovers, for 6 and under, has a large water table, fire station play section, puppet theatre, mini kiddie rides and other areas to explore. The Grand Carousel always delights younger children as well. Check their website for daily specials.
Mr. B's Coffehouse
820 Route 113, Souderton
This coffeehouse attached to Calvary Church has a large climbing structure for the children while parents can relax with a cup of coffee and free wi-fi. The PlayZone is free and open to kiddies under 54 inches. Socks are required. But, not to worry. If you forget, socks are available for purchase at the counter.
2221 Cabot Blvd., Langhorne
BounceU holds special open bounce times each weekday just for little kids. Preschool Playdate gives them a chance to bounce, play, and socialize with their own age group. Check their website for times.
Bouncing Off the Walls
8919 New Falls Road 8C, Levittown
Along with large inflatable moonbounces, this facility also has toys, pretend play and climbing structures to keep younger children entertained. The venue also hosts periodic family nights featuring dinner, crafts, special appearances, and open play.
Busy Bee Toys
58 East State Street, Doylestown
Each Wednesday, this independent toy store in the heart of downtown Doylestown offers open play for little ones. Families can stop by for this free activity from 10:30am - 12:30pm each week to explore new toys and interact with other little ones.
Just Kidding Play Center
420 Mill Street, Bristol
Families can drop in during open play hours for toddlers to explore the creative toy stations, listen to story time, make crafts and socialize. Just Kidding also offers baby sign language and other classes and group events.
45 Runway Road, Levittown
This trampoline park isn't just for older children. Several mornings a week are reserved just for toddlers.
The Sports Zone
1065 Industrial Blvd., Southampton
Little kids 7 and under have their own space at this family entertainment center. In the Kids Zone, younger guests can explore the moonbounce, climbing structure and ball pit, junior rock climbing wall and mini arcade games.
Oxford Valley Mall
2300 East Lincoln Highway, Langhorne
The mall is always an option to get out of the house with little ones. Parents can power walk in a stroller-friendly environment, grab a snack and let toddlers explore the free play area.
Photo courtesy Giggleberry Fair, Peddler's Village