Slide into a pile of snow, hold your heart on a roller-coaster, or fight a fire in a mini city. Avril-Ann Braganza tells you how to let your little monsters go bonkers this Children`s Day.
Copper Chopper and Kangaroo Hop are new hits with the little customers on this old-time favourite ‘Island of Fun. But Big Apple, Crazy Cups, Happy Sky are popular even today. A ride on the ‘Catepillar’ is quite likely to produce butterflies in your kids’ tummies, and the Boat Ride will bring out the Sindbad in them as they hunt for Treasure Island.
-10 degrees celsius, snow sledges, snowboarding and ice skating. No, its not the North Pole. You’re in Snow World at Phoenix Market City in Kurla where your kids can pick a tire and slide down a snow-slide or get cosy in an igloo. It’s a hit with children as the little rugrats can play in snow, experience snowfall and can be pulled around in a sled (mind you–parents have to do the pulling).
An interactive kid-sized city with paved roads, cars and buildings, your tiny tots can discover career opportunities or learn to manage money. They can explore real-world establishments (Bank, University, Fire Department, Radio Station) and engage in role-playing options (Fashion Designer, Pilot, Surgeon). Mumbai’s KidZania has a Bollywood Acting Academy, a Pottery Studio, Kalakshetra-Culture Hub and dabbawala service. Kids under eight need to be accompanied, but parents of older children, can wait at the Parents Lounge.
This theme park on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway has 21 attractions. Kids will enjoy a go on Bump it Boats, Tubbby Takes Off, Loch Ness Expplorers, Alibaba Aur Chalis Chorr, Rajasaurus River Adventure, Gold Rush Express and Mr. India–The Ride. An educational programme informs students about several topics including Mughal history and Indian mythology. With ‘I For India’, a simulated flight children can experience India and get a bird’s eye view of our culture and heritage.