See this guide for fun things to do with toddlers in Perth. Just because they are little doesn’t mean they aren’t big on fun. There are lots of things to do in Perth with toddlers, from events, to activities, attractions and playgrounds, find lots of things to keep your toddler entertained all year round here.
The Benefits of Spending Quality Time With Your Toddlers
Spending quality time with your toddler is an essential part of their childhood. It builds strong bonds and creates vital interactions which help young children develop their language, social, cognitive and emotional skills.
Quality time spent with toddlers will also enrich their imaginations and build self-esteem. It’s important to make sure they get meaningful experiences such as reading stories, playing games, exploring nature or going on outings like trips to the zoo.
Working together during activities, singing songs and talking all foster positive connections between you and your children. It also helps them grow into secure adults who know how to appreciate other people’s points of view.
Quality time helps children become confident and successful in life. Spending quality time with your toddler is therefore key if you want them to thrive and reach their full potential.
Things To Do With Toddlers in Perth
Jungle Gym Willeton
Taking it indoors Jungle Jym Willeton is a “free play” toddler gym session for kids 12 months – 5 years. It’s just $7.50 for two hours of jumping, climbing, swinging and slidding fun. Every weekday between 9.30-11.30am during the term (now also 11.30 – 1pm for $6.50) or 9.30-11am in the school holidays and you can bring along a packed snack to enjoy on the fully fenced upper deck that over looks the gym. Find out more
Forte School of Music
Discount Play Centres
There are so many great toddler friendly play centres that offer a discount! See the guide of discount play centres for toddlers here . Through our partner Boobobutt, there are a number of play centres that offer between 10-20% off entry. Follow the link for more information! Have fun at one of these great things to do with toddlers in Perth!
Note: Maylands Waterland is closed for renovations for the 2019 / 2020 season This is a water haven for kids under 5, with several shallow pools, play equipment and mini golf (small additional fee). You can bring along a packed lunch or enjoy something from the kiosk. Best of all the whole family can enter for just $16.50 (up to 2 adults & 3 kids). It’s open everyday up to the end of the April holidays. Find out more
Little Land Balcatta
Enjoy indoor play with a difference. This play experience is focused on role play with 90 minute sessions with themed role play experiences including vet, house, office, school, shopping and more. Find out more. This is one of the many great things to do with Toddlers in Perth!
Weekend Family Flicks Event Cinemas
If you are looking for something to do on the weekends, most weekends Event Cinemas show family friendly movies and tickets are just $6 each. This is a great opportunity for the family to enjoy that movie you haven’t seen yet or to see your favourite family movie again all in air conditioned comfort out of the heat. Find out more.
If you are just after a good old fashioned swim to cool off, Aquamotion has free entry for kids under 5. They have indoor and outdoor pools, a great little water playground and some play equipment in the big, shady grassed area outside. Bring along a picnic or make use of the free to use BBQs Find out more
Big Little Playgrounds
When you are little big doesn’t always mean better. Find playgrounds designed especially for little ones that are a little smaller in size, that don’t however lack adventure across Perth here.
We hope this gives you some ideas for things to do with your toddler in Perth. If you want to find some attractions that offer free entry to kids under 5 check out our list of Attractions That Are Free For Little Ones here .
There are so many great things for toddlers to do in Perth, which one will you be choosing? Play is such an important part of growing up and developing key skills! These skills range from critical social skills that will help them throughout their lives through to motor skills. And importantly bringing out their personalities! What kind of activities do your toddler enjoy? Are they comfortable moving outside their comfort zone to try new things? Don’t forget encouragement is always fantastic in helping them grow into the best versions of themselves!
Let us know which one of these adventures is fun for you little ones!
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We make every effort to ensure all this information is up to date but should be used as a guide only. Events do get cancelled or changed and venues can close without notice. Always follow the links provided for up to date information on an event or activity. If you know of a change or cancellation we’ve missed then please contact us to let us know.