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Activities for Kids Berlin

Vibrant Berlin is known as one of the greenest cities in Europe, with around one third of the city dedicated to green spaces and some of the largest urban parks in Germany. The largest of which, Tiergarten, is often compared to New York’s central park with over 200 hectares of space in the heart of Berlin’s Mitte neighbourhood. Boasting adventure playgrounds, sports facilities, a skate park and even an open air cinema in the summer, the green lung of the city is a hugely popular hub for families in Berlin, offering endless outdoor nature activities for kids.

 

From rugged woodland to manicured gardens, there is something for everyone, with plenty of space for kids to run and explore. The city also has several beautiful swimming lakes, ideal for cooling off in the summer or hiring rowing boats. The largest of which, Müggelsee in Köpenick even has sandy beaches, with plenty of shaded picnic spots. There are many different walking or cycling routes along the city’s many interconnected waterways, ideal for cycling as a family away from any busy roads also. For older children there are a number of aerial adventure gardens in the city, with climbing walls and zip-lines. 

 

There are plenty of indoor activities for kids in Berlin too. The city is home to a plethora of independent brands and spaces, including child friendly cafes with playrooms and workshops, indoor soft play centres and baby and toddler-friendly cinema screenings. There are also several international playgroups and drop in daycare centres for expat families in Berlin, providing endless indoor fun for toddlers and children. For older children, the German capital has endless cultural activities, with fantastic museums on all manner of subjects, art galleries with rotating exhibits and hands on workshops. There are are also a variety of sports clubs with indoor facilities. There are also many groups for families to meet in Berlin, with weekly and monthly meet-ups for bilingual and multilingual families to connect throughout the city. 

 

This is the MumAbroad.com list of the best activities for kids in Berlin, all suggested by local mums and families in the capital. If you have a recommendation for this section please get in touch via email info@mumabroad.com

INDOOR & OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS, TWEENS & TEENS – PLAY CENTRES, INDOOR FACILITIES, MUSEUMS, EXHIBITS, SPORTS, WORKSHOPS, ADVENTURE PARKS, GARDENS AND SUMMER CAMPS

Drachenspielpatz, Berlin

Drachenspielpatz, Berlin

The highlight of this adventure playground is the spectacular dragon. Children can climb on it, slide on it and walk along the dragon’s tail. In addition to the huge dragon, there are also wooden swings and climbing frames as well as a sandpit. ...
Café Schönhausen, Berlin

Café Schönhausen, Berlin

Café Schönhausen invites families to have a feast. Here you can sample delicious, freshly prepared food, while the children play in the spacious playroom with books, toys and a ball bath. They make spectacular cakes including carrot cake, brownies ...
Wolf Kino Cinema, Berlin

Wolf Kino Cinema, Berlin

Wolf Kino is a small independent cinema located in Neukölln. It started as a crowdfunding project and is now a running cinema with 2 screens and one studio. Every Tuesday at 10: 30 Wolf screens films under the programme Baby Wolfgang – cinema ...
Saturday Club, Berlin

Saturday Club, Berlin

Saturday Club Berlin is a club for bilingual and multi-lingual families, irrespective of national heritage. The goal of the club is twofold: to support the development of English language skills among children, and to facilitate connections between ...
Amitola

Amitola

Opened in May 2007, the versatile Amitola close to Boxhagener Platz in Friedrichshain is a child-friendly café, a creative workshop and store all rolled into one. The little shop offers a mix of Berlin-made kids fashion and choice second-hand ...
MountMitte

MountMitte

This is an aerial adventure garden. There is lots to explore in this surreal complex, where real Trabant cars are suspended in the air and canoes seem to be flying. You wear a climbing harness and are attached to the vertiginous rope course so you ...
Spreepark

Spreepark

Spreepark is an abandoned amusement park in the north of the Plänterwald in the Berlin district Treptow-Köpenick. One of east Berlins more off-beat attractions, the Spreepark was once the only amusement park in the GDR but was abandoned in 2002. ...
Tiergarten

Tiergarten

New York has Central Park – and Berlin boasts the popular Tiergarten Park. The Tiergarten is Berlin’s most popular inner-city park, located in the district of the same name. The park is 210 hectares in size and is among the largest urban gardens of ...
Kollwitzplatz

Kollwitzplatz

Kollwitzplatz is a square and park named after and artist and former resident Käthe Kollwitz, with a replica of one of her sculptures. Situated in the heart of Prenzlauer Berg, Kollwitzplatz has lots of cafes which welcome small children. There is ...
Mr. Barnaby’s Baby Babble

Mr. Barnaby’s Baby Babble

Mr. Barnaby’s Baby Babble is a vibrant international community for English-speaking families with young children in Berlin. They get together to learn and have fun, share knowledge and experiences of parenthood and find support and friendship. Mums ...

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