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Lindsey Williams
· February 11, 2018
Kid's Play is such an amazing place! We had our son's 3rd birthday party here and everyone had a blast, including the parents! The staff are so accommodating and nice! Thank you to Emily and Bethany, ...who helped me book the party! They make it so easy! The museum is very clean, organized, and so much too do. I would recommend having a party here or just going back for a day of fun! Thank you all a Kid's Play! See More
Kristin Ercoli
· November 19, 2017
Fantastic and affordable place to go! I have Children ranging from 11yrs, down to 2, and everyone gets excited to come here. It’s always amazingly clean and the environment is so bright and cheerful. ...The staff is beyond wonderful, always helpful and happy. I have been going for years, and some of the staff members have remarked on how the children have grown up right before their eyes. I had a chance to speak with a staff member today, Emily, who was very helpful and was able to point out some new additions since the last time I came. I love this place and can’t recommend it enough. See More
Christine O'Connor
· January 20, 2018
We brought our grandkids, age 4 and 2. They have visited Imagination and Kid City - KidsPlay is the best of two worlds. The activities are spread out and inviting. The “grocery store” was well stocke...d and presented a variety of products to check out. The “kitchen” was spacious and well equipped. There were many stations inviting non judgmental personal creativity. We were all sad to leave; we promised that we would return!!!! Suggestion: check with your local library for a Museum pass!! See More
Mvk Aube
· January 26, 2018
I had to give 3 stars due to construction in progress. My 2 year old had fun running around and doing the activities. I feel like it’s lacking something special to set it apart from the other places. ...Staff was friendly. I would definitely come back and try again with the construction and new activities done. The price was fair. See More
Shana Peterson
· September 23, 2017
My daughter is almost two years old and she absolutely loved this place. The music room and tree house was her favorite. Along with the Bubble machine and ball machine. I would highly recommend it!!!
Katie Moore
· July 14, 2017
I would give this place 5 stars since there is so much to do, it is very well kept and the staff was nice... however, this being the third time for me, every time I have come here with my toddler, an ...older kid (about 10 or 12) has knocked my toddler down and this time hit him when he tried to play on the same station. I know this is not your fault, as it is the parents of the children, who need to keep a closer eye on their kids... but do you think maybe you would consider certain stations for older kids? These older kids go into the toddler sections and I don't think it is fair for the small children to be trampled over and physically abused by children that are far too big to be there in the first place. Just a suggestion. See More
Jessica L Brown
· October 15, 2017
Amazing. So much to do and so little time in a day to do it. My kids were having a blast and I can't wait to go back so I can play a little eith them too ���
Leanne Elizabeth
· November 3, 2017
We love KidsPlay for fun, indoor activities. Their exhibits are well thought out and different than other museums. Great for a day visit or birthday party. Wonderful that it's in Torrington. We can't ...wait to go back! See More
Elaine Murphy
· December 14, 2017
We are so fortunate to have a fun, safe and educational place in the northwest corner for our children to explore, play and learn. Clean and expanding. Can’t wait to see the new expansion space.
Kelly Miceli Kalisz
· November 20, 2017
Recently had my sons birthday party here! Amazing! Beautiful party room, clean exhibits, kids had a blast.
A little pricey considering nothing was included like table clothes, paper good, ect.
Josh Johnson
· October 10, 2017
A great place for children to explore their imaginations. The little one had a great time, which is as that matters!
Niamh Mora
· April 10, 2017
My son is like the king of kidsplay, all the staff know him and love him (he is 2.5), he loves them,they always have some time to spend with him, and are always so helpful when I'm there with him on m...y own, I cant wait for them to expand, he will love it even more,if I could give more than 5 stars I would, staff and manager are fantastic, they always make my son feel important, and they always teach him new things everytime we go,I didn't even need to think twice about renewing our membership(renewed asap)
Love love love this place and of course all the staff, kidsplay wouldn't be as great if it didn't have this team of amazing, caring, friendly people
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Aggie Huot Tracy
· June 17, 2017
I thought it was just a great place to bring the children. It spurred their imagination at everything that was offered. I was at awe myself at some of what was in that amazing building.
Do bring you...r children and enjoy it along with them. You will not be disappointed!!! See More
Anna Szewczak
· July 27, 2017
My toddler girls LOVE the new expansion! Running up and down the ramp, playing with the blocks, and exploring all the new nooks and crannies. Even the older exhibits are made more exciting with the new layout!
Rob Fulton
· March 26, 2017
The Groupon sage continues. So after the first business not excepting Groupon on a Thursday despite not having when I could have used it. Groupon said they would give me a $25 credit. Which really was... $12. So I had to use it in 24 hours. So I bought the Kidsplay pass.

While Groupon says I can use it Monday to Friday the facility is not open Mon or Tuesday.

So we tried to use it today Sunday. Nope Kidsplay doesn't accept it. So I said can I use it tomorrow or Tuesday. No we are closed.

So I figured ok I will pay $6.00 admission for the two kids. No its $18.00 because I have to pay. I said oh ok I don't want to come here I will leave the kids and go shopping or find a quite place to study. No that is not an option I have to pay as well. I said ok great what can I as an adult do here. Response it's really just for kids.

No wonder on a rainy Sunday there is only 1/2 dozen families here. It's also interesting that most only have one parent. Because having 2 parents and a kid will make the admission $18.00
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Kat Bailey
· February 5, 2017
I brought my 2 year old and my 4 year old and they both loved it! The staff was really nice, I don't usually see a whole team of caring staff at any place but they were all very attentive and friendl...y. I would of loved it more if the doors were monitored better or if they did some sort of parental check. Even chucky cheese has hand stamps with all the same number so someone can't leave with my kid, not to mention my 4 year old could probably just walk out the door because the doors aren't really watched very closely it seemed. But I always keep eyes on my kids like a hawk, which You really have to do here. But I still gave them 5 stars because the place was so much fun! See More
Marissa Lynn
· June 16, 2017
My 1.5 year old loved it! We went on a weekday afternoon so not too many bigger kids to bump into him.. so he got to run all over the place. Great rainy day activity for today ��
Sabrina Shadeck Aldridge
· November 20, 2016
Just had my daughters 2nd birthday party here yesterday. The staff were wonderful and accommodating! One of the staff members even helped my husband take things into the car after our party. I especia...lly loved the fact that all of my guests could stay after our booked time to play more. Everyone had a great time and the kids, including my daughter were so busy we had trouble getting the children back in the party room for cake and presents. I do wish we had more than a half an hour for set up but I might have overplanned since we had a lot of food left over. Haha overall great experience and we will be signing up for a membership! See More
Jennifer Jacobson
· June 23, 2017
My son absolutely loved this place! If it was closer I'd go as often as I could! I'll definitely be back and I can't wait to see what they are doing with the expansion!!! Keep up the great work!
Maria K Miller
· May 6, 2017
Lots for the little kids to explore and play- the treehouse is super cute. It's kind of small but they're expanding soon ! Staff was super nice and accommodating when I needed to use the bathroom bc t...here's only one bathroom and it was occupied! See More
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KidsPlay is OPEN open today! Susan B. Anthony will be with us in the North Gallery Program Room @ 10:30 with their puppet friend, Annie, for a special show, Safe Touch. Information and material will be available starting at 10 am in the South Gallery Program Room.
At 11:45 am , join us for Spotlight on the Presidents Story and More for stories about presidents past and what it takes to be a leader!

Read about the history of voting, presidential trivia, or a duck who thinks he should be in charge, in this list of recommended books for kids ages 0-9.
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Join us on for a special and important puppet show with the Susan B. Anthony Project.
Tuesday, February 20 @ 10:30 am
Annie is back - this time to teach about safe and unsafe touches. At the end of this interactive puppet show, children will be able to identify safe adults to talk to, feelings that inform if a touch is safe, and the importance of not keeping secrets.

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"To be self-driven, kids need to have a sense of control over their lives and are energetic about directing their lives in the direction they want to go." -William Stixrud, co-author of "The Self-Driven Child"

A new book warns parents: Stop micromanaging your kids. Think of yourself less as their boss, and more like a consultant.
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The KidsPlay Family Fun Fair is Today! Join us for a day of family, fun, and community with 3 fabulous stage performances, roaming entertainment, balloon twisting, caricatures, face painting, exhibits, activities, community organizations, interactive story times, maker space & craft activities, and more! Sunday, February 19 - 11 am to 4 pm @ the Warner Theatre and KidsPlay Children's Museum!

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@ KidsPlay Family Fun Fair the Seneca Masonic Lodge #55 Torrington CT will offer their youth identification program. The program provides an opportunity for families to create a kit of tools to help law enforcement authorities find and identify a lost or missing child. Although this is something we never hope happens to our children, it never hurts to take the proper precautions!

CTCHIP - Connecticut Child Identification Program Visit our CTCHIP website at www.ctchip.org CTCHIP is the most comprehensive child recovery and identification program in the nation. It utilizes a defined “Masonic Method” that is being adopted by Grand Lodges across North America. The National....
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Special thanks to our KidsPlay Family Fun Fair sponsors...Presenting Sponsor: GoodWorks Insurance, Platinum Sponsors: Borghesi Building Sullivan Agency, Farmers Insurance, Torrington Savings Bank, Travelers Insurance, Willis Towers Watson, Gold Sponsors: PAC Group LLC, Altek Electronics, Inc, Wall, Wall & Frauenhofer LLP, Silver Sponsors: Cone's Barry Heating Air Conditioning & Plumbing, Doyle's Medical Supply LLC., Litchfield Ford, Price Chopper Supermarkets, Thomaston Savings Bank This event wouldn't be possible without you!

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@ KidsPlay Family Fun Fair the Harwinton Lions Club and Torrington Lions Club will offer free pediatric eye screening to identify possible vision problems.

Lions Clubs International Vision Screening
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KidsPlay Family Fun Fair has not only three stage performances but also roaming entertainment! Be sure to check out Sphinx Shriners, Amazing Face Art, Balloon Twisting by Carol Pelizzari, and Caricatures by Bill Hernandez when you are at the fair. All entertainment is included with entry!

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KidsPlay Family Fun Fair welcomes The Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts to the studio stage at 1:30 pm for an Interactive Ballet and Movement workshop.
All fair youngsters will be invited to participate. After the class, the Nutmeg Torrington School of Ballet will treat them to a short performance with costumes and music demonstrating how the hard work of training culminates in a magical on-stage production!

We are excited to present this high-energy, hands-on, and "nutty" game show at the KidsPlay Family Fun Fair! Adventure Bound will take the stage at 3 pm for "The Wild & Crazy Challenge!" “Contestants” are selected from the audience to compete in fun, non-athletic physical challenges. Challenges are entertaining, engaging, and age appropriate. You won't want to miss this!
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KidsPlay Family Fun Fair is only 9 days away!
Our opening stage performance @ 11:45 am is Matica premiering their new show, “Cycles”- a mystical-modern circus. Both on ground and in air, their performance will thrill audiences of all ages! Matica features the daring acts of Heidi Kirchofer and Joel Melendez who perform circus acts of beauty and joy both on the ground with acro, juggling, and unicycling and in the air on trapeze, lyra, and silks.

Heidi spent years traini...ng at the New England Center for Circus Acts. Heidi and Joel have performed extensively in Central and South America as well as in the US. Joel, also a capoeirista, beautifully infuses ground circus/juggling, unicycling, and aro into fluid movement. The duo performs throughout New England at corporate events, schools, and festivals. They are super excited to be premiering this new show at the KidsPlay Family Fun Fair so close to home!

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Caregiver Circle is still on for 9:30 am today, Thursday, February 8. The Safe Touch Puppet Show with the Susan B. Anthony Project is POSTPONED - date and time to be announced. All other programs will be at their regular times.

**Program postponed to Tuesday, February 20 @ 10:30 AM. **

Help us welcome the Susan B. Anthony Project and their puppet friend, Annie, to KidsPlay. All are welcome! The Puppet show starts at 10:30 am in the North Gallery program room. Kids on Stage and Story and More will follow. This week's big idea: Let's wonder about our emotions: love and friendship.

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KidsPlay is CLOSED today, Wednesday, February 7. We hope you enjoy your snow day! Here are a few ideas from Mommy Poppins Connecticut for fun, at-home play: https://tinyurl.com/athomeplay. (We recommend making slime - that is always a good time!)

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