Fun activities that will entertain your children

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Looking for perfect and fun tips to share with your children? Escape game, make-up lessons, exhibitions, Paris Select Book has unearthed fun activities to spend a friendly moment with your children. Something to charge you with positive vibes before starting a new week!

The Paris Country Club organizes sports courses 

For young children, from 4 years old, the Paris Country Club Sports Association (ASPCC) reveals, December 26, 2023 to January 5, 2024, a captivating range of sports courses, from half-days to full weeks. At the intersection of sport and entertainment, these activities aim to awaken and to promote personal and social development young people. A perfect moment for these children as Christmas holidays are gradually getting closer!

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Climb aboard the Ducks of Paris

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And if you took your children to discover the treasures of the capital in an original way? Exit bateau mouche, tourist bus ou strategic ride, it is on board a hybrid transport that they will be able to marvel at the most beautiful monuments of the city. Hard to miss: Marcel the Duck, the first amphibious bus in Paris, made fly with its propellers and his boat hull. A two-in-one design that allows it to sail on water and roll on land, thus guaranteeing a little quirky ride.

The Arc de Triomphe, the Champs-Elysées, the Eiffel Tower, the Champs de Mars or even Monsieur Island in Sèvres, for nearly two hours, comedians punctuate the visit of historical monuments and emblematic places with funny anecdotes. The highlight of the show? Diving in the Seine. Yes, it's not every day that you see a bus floating on the waters. 

The Ducks of Paris – Departure Place Jacques Rueff 75007 Paris

Take your eyes off the Museum of Illusion

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Dive into a captivating universe of illusions that will shake all your senses. You will not be disappointed. Reality is often misleading, especially in these places! Nestled in the heart of our magnificent capital, the Museum of Illusion offers space suitable for visits, mixing entertainment et learninge. Explore this unique place, suitable for everyone, regardless of age. Go to Museum of Illusion, is to share a moment with family, friends or even colleagues, without any restrictions. We come here for have fun, discover and especially cultivate this inner desire to be amazed. Discover now this unforgettable experience at Museum of Illusion, which is sure to arouse your curiosity.

The Museum of Illusion, 98 rue Saint-Denis, 75001 Paris.

Opening hours: Every day from 10 a.m. to 22 p.m. during the All Saints holidays.

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Acclimation Garden

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The Jardin d'Acclimatation is a leisure park located in the 16th arrondissement. Created in 1860, it is considered one of the oldest amusement parks of France. The park offers a wide variety of activities for the whole family. There are thrill rides, water games, shows and attractions for children. The park also houses a zoo with nearly 400 exotic animals and large aviary. The Jardin d'Acclimatation is a ideal place to spend a day with family, friends or as a couple. Enjoy a moment of relaxation in a green setting In the city center of Paris.

The Jardin d'Acclimatation – Rte de la Prte Dauphine to the Prte des Sablons, 75116 Paris

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Discover the secret and wonderful world of “The Luminous Odyssey” at Parc Floral

Du November 28, 2023 to January 7, 2024, a secret and wonderful world is offered to walkers. THE Paris Floral Park turns into a fairy kingdom with “The Luminous Odyssey”. A unique and immersive experience, where light is more than art! Each installation is an ode to the biodiversity as well as mythology of terrestrial and celestial creatures. From Indian elephants to mysterious dragons, including the discreet tardigrade, bringing hope for new life in the universe. This educational and fun experience offers a reflection on the conservation and diversity of species, where the animal is at the heart of our world cultural heritage!

Paris Floral Park – Rte de la Pyramide, 75012 Paris

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Immerse yourself in the heart of Salvador Dali's artistic universe with “Art in Nature”


You have until 21th January 2024 to experience a whole new immersive experience organized by La Villette. “Art in nature”, a light walk in the park around the world of Salvador Dali! This event is a new form of entertainment where light installations mingle with the surrealist works of the famous Spanish artist. This will be an opportunity to admire the surrealist sculptures of Salvador Dalí, combined with a light and interactive show. A unique experience that will delight young and old alike! Among the works on display, visitors will be able, among other things, to admire: The Dance of Time I, Alice in Wonderland, Elephant of Triumph or even The Weather Profilethe famous soft watch!

La Villette – 211 Av. Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris

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The city of Science

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The City of Science and Industry regularly organizes captivating exhibits. They allow children to better understand the world around them and broaden their scientific horizons. The topics covered are varied. We find the theme de nature to technology through astronomy, physics and biology. The exhibits are designed to to raise interest children and encourage them to discover the world. Light games, interactive experiences and practical demonstrations are all means put in place to stimulate their cresponsiveness and critical thinking.

The City of Sciences and Industry – 30 Av. Corentin Cariou, 75019 Paris

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Sneak into the backstage of the Stade de France

Accompanied by your mini-me, come and discover one of the most historic stadiums in France. During a guided tour of 90 minutes, you will enter the wings of this emblematic place: the changing rooms, the tunnelaccess to the lawn whereby great players such as Zinedine Zidane ou Thierry Henry have passed, or the private boxes. You will also access the Stade de France museum where you can immerse yourself in the magic of the place and feel like a world champion during a visit.

Stade de France – 93200 Saint-Denis

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Marvel at “Jungle in the process of enlightenment” at the Jardin des Plantes

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After putting in the spotlight the endangered Species (2018) the oceans (2019) the evolution of life (2021) et tiny wildlife (2022), the National Museum of Natural History offers “On the way to enlightenment”. A new journey around the globe to discover the extraordinary biodiversity of tropical rainforests, combining magic and natural history. This experience gives an overview of this richness through an abundant journey, featuring characteristic, spectacular or unusual species. Fearsome felines, astonishing frogs, giant flowers and other wonders… An immersive and exciting exhibition made up of hundreds of light structures, to be discovered at Jardin des Plantes de Paris from November 22, 2023 to January 21, 2024! 

Jardin des Plantes – 57 Rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris

Make your own terrarium

Because the parisian daily does not always facilitate the connection with nature, plant creation workshops are offered by We Can Do, a platform that highlights craftsmen relationship and novices who want to learn from their hands. Ideal for introducing your child to the world of plants, designate plant Marie-Caroline offers courses in plant creation open to pairs, made up of an adult and a child. The mission for this shocking duo? Make a colorful terrarium ! Pebbles, earth, plants, it will be up to you to tap into your creativity in order to imagine a beautiful plant universe. Do not panic for those who think they have the black hand, Maria Carolina will stay by your side for you deliver some tips and tricks. At the end of this workshop, you can leave with your terrarium DIY designed with four hands. 

We Can Do, Marie-Caroline's workshop – Boulogne-Billancourt 92012

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Bake and decorate cupcakes

This duo creative workshop is ideal if your child is cooking and baking enthusiast, or if you want to introduce him to this activity. During two o'clock, you will share a unique moment with your child during which he will give way to his creativity. You will learn the process from start to finish, from weighing ingredients when baking cakes. It will then be time to move on to personalizing your cupcakes according to your tastes. Leave with your creations and all the techniques in minde!

Discover the art of old-fashioned photography

For children at artistic fiber, photography enthusiasts, this workshop is the ideal activity. In pairs parent-child, you will discover the old photography process. You and your child will play the role of photographer and model, then it will be time to develop photos as it wasuse in the 19th century. You can then leave with your family photo unique as a result of this workshop!

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The Paradox Museum

tickle your mind With pleasure ! Since its opening in Paris on 18th May 2023,  Paradox Museum aims to create engaging, fun and educational experiences able to touch the hearts and minds of its visitors. The ultimate space for creativity and questioning, the Paradox Museum is an essential place to visit and experience for all ages. On the program of Paradox Museum, not less than 90 experiences, to live with family or friends, to push the limits of reality. Among these many unusual experiences, more than a dozen are exclusive to the place ! Don't miss this unique opportunity to confront the unreal

Paradox Museum Paris – 38 Boulevard des Italiens, 75009 Paris

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Introduction to the basics of sewing

Ce sewing classes is the ideal activity for a afternoon with your child and his friends, on the occasion of a birthday for example. Hosted by a stylist, this workshop will allow your child to discover all the clothing creation process. This course is perfect for all levels, your child will learn the basic sewing techniques. From boss to the operation of a sewing machine through the finishes, your child will create his manufacturing from start to finish and can leave with his creation.

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Fly over Paris in virtual reality at FlyView

Virtual Reality Attraction, FlyView Paris proposes to fly over Paris and discover the different capital landmarks, like we've never seen them before... When it's time to leave, we settle into our jetpack and after having fastened his belt, we put on our virtual reality headset : let's go for take-off! A exotic experience de  13 minutes that will take your breath away.

FlyView Paris – 30 Rue du 4 Septembre, 75002 Paris

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Take a tour the Great Gallery of Evolution

Emblematic place of National Museum of Natural History, The Great Gallery of Evolution is a spectacular nave of 30 meters high which brings together more than 7 animal specimens. Natural areas, they are kept in a gigantic XNUMXth century room lit by the huge glass roof. There Grand Gallery of Evolution is organized on four levels: the first two present a wide variety of animals in the middle marine and on land while the second deals with the action of man on its environment and wildlife. Finally, level 3 deals with the theme of evolution, its history and its mechanisms… A place that shouldt delight budding baby historians.

Great Evolution Gallery – 36 Rue Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire, 75005 Paris

Dive into the marine world at the Aquarium de Paris

Built in 1867, theAquarium Paris is one of oldest aquariums in the world. Located near the Trocadéro, it represents an international reference in the field, bringing together more than 13000 marine species. In the aquarium you travel between different hemispheres and oceans. Reenactments of the seas of the archipelagos from Tahiti or New Caledonia will delight young and old alike with its fish of all the colors : clownfish, angelfish, triggerfish... You will also come across no less than five species of sharks ! The plus that will delight the kids? The pool where they can touch the fish and watch their feeding, live with the teams of the Aquarium.

Aquarium Paris – 5 Avenue Albert de Mun, 75016 Paris

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