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5 Play Dates to do this Summer in Grandview Heights

We love finding stumbling upon places that make great outings with your kiddos. Grandview Heights has so much to offer for families and we wanted to fill you in on some secret spots too! Maybe you love to give your little one a special date once a month or wanted to take them somewhere special for their birthday. Well, you have come to the right spot! We have some great ideas for you!

Cambridge Tea House Princess Lunch- The Cambridge Tea House is a quaint cafe that hosts many bridal showers, baby showers, and private parties. However, another pleasant surprise is that they have a special tea party lunch for the perfect princess or prince in your life. Sitting in a fancy place not only makes your little lady or fella feel special, but he or she gets to choose from a special menu. They can choose a heart-shaped peanut butter and jelly sandwich, junior egg salad, or tea bread and cheese with a drink from their very own tea cup. Their “tea” (chocolate milk with sprinkles = the best!) is served with cookies and a prince or princess crown to top it all off. This little lunch is a perfect way to celebrate a special occasion and the food for mom is delicious too! A reservation is recommended. Check out their menu!

Enjoy sprinkles in your chocolate milk while wearing a crown! What could be better?

Enjoy sprinkles in your chocolate milk while wearing a crown! What could be better?

Wendy’s Gymnastics- Sometimes it can be difficult to sign up for classes and make it to a weekly meet up each week, especially with summer approaching. Wendy’s Gym offers a weekly drop-in toddler play date every Tuesday from 11:15-12:15. It is a great way to build self-esteem and confidence for your little one as they build their gross motor skills. It is also a fun place to meet friends and other parents while your toddler spends time jumping into their block pit or doing tricks on the rings! To find out more about their open gym and classes and birthday parties visit Wendy’s Gymnastics.

Grandview Summer Outdoor Story Hour: Grab a blanket and your sunglasses and be prepared to sing and dance! This summer, starting June 7 at 10:15, the Grandview Library takes their story hour outside on the lawn along with with a stage, guitar and lots of interactive props. It is an entertaining half hour for a multitude of ages. It is an enjoyable way to enjoy being outside and learning at the same time. By far, one of our favorite activities of the summer! Pop in and join their summer reading club as well. Be sure to check out their Summer Schedule.

The Little Green House: Take your son or daughter to this interactive play place located at the corner of Route 33 and Grandview Avenue. The Little Green House has created the perfect town for your son or daughter to explore, pretend, and play. The animal clinic, fire truck, and Grand Street Market make the memories and interactions limitless. The cost is just $7 per child and there is also an option to have lunch through The Bellwether Kitchen next door. Remember your socks and your imagination and this place will be a fun place to visit on those rainy summer days! 

Enjoy the imaginary play areas of fire trucks, Grand Street Market and the Animal Clinic!

Enjoy the imaginary play areas of fire trucks, Grand Street Market and the Animal Clinic!

Wyman Woods Park: Wyman Woods is a fantastic spot to play this summer. It is conveniently located on the corner of Grandview Ave. and Goodale Blvd. There is a great shelter house and a variety of slides for all ages. The shelter house is also available to rent out for birthday parties. Pack a picnic and some sunscreen and meet a friend at this must visit park this summer!

Summer can sure fly by so be sure to add these memorable spots to your to-do list! We can’t wait to hear about the fun you have!

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