Indoor Spots for Kids in Cape Girardeau

Feb 12, 2018

Learn about how to feed and welcome Boisterous Bluebirds at the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center this Thursday, February 15 at 5:30 p.m. Also at the Nature Center this Saturday, discover one of the forest’s sweetest gifts at Maple Sugaring! Maple sugaring has a rich history and it’s still practiced today. Learn the history, equipment and process of making maple syrup this Saturday afternoon from 1-4.

Ghanian-American concert pianist William Chapman Nyaho (Nee-yah-ho) brings his unique cultural background and eclectic sense of music to the Shuck Recital Hall at the River Campus this Sunday at 3 p.m.

We’re back with more indoor spots where your kids can burn off wiggles during wintry weather! Inflatable bouncers from slides, to obstacle courses, a jousting arena and a toddlers-only bouncer, all surrounded by a parent friendly seating area where you can keep tabs on your energetic kids at Safari Playland, inside West Park Mall. Are you paying for a nap? Yes, you are. Is it worth it? Absolutely. Your kids can get all kinds of energy out of their systems at this indoor bounce house playground.

The Cape Public Library has a comfortable play space in children's section that includes sensory boards, a fully stocked play kitchen and books helpfully organized by "trucks," "princesses," "trains" and so on. Wii and XBox Gaming systems and a special teens only space make the library an engaging spot to pass a morning or afternoon.

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