Noon Year Party

We celebrated our 3rd New Year with a record of four balloon drops. This is an annual noon year party we do for the kids to partake in celebrating the New Year. We do ton of kid friendly activities for this event. It wouldn’t be New Year without a dance party. We play dancing games with the kids that include tambourines and ribbons.

Noon Year Party

Every year we do a cider bar. The kids enjoyed cider, hot chocolate and cookies. We give out glow toys and do a bubble wrap stomp which simulates fireworks for the kids. Pop pop pop.

Noon Year Party

This year’s noon year party we added something new, a glow room.  The room had foam sticks, building blocks and sand.

Noon Year Party

Of course, every event had a countdown til noon and a balloon drop. The best part, of course! 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. Happy New Year!

Noon Year Party

 

Merry Christmas at Imagine Play

It’s our third Christmas here at Imagine Play. Merry Christmas! We love this month. We enjoy ending the year with all all the holiday cheer. Our rotating play area got transformed again into Santa’s Workshop. This kids love building with the Vroom take-a-part toys by Battat, sending lettings to Santa and putting ornaments on our felt tree.

Santa's Workshop Pretend Play

We did celebrated with the Grinch again this year. He was just as mischievous as last year.  He stole all the presents and hid them in the castle, so the kids had to capture him with streamers.

grinch imagineplay christmas

We also did a stealing ornaments game.

grinch christmas imagineplay

We had some new guests join us this year including Santa himself, who came to sing Christmas carols to the kids.

Santa Dave Christmas Imagine Play

We had a photobooth set up for him.

Santa Dave Christmas Imagine Play

Lastly, Santa Mouse joined us for milk and cookies.

santa mouse imagine play christmas

We hope your holiday was as wonderful as ours. Thanks for spending it with us!

 

Halloween Events 2019

What an amazing October at our indoor playground. We had our annual pumpkin hunts again this year. They were a big hit as always. We had some visits from some old guests and also some new ones as well. Among returning visitors to our Halloween Events was Jack Skellington.

halloween events elk grove

We also had a visit from Miguel for our Coco Party.

halloween events

This year we also had a new guest, Vampirina .

Halloween Events

In some the Halloween events we played bingo and some of them we did tattoos.

halloween events

We read books. Vampirinia had a book about fall and we read a story about Coco.

halloween events

Our favorite is acting out the story from Nightmare Before Christmas. Jack likes that too.

halloween events

Sometimes we sing songs or do crafts.

Halloween Events

The kids favorite thing is our annual pumpkin hunt where they pick up treasures hidden in pumpkins.

halloween events

Join us next year for Halloween events. You can find events on our online store.

halloween events

Also check out the video from our you tube channel.

Peppa Pig Party

Our favorite tv pig came to join us for a tea party! Check out all the fun we had during our peppa pig party.

Peppa Pig Party

All the kids got a cup of tea and snacks to enjoy with Peppa. We love decorating for tea parties and these tea cups from amazon where so cute.

peppa pig party

After, we read a story of piggy adventures. The kids got to pick between two stories we had.

peppa pig party

We also enjoyed a colorful dance party where we rocked out to some pig inspired music.

One of our favorite games was the jumping in muddle puddles game.

Peppa Pig Party

Other things we did during this special event was make a pig craft and play follow the leader. Join us for our next event.

Here’s a short video of our adventure.

Paw Party with Egg Hunt

We celebrated a festive Easter week with a total of 6 egg hunts, 3 paired with our special events such as Royal Tea Party and ending with a Paw Party with Egg Hunt. We loved doing our special events and these were just icing on the cake.

Paw Party with Egg Hunt

Police Dog came and read stories with the kids.  We read a story about a bunny and his mom.

Paw Party with Egg HUnt

We played games including the Pup Pup Boogie. Police Dog loves to dance.

Paw Party with Egg Hunt

The kids did a fun firefighter dog craft that they got to wear home.

Paw Party with Easter Egg

Of course, it ended with an Egg Hunt. Afterwards the kids got to exchange their empty eggs for a snack or treat.  We look forward to reusing those plastic eggs for future hunts. We are ending the month with one extra egg hunt after Easter.  Thanks for joining Paw Party with Egg Hunt. See you again next year.

See video from past Paw Parties here:

Happy New Year!

We had over 60 families come celebrate the new year with us over the weekend. It was so fun to give the kids a chance to ring in 2019 in their way. The day started with a noise maker craft. We stapled some beans in plates and they kids got to decorate them with stickers, gems and curly ribbon.

New Year

After, we let the kids play a spin game for prizes and enjoy a cookie and apple cider bar. You can see more of this on our video.

new year

Then we danced, danced and danced! The kids joined in on some ribbon dancing, tambourine games,  and freeze dancing, of course.

new year

The kids received glow toys and had one final game where they simulated fireworks by stomping on bubble wrap. It was one of our favorite activities!

new year

The grand finale was our balloon drop. We turned on some disco lights and did a countdown til noon! We had a blast and have to say it was one of our most enjoyed  special events this year.

new year

Watch the video of the party here:

Christmas Grinch Party

Happy Holidays! This year we celebrated the season with a Christmas Grinch Party. It was full of Christmas Hijinks! We started off with building Graham Cracker house, always a favorite holiday tradition with the kids favorite sweets.

Christmas Grinch Party

After, we gathered onto the floor for storytime. Interactive storytime is one of our favorites. The staff loves acting out the stories, they are always funny and entertaining. This story in particular included taping hearts to the grinch’s chest, tying him up with ribbon and a white christmas balloon drop.

Christmas Grinch Party

We also played several games which included decorating the grinch like a Christmas tree and a stealing ornaments off the tree game. You can see more of this game in our video.

Christmas Grinch Party

We ended the party with a Christmas craft, where the kids made antler headbands and then a round of Christmas bingo.

This party was incredibly fun. We wish we could do more than one this year. Tune in the next year for another fun special event.

Watch the video with all the hijinks below.


Dia De Los Muertos Coco Style

We celebrated Dia De Los Muertos the best way we knew how by doing crafts, dancing and singing songs inspired by the movie COCO.

First, it was so much fun decorating for this event because of all the festive colors.

Dia de los muertos coco

dia de los muertos

We also got in the festive spirit by painting our faces and dressing up as the characters from the movie. The kids got a choice to paint their faces too.

dia de lost muertos coco

All the kids got headbands or hats decorated with tissue paper flowers.

dia de los muertos coco
Thanks JG for sharing this photo with US!

We did crafts, lots of crafts, including making lanterns and frames. We asked people to bring a photo of their loved one or the kids could use photos we printed from the movie.

dia de los muertos coco

Afterwards, the kids were able to hang their frames on our ofrenda.

dia de los muertos coco

And then then the festivities began. We sang a song from the movie, the kids learned a latin dance and  we played a pass the guitar game.

dia de los muertos

Here’s a short video of the all the fun the kids had.

You can watch all our special event videos here and make sure to check our calendar for the next event.

Happy Halloween Town!

This year we’re excited to get a visit from the Pumpkin King!  He brought all the spooky fun to our Halloween party and the trick or treaters loved seeing Halloween Town through his eyes.

Halloween Party

We started the party with some facepainting. The kids had a choice to do a full Jack face or something small like a pumpkin on their cheek.

halloween party

The Pumpkin King facilitated a spooky bingo game where the kids got to earn candy even if they didn’t get a bingo.

Halloween Party

Our favorite time of the day was story time. Jack told us about how he found our about Christmas and his renewed for his favorite Holiday. It even ended with a snowfall.

Halloween Party

Jack played several games with the kids including our most beloved game of Freeze Dance. We made it more Halloween Party worthy by asking the kids to dance like zombies or monsters.

The grand attraction was the pumpkin hunt! The kids got to fill their bags with pumpkins that contained candy, treat and tricks.

halloween party

They really loved discovering the treasures inside their pumpkins.

halloween party

Finally, we ended with some crafts. Foam mask were available and the kids got to choose which masks to decorate.

halloween party

One final candy filled activity was necklace making. They could string their necklace with gummies, pretzels, foot loops, mints and more. It was fun to make, wear and eat!

Halloween Party

We had fun traveling to Halloween Town for a few days. It’s one of our favorite times of the year!

halloween party

Join us for our next special event, you can purchase tickets online.

What we did for our one year birthday

Imagine Play turns ONE this week! We can’t believe it’s been a over 365 days since our doors opened. We survived so many challenges this year, but we made it!

Imagine Play Turns One

Our first year hurdles included pricing changes and continuously adding onto our policies. The kids surprise and challenge us with their creative playing everyday. The play area also has made major transformations. We have added many new toys since October of last year and we continue to add every month.

Imagine Play Turns One
Grand Opening October 2017
Imagine Play Turns One
One Year Birthday October 2018

It’s been a learning experience for sure and although there has been some low moments it was still an amazing year nonetheless. We are so grateful for our community and all the friendly faces we have grown to love.

We hosted a couple of parties to celebrate our birthday this year. They were so much fun! Of course, our cupcake rainbow party was too cute!

Imagine Play turns One

The kids got their face painted, animal balloons and so much more.

Imagine Play Turns One

We did a recap of all the fun special events in replacement to our hourly activities. The kids loved meeting all the characters.

Imagine Play Elk Grove

We started with airplane making with Skye and continued with story time with our Ice Princess. The day later continued with a visit from Belle and ended with a Hula with Moana and a visit from Catboy.

Imagine Play Turns One

Imagine Play Turns One

Here’s a short video of all the birthday fun we had.

….and we answer all your questions including what’s to come in our 2nd year in our 1st year update video below.

Check out more videos on our youtube channel.