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KTR Mesa

KTR Mesa

KTR is short for “Kids That Rip”, and Mesa is their original location. KTR also has a location in Scottsdale and Chandler. Kids that Rip offers gymnastics, skateboarding and open play. Rip means “skating well” from my non vast knowledge of skateboarding. I never got into skateboarding, so you’ll have to excuse my naivety! KTR…

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Sam Garcia Western Library Avondale

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I had taken my kids to the Sam Garcia library a few years ago when they had a great book sale. We didn’t explore the library that day, and I’m not sure why. However, had we explored the library day I wouldn’t have gone back to see what they have done! The Sam Garcia Western…

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Kids Empire Phoenix

Kids Empire

Kids Empire in Phoenix is one of the newest indoor playgrounds. It is part of a franchise that has multiple locations across the country. Located at Greenway and 19th Avenues. It is nearby Whipples Fun Center and Buffalo Ridge Park. The Kids Empire requires all entrants to fill out a waiver, whether or not you…

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Chase Field

If you have thought about going to a baseball game with your kids and wondered “Will there be enough to keep them occupied to make the game worth it?”, our review is here to save the day! Chase Field is located at the corner of Jefferson Street and 7th Street. Chase field seats over 48,000…

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Urban Air Adventure Park Goodyear

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Urban Air Adventure Park has a lot to offer. As you may remember, we went to review the location in Ahwatukee a while ago and did a piece on their birthday parties as well. However, everyone has been eagerly anticipating the west valley opening of Urban Air, and I have to say, I was checking…

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Ready, Set, Play Gilbert

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If you liked Ready, Set, Play in the Paradise Valley Mall in Phoenix, you will love Ready, Set, Play in Gilbert! Located right near the Harkins Movie Theater in San Tan Village (shopping area), Ready, Set, Play is a great place for your kids 6 and under to come and play. My kiddos are almost…

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Fun in Mesa

Are you roaming around the valley looking for some fun in Mesa? There are lots of things to do and see in Mesa-Here are the places we have reviewed, and there will be more to come! Pioneer Park in Mesa-This newly redesigned park has a beautiful covered splashpad, a huge playground with amazing climbers and…

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Museum of Natural Curiosity at Thanksgiving Point-Lehi Utah

The Museum of Natural Curiosity was a “must see” by my friends who knew Salt Lake City, so when I found out they were participating in the reciprocal program with the Arizona Science Center membership program, I said “Let’s Go”! (check out if they are currently involved here ). Located in Lehi, Utah, about 30…

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Fun Things to Do in Surprise!

As a resident of Surprise, I’m always discovering new nooks and crannies of fun around our city. Here are some great places to go right here in Surprise! Indoor Places Luv 2 Play– Reems and Bell- This highly anticipated indoor play area opened in 2017 to much fanfare. Luv 2 Play is not only a…

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Hudson Park and Splashpad-Tempe

We love checking out Splashpads, and luckily there was a close one to the Arizona Mills Mall that we wanted to check out while Munchie was in Sea Life Camp. As you drive around Tempe to get to this park, you will find that this area is a good mix of residential homes, college campus…

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Polar Play and Frozen Penguin Ice Cream-Odysea Complex Scottsdale

A few weeks ago there was a Groupon for Polar Play at the OdySea Complex in Scottsdale, so we had to check it out. Plus our exchange student, E, was kind of complaining that it was too hot outside (Just kidding!). So, we headed to OdySea, which is approximately an hour drive from Surprise. the OdySea…

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My Quiet Kingdom Peoria

Closed as of March 2018 We always love checking out new places for the kids, and were so excited that the owner invited us to check out their new place called “My Quiet Kingdom“. My Quiet Kingdom is a place for kids who are sensitive to noise, smells, and can be overly visually stimulated. With…

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Great Arizona Puppet Theater-Phoenix

We were lucky enough to catch a little performance of the Great Arizona Puppet Theater at the Peoria Main Library a year ago. My kids thought it was hilarious! Before you go, you will want to call for a reservation. Yes, you have to call. The system is a bit..eh. They don’t have an online…

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Arizona Science Center

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Update 2019! Now that I have a lovely new camera, I love being able to post new photos. Since many of the exhibits are the same, I decided to put in some photos of some different things. There are often traveling exhibits in the museum on the third floor. These do cost extra, but they…

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We Rock the Spectrum-Scottsdale

Closed as of 2018 I had heard about We Rock the Spectrum from another mom and really wanted to try it out. I knew that it had something to do with helping kids with sensory issues and/or autism, but I really wanted to check it out. My kids aren’t autistic, but we were openly welcomed…

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