Jakarta for Kids

As you can probably tell, my life revolves around my kids and their activities. I have been so blessed to find places, classes and activities for them to have fun, develop integrally and thrive in our transient environment.

Kids in Jakarta

This is a short article I wrote for ExpatArrivals.com with information about raising kids in The Big Durian. It includes information about schooling, entertainment and possible challenges expat parents might face while living in Jakarta.



Playparq Kemang

The Playground @ Kemang

Giggle the Fun Factory


Winter Wonderland at PIM

Miniapolis Kelapa Gading

Amusement Parks

Sea World

Taman Mini

Taman Safari

Penguin Encounter @ Taman Safari


Transportation Museum @ Taman Mini

Puppet Museum

Kids Classes

Kindyroo Menteng

10 thoughts on “Jakarta for Kids

  1. Hello! mi name´s Julieta,I´m argentinian, and I have a very bad english!!! i think, me and my family are gonig to live to Balikpapan. We have two boys, Valentino and Santiago, 5 and 1 years old. Do you visits balikpapan? do you know somebody with experience to live there? Id like to contact somebody to share experience with child, about school and activities for them! Thank you…

      • hi ana, my name is poppie, well I was born in Balikpapan, and I have a friend who will move to Balikpapan on June, maybe she can share information with her, nway I want to inform you a new place for kid in south jakarta, its call PInisia theme park in pasaraya, great place to know about indonesian’s culture for kid, have fun goggling, oh yah I also happen to know a new daycare place for your kid around jakarta selatan, ciao bimbi daycare located in cilandak, across the street from cilandak townsquare, a perfect place to care for your child while you go shopping in citos or pim…visit ciaobimbidaycare.blogspot.co.uk

      • Hi Poppie, thank you for the info. I appreciate it. I will have to check out the Plnisia park in Pasa Raya. It sounds like a lot of fun. Also, thanks for the tip on the daycare center. I don’t go to the south too often but it’s great to have the information available. Thanks for visiting and hope to hear back from you soon!

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  4. Hi anna, my name is Peggy, im a mother of 1,5year old boy, name Vio. i really enjoy your blog, love all your stories.. great tips and very good info. i can feel all your excitement and joy and love raising those two lil monkeys lol.. i’ve been a silent reader for so long, and im happy to finnaly had a courage to make a words and since you’ll be leaving jakarta soon, so yea, here i am.. saying hi and really hope to meet you and evan and joshua before you guys leaving. God bless – xoxo

    • Hi Peggy! Thank you for your kind comments! I really appreciate that you sent me a message! I love hearing back from everyone. HI! 🙂 Have a wonderful day! XOXO!

  5. thank you so much. i am planning to visit jakata with my 5 year old daughter and 3 year old son and this is extremely helpful. Just what i needed 🙂

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