How can parents keep kids busy during Bangkok summer holidays
Summer holidays for Bangkok international schools are nearly here. For working parents who are trying to balance work, and family, and will be spending at least some of the summer in the city, the question is how to keep their children busy and engaged?
One of the best online resources for expat parents looking for activities is BKK Kids. With an up-to-date listing of children’s activities and camps, events, education, and health, the list keeps growing. One of the best reads is the Top 25 Things to do with kids in the Bangkok guide. With the rainy season underway, there is even a wide selection of indoor activities for kids.
Another digital resource is Peekaboo BKK which is highly focused on how to raise kids in Bangkok. There is no shortage of amazing attractions for day trips in the city, with some of the best being the Children’s Discovery Museum at Chatuchak, Playmondo CentralWorld, and Little Pea Kids Commons in Thonglor.
Going out and about is one thing, but what about parents who’d like to have a husband and wife date night or need to run errands and want to leave the kids at home? A new online homecare marketplace SAIJAI offers ‘on-demand’ babysitting services in Bangkok. The site provides a wide selection of skilful children’s caregivers. Other services for busy parents also include tutors and maid services for working parents, when they need an extra set of hands.
A little downtime during the weekend may have families looking for a quick trip within Thailand for a short break. A new world-class tourism attraction that has created a buzz since opening is the Andamanda Water Park in Phuket. With a wide assortment of twelve slides, thirty-six attractions, and a massive 10,000 square meter wave pool, kids might be asking their parents to stay an extra day just to take in all the excitement.
If you are looking at the great outdoors, on Thailand’s premier resort island, Hanuman World which is adventure sports-oriented is another great stopping point. With a rainforest zipline and jungle skywalk, there is something for everyone in the family.
There is little doubt that the stress of the past two years of the pandemic on children who have had to manage long stretches of online classes and missed out on meeting friends and having new memorable experiences. Now more than ever is the opportunity for expatriate families in Bangkok to explore the city and equally important to improve their home life and quality of living.
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