Fun Places for a Toddler's Birthday Party in Missouri

by Ted Marten
A toddler-friendly water park is one option for a birthday party.

A toddler-friendly water park is one option for a birthday party.

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Throughout Missouri, families can celebrate a toddler's birthday with interactive games and activities. Many venues for toddlers provide opportunities that focus on a child's physical and intellectual development. In addition to activities, many venues also provide cake and refreshments, private party areas and party host, letting parents sit back and enjoy the festivities.

St. Louis Area

The Magic House ( offers toddlers a chance to participate in hands-on learning and interactive activities. Exhibits at the location include the Children's Village, Jack and the Beanstalk, Waterworks, Kids Construction Zone, Lewis and Clark Adventure, and Star-Spangled Center. The children's museum offers a birthday party package that includes age-appropriate activities, cupcakes and refreshments. Sky Zone ( is an indoor trampoline park for children of all ages. Separate areas are available for children under 6. Packages include one hour of private jump time, pizza, cake, T-shirt, free passes for future visits and a party room. The St. Louis Zoo ( offers the Wildlife Wonders Party for children 9 months to 5 years old. The party is available all year long on the weekends, and themes include Pet Protectors, Backyard Explorers and Zoo Discovery. Activities include private party time and an opportunity to see and touch live animals.

Springfield Area

White Water ( is a 12-acre water park that features a number of family activities. Toddlers can spend time in the Coconut Cove and Splashaway Cay. These areas have interactive sprays, toddler-friendly play structures and miniature water slides. Parents can rent cabanas there to celebrate birthday parties. Jump Mania ( is an indoor park that includes 8,700 square feet of inflatable activities and a toddler center. Birthday party packages include invitations, balloons, T-shirt, pizza, cupcakes, party host, drinks and a private party room.

Kansas City Area

Zonkers ( is a family fun center that features rides, attractions, inflatable playground, Sky Maze and arcade. Toddlers can ride the Python Pit, Banana Squadron and Venetian Carousel. Party packages include a birthday cake, soft drinks and private party room. Monkey Bizness ( has a playroom with a number of toddler toys and activities. The venue is open to children as young as 1, and private parties are available. Packages include personalized invitations, pizza and soda, and staff to supervise children.

Columbia Area

Leapfrog Fun Center ( features an obstacle course, toddler toys, slides, bounce house and mazes. The party package includes access to activities, a private party room and numerous drink options. Bonkers ( has an indoor playground along with a video arcade and is open to children of all ages. Children celebrating a birthday have unlimited access to the party area; a party host helps supervise children as they play and participate in activities.

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