Places in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Hold a Toddler's Birthday Party

by Nicole Brown

Tulsa, Oklahoma is home to nearly 400,000 residents. Although the city is large, it does not lack a family and kid-friendly vibe. The city boasts dozens of venues that cater to families with young children. If you are planning a birthday party for your toddler, Tulsa has just the venue you are looking for.

Learn and Play

Toddlers can play and learn at these two locations in Tulsa, both ideal venues for a birthday party. The Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum (tulsazoo.org) is home to wild cats, birds, African animals such as a giraffe and zebra, monkeys, ocean animals and a children's petting zoo. Parties at the zoo include guest admission, a decorated zoo-themed party room complete with cupcakes and juice, party bags and a train or carousel ride for the birthday child and guests. The Kaleidoscope Children's Museum (kaleidoscopecm.com) is a kid-friendly interactive museum that includes a play grocery store, post office and restaurant, two life-size playhouses, a fire station and a black light room. Parents can book a birthday party at the museum, which includes museum admission, crafts, cupcakes, food and drinks. The museum will even do all of the setup and clean up for you!

Jump To It

Toddlers love to jump and bounce, so these two venues are ideal to get out all of that bouncy energy. BounceU (bounceu.com/party-places-for-kids/oklahoma/tulsa) features bounce houses, slides and obstacle courses to keep toddlers entertained for hours. A party at BounceU includes play time in the bounce arena and a birthday celebration in a private party room. Parents can bring their own food and drinks or let BounceU provide it for them. The Bouncy Barn (bouncybarn.com) caters specifically to toddlers by providing pint-size inflatable slides, ball pits and interactive inflatable toys. Parties at the Bouncy Barn include play time in the bounce areas and a private party room to celebrate with cake, gifts and games. Parents can bring their own food, cake and drinks or purchase the same from the Bouncy Barn for an additional charge.

Dance and Tumble

If your toddler loves to dance and play, a gymnastics and dance-themed party is just the ticket. SBB Kids (sbbkids.com) is home to swimming, gymnastics, karate and cheerleading. Parents can choose from a swimming or gym party at SBB for their toddlers. A swim party includes private access to an outdoor heated pool equipped with a slide and lifeguards on duty. If you want the party inside, a gym party includes giant inflatable slides and bounce houses, a trampoline and foam pit. Both types of parties include pizza and drinks in a decorated party room. The Little Gym (thelittlegym.com) specializes in dance, music and play for toddlers. A party at the Little Gym is tailored to your child's specific age and interests. Parties include games, music and activities organized and led by Little Gym team members. The Little Gym will do all of the setup and cleanup, leaving less stress for parents at the end of the day.

Everything Else

If you still haven't found a venue to make your toddler's birthday a success, consider these locations that are unique to Tulsa. Music To Grow By (musictogrowby.com) specializes in music instruction and play for children ages 6 months to 7 years. A birthday party at Music To Grow By includes 90 minutes of music fun at the company's studio. Toddlers will spend time exploring instruments and participating in musical activities led by an instructor. After the music is finished, birthday guests will sit at a kid-size table for food, gifts and celebration. Sprouts Play Cafe (sproutsplaycafe.com) is a play center for children under five. Children can read books, play with toys and participate in art projects. A party at Sprouts Play Cafe includes one hour of play, one our of arts and activities, birthday decor, goody bags and a party helper. Parents can host their child's party in the general play room or book the private party room.

About the Author

Nicole Brown has been a freelance writer since 2007. She works as an administrative professional in the legal field and does freelance writing part-time. She has an associate degree in business administration from American Intercontinental University and a bachelor's degree in public administration from the University of Phoenix.

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