Hop n Bop are suburb’s newest monstrous little geeks and they are here to introduce the city to the first suburban soft play area and activity centre, complete with ball pools, slides, trampolines, wall toys, soft bridges and for the first time in the city – a water bed! Hop n Bop is where you can bring your kids when they are full of beans, peppy, animated and bouncy with excitement – it is a dreamworld for kids and their excess energy! Hop n Bop is a new 2,000 sq ft soft play area and activity centre located in the heart of the city, on bustling Linking Road, Bandra. It comprises two play zones – Little Monsters (for kids 6 months to 3 years of age) and Big Monsters (for kids above 3 years and up to 8 years). The sprawling premises of Hop n Bop also include a “Tell Me More” reception area, “I Need a Wee” washroom, a “Supplies!” pantry, a “No Homework” classroom and Hop n Bop’s “I Am Hungry” café that will dish out scrumptious, healthy bites for those serious after-play hunger pangs.
WHAT IS SOFT PLAY?
Hop n Bop are here to give a new meaning to “staying indoors”; they want you to come indoors and play, learn, think, grow. Hop n Bop is a new soft play area – a safe, soft environment to allow kids to actively play and develop new motor skills such as learning to climb, balance, build blocks, and hone social skills by playing with other kids. This constructive downtime is equipped with a variety of games and playing facilities for various age groups – from 6 months to 8 years – that stimulate and encourage children to think and make the most of this exploratory playtime. This soft play area is ideal for kids of our city, which sees a dearth of parks and other public spaces where typically kids can let loose.
Why opt for a soft play area?
Active play boosts physical, mental, emotional and social skills
Your child learns to be social while playing and interacting with other children
Helps hone your child’s creative and imagination abilities
This kind of play helps boost fitness levels using fun techniques
Great for any weather conditions
HOP N BOP PLAY ZONES
Hop n Bop is a new 2,000 sq ft soft play area and activity centre located in the heart of the city, on bustling Linking Road, Bandra. It comprises two play zones – Little Monsters (for kids 6 months to 3 years of age) and Big Monsters (for kids above 3 years and up to 8 years). The Little Monsters zone comprises a merry-go-round, ball pool, slides, wall toys, block modules and a water bed. The Big Monsters zone is equipped with two big slides, a ball pool, a trampoline and a climbing wall. The Big Monsters zone also sees an intermediate level of activity that kids can climb their way through, to unravel an exciting world of obstruction tunnels and soft bridges.
Hop n Bop may be play-crazy knowledge freaks, but these monstrous little geeks can also plan one mean party. At Hop n Bop, you can come and fulfil your kids dream birthday themes such as Barn Yard, Spider Man, Football, Barbie, Jungle Safari, Disney, Hello Kitty, Little Mermaid, Cinderella, Cars, Dinosaurs and Superman. These themes will also rotate and change every few months. Parents can avail of one of the two birthday packages – Monster Mania or Monster Ball – depending on the size of the party. All parties will last three hours, and will come equipped with food and decorations. The birthday packages include one party coordinator, two party supervisors and a birthday gift from Hop n Bop for the birthday boy/girl.
‘I AM HUNGRY’ CAFE
Hop n Bop’s “I Am Hungry” café will dish out scrumptious, healthy bites for those serious after-play hunger pangs. From mini meals to baked goodies, kids can choose from a wide assortment of healthy, gluten-free and delicious snacks to nibble on.
WHAT’S ON AT THE “NO HOMEWORK” CLASSROOM?
Hop n Bop is also the first play area in the city to fuse play with learning. Through an array of well-curated classes that will be conducted at the “No Homework” classroom, kids get a chance to acquire new skills, expand their knowledge and learn something new everyday. These classes will help enhance their cognitive growth and will span across academic education, hobbies and extra-curricular activities.
I Know (3.5 years to 6 years): I Know (3 years to 6 years): This accredited activity centre uses the Montessori and Play-way method to teach and deploys the IB (International Board) approach to education to make learning fun for the tiny tots.
El Nino Spanish Classes (4 years and above): El Nino Spanish Classes (4 years and above): These Spanish lessons will see kids learn the language and culture through visual prompts, music, games and activities, and a native Spanish speaking teacher. The main focus will be vocabulary and conversation, to ensure they can fluently use the language.
I Can Cook (3.5 years and above): Along with cooking, team work, planning, boosting self-confidence and the importance of good nutrition will come into play at this class. Kids will develop an understanding of math, science, chemistry and creativity.
Little Explorers (1 year to 3 years): Kids will explore art, music and Montessori story-telling puppetry style. Here, the mothers will accompany the kids like a mother-toddler programme.
Dance with Zumba (3.5 years and above): This high-energy class will see specially choreographed, kid-friendly routines, and will combine each class with age-appropriate play games. Great for coordination skills and fitness.
Sounds Like Phonetics (3.5 years and above): Phonetics is an instructional method of teaching children to read. Kids learn the connection between letter patterns and the sound they represent.
Music and Me (birth onwards): This mother-toddler music programme with combine the magic of music with dance, games and instruments such as xylophones and maracas. Kids will explore rhythm, melody, tonality and beat while enhancing various intellectual skills.
Hop N Bop
444 The Corporate Lounge,
2nd Floor, Plot no. 347,
CTS No. E/444, Linking Road,
Opp, Khatwari Darbar,
Tel: 022 6619 7400/022 6619 7401
Fax: 022 6619 7474
Facebook page: httpss://www.facebook.com/HopNBop
Source: Website and facebook page