Red playground. Silver playground. Green playground. Each playground in our neighborhood in Manhattan is nick-named by it’s color. After two days of travelling with a 3 year old through Paris without any jumping, climbing or sliding, or even a view of a playground– we were determined to find one for her.
There’s this little garden near our home with 2 slides and 2 rockers. Not too bad– it’s a start. So Dan started the morning taking her there, while I was thoroughly engrossed in this book.
Agrandir le plan
After a nice lunch and nap, we walked over the bridge to the 13th arrondisement where there are supposedly some playgrounds. We found this gem–
–Hi Gramma & Bunica!!–
For any parents reading this and looking for playgrounds in Southeastern Paris or Ivry:
Playground #1 is near the Pierre + Marie Curie station off of the 7; on the corner of Rue Baudin and the Square des Allies).
Playground #2 is on Rue Tagore between Avenue d’Italie and Rue Gandon (near Porte d’Italie stop off the 7). Note the water feature is extensive and may require a change of clothes for active children.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009