LA parents rejoice! Snooknuk Arts & Indoor Play Cafe in Larchmont Village has arrived to entertain your adorable rugrats and give you some much needed “me” time. Between the wide variety of performing arts classes, whimsical indoor play space and fabulous cafe offering delish artisan coffee and mouthwatering organic fare, you and your kiddos may never want to leave.

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Let’s Play

This colorful play space showcases an enchanting mural and life size tree that transports tots to a magical landscape usually found in fairy tales. Artwork is filled with positive images families will appreciate, and music exclusively scored for Snooknuk sets the perfect tone for a happy day of fun. Many parents bring kiddos in just for a simple afternoon of play or play dates, while others come for classes, but still love the convenience of having a play area to entertain siblings while they wait. (Genius!  No more resorting to Mr. Crab or Subway Surfers.  Now you can use your phone while they play.)

For parents who might need a little free time to run some errands, head out to an audition or those who may be looking for a few quiet moments to sit on the patio and write their screenplays (read: check Facebook), Snooknuk offers a fantastic supervised play option. Available Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.,  Snooknuk employees immerse your tikes in groovy arts and crafts activities, interactive books and toy play while you what you gotta do. Additional hours are available upon request, and parents should definitely check availability in advance.
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Let’s Learn

Led by a roster of professional instructors with incredible performance arts backgrounds, Snoonuk classes give tots a chance to have fun while expressing themselves creatively. The music program engages pint-sized performers of all ages in learning life lessons and development through musical theater. Classes include Music & Rhythm, Let’s Play Acting, Ballet Creation, Hip-Hop, Improv with Kids, Enchanted Forest Imaginarium and much, much more. One of the most popular classes, Bop/Teeny Bop, is a musical theater class where kids start with singing and vocal exercises and move on to dance and music interpretation. Tikes especially dig this one because it offers an opportunity to do mini performances. Most classes are grouped in small age increments so little ones feel right at home among their peers.

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Let’s Eat

With plenty of seating in Snooknuk’s delightful cafe area, parents can kick back and relax while sipping locally roasted coffee by Caffe Luxe and nosh on a variety of organic snacks, salads, paninis, frozen yogurt and French pastries from the amazing Susina Bakery. Think of it as a mini vacation from your usual hectic day.

Cost: Daily Play Pass runs $7, Sibling Play is $4, Supervised Play is $15/hour (2 hour min.) and Supervised Pamper Play is $20/hour (for kiddos still in diapers). Please contact Snooknuk for class prices.

Birthday Parties: Snooknuk offers swell birthday party packages and hosts baby showers and other special events.  They also have additional outdoor space available for bands, performers, bouncy houses and petting zoos.

Parents Night Out: Soon, Snooknuk will be adding “Parent’s Date Night” to their regular schedule where parents can drop kids off for an evening of planned activities while they go out for a little one-on-one time. Stay tuned to Snooknuk for more details.

Discount: Snooknuk is generously offering our readers (first-time sign-ups only) 20% off classes, birthday parties, supervised play and memberships until January 31, 2015 when they mention RED TRICYCLE. Yay!

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Snooknuk
506 N. Larchmont Blvd.
Mid-City Los Angeles
Phone: 323-498-5258
Online: snooknuk.com

What’s your favorite thing about the new Snoonuk space? We’d love to hear!

–Jennifer O’Brien