A work day for teachers, means an extra day to play. But what is there to do with your kid crew on these random in-service days, especially if it’s cold and rainy outside? We put together 15 tried-and-true destinations that are sure to entertain your brood any day of the week. Click through the gallery to see some perennial favorites and new-to-you hot spots.


JuzPlayKids is Issaquah’s premier indoor playground that strives to inspire kids’ imaginative play and to promote active play. The three-story jungle gym, moving softplay elements and 8’ x 20’ chalkboard wall offer a fun and safe environment to play and explore. JuzPlayKids offers other fun activities such as face painting, arts and crafts, story time and more. Need a snack to refuel? An on-site café sells snacks, bottled water and other cold beverages.

1430 N.W. Mall St., Suite B
Issaquah, Wa 98027
Online: juzplaykids.com

Hours: Mon.–Thurs., 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; Fri.–Sat., 9:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.;
Sun., 11 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

​photo: JuzPlayKids Facebook page

How do you like to spend your teacher in-service days? Tell us in the comments below. 

— Abbey McGee