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[French & English library] Jeux Lis Là – Paris 7th

Librairie jeunesse 7ème à Paris

Today, we looked for a library for kids in Paris 7th arrondissement and we found « Jeux lis là » on rue du Champs de Mars.
The store offers books from birth till teenage years and adults both in French and English.

You’ll also find there CDs, toys and boardgames, creative activities…

Go to Jeux Lis Là at 17 rue du Champs de Mars, Paris 7th or on the library’s website : https://www.jeuxlisla.com/

Open : Tuesday, Wenesday, Thursday, Friday : 10am – 2pm – 3 – 7pm, Saturday : 10am – 7pm.

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Ôtipi, toys store, family-friendly café and workshops – Paris 6th & Paris 15th

Need a break with baby while strolling Paris? Want to buy toys? Wish to meet other families? Or have a workshop with your kid? At Ôtipi, all these are possible!

While deliverying a stroller rental in Paris 6th, I discovered the perfect place for a family break with kids : enter the nice toys store that offers baby and grown-up toys, boardgames, costumes or decoration items.
A follow-up to the 100% family-friendly cafe: drinks and snacks on the menu and in the room a play-corner and of course all the baby equipment for the little ones (highchairs and toilets/changing facilities).

If you stay for a longer term in Paris with child, and looks for indoor activities, you may have a look to the 2 Ôtipi stores children workshops here.

Ôtipi Saint Placide
12 rue Notre Dame des Champs
75006 Paris
Mardi au vendredi de 9h30 à 13h30 / 14h – 19h
Samedi 9h30 – 19h

Ôtipi Breteuil
52 avenue de Saxe
75015 Paris
Mardi au vendredi de 9h30 à 13h30 / 14h – 19h
Samedi 9h30 – 19h

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Le Bon Moment, a kid-friendly in Paris 5th

A wonderful discovery is this family welcoming café ideally located between Boulevard Saint Germain, Saint Michel neighbourhood and Notre Dame cathedral.

Haiyi, barrista, artist and mum welcomes you in her friendly coffeeshop.
On the menu (hand-made drawn with magnificent illustrations), you’ll find a large choice of warm and cold drinks and savoury and sweet dishes that will enjoy the whole family.

For breakfast, lunch or snack, Le Bon Moment offers a set of French, Chinese and Japenese inspired dishes : sweet and savoury bowls, cookies, pancakes, onigri, salads, omelets, ramens and much more.
Menu is regularly renewed.

For kids, a large bookcase area has been installed with a wide choice of children’s literature – some toys and board games. All to enjoy a perfect time at « Le Bon Moment ».

As a complement, you may read the article published on Sortir A Paris (in French – but Google translation is our friend 😉 ) ici.

As a conclusion : for a relaxing break with kids between visiting Notre Dame and strolling Saint Michel, only one address : « Le Bon Moment » !

Le Bon Moment
24 rue des Bernardins
75005 Paris

Open Monday – Tuesday – Thursday – Friday 8:30am – 7pm
Saturday & Sunda y 10am – 7pm
Closed on Wendesday.

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[Recommended reading] Anna Everywhere travel to Paris with kids

Searching for information, I found this long and complete article « Things to Do in Paris with Kids (it can be baby & toddler friendly) ».

You’ll find in it :

  • a full list of activities parents and kids will enjoy
  • recommended hotels and kid-friendly restaurants
  • usefull tips for enjoying your stay with young children
  • and bonus : great pictures of Paris with baby

With now more than 10 year baby equipment rental in Paris background, I can assure you this article is great value.

Read it fully here : https://annaeverywhere.com/paris-with-kids/

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Pomme Maison de Famille – Paris 19th

Discovered while delivering a baby cot rue Euryale Dehaynin in Paris 19ème, I found this delicious family-friendly place offering a yogo and pilates studio and a baby-friendly café.

At Pomme, you can train on yoga and pilates, but also enjoy family activities or with baby (see their full planning here) – some of these activities been available on « one off » booking, for those spending few days in Paris only.

Among family activities, you may be pleased to participate to :
Café des parents & récré des bébés (Parents café & baby break) on Thursday PM : the idea is to offer a baby-friendly space for their parents to rest, meet, read or simply enjoy.
What a great idea !
Fumbles & tranfers : a workshop to explore various materials and textures at no risk (all products are home-made with food elements that baby can take to his mouth) and without get your appartment or hotel room dirty.

In the cosy family-friendly café, all is set to welcome families with baby : highchairs and bouncers available, books, toys and baby food.
Toilets are equiped with changing table and child toilet and hand basin.

4 rue Euryale Dehaynin
75019 Paris


Open Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 6pm

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FAQ : Taking a cab with baby in Paris

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Public transport is not convenient… But can you take a cab with baby? Most importantly: how safe is it?

According to French regulation, children in cars must be placed in seats adapted to their weight and/or age… except for cabs, for which there is no obligation!

So… How do we do it?

With the companies babycabs and cabs.baby, you can make your trips by cab with baby in all serenity. These family-friendly cab companies will provide you with the safety and comfort you need in a cab with baby.

If you are renting a stroller, we recommend that you choose a stroller with a car seat. The shells can be used as a car seat for children up to 15 months.

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Welcome to Petite Forêt

Looking for a place to be at ease and where family well-being is the main base. No need to search anymore. Not far from the park Monceau : welcome to Petite Forêt.

Place thought by moms, for moms (dads, grannies and grandpas) and childrens !

There you’ll enjoy the 20m2 playground, the specific space for your stroller and the children’s restroom and a changing table.

While the children are busy, appreciate the coffee corner and its menu which offers healthy products, made by the hosts and from organic farming.  

baby’tems tested the cookie and the hot chocolate with cocoa and cocoa butter… a delight!

Highlights !

✅ The eco-responsible diapers are available in self-service in the changing table area  

✅ The sanitary facilities are adapted to the different sizes of children.

Petite Forêt suggests diverses workshops for all ages and different thematics and activities. Their schedule is available on the website, it’s possible to sign up for the workshop punctually.

Petite Forêt

10 rue Laure Dieblod

75008 Paris

Tel : 09 75 56 63 15

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Le Stud’Yo Tiers Lieu – Clichy (92) [closed]

Here’s a new place to spend time with baby:


Created in 2020, the Stud’Yo Tiers-Lieu in Clichy (92), near Paris, offers a relaxing moment with family or friends with babbies.

There’s a free playground specially designed for 0-3 years old. Divided in two parts; the M&M room – Motricity and Music – to develop childrens’ senses. And the Imagination and Creativity room.


The highlights of the place: The workshops!

Everyone can find his workshop, from 0 to 16 years old. Also for the parents and those to-be!

Their schedule is available on their website, highlighting the range of workshops that Le Stud’Yo offers during the week. On Tuesdays morning and Wednesdays all day, the multi-activity workshop is proposed to children from 0 to 36 months.

It’s also possible to book workshop punctually.

While the little ones are having fun, the coffee corner offers a variety of hot drinks as well as top-notch pastries! The cookie and the chocolate fudge have been validated by baby’tems!

Theres is a second-hand store on the first floor. You can go there from Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm. 

Don’t wait any longer and come to Stud’Yo to enjoy a quality moment with your baby!

Le Stud’Yo – Tiers lieu

7, rue Foucault
92110 CLICHY

01 57 64 08 05


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[family-friendly restaurant] Garden Café – Boulogne Billancourt

kid friendly cafe Boulogne

Before or after a walk in Ile Saint Germain garden – a nice green area with its large grass fields, its pretty Tour aux Figures (a Jean Dubuffet sculpture), its playgrounds – have a rest at the Garden Café.

With its floral decoration (green mood and columns « transformed » into trees), Garden Café welcomes the entire family for a lunch or  a snack.

play corner in cafe Boulogne

Under the mezzanine, a play corner is installed with books, lunch set, toys and coloring pages will delights your children!

The short menu contains fresh, home made dishes, based on seasonal products ; it offers a kid menu (ham or 1/2 young rooster, french fries or mashed potatoes; drink, dessert).

Garden Café
63, avenue Pierre-Grenier
92100 Boulogne-Billancourt


Open 7/7, from 8am (9am on week-end) and midnight.

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[snack with kids] Le Pain Quotidien – Paris 11th

snack with kids paris 11

Bastille area is packed with cafes and restaurants but few of them are welcoming for families with babies.

Le Pain Quotidien is a chain of cafes installed in bakery. You’ll be served there fresh organic bred, croissants, pains au chocolat, pastries but also salads and light dishes. You may seat at the large table present in all restaurants of the chain or at smaller table.

High chairs and changing table are available to suit baby needs.

Le Pain Quotidien 24 rue de Charonne 75011 Paris
Open Monday – Sunday, 8am – 8pm

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