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What role does play play in children's development?

The role of play in a child's learning

Play is a child's work, it is often said. And it's true! When children dive into the depths of their imagination, they not only have fun, they learn important skills. Through play, children explore the world, practice social skills and develop problem-solving abilities. Every twist and turn and imaginative adventure is a step towards multifaceted development.

Playgrounds like HopLop provide a great environment for all this. With climbing frames, slides and a sea of balls, children can test their limits and learn new things in a safe environment. And best of all, the joy of exercise combines seamlessly with learning!

Social skills through play

Magic happens in the playground. Children make new friends and learn to work together. Interaction skills develop naturally when toys are shared or rules are agreed. All this happens in a natural environment where everyone can be themselves.

At HopLop, children can practise these important social skills while playing. Adventures together on the balloon sea or in the asteroids lay the foundations for friendships and teach important life skills such as taking turns and empathy.

Play develops problem-solving skills

When a child faces a challenge in a playground, the brain starts to heat up. How do I overcome this obstacle? How do I build a tower so it doesn't fall down? Through play, children face problems that require creative thinking and reasoning. This is brain exercise at its best!

HopLop's versatile play equipment constantly offers new challenges that encourage children to try different solutions. This not only makes play exciting, but also prepares children for future challenges - under the guise of play, of course.

The impact of play on physical development

Play is not only food for the mind, it also strengthens the child's body. Climbing, running and jumping are all part of a child's motor skills development. Play is the most fun way to practise balance, coordination and body control.

At HopLop, children can move freely and safely, which is essential for their physical development. Every movement is an opportunity to learn new things about the body and how it works. And best of all, the joy of movement is easy to grasp when it's part of play!

The impact of play on emotional development

During play, children go through a wide range of emotions. Disappointment when the tower falls down, or elation when they manage to climb the highest one. These experiences are valuable because they help children to understand and process their emotions.

At HopLop, children can experience and express their feelings in a safe environment. This is important because emotional development is as much a part of a child's growth as physical or cognitive development. Through play, children learn to identify and articulate their feelings, an important skill for life.

The role of play in stimulating creativity

Creativity flourishes when you let your imagination fly. There are no limits to play, and that's what makes it so important for creativity. Children invent new games, stories and worlds that enrich their thinking.

At HopLop, children can be anything they want while playing - treasure hunters, space adventurers or even animal keepers. This freedom to imagine and create is the basis for creativity that will carry you far in school and in life in general.

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HopLop operates nationwide, with parks in every region from Turku to Joensuu and Helsinki to Oulu. HopLop parks also include quality family restaurants and birthday parties.

Good to knowFrom Activity Pass

The pass can only be purchased in the Leo´s Playground online shop. The Toys Pass cannot be purchased at HopLop or Leo's parks.

To purchase a pass, log in or register as a Leo's & HopLop Family member and add the child for whom Pass is being purchased. The Pass you purchase will be available for the duration of the validity period through your Family account.

When you buy a pass, you register as a member of the Leo's & HopLop Family. The Pass you purchase will be available for the duration of your Family account.

A limited number of passes are on sale. The promotional offer will expire on 7.4.2024 at the latest. There is only a limited number of Touhupasses available, in which case they may be sold out and the promotion will expire before 7.4.2024.

Yes, Pass is personal and is marked for a specific child.

Yes, Pass includes admission for two adults.

You can buy more than one pass but you must buy one Pass at a time, as Pass is always registered for a specific child.

Pass is valid until 23.6.2024. The sooner you buy, the more adventures you can have!

The Touhupass is valid in all Leo's and HopLop parks in Finland. If you wish to use the pass in Leo´s Playgrounds in other countries, please contact Customer Service at hello@leosleikkimaa.fi or info@hoplop.fi

With a Pass you can have as many adventures as you like during the period of validity of your pass. It is advisable to book your playtime well in advance. One playtime per day. The pass cannot be used to pay for birthdays, outings or group events.

On the first visit, a photo of the child will be taken in the park and attached to the passport to ensure identification. Pass is personal and the child must be prepared to show proof of identity on each adventure (a Kela card is sufficient proof).
The QR code on the passport must be displayed via the Family account when entering the adventure. A screenshot of the passport is not sufficient.

The Toys in a Bag includes one free plastic parallel card on request. To obtain a plastic card, a valid Pass must be shown on the Family account at the park's cashier. A photocopy of the passport is not sufficient.
The parallel card will allow the child to come and play without having to show the passport separately through the Family Account.

We recommend making a playtime booking. Remember to log in to your Family account to use your pass.

Book your HopLop playtime in advance via the booking form. Finalise your booking by clicking on the "Use my Activity Pass" button.

Arrive at the park and show your reservation at the cashier, as well as your Toys & Games pass from your Leo's & HopLop Family account. The Activity Pass must be shown directly from your account, a screenshot of the pass is not sufficient. Other children and adults included in the reservation are eligible for a discounted online admission price.

Leo's and HopLop have the right to cancel Pass, if the user repeatedly behaves in a disruptive manner or does not comply with the park's operating rules, or if Passa is misused. 

Customer service will help you at hello@leosleikkimaa.fi or info@hoplop.fi

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Arrival instructions

  1. Drive to Fredikanterassi 1, 00520 Helsinki
  2. Park on floor P4.
  3. If you are on the second floor, take the lift to floor P4
  4. Find the pink area (the columns) and look for the glass door that says DOWN UNDER.
  5. Enter through the glass doors, turn immediately left. Walk to the end of the corridor and through the door.
  6. You are now on the P4 floor on the top deck. You can access the park either by the lift on the right or by the Hoplop door down the stairs.
  7. Welcome!

Option 1: Follow the yellow DOWN UNDER signs hanging from the ceiling, which will lead you to your destination. Note that not all lifts stop on all floors. Maps in the mall will help you find the lifts and the route.

Option 2: On arrival at Tripla from the train station, there is an information desk on floor 4 where you can ask for advice. 

Option 3: Take the lifts in the shopping centre to floor P4 (parking garage). Follow the yellow DOWN UNDER signs and the signs on the ceiling until you see the HOPLOP signs. Follow the signs to the park. This is a completely FREE option for entering the park.

Option 4: MINITRIPLA is located on the second floor of the shopping centre. From there, a DOWN UNDER signposted route runs along the corridor to the lifts that take you directly to the park (the lifts are timed, and only go to floor P6 when the park is open). 

Option 1: Follow the yellow DOWN UNDER signs hanging from the ceiling, which will lead you to your destination. Note that not all lifts stop on all floors. Maps in the mall will help you find the lifts and the route.

Option 2: On arrival at Tripla from the train station, there is an information desk on floor 4 where you can ask for advice. 

Option 3: Take the lifts in the shopping centre to floor P4 (parking garage). Follow the yellow DOWN UNDER signs and the signs on the ceiling until you see the HOPLOP signs. Follow the signs to the park. This is a completely FREE option for entering the park.

Option 4: MINITRIPLA is located on the second floor of the shopping centre. From there, a DOWN UNDER signposted route runs along the corridor to the lifts that take you directly to the park (the lifts are timed, and only go to floor P6 when the park is open). 

 

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Gift for a hero: your very own Monthly pass!

When you book a birthday party between 16.4.-26.5.2024, you will receive a monthly pass as a gift for your hero. The pass can be collected from the park on the day of the celebration, which is also the start of the month's play time. Pass The pass is linked to the Family account of the reserver.

Yes, Pass is personal and is marked for the birthday hero.

With a Pass you can have as many adventures as you like during the period of validity of your pass. It is advisable to book your playtime well in advance. One playtime per day. The pass cannot be used to pay for birthdays, outings or group events.

Pass is valid in all Leo's and HopLop parks in Finland. If you wish to use the pass in Leo´s Playgrounds in other countries, please contact Customer Service at hello@leosleikkimaa.fi or info@hoplop.fi

With a Pass you can have as many adventures as you like during the period of validity of your pass. It is advisable to book your playtime well in advance. One playtime per day. The pass cannot be used to pay for birthdays, outings or group events.

We recommend making a playtime booking. Remember to log in to your Family account to use your pass.
Book your playtime in advance via the appointment form. Finalise your booking by clicking on the "Use passport" button.
 
Arrive at the park and show your reservation to the cashier, and your passport from your Leo's & HopLop Family account. Pass must be shown directly from your account, a screenshot of your passport is not sufficient. Other children and adults included in the reservation are eligible for a discounted online admission price.
Leo's and HopLop have the right to revoke Pass if the user repeatedly behaves in a disruptive manner or does not comply with the park's rules of operation or if the pass is misused. 
 
Customer service will help you at hello@leosleikkimaa.fi or info@hoplop.fi