This is our 2nd time to visit KidZania and get Jael working those jobs again! The first time around he worked at the construction site, was a culinary attendant, a farmer, and a gas station attendant. Check out our first visit here.
I’d been planning for a trip back so we were better prepared this time around to get the jobs Jael wanted to try. Ate Kianna joined him at most of the jobs and I think it was fun for her as well. The city is open to kids from 4-14 years old.
Armed with our trusty City Map we planned out our day. We chose a weekday because the shift is from 9am to 4pm and we would have the whole day to try and get in as much as we could. Weekend shifts are split in two giving you about 5 hours each.
At KidZania not only can you work for some KidZos you can also spend those hard earned KidZos on training and school. On our first visit Jael had already wanted to visit the Aviation Academy and be a pilot however, the line was too long and so we skipped it. Thankfully, this time around the line was bearable.
He was giddy with excitement to be a pilot.
We get packages delivered at home so I think he was intrigued with this. Kianna also wanted to give it a try. They were instructed to pick up some packages from nearby establishments and the responsibility of handling the packages was a worthy one.
He did his practiced dialogue with help from Ate Kianna. Giving them a chance to interact with adults during on the job trainings boosts their confidence.
If I wasn’t too old for this I would definitely choose to be a CSI officer. Before heading to the lab they played around for a bit in the jail right next to it.
We had to wait a bit for this activity to start since one was already in progress. The nice thing about it is there’s an area for the kids to stand in line and you know how long you have to wait because they inform you if it has just started.
After learning some basics, they went on an at the scene investigation trip where they learned about fingerprinting and looking for clues.
There are only a few establishments to eat at in KidZania and the ones that do have tables and chair are ususally filled with people. There are carts of food you can buy from as well. If you need a place to eat or rest there’s the Making Friends Cafe and Clubhouse at the 2nd level.
If there’s one place to stop at it’s Yellow Cab on the 2nd level. Though you have to pay 15 KidZos it’s definitely worth it. The kids get to learn how to make pizza and then their creations are baked and can be taken home.
We didn’t bother to wait for home. We hung out at Clubhouse and devoured those pizzas and boy were they good.
Each job aims to teach kids life skills and basic tasks depending on the job. As with any food establishment cleanliness is number one and washing their hands is just one of the things they learn at KidZania.
At Goldilocks they were given a DIY kit to decorate mamons. Here direction and creativity played big parts in getting the job done. This treat we took home and shared with Kuya Bastian.
Get out of the summer heat and go to KidZania to experience some summer fun learning, exploring interests and creativity.
KidZania Manila is open 7 days a week.
Mondays to Thursdays, from 9AM to 4PM (1 shift)
Fridays to Sundays and national/legal holidays
First shift- 9AM to to 2PM
Second shift- 3 PM to 8PM
Mondays to Thursdays
Infant (1 year old and below)- FREE
Toddler (1-3 years old)- Php500
Child (4-14 years old)- Php900
Adult (15+ years old)- Php630
Fridays to Sundays
Infant (1 year old and below)- FREE
Toddler (1-3 years old)- Php600
Child (4-14 years old)- Php1100
Adult (15+ years old)- Php770