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IKEA Gateshead | What we do for children

We're a family friendly store

Free events
We run free events and activities for younger visitors during school holidays and on our busier days - making their visit more enjoyable and your shopping experience that little bit easier.

Events for children

Facilities and products

We offer a wide range of facilities and products across the store for our younger visitors - from tots to teens.
Free family parking
Family friendly We have family parking spaces at the store entrance. All parking is free and there's no maximum stay limit.
Outdoor play area
Family friendly Let the fun begin before you even enter the store!
Please note this is an unsupervised area.
Play areas
Family friendly Throughout the store there’s always something fun for the kids nearby, so you can focus on shopping.
Baby changing facilities
Family friendly At the store entrance & opposite the restaurant. Nappies are available from the store entrance on request.
The magic forest

Our free, supervised play area, at the store entrance.

Children aged 3 – 10 years* can play for up to 1 hour**.

Opening times:
Monday - Friday: 10:30am – 5:15pm
Saturday: 10am - 5:45pm
Sunday: 11am - 4:45pm
Bank holidays & school holidays Mon - Fri: 10am - 5:45pm

**Kitchen planning customers can get 2 hours with a voucher from the department.

Småland - free supervised play area


Cots and cribs
Children's IKEA A safe place to rest their head. See the products >
Baby toys
Children's IKEA 0 - 18+ months. See the products >
Children's tableware
Children's IKEA It's time to eat. See the products >
New arrivals
Children's IKEA Keep up with those baby steps. Prepare for your baby's arrival >


Storage furniture
Children's IKEA Storage that grows with your kids. See the products >
STUVA system
Children's IKEA Storage that sees eye to eye with kids. STUVA storage planner >
Small furniture
Children's IKEA Small on size, big on fun. See the products >
Children's beds
Children's IKEA When it’s time for a ‘big kid’ bed. See the products >
Toys and play
Children's IKEA Learning is so much fun. See the products >
Arts & crafts
Children's IKEA For your little Picasso. See the products >
Physical play
Children's IKEA For your little adventurer. See the products >
Let's play (and learn!)
Children's IKEA Play is the basis for how children learn, develop and become who they are. Play and learn >

Tweens and teens

Become a member. Get More.

IKEA FAMILY is our loyalty programme for people who love their home and want to be part of our family – it’s everything you love about IKEA and more! Members save more with exclusive discounts across the store – including products specific to children.
A safer life at home
IKEA FAMILY members save more Our home safety and child safety products span every area of the home. See the PATRULL safety range >
Children's books
IKEA FAMILY members save more Bedtime books for your favourite little bookworms. See the range >
Become a member. Get more. Want to know more? More information about IKEA FAMILY >
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Become a member. Get more. IKEA FAMILY is free to join and gives you exclusive access to special offers, events and more. Join today >
Kid's menu
We offer a wide range of meals and snacks for our younger visitors. Everyone is welcome - from toddlers to teenagers.

Kid's menu
Ready to eat
Kids restaurant facilities We supply highchairs and FREE bibs and cutlery.
Prepare their dinner
Kids restaurant facilities Feel free to use our baby bottle warming stations and microwave.
Nursing oasis
Kids restaurant facilities In the restaurant.
Play area
Kids restaurant facilities While you eat, let them play in the unsupervised restaurant play area.

Take away snacks for your journey home - available from the bistro at the store exit.
Hot dog
At the store exit ... cool price!
Pick 'n' mix
At the store exit 70p per 100g
Choose from your favourite sweets and dried fruit.
Hot dog & soft drink
At the store exit Grab a delicious hot dog & soft drink
At the store exit £1