Messy Parties

Looking for a creative and fun party location where it's actually encouraged to make a mess? Look no further than Messy Play Amsterdam! 


Is it that time of the year again? Is your little one really a whole year older already!? Are you still suffering from memories of the devastation caused by a hoard of excited young children as they partied the morning away to celebrate your little treasure’s birthday last year? Wondering how on earth you are going to get through another party without losing your sanity?

Fear no more! Leanne to your rescue – Messy Play Amsterdam is here!  

Leanne began Messy Play Amsterdam mess sessions in 2015 as a playgroup concept where pre-school children can come regularly to do what they are best at – making a mess! We all know mess making can be fun and creative but did you know it is educational too?! Leanne provides a safe and secure environment where the children can explore and make as much mess as they like while learning about and making sense of the world around them. Using taste-safe every-day natural ingredients she conjures up a variety of fantastic mess making play experiences for each of the 6 mess sessions that run every week.  

Parents also join in the fun and can do so relaxed as they don’t have to worry about clearing up the mess left behind by their children, as Leanne does that for you. Sounds like heaven, doesn’t it?!    

But how does a regular playgroup session help with your party dilemma? Easy. Leanne also offers a Messy Party option where you can hire the Messy Play space to entertain your little mess makers without the worry that your own floor (and other possessions) will be ruined!


You can entertain between 8 and 15 children for two hours. With an hour of messy play tailored to your own unique interests and requirements as well as one hour’s use of a separate room for party snacks your little one and their friends are sure to be messy and happily exhausted by the end of the day!

Leanne is very accommodating and you are welcome to arrange to pop in a regular mess session to discuss your party requirements and see for yourself how the messy play idea works. She will be able to recommend up to four messy activities suitable for your child’s party theme and age (she can offer packages suitable for older children as well as for pre-schoolers) which she prepares freshly on the party day for you. Leanne will then clear away the creative results that your guests achieved while exploring the different activity stations during their time in the mess room.  

You can split your two hours of party time between the mess room and party room to suit your needs and you’ll be able to gain access to decorate the party space an hour prior to the party starting. Leanne does ask that you supervise the children for the duration of the party and recommends everyone attending brings a change of clothes as they are guaranteed to get MESSY!

I highly recommend Messy play!!! My daughter had her birthday party there, and [she] and her 13 friends loved everything about it!! Brilliant activities all hand made by the organiser and something totally different. Brilliant work messy play. – Laura Harrison

If this sounds like your idea of stress-free PARTY FUN then Leanne would love to hear from you, you can call her on 0611 878 224 or email her at to start arranging your little one's next party. For more information about the regular weekly sessions, pricing, current competitions, and all things messy, visit their website or the Messy Play Facebook page.

Disclaimer: Messy Play Amsterdam has paid to be featured on Amsterdam Mamas because they believe that their services would be of interest and benefit to our readers, and we think so too. For more information on sponsored posts and advertising on Amsterdam Mamas, please see our Advertising and Disclosure policy.

Becky Riddle is a full-time mom (and self-confessed jack of all trades yet master of none!) who has been living, growing, learning, and loving with her English family of 3 girls and husband in Holland since 2006.

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