POLARIS FASHION PLACE 1500 Polaris Pkwy., Polaris 614-846-1500 polarisfashionplace.com It's a classic trick: Tell the kids that if they accompany Mom to the mall, they'll get a chance to visit the play area. It works, doesn't it? And who wouldn't want to romp around in the zoo-themed play area at Polaris Fashion Place? Located on the first floor between Saks Fifth Avenue and Sears, it's sponsored by The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. Youngsters who are under the age of 5 and shorter than 4 feet are able to slide down the tree and play on the large animal structures. It's a bustling area of the mall that makes it fun for kids to go shopping. RUNNERS-UP: The Mall at Tuttle Crossing, River Valley Mall