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Kids' Summer Activities

Kids’ Summer Activities

With the Summer holidays on the rise, parents hope to come up with fun and entertaining ideas to keep the kids out of their hair. These kids’ summer activities and venues offer precisely that but also grant kids the opportunity to learn new information or skills while having fun and developing.

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Kids' Summer Activities

THE LITTLE GYM

The Little Gym is the ideal place to build your child’s self-confidence and social skills from a young age. The school uses their entertaining and clever techniques to teach the kids new skill sets and age-appropriate gymnastics while simultaneously allowing them to have tons of fun.

From four months to 12 years old, this international curriculum enables children to work and learn in a positive environment and creates opportunities to try new things. 

What does the curriculum entail, you ask? Well, their classes are based on the Three-Dimensional Learning system. Essentially this focuses on three key points;

Get Moving – developing flexibility, strength, balance and coordination.
Brain Boost – Nurturing listening skills, concentration and decision-making.
Citizen Kid – Promoting sharing, teamwork, cooperation and leadership.

See here to learn more about the various classes on offer.

Where: The Little Gym Sea Point, The Regent, Regent Rd, Sea Point, Cape Town
When: Mon – Sat: 9am – 5pm | Sun: 9am – 12pm

Website: thelittlegym.co.za | Email: seapoint@thelittlegym.co.za | Tel: 060 601 7991 (WhatsApp)
Facebook: @thelittlegymseapoint | Instagram: @tlgseapointcapetown

Kids' Summer Activities

ARTICHOC CREATIVE CAFÉ

The ArtiChoc Creative Café is a new creative and activity hub that also serves as a restaurant, located in the evergreen Stellenbosch Vineyards.

ArtiChoc Creative Café provides the opportunity for children and adults to participate in various walk-in classes and activities. These range from painting on items such as ceramics or t-shirts to educational classes or workshops that teach individuals how to make their own artisanal candles. Most importantly, as the name suggests, ArtiChoc teaches guests how to make and pour their very own chocolate.

These classes are open for groups, seven days a week. Bring your kids and let them get in touch with their creative side as they play and learn while making delicious, heavenly chocolate.

Where: Stellenbosch Vineyards, R310 Baden Powell Dr, Lynedoch, Stellenbosch
When: Wed – Thu: 9am – 5pm | Fri – Sun: 9am – 6pm

Website: artichoc.co.za | Email: info@artichoc.co.za | Tel: 021 881 8054
Facebook: @artichoc.za | Instagram: @artichoc.za

Kids' Summer Activities

PLAYALOT

Playalot is a cleverly designed, travel-themed, indoor family adventure park that caters for children and adults of all ages. The venue offers state-of-the-art interactive learning equipment that keeps kids entertained and active in both a mental and physical sense.

What makes Playalot stand out from other kids’ activities? Well, their facilities include several differently themed zones specifically designed to grant different skill sets to different ages. From exciting wave and spiral slides, trampolines, ball and foam pits, to mazes and challenging obstacle courses, this venue caters to all ages.

If you find yourself in need of sustenance, there is a family-friendly restaurant on the premises. Or, if you would like to try different activities while the kids are running around and having a ball, some facilities include a 5D cinema, climbing walls and a sky ride, and many more in the vicinity.

Where: Cnr Saxdowns and Bottelary Rd, Kuils River, Cape Town
When: Sun – Thu: 9am – 5pm | Fri – Sat: 9am – 7pm

Website: playalot.co.za | Email: info@playalot.co.za | Tel: 087 138 7529
Facebook: @playalotza | Instagram: @playalotza

Kids' Summer Activities

LE BONHEUR REPTILES AND ADVENTURES

Le Bonheur Reptiles and Adventures offer reptile experiences like no other. This Winelands wildlife destination strives to provide engaging experiences that nurture respect for the African Nile crocodile and other reptiles.

You can get up close and personal with the reptiles on a guided tour of more than 200 crocs, ranging from hatchlings to adults. The family-friendly space primarily focuses on creating conservation awareness in the next generation. They achieve this by teaching interesting facts about amazingly adapted reptiles in a fun and interactive way.

Le Bonheur offers educational school tours and kids’ birthday parties where little ones can spend the rest of the day enjoying the spacious kids’ play area, tranquil catch-and-release fishing dam, and wood-fired pizzas.

Other activities and experiences include an intimate touch opportunity with an ambassador snake, a thrilling croc cage dive, a dip in the croc pond, or a self-guided tour of the snake exhibit which features an impressive collection of local and foreign snakes.

Where: Simondium, Suider Paarl
When: Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm | Fri – Sat: 9am – 8:30pm | Sun: 9am – 5pm

Website: lebonheuradventures.co.za | Email: info@lebonheuradventures.co.za | Tel: 021 863 1142
Facebook: @lebonheurreptileadventures | Instagram: @lebonheuradventures

 

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