moyo Zoo Lake

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moyo Magic for Kids

It’s Sunday morning and you’re desperate for coffee. The kids have the TV blaring and scrambling eggs seems like a work-out. Weekends at moyo Zoo Lake were made for you. Enjoy a leisurely meal while the kids have creative, structured fun. Ages 3 to 10 can participate in moyo Magic workshops in arts, crafts, music, dance, and storytelling on weekends and weekday afternoons.

Children’s Workshops at moyo Zoo Lake

moyo has introduced children’s workshops at moyo Zoo Lake, celebrating Africa. These workshops, developed by professional teachers, encourage children to revel in our heritage and are designed in such a way to maximise learning whilst being thoroughly entertaining.

Examples of workshops available are:

– Storytelling and puppet making

– African dance and percussion with Fabulous Frans

– African cuisine with the moyo chefs

– Arts and crafts with the moyo artists

During the programmes, parents are welcome to enjoy the wait, dine at moyo, or leave their children in a safe environment and return on completion of the workshop.

Please note:

– Saturday and Sunday workshops are 1 hour long and cost R45

– No child will be accepted into any workshop without a signed indemnity

– Core ages for workshops are 3 – 10

– A healthy snack is included during all workshops

Using Autumn as inspiration – moyo Magic children’s programmes capture the magic of spontaneous expression. They offer children an African experience with exciting workshops run by specialists who will educate, inform and delight! In each workshop children will create something special to take home.


Friday, 27th, Saturday, 28th and Sunday, 29th of April

Learn the art of mime with Dineo


Tuesday, 1st of May (Workers Day)

Decorate bowls with found objects

Saturday, 5th and Sunday, 6th of May

Make a mosaic egg-shell fridge magnet with the moyo artists

Saturday, 12th and Sunday, 13th of May

Learn the hip-hop moves at the moyo Magic hip-hop party!

Saturday, 19th and Sunday, 20th of May

Make sweet and savoury breads in the new wood-fire oven

Saturday, 26th and Sunday, 27th of May

African storytelling and puppet making workshops

moyo Magic Afternoon Workshops from 2h30-3h30 and 3h30-4h30

Tuesday’s – Percussion and African song workshops

Wednesday’s – Arts and crafts workshops with the moyo artists

Thursday’s – African dance and movement workshops

Friday’s – moyo story tellers will be telling African stories to children and adults

Pre-payment secures your place in a workshop. Please call Tessa or Kabele (contact details alongside) to book your space.

Weekend workshops are 1 hour long and cost R45. They run hourly from 10h30 to 2h30.

Afternoon workshops are 1 hour long and cost R25. They run from 2h30 to 4h30.

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