Candle Making in Muldersdrift
Head to the Ngwenya Glass Village in Muldersdrift and treat the little ones to a candle-making workshop. Here they can learn how to craft their own creations from wax. They can colour and shape their very own candles in whichever way they please. It is a fun and educational way to keep their little hands and minds occupied. There are plenty of places to grab something to eat at the village, so the adults will have something to do too.
Little Cooks’ Club
If there is one thing the younglings need to learn, it’s their way around the kitchen. Book them a cooking class at the Little Cooks’ Club where they will learn how to prepare and cook simple yet delicious meals. This is a fun way for them to learn how to use a stove and oven with caution and under professional supervision. What’s great is that there are different classes for different age groups.
Explore the universe from the comfort of the planetarium at the University of Witwatersrand. Entertain and educate the little ones by showing them the wonders of the night sky. It is sure to bemuse and amuse young and old alike. The planetarium has special rates for younger kids and older adults, and they even have family packages. Be sure to check their schedule as they offer different events at different times.
Yeesh Play Centre
The ultimate kids’ party zone can be found at Yeesh. Slides, trampolines, jumping castles and even a massive ball pit… it’s all under one roof. Yeesh also does kids’ parties and has a fancy little coffee shop for the older people to enjoy a cuppa or two. Round off the day at the cookie baking station, and you will have had a wonderful day with the kids.
Catch A Movie
If the spring weather turns out to be a bit wet and chilly, why not go to the cinema? There’re a couple of great kid-friendly movies currently on the circuit: The Emoji Movie, The Son of Big Foot, Captain Underpants and, if you still haven’t managed to see it, Despicable Me 3 is still showing at selected cinemas around Pretoria.
By Shawn Greyling
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