Children are encouraged to think outside the box, ask questions and learn to apply problem-solving skills.
Kids love experimenting and finding out how things work.
Combat Jiu-Jitsu Academy
Table View and Durbanville
Children learn important life skills in a safe environment.
There's a chance of winning a medal!
Meditation for Kids
Meditation gives busy kids the opportunity to calm their minds.
Chanting together makes children happy.
Cape Ballet Centre
Each class is musically accompanied by a pianist.
Feeling like a real prima ballerina is the best!
Woodstock Academy of Music
The parents-and-kids classes turn music making into a family experience.
Being allowed to make as much noise as we like!
The whole family can join the one or two hour outrides and combine it with a stop for wine tasting or lunch!
The academy regularly organizes mini shows so that even novice riders can display what they’ve learnt.
The Play Lab
Camps Bay, Wynberg and Hout Bay
All materials are taste-safe and non-toxic.
Kids love to explore, create and make a mess.
Dance Craft Studio
Kids can try out a class at a cheap rate to see if they like it.
Dress up in special outfits when putting on a show!
The Children’s Art Centre
There are Saturday classes for kids who can’t attend during the week.
Working with a printing press is really special!
The classes are not only good for your tots but a great way to meet other parents of toddlers.
Banging on stuff, singing along and dancing - every toddler's dream!
It's a great way to help your kids protect themselves against bullies.
Kids like the action!
Barn Artist’s Studio
Each class has a maximum of ten kids, giving everyone the attention they deserve.
The proud artists love hanging their masterpieces above their beds!
The water is chlorine-free to protect young skins.
Kids love the great play equipment in the water.
Kids Yoga Planet
Practising meditation fosters kids' concentration and strengthens their self-esteem.
Marbles, puppets, balloons and bubbles: the teachers add lots of playful elements to make classes fun.
It's a wonderful class with lots of attention to the needs of each child.
Kids love to go out into nature and take inspiration from what they see.
Kids can join a free trial lesson to see if they like it.
You can build your very own robot!
The classes focus on learning through experimentation.
Kids have lots of choice, and the teachers will guide them.
The Riding Centre
The centre offers special activities and summer camps to keep kids busy during school holidays.
It’s much more than a riding lesson. Children also get to know and groom their pony.
The main focus is on creativity, untainted by the need to push for technique.
It’s the most fun you can have with a paintbrush!
All materials are non-hazardous, and the water-based paint washes out of clothing.
Kids who want to learn more about pottery can join the Friday class!
Peter Clarke Art Centre
Designed by John Parker in 1907, being taught in a historic building is an extra bonus.
The best works are featured in an annual art exhibition!
Go for a stroll on the beach while your kids have fun in the waves.
It’s a great combination of ocean and adventure!
There's no obligation to sign up. Kids can drop in to see if they like it.
Cow, cat, dog and rabbit. Children love the animal poses!
Lucy Cobern Art School
All art materials are supplied.
It never gets boring because each practical project explores different styles.
Surfboard and wetsuit rentals are included in the price.
They help you celebrate your birthday with a surf or SUP party!
The programme is great for building confidence, improving social skills and learning to work as a team.
Being a lifeguard in training – it doesn’t get much cooler than that.
Kids learn to slow down and notice the world around them.
Seeing your first photo develop in the dark room is so cool!
The environment is safe and controlled, and there’s a theory lesson before kids get to shoot.
Children love to feel like Rambo for a day.
Rein, who runs the kids’ programmes, is trained in Steiner Waldorf and Outdoor Education.
Learning how to track mammals is absolutely awesome!
College of Magic
Imagination knows no boundaries here, and the impossible becomes possible.
You learn how to wave a magic wand to make items levitate through the air!
The teaching method is especially developed for little ones with short attention spans.
It’s so much fun to do sports to music!
It’s a pressure-free environment with a ‘play-not-push’ attitude.
Kids love all the different ball games that are played.
The Kids Gym
The gym organizes fun yet healthy kids’ birthday parties, too.
The PlayZone is super cool, taking the ‘work’ out of the workout.
It's a great way to teach city kids about the great outdoors around Cape Town.
Kids love discovering fruit bats and rain spiders during the night walk!
Cape Town Scouts
This is wholesome childhood fun that will revive parents’ fondest childhood memories.
Kids love going on new adventures!
The Silk Workshop
The sport improves flexibility, strength and stamina and develops balance and coordination.
It’s like a circus and a playground combined!
The classes are run by a mother-and-daughter team with a passionate for home cooking.
The chocolate brownie skewers are so yummy!
School of Rock
All instructors are experienced musicians who can teach music theory as well as technique.
At the end of a term, you’ll perform on stage!
Creative Arts Atelier
The art supply shop on the premises helps busy parents to get organized.
Children love the special pottery class with air-dry clay.
The Little Gym
The gym offers parent survival nights to give adults a well-deserved break.
Until I’m older than 3, mommy or daddy can join the class.
Lucy G Craft Café
The café employs young adults with disabilities, making it an inclusive environment.
You don’t have to clean up your mess afterwards!
African Beat Xhosa
Language learning made playful and entertaining!
Banging on a drum is so cool, kids don’t even notice it’s a class.
En Garde Fencing
The sport challenges a child’s body and brain.
Feel like you are in Star Wars or a Musketeer.
Learn 2 Surf
The school supplies all the equipment. You only need to bring a bathing suit, towel and waterproof sunscreen.
Kids love Muizenberg’s gentle breaking waves and relatively warm water temperatures (for Cape Town that is).
Tamboerskloof (and other locations in Cape Town)
Kids often get to make a game or toy that they can take home to play with!
Being allowed to choose songs from the iPad during the class!
Gary’s Surf School
All beginners are taught on long-boards, so your kids will get the hang of things quickly.
The teachers are super patient and friendly.
Tots n Pots
Children learn about ingredients, where they come from and their nutritional values.
Kids love the Teddy Bear Picnic where they can gobble up their food creations with their furry friends.
Have a bite to eat on the estate’s restaurant or taste their delicious wines while the kids take their lesson.
Learning to play on this top-notch course makes kids feel like a pro in no time.
It helps parents to grow healthy kids with good postures.
Kids love the rolling like a ball move!
Lindt Chocolate Studio
It's a lip-smacking treat that will earn parents many brownie points.
Kids can join the club, come for a once-off session or have their birthday party here.
It’s even better than Lego!
Having kids learn about art in a world-class museum is simply fantastic.
Riding the museum’s glass elevator high up to the 6th floor makes tummies tickle.
All styles of learning and expression are celebrated here.
Jo brings out the best in every child.
The environment is relaxed and supportive, without pressure to perform.
The teachers are very kind and patient.
Helen O’Grady Drama Academy
Camps Bay, Newlands, Rondebosch, Plumstead
Kids earn to explore life, human emotion and observe behaviour.
Kids love to playfully become another person.
Baby Bright Stars
The classes are varied, interactive and fun for little tots.
Bouncing on a big gym ball never gets boring!
It's a great opportunity to introduce your kids to the fine arts.
Making art inside a museum makes you feel like a little Picasso.
The Kids Cooking Club
The little chefs make all meals themselves from scratch. No premixes!
The ‘mystery cook-off’ with chefs’ hats and aprons makes kids feel like a real Master Chef.
Sleepy Hollow Horse Riding
Riding with your child along the beautiful sands of Noordhoek beach is an experience hard to match anywhere in the world.
Kids can pick their favorite horse from the website based on name, photos and a short description of its personality.