Summer is just around the corner and the kids, well, want to have fun! If you’re just in Metro Manila, thinking of making their vacation worthwhile without going to the beach must be hard. Don’t worry! Here we present to you a list of lessons that would surely be memorable and fun, at the same time filled with learning and creativity. With the new set of skills, talents, and values your child will get from the fun-filled activities to be mentioned, he or she will emerge the victor over summertime boredom!
1. Steps Dance Studio
Is your child one to always randomly pull off dance moves everytime a tune plays? If yes, then you truly must consider taking his/her talent and energy to Steps Dance Studio– transforming and polishing their movements into a work of art with dance! Afterall, the studio is one of Philippines most comprehensive dance schools around and is known for its summer workshops. Your child will definitely learn and experience quality dance education and discipline without leaving out the fun time! The Summer Dance Workshop schedule and fees are released in March. See Schedule & Fees here.
⦁ Kalayaan Ave, Makati, Metro Manila
2. Kids’ Yoga with Teacher Ikka
Is yoga– calming breathing exercises with stretching movements– even for children? With Teacher Ikka, a certified teacher and families yoga teacher, it will be! Kids who join this class will emerge well-rounded because incorporated with yoga are many other kinds of activity such as physical fitness, music, group games, storytelling, arts and crafts, massages, and more! The kids and teens yoga classes for ages 3 to 19 will surely be interactive, and there is also parent-child yoga for a good recreational bonding! Private one-on-one classes is also offered for those who want to be the yogi in their own house!
To make things more fun, you can make your kid invite his/her friends to join! By the end of the program, kids will emerge to be confident and strong, and have hearts and minds that would light up light the summer sun in any season!
Quezon city, Metro Manila, Philippines
3. Red Apron Cooking Academy Kid’s Cooking Class
Are you one to have a hard time keeping your kid’s nose off the kitchen just like other parents? Fret not! This summer, your kid’s knack for cooking yet to be discovered in the Red Apron Cooking Academy. The atmosphere would be fun and engaging because he or she can interact with other kids during cooking sessions. They not only have the basic stove and faucets as facilities, but there are heavy duty red ovens in their baking area to accommodate large batch of Baked meals like pizzas, lasagna, cupcakes, cookies, and all other bake possibilities! Whether he or she is aspiring to be a chef or simply a food enthusiast, a team of experienced chefs will help feed the passion.
Check out their courses to learn how to create your favorite dishes by cuisine; visit their calendar to schedule and enroll; contact them for private cooking classes or team building sessions, and enroll your kids in baking /cooking classes or experience our Filipino culture through courses created just for tourists!
⦁ 61 Diego Silang, Afpovai Phase 2, Taguig City
4. Kit 101 art
When someone says, “I can’t draw,” he usually means: “I can’t draw or paint as well as this person or famous artist.”
KIT101 art classes in BGC is open to all! The little Picassos or Von Goghs are not the only ones who can enroll in KIT101 art classes, but every child who has hopes and dreams– which is basically everyone! They could build their ideas through the art process, which includes drawing and quality instruction. Calisthenics for the hand and mind is offered to help create world defying ideas and explore art through breaking some of its conventional rules. Afterall, great artists are distinct, and here your child will learn to be one!
1-2 months of Exploration Class is perfect during the long summer vacation! Check out the rates in their website.
Unit 202 McKinley Park Residences, 3rd Avenue corner 31st Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Philippines
5. The Little Gym
Makati, Pasig-Mandaluying, Alabang
Striking the match and turning the potential energy into fire– life is no serious game. The active spirits or “bibo-ness” of your kid– like the fire in candlelight– turns out to actually be an essential asset to the world! In order to turn it into something more, The Little Gym is here to foster physical, social and cognitive development through their curriculum. Each Learning Unit of physical activity is a conduit for Three-Dimensional Learning: Get Moving to burn energy plus build flexibility and strenght, Brain Boost to expand his or her mind and love for learning, and Citizen Kid to make her become sharing, collaborative, and fit for leadership role. In learning all these skills, your kid will emerge as a well-adjusted and well-rounded superkid. The outcome: self-confidence that can be seen in a proud smile!
The Little Gym Day Camps for Kids: The Fun Doesn’t Stop When School’s Out (4 months – 12 years old)
- Makati: Level 1, Bonifacio Technology Center 31st Street & 2nd Avenue, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
- Mandaluyong: 2/F The Exchange Regency, No. 2 Exchange Road corner Meralco Ave. Ortigas Center, Pasig
- Alabang: Mezzanine, Autozentrum BMW Center, Commerce Avenue & Madrigal Avenue, Alabang, Muntinlupa
Wherever you would like your kid to spend summer lessons, surely he or she will find a place to love among the mentioned above!
This list was compiled by Junior Contributor Chelsea Reyes, 18 years old from Colegio San Agustin- Makati.