No more school for two whole weeks!!! Are you prepared?
The Easter holidays are here and the kids can finally get to sleep in!
But once they wake up, they’re probably going to be looking at you for ideas to keep them entertained.
If you’re in Cape Town for the holidays, don’t despair – this list of activities will have you covered!
So what, where, how?
Play Date At The Play Station
If your kid is already missing their bestie, the Playstation situated in Tokai, is an awesome spot to meet up for a play date. The Playstation is open daily from 9am-5pm and offers the following:
• Active and Interaction Play (Ages 0-12 years old)
• Climbing activities
• Dedicated FREE play area for toddlers 2 years and younger Only.
• Themed area to cater for imagination play and kids city
• Café with a healthy gourmet menu, Coffee, wide-screen TV’s and free Wi Fi
• Relaxation area for adults in cafe
• Large group and private exclusivity venue hire
• Two Large party rooms
• Themed parties (cake, platters, party packs, balloons, decorations and lots more) all made in house.
The V&A Waterfront in itself has a number of activities for kids.
But this Easter, the Two Oceans Aquarium is adding a special, interactive, kid-friendly “Creature Feature” to their daily activities. Come and marvel at the sharks of the Predator Exhibit while learning more about South Africa’s incredible coastline and its animals, from in-house experts who know how to have fun and keep you entertained. This special new feature will take place every day at 4pm from 31 March till 9 April only.As per usual, free arts and crafts and thrice-daily puppet shows for little ones, two penguin feeding events and two feeding times at the
As per usual, free arts and crafts and thrice-daily puppet shows for little ones, two penguin feeding events and two feeding times at the I&J Ocean Exhibit – complete with talking scuba diver – are part of your Aquarium experience throughout the day. You can further complement your visit by taking part in an adventure scuba dive, a Penguin Experience or the brand new Ocean Experience. Details at www.aquarium.co.za.
Bugz is our favourite kiddie spot in the Mother City! We’ve visited a few times and hosted Aidan’s 2nd birthday party at Bugz, last year.
The playpark offers the most diverse play experiences for kids between the ages of 2 to 10. The enormous shaded outdoor playpark, as well as the large indoor area filled with obstacles, slides, educational boards and challenges are intended to keep attention spans going while allowing creativity to overflow. The outdoor playground is everything a child can imagine – swings, jungle gyms, maps, peddle carts and waterslides; each activity stimulates little minds, builds motor skills and burns energy the fun way!
On Monday 2 April, Bugz will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt – visit their Event Page here for more details.
A day in the Winelands
A drive out from the city to the Winelands can really feel like a mini-vacay. In the past we’ve visited some great family friendly spots in Paarl and Wellington, which will give you some ideas to plan the perfect day trip!
Take the kids shopping
Shopping with toddlers always sounds like a bad idea, but this Easter Toy Kingdom stores across the country are hosting a series of Easter Egg hunts.
Kicking off on March 31, stores at the East Rand Mall, Gateway, Sandton, Menlyn, V&A Waterfront and Canal Walk, will host a series of eggciting Easter Egg hunts, allowing kids the freedom to run through their favourite Toy Kingdom stores and join in the search for hundreds of chocolate eggs, plus the chance to find one of 2 golden eggs per store – and win an eggstra eggciting prize! The hunt promises to keep kids busy for at least 30 minutes, just enough time for mom to grab a cup of coffee, which is sometimes all you need to restore your sanity. Follow the Toy Kingdom South Africa Facebook Page for more details.