All posts tagged: kids

Girls – Athenlay Football Club needs you!

Attention all girls in years 3,4,5,6 & 7 who would like to play football as part of the 3Kicks football development program for girls. The 3kicks program is a new initiative aimed at supporting Athenlay Football Club and Southwark Council’s strategy for increasing physical activity and sports at the Homestall Road Sports Ground. The girls football program is for girls aged 7-11 (school years 3-7) and runs all year round in parallel with the school terms.  The program is designed to progress their football development and enhance the technical ability for players of all standards including more experienced players. Tuesday – Year Group 6 & 7 (girls aged 10-11) 4.15pm-5.15pm Thursday – Year Group 3,4 & 5 (girls aged 7-9) 4.15pm-5.15pm Venue: Homestall Road Sports Ground, London SE22 0RS. For full details of the program and to get your booking form, please e-mail the Program Coordinator Lee Evans on info@hssleisure.co.uk “It is amazing, the coaches give you advice and help to get better at football. They help us a lot and each week we improve. To …

MAMA.codes half-term coding courses

Calling all children in Dulwich and Herne Hill! We need creative thinkers, problem solvers and inquisitive minds to become coders of the future! Who knew you could code a nursery rhyme? Well, you can, from as young as age 3! MAMA.codes is an award-winning parent-powered coding school, offering a totally fresh and creative approach to teaching children the vital 21st century skill of computer coding. They have term time and holiday options in Herne Hill and the surrounding area. MAMA.codes believes in teaching coding as a language, through storytelling, rhyme and song, putting fun and creativity at the heart of a skill that many grown-ups think of as dry and even baffling. MAMA.codes specialist tutors teach children at the age they are most receptive to learning language patterns – under 8 – and are often amazed by the swift progress even tiny tots can make at our code clubs and holiday workshops. “Four-year-olds can be impeccably logical,” explains co-founder and CEO Liane Katz. “They are natural coders and make very fast progress with us.” “Crucially, …

Lucy Sparkles & Friends Music, Drama and Dance is coming to SE23!

We are excited to announce that Lucy Sparkles & Friends will be launching new classes in Forest Hill and Honor Oak, starting with some FREE taster sessions on 12 September! On Wednesday mornings, Smallprint Books in Forest Hill will be host to a mixed age music class (for 0-4 years) and a toddler/pre-school dance class (for 2.5-4 years). And then in the afternoons, our popular Baby Music & Meet class (for 0-18 months) will open at St Hilda’s Church in Honor Oak/Crofton Park. Run and delivered by local mum and musician Sarah Botting, music classes are based on Kodaly and Dalcroze principles of learning music through singing and movement. Whilst no two lessons are the same, they apply the same fun, throughtful and tested structure to each weekly session in order to establish a comfortable and friendly environment for children. They help them to develop their musical, physical, emotional and intellectual skills through live guitar, ukulele or keyboard, a capella singing games, action songs, rhymes, parachute play, listening and moving to live and recorded music and …

Wild Child Festival: 17–19 August

Wild Child is London’s newest boutique children’s festival – by mums and dads, for the whole family. Bringing together the very best in arts activities, workshops and performances by a wide range of companies, many founded by London mums and dads themselves, Wild Child offers an alternative to larger, commercial, brand heavy festivals. Some event highlights include: Family dance parties with Bebop Baby’s very best Hip Hop beats, heavy funk, rare soul, dusty old jazz, obscuro funk and psych Trapeze, Tightrope and Juggling skills with the acrobatic Circus Dreams – even for the under 5s! Children as young as three can have a go at coding with Mama Codes in the STEAM Lab – introducing kids to coding through song, rhyme and storytelling, children of all backgrounds and learning styles are able to learn to code creatively with confidence, making full use of their bountiful imagination Immersive experiences including a Dinosaur Land where you can see baby dinosaurs hatching and a Magical Unicorn Meadow where little ones can have fun and games becoming experts in …

Summer activities for kids

There are plenty of things to do this summer with your children. Here are just a few of the workshops and clubs happening in Dulwich this month. Whippersnappers Inclusive Play scheme Monday 30th July – Friday 17th August Brockwell Lido in Herne Hill and College Lodge in Dulwich Park. Hours 10am to 5pm, with additional hours for working parents (9am to 10am and/or 5pm to 6pm with an additional cost). Sessions cost £25 – £30 a day depending on number of days booked. Activities on offer across different sites can include acrobatics, arts and crafts, cooking, garden and sensory play, football and outdoor sports, drumming, drama, free play and exciting trips out. Age range: 5 – 15 yrs (Children must have turned 5 by the 31st August before they start due to Ofsted regulations). Phone 0207 738 6633 or email yjama@whippersnappers.org for more information. www.whippersnappers.org. Nimble Arts @ Goodrich Primary School Now until the 24th August Creative activities for 4-11 year olds! Join every day, or just pick the days that work for you – every single day is different …