Dragging them out of the room by the ear and putting them in that all too familiar sacramental corner, for a well-deserved time-out, as your finger waves about like a caged canary pecking at seed. The time has come for schools to break and parents to break down with the Easter holidays.
Whether you feel like tying them up with duct tape or neatly packing their limbs into a DHL Express box and shipping them off to the grandparents abroad, we understand that you love your kids to tiny ‘bits and pieces’ but sometimes you just need a strong Mojito and a break.
Keep calm and read on for stress relieving solutions and kids parties venues for the school holiday period, #PrioExperience #Easter. From a daily on-the-go routine, to a sudden get up and keep me entertained lifestyle, your kids demand all your time and energy during the holidays. You are not alone. All parents face the same dreaded question during this period, which is; how do we keep them entertained and out of trouble, during the school holidays?
Planning on staying home?
We have compiled a list of top trumping activities and kids parties venues this Easter. There is a wealth of activity in and around Cape Town, to keep kids and adults busy all throughout the Easter holidays.
Never heard of Rush? Rush is an indoor trampoline park on steroids. With features including, but not limited to, dodge ball trampoline courts, a foam pit, slam dunking basketball hoops and a fully operational Battle Beam.
Opting not to participate in the day’s festivities this Easter will be a challenge on its own, as Rush inspires the biggest grown up to unleash that lurking inner child. For the less young at heart @RushSAofficial boasts free WIFI, perfect kids parties venues, amazing coffee and a snack bar to tickle the tongue these Easter holidays.
Spending your holiday period bouncing about buoyantly, your kids will soak into the comfort of their matrasses with ease and peaceful smiles, while that mojito gathers a stronger presence in your life.
The fees are set for an increase from the 15th of April 2017. Parents should currently prepare for anything between R120 and R140 per hourly jump session, where extra hours can be bought for another jump fee.
Glowing Rooms SA
Adventure golf has seen its time in the sun, now completely revolutionized #GlowingRoomsSA, Glowing Rooms SA offers patrons the first 3D glow in the dark 18-hole mini-golf course. A stone’s throw away from Cape Town’s CBD.
Glowing Rooms SA is situated at the gallery in Milnerton. With 3D art, neon tables and prized captions, which can be viewed in 3D at the end of your experience, Glowing Rooms SA will keep old and young entertained in a neon glowing affair of panache and funky psychedelics.
The current promotion allows for a full 18-hole round of miniature golf in a themed glowing room for just R100, a perfect solution for unique kids parties venues.
Scootours Cape Town
Looking across the table at our local Ocean Basket, whilst granny sits in her chair, slowly nodding off from time to time and with mommy amazed by the platter of the day. Little Miss sunshine is boldly rooted to her chair, face planted in the latest Candy Crush saga.
Technology has infiltrated its way down to core learning levels. All kids of all ages walk around with a device that seems like an extension of their very persona. Why not get your kids active this #Easter with @scootourscapetown Cape Town?
Scootours Cape Town is an adrenaline fueled eco-friendly solution for the whole family. The Swiss designed scooters are non-motorized, propelled only by gravity. As you make your way down Signal Hill and Table Mountain, see Cape Town like you never have before, while showing your kids the fun side of nature.
Drivers Tickets are R490 P/P, with junior passenger tickets costing R270 P/P and kids parties venues, birthday packages can be arranged for R350 P/P.
Cape Town Science Centre
The Cape Town Science Centre brings learning to life, in a fun and creative way. For a complete day of learning that cannot really be tagged with a price, it will cost just R38 P/P for the entire day @ScienceCentreCT.
Cape Town Science Centre is located on 370 B Main Road Observatory| Cape Town. This unique educational solution goes the extra mile in helping kids stay on their toes, with the latest offerings in learning that entice children to learn within a realm that is specifically geared towards Ages 8+.
The Centre boasts a Holiday Camp for children to learn basic coding through the creation of a video games. This kind of learning is directly targeted at children with a keen interest in I.T related fields.
The camp runs for five days over a fifteen-hour period. The cost is just R440 for the duration of the five-day camp. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
School of Rock Cape Town
Does your child drive you to the point of no return whilst slapping the bass, or maybe it’s the hammering of the drums getting you under? Whether they are down tuning a perfectly pitched guitar or blasting symbols, the School of Rock Cape Town is a must.
Yes, it has finally landed here at home in SA, @SORclaremont, believes entirely in performance based learning. Your child will take to the stage to put all that musicality to good use and be upvoted by a fearless crowd.
The various programs for these Easter holidays include Ages 11-17, a 6-7-year-old program, Rock 101 for 8-10-year old’s and even an adult’s performance course.
No More Sweating Bricks
With so many options during Easter 2017, parents no longer need to sweat bricks for Easter holidays. Even though we all need a break from technology, the advances in modern Internet speeds and the array of devices used to connect, allow for easy to access platforms that display a world full of potential out there. #PrioExperience.
If you need a comprehensive guide to a wide selection of activities for daily planning during the #Easter holidays, look at http://www.capetownmagazine.com/to-do-kids for more inspiration.
Written by; PRIO Marketing and Communications.