- Written by Queen Munguti for KenyaKidz
As the holidays kick in, Kenyan parents seeking to keep their children busy during this period can do so by enrolling them in different
Nairobi Art Centre
As usual the centre has different classes and activities lined up and for August it has three; environmental, star wars art Camp and a graffiti course. Children will learn how to draw and paint using different art techniques and will also improve their creativity. From this they will learn how to apply colour schemes and the importance of shapes and sizes in drawing.
In the graffiti course, kids will learn how the history of the art form, how to pass a message across by using it and how to us it in the right way.
Other activities at the Nairobi art centre include; 3D painting, 3D making from recycled materials, clay sculpture, collage and canvas painting
The classes are for children three to 11 years and teenagers age 12 to 16 years old. They take place from 9am to 3.30pm (full day) and 9am to 12.30 pm (half day). Charges are Sh2200 half day and Sh3500 full, however they have discounts.
Materials and snacks will be provided but the administration encourages parents to pack lunch for their children.
To get more information call them on: 0727415678
Music Master Classes
Event haven, an activity planning company is offering children music classes and a chance to learn from one of Kenya’s jazz maestros, Juma Tutu.
Kenyan kids will get to learn music theory ( the basic of rules of harmony, ear training and notes), how to play the saxophone, trumpet, guitar, keyboard and recorder among other instruments.
It is located in Ngong Road, Karen round about opposite Shell petrol station.
To get in touch with them call: 0728673342.
Summer Sports Camp
The Montessori Learning Centre will this August host a sports focused camp giving a chance to Kenyan kids to relax their minds with some playing and away from books.
It is also a chance for children to socialize and experience the outdoors with others.
Activities will include; skating, horse riding, golfing, swimming, football, cycling, swimming badminton, hover board riding, gymnastics and dancing among others.
Charges are: Sh1400 daily or Sh5500 weekly- half day from eight am to 12.30pm or Sh2800 daily or Sh10500 weekly although discounts are available.
To get in touch with them call: 0729 201544.
Holiday Science Camp
The Discovery Centre will host a fun in science, technology, engineering and mathematics camp.
It will involve teaching children about the science of food encouraging them to discover what happen when some substances are mixed. They will also engage in practicals that test gravity by making objects that float and magnet applications.
Sessions are from 9am to 12pm and 2pm to 5pm. Charges are Sh3600 per week It is open for children age 6-18 years
To get in touch with them call: 0720 572303/ 0724 255347