Kids winter holiday activities in Cape Town 2024

 

CONTENTS

NATURE

ARTS & CRAFTS

COOKING

HOLIDAY CLUBS

FUN DAYS OUT

SPORT

ACADEMIC CLASSES 

SHOWS

ON THE BIG SCREEN 

FREE ACTIVITIES

 

NATURE

Glen-Graze Santuary have a wonderful holiday program planned for horse loving kids these holidays.

Time : 8.45am – 1pm

Dates: 18 June – 25 July

Price: R250 p/ day

Area: Somerset West 

Contact Hazel 074 750 4825

The holiday kids club at The Exotic Animal World is sure to keep all animal lovers age 6 – 12 years busy, with demonstrations, animal handling, helping to clean cages and feed animals, as well as crafts and lots of fun.

Time : 11am – 2pm

Dates: 20 / 26 June & 3 July

Price: R195 p/day

Area: Stellenbosch 

Contact : education@exoticanimalworld.co.za

 

 

Arts & Crafts

Sundays are Fun days at Clay Cafe- Paarl. Take the kids to enjoy playing on the lawn, bouncing on the jumping castle, enjoying some games or let them paint a new creation.

Time : 9am -5pm

Dates: Every Sunday

Price: Free activities, painting prices differ according to object painted. 

Area: Paarl

Contact : www.claycafe.co.za

Join artist Theresa Senger for a fun filled creative session during the holidays. With loads of themes to choose from, your child’s creative session includes all materials and a snack pack.

Times: 10 – 11.30am

Dates : 25 – 27 June /  2 – 4 July

Price: R200 p/session

Area: Durbanville

Contact :0824932989 

The tweens and teens can learn to sew these holidays with basic sewing lessons from The Sewing Bees. 

Time : pre-teen 10am – 12pm & teen 12pm – 3pm

Dates: 17 – 21 June / 24 – 29 June/ 1- 5 July

Price: R950 p/week

Area: Cape Town 

Contact :sugarandycy@gmail.com 

Imagination station are hosting affordable fun crafts for kids in their Melkbos studio.

Time : 10.30am – 12pm

Dates: 18/21/28 June & 2/8 July

Price: R200 p/ session 

Area: Melkbos

Contact: Yolanda 0827184725

PNA in Canal Walk are hosting a free sand art morning where kids can enjoy making their own sand art pictures. No booking required.

Time : 9am – 9pm

Dates: 15 June 

Price: free

Area: Century city

Contact: PNA Canal Walk 

 

Cooking

Willobridge Shopping Centre with Tessas Bakery and Annie & Co are inviting young astronauts to come along and make their own bubble tea and decorate a galaxy cookie.

Time : 10am – 2pm

Dates: 15 – 26 June 

Price: R150 p/ child

Area: Willobridge 

Contact : bookings on Quicket

Tots n Pots are cooking up a storm with some delicious cooking classes for kids 3 – 13 years old.

Time : 9.30am – 11.30pm

Dates: 22 – 27 June 

Price: R180 p/class

Area: Northern Suburbs

Contact 081 364 6888

 

Holiday clubs

Paarl golf club have Dome great holiday activities planned for the kids. From riding a mechanical bull to riding trains.

Time : different times- please see poster above

Dates: 22 / 25  / 28 June & 2 / 6  July

Price: Free with any child’s meal ordered or R20 an activity

Area: Paarl

Contact 079 834 6334

Kiddo Holiday club has a special program for little kids 0-6 Yeats.

Time : please consult for times 

Dates: 17 June – 8 July

Price: please consult for pricing 

Area: Tableview

Contact kiddodaycare01@gmail.com

Lucia House has a world of holiday fun planned gor kids age 3 – 6 Years.

Time : 9am – 12pm

Dates: 18 – 21 June 

Price: R150 for 4 days

Area: Somerset West

Contact 066 079 1598

Happy yogis has a great holiday program for kids aged 6 – 10 years old witch includes outdoor activities, science experiments and crafts.

Time : 8.30am – 2.30pm

Dates: 24 – 27 June / 1-4 July

Price: R240 p/day

Area: Cape Town 

Contact : tkretzen@gmail.com

 

Fun Things to do 

 

The World’s largest floating bookfair, Logos Hope,  has fair has returned to Cape Town. Hop on board and view over 5000 book titles, join the activities or tour the visitor gallery.

Time : Monday – closed 

Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 8pm / Sunday 1pm- 8pm

Dates: 8-23 June 2024

Price: R10

FREE for children & pensioners 

Area:  Waterfront

Contact : @logoshope_southafrica

Stories at Two Oceans Aquarium will be hosting a special book reading 9f Sandi and the Salty sea dog.

Time : 10.45- 11.30 am

Dates: 15-17 June

Price: Free 

* normal aquarium entry required

Area: Waterfront

Contact : www.aquarium.co.za

Makers Landing always have the most gun and you can. Join them for a fabulous cooking class and Silent Disco on the 16th June.

Time : 10am- 5pm

Dates: 16 June 

Price: Price differs according to activity please enquire. 

Area: Cape Town 

Contact: sshongwe@Waterfront.co.za

Aquarium members can join a sleep over at Two Oceans Aquarium to start off the holidays.

Time : 6.40pm – 8am

Dates: 15 June 

Price: R375 p/ adult & R335 p/ child

Area: Cape Town 

Contact: members@aquarium.co.za

 

 

SPORT

The silk workshop host regular Saturday morning children’s circus classes.

Time : 12 – 2pm

Dates: Saturdays

Price: n/a

Area: Killarney Gardens

Contact :thesilkworkshop@gmail.com

Join Gym Wizards for stronger, fitter and smarter kids theses holidays and take advantage of their holiday club special, you’ll get 1 day free when booking for 5 days.

Time : 9am -1pm

Dates: 18 – 21 June / 24 – 28 June / 1 – 5 July

Price: R395 p/day

Area: Cape Town

Contact : admin@gymwizards.co.za

Keep the kids stoked these holidays as Atlantic surf teaches them to surf.

Time : please enquire for times 

Dates: 24 – 28 June & 1 – 5 July 

Price: please enquire for pricing 

Area: Tableview

Contact: www.atlanticsurfco.co.za

Zipzap circus have their ever popular winter tots circus camp in the zipzap Dome yo keep kids moving and entertained.

Time : 10am – 12.30pm

Dates: 24 – 28 June 

Price: R960 p/ week or R250 p/ day

Area: Cape Town 

Contact: bookings on Quicket 

Breakaway rides are offering a gun holiday program to kids age 5 – 17. These 3 day holiday workshops focus on skill progression.

Time : 9- 11am & 3 -5pm 

Dates: 15 June, – 6 July 

Price:R160 p/ person 

Area: various locations, please see the poster above. 

Contact: www.breakawayrides.co.za

Little gymnasts can keep active these holidays with a gun holiday gymnastics club at Flairs Gymnastics.

Time : please enquire for time

Dates: 24 – 27 June & 1/5/8 July

Price:please enquire for price

Area: Kirstenhof & Claremond

Contact: Flairs gymnastics 

 

 

ACADEMIC CLASSES

Kids who love coding can join a Winter break digital camp and enjoy a hands on program. Open to kids Gr1 – 3

Time : 8.40am-1pm

Dates: 1- 5 July

Price: please enquire for pricing

Area: Stellenbosch

Contact : 0712775321

The Stem Studio have a Lego Robotics holiday club running for the Lego fans.

Time : various times, depending on dates,please see the poster above

Dates: 24 – 28 June / 1 – 5 July

Price: R600 p/week or R150 p/ session

Area: Sunningdale 

Contact: candice@stemstudio.co.za

 

SHOWS

Die Koelkamer Teater – Paternoster

A show for the whole family. Share the laughter as two whimsical clowns, a butterfly and a butterfly collector interact and trigger your imagination with a story told using almost no words.

Time : 11am

Dates: 15 June 2024

Price: R115

Area: Paternoster 

Contact : www.diekoelkamer.com

 

Winter Musical celebration 

St Mark’s church in Plumstead will explore the story of humanity as told in the Bible, through the medium of music. This musical will include songs from bands such as Third day and Imagine Dragons.

Light refreshments will be served, please register to avoid disappointment.

Time : 7.40pm – 9pm

Dates: 8 June 2024

Price: Free

Area: Plumstead

Contact : St Mark’s church 

Canal walk theatre presents their annual pantomime- The Little Mermaid

Time : 11am/ 12.40 & 2pm

Dates: 15 June – 7 July 

Price: R110 p/ person 

Area: Canal Walk 

Contact: book on Webtickets 

 

Time : 11am – 2pm

Dates: 20 – 29 June

Price: R150 p/ticket

Area:Cape Town

Contact :bookings on Webtickets 

 

On the big screen

Why not treat the kids to a movie on the big screen these holidays?

With an assortment of kids movies to choose from, a Winter movie date is always fun.

These movies are currently showing for Winter 2024

GARFIELD

Kids can also meet their favourite lasagne eating cat at these Ster-Kinekor cinemas.

Tygervalley – 16 June

V & A Waterfront – 17 June

Blue Route – 18 June

Somerset Mall -19 June

Cavendish – 20 June

Meet Gru and Kevin these holidays at Canal Walk to promote the Despicable 4 movie.

Time :3.30 – 6pm 

Dates: 29 June 

Price: free

Area: Canal Walk Shopping Centre 

Contact Numetro Canal Walk 

Cape Town childhood have a children’s film festival in July.

Time : 2pm – 5pm ( please see the schedule for movie times)

Dates: 4 – 5 July

Price: free

Area: Rondebosch

Contact: info@museumofchildhood.org

 

FREE ACTIVITIES

Below is a list of Free activities that kids can enjoy these holidays.

Libraries

Most local libraries host a holiday program for the kids during the holidays. If you are unsure or do not see your library listed below please give them a call and the children’s librarian should be able to assist you with a schedule. ( If you’d like me to add them to this list please email me funmammasa29@gmail.com)

Tableview Library have a lovely line up of activities these holidays.

Time : 10.40am – 12.30pm

Dates: 24 – 28 June 

Price: free

Area: Tableview

Contact :021 814 1675

Koeberg library have games days, puppet shows,arts and crafts and bingo planned for a fun holiday.

Time : 10.30am – 12.30pm

Dates: 18 June – 4 July

Price: free

Area: Koeberg

Contact: 021 814 1050

The kids can enjoy an assortment  of crafts at Muizenberg Library during the holidays.

Time : 10am – 11am

Dates: 18 – 27 June 

Price: free

Area: Muizenberg

Contact 021 4442197

 

Brackenfell police station are taking children’s fingerprints and completing forms for parents to keep in the event of their kids going missing.

Time : from 9am

Dates: 21 June

Price: free

Area: Brackenfell

Contact: Brackenfell police station 

Edgemead villiage Square will be entertaining kids with free cookie decorating. 100 kids can be accommodated each day.

Time : 11am – 1pm

Dates: 22 & 23 June 

Price: free

Area: Edgemead

Contact: Edgemead villiage square 

 

 

 

 

Disclaimer 

Holiday activities are compiled by me, Judy Macgregor – Fun Mamma SA, using various sources. I am not affiliated to these businesses or their practices. Using any of the services is at your own risk 

 

To add your holiday activities and clubs to any of the following holiday guides –

  • Summer holiday guide for kids
  • Autum holiday guide for kids
  • Winter holiday guide for kids
  • Spring holiday guide for kids

Please email funmammasa29@gmail.com for more details

 

 

 

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