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Easter Activities in London for kids

Keep the children entertained and edified this Easter holiday with these great kids’ courses. From science to art, dance to swimming—there’s something for every interest.

Richer Education

Science Camps with Richer Education

What: weeklong Science and STEM Camps
When: weekdays excluding Bank Holidays | Monday 26 March to Friday 13 April | 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Imperial College London, South Kensington
More info: website

With Richer Education, the emphasis is on fun, yet we inspire learning about concepts through dialogue and questioning. Children will be participating in a variety of demonstrations, group activities and practical experiments and will learn about exciting and enriching topics. Sessions include Need for Speed, Genius Genes, Who Ate All the Eggs? and Metals Matter! Students learn through a hands-on approach and are welcome to take home any objects they have made throughout the week.

Swimming Rocks

Crash Course with Swimming Rocks

What: weeklong intensive learn-to-swim courses
When: weekdays during Easter Break
Where: Chelsea Harbour, Kentish Town, Marylebone, Regents Park, Golders Green, Chelsea, Knightsbridge
More info: website

Swimming Rocks fantastic team of instructors are gearing up for another set of intensive swimming courses over the coming Easter school holidays. These weeklong intensive courses offer fast progress over a short space of time and are a great school holiday activity. Swimming Rocks’ experienced team offer lessons in seven great swimming pool locations.

Recognised locally as a leading swimming tuition company, Swimming Rocks have earned a strong reputation based on high-quality lessons and effortless service. Lessons are offered on a private (1:1) or shared (2:1) basis. For bookings and availability, contact info@swimmingrocks.co.uk or 07557 051 904.

Kite Studios

Art at Kite Studios

What: award-winning creative classes
When: various weekdays during Easter Break
Where: Kite Studios, Shepherds Bush
More info: website

Easter holiday workshops include Picasso Portraits, Making & Painting Landscapes, Inventing a Furry Creature, Still Life Flowers After Hockney, Brilliant Bridges and more.

Also term time: Thursdays, at Kite Studios, join ‘Art For Little Ones’, revealing part of a story with art and music. Explore creativity with drum beats and singing! On Fridays, a similar preschool class with a deeper focus on making.

What about you, the adult? Art Explore is run on Thursdays; discover your creativity by drawing, painting, printmaking and more. Any level welcome!

Timetables don’t work for you? Book a bespoke session or even a party!

Little House of Science

Labs at Little House of Science

What: science labs
When: Tuesdays to Thursdays | 9:30am to 3:30pm
Where: Imperial College London, South Kensington
More info: website

Join Little House of Science this Easter for three exciting science camps at Imperial College for ages 4 to 11.

Physics Lab, 3 to 5 April: Get familiar with the work of Newton, Galilei, Archimedes, Einstein, Faraday, Tesla and Franklin.

Chemistry Lab, 10 to 12 April: Exploring the properties of the most important compound on Earth, water. What is special about carbon and what is carbon footprint?

Geology Lab, 17 to 19 April: Understand the earth’s structure, its natural processes (erosion, landslides, earthquakes) and the geological properties of the Moon and Mars.

To register, plus for sibling discounts: littlehouseofscience.com/holiday_workshops, t: 0800 092 1062.

Ballet North

Cygnets Camp with Ballet North

What: ballet and creative dance
When: Monday 9 to Wednesday 11 April | 9am to 12pm
Where: City of London Academy Islington
More info: website

Ballet North Presents Cygnets Camp: three action-packed mornings for children aged 3.5 to 7 years to get creative and have fun in the Easter holidays.

Taught by the professional Ballet North team, the sessions will include ballet and creative dance, choreography/creative tasks, and arts and crafts. Each day will be a different ballet adventure following an adaptation of Swan Lake. The children will follow the story, learn the dance moves and make their own props and costumes, finishing the day with a mini performance for parents and friends.

Days can be booked individually or you can book all 3 days in the series and receive a 10% discount.

Sports Generation

Intensive swimming with SPORTS GENERATION

What: intensive swimming lessons
When: April 2-13, 2018
Where: Kingston, Richmond Hill, Cobham, Wimbledon
More info: website

Swimming is beneficial on many levels, health-wise and socially, but the most important benefit is that it saves lives. That’s why it is the mission of Sports Generation to turn its pupils into strong and confident swimmers at the earliest possible age.

Sports Generation, a high calibre swimming coaching company, offers shared private and small group swimming lessons to children aged from 3 months, ensuring that children receive maximum benefit from each lesson, optimizing learning potential and coach attention.

During the Easter holidays, Sports Generation, will be running Intensive Holiday Courses, ideal for children to develop their confidence and accelerate their progression over a short period of time. These courses are taking place in Richmond, Kingston, Cobham and Wimbledon.

For more details, please call 0208 940 9431, email info@sportsgeneration.co.uk or visit www.sportsgeneration.co.uk

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