Bali For Kids


Art Geed Art is an art space and café set up by Balinese artist, Geed, in 2018. “Our focus is to build a worldwide connection with like-minded people from all around the world and show that ART can unite everyone. Through our workshops and events, we would like to give attention to the importance of social engagement, environmental awareness and art education for both locals and foreigners”, says Geed.

The studio offers painting and craft classes, as well as Bahasa Indonesian lessons and monthly special events, called ‘Creative Meet-Up” where everyone is welcome to come and make art all night long.

The studio offers a Small Artists Day on Saturdays at 2 pm. The next one will be held 25 May. For a fee of IDR 50,000, kids will be given a canvas, paints and brushes to let their creativity and imagination run free. The fee includes a juice.

Art Geed offers Kids Craft classes every Sunday from 10 am to 12 pm. The IDR 50,000 fee includes gluten-free cookies from Made’s Banana Flour Company. The next class on 26 May will be slime-making. Past classes have included pinwheel making and painting, finger painting and play dough making.

Call or WhatsApp the studio on +62 858 4713 0941 or message them through their Facebook page on Art Geed Art (@artgeedart)

 

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The Montessori Twilight Market will be held on Friday, 24 May from 5pm to 9 pm on the school grounds in Kuta (Jl Raya Semat 66, Tibubeneng, Berawa, Canggu). Tickets are IDR 100,000 each and raffle tickets will be on sale. Prizes include a brand-new, shiny fire-engine-red Vespa, two nights at the Double-Six Hotel and six bottles of imported wine.

The market offers lots of food and snack choices, local artisan wares, live music and a cash bar. There will be lots of fun activities for kids, including a big bouncy castle. All funds raised go towards MSB’s new preschool and primary school playgrounds. The event is a minimal waste one, so please bring a tote bag and containers. Vendors will only accept cash.

For more information, email samantha.brown@montessoribali.com, call the school on +62 361 9348566 or vist their Facebook page, www.facebook.com/montessorischoolbali/.

 

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Tamora Gallery (Jl. Pantai Berawa No.99, Canggu) is offering Engineering for Kids Sundays through May.

For the kids, there is an engineering mini-workshop where they can put down their devices and take part in experiments. This is a taste of a Summer Camp Engineering for Kids for which parents can enroll kids. Email Indonesia@engineeringforkids.com for more information on the camp.

LAUNCH-A-ROCKET: Prior to 11.30am kids and parents are invited to launch-a-rocket, assembled from the mini-workship.

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE “LET’S MOVE & PLAY” by Capoeira Bali. Young students from their kids class will showcase a vibrant performance of Brazilian martial arts, movements, acrobatics, along with 6 musicians playing live a variety of drums (Berimbau, Pandeiro and Atabaque). Ask the Capoeira Bali team about kids classes.

There will be other activities for kids, such as a bouncy castle, face painting, arts & crafts and kids will get to take home their creations. Parents can relax and have a bite to eat, coffee or drinks while the kids are busy.

Kids Sundays are held at the Playground and Skate Bowl area at Tamora Gallery from 9.30 am to 1 pm. All activities free of charge. Visit the Tamora Gallery Facebook page for information: www.facebook.com/tamoragallery/

 

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Tugu Respati (Hotel Tugu, Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu Beach, Canggu) offers an All You Can Eat Brunch for families every Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm. Buying the brunch package gives you access to their swimming pool, as well as an Arts & Crafts Corner for kids to keep them entertained. For prices and bookings, email ji@tuguhotels.com, call them on (0361) 473 1701 or visit their Facebook page www.facebook.com/tuguhotelsandrestaurants. The hotel has been nominated for Bali’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2019 in the World Travel Awards

 

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Bali Circus is the first Circus School in Indonesia They run a Circus Saturday Club that offers classes for children ages 5 to 12, teaching circus skills. Kids will learn activities such as juggling, hula hoop, diabolo, flowers sticks, riding a unicycle, walking on stilts and plate spinning. Kids can also learn basic acrobatic (roll, bend, handstand, cartwheel or bridge) and trapeze skills. All this, says the Club, helps kids develop strength, flexibility and stamina. As well as have fun!

Classes in both locations are offered through the 15th of June. An 8-Saturday pass is IDR 1.6 juta, 6-Saturdays pass is IDR 1.25 juta and individual classes are IDR 250,000 each. Kerobokan classes run 10 am to 12.30 pm at the Sunrise School, Jalan Mertasari, Gang Sunrise in Kerobokan. Sanur classes run from 2 pm to 4.30 pm at the Power of Now Oasis, Jalan Retro Beach, in Sanur.

The Bali Circus Trust is funded by their paid programs and teaches circus skills to under-privileged kids in Bali through their community outreach programs.

Check out their website on balicircus.com or call +62 811 399 2277 for information or to book. Bookings must be done by 8 pm on the Friday before the next class. You can book through the website.