Academicus

Create & Play Atelier

Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zurich

WELCOME to the Academicus Create & Play Atelier - a space dedicated to families, kids, the old and the young - the entire community - in the heart of Zurich!

Play area for kids   -   Book corner   -   Crafts area with materials   -   Shop with educational toys and games 

  -   Coffee counter with freshly brewed coffee and tea 

It is a space created with an incredible amount of love and passion, that allows children to engage in multiple educational games, play with gorgeous, high quality toys, train sets, build their own structures out of giant building blocks, LEGO, & wooden blocks, read countless books and get creative beyond imagination!

Simply put - it’s a place that lets kids be kids and allows them to enjoy the glories of childhood!

It is also a fantastic space for parents, grandparents, nannies, baby-sitters, friends. Arrange a meetup, enjoy a cup of tea or coffee in the lounge area, whilst the kids are engaged, captivated and busy turning into explorers, discoverers and creators!

The Academicus Atelier is a Child-Friendly space, so we kindly ask you to take your shoes off, when visiting. Feel free to bring some slippers or anti-slip socks for the kids!

Play Time Price:

1x Play Entrance - per child 15CHF (1+) and 5CHF (0-1)

6x Atelier Play Pass - 60CHF per child (2 entrances for free! Valid 8 weeks)

Entrance is valid for the entire day! During Play Time, parental supervision is required.

Please note: Throughout the duration of classes and workshops, the Atelier is closed for Play Time.

RSVP Kids Activities in Zürich
Motor Skills with Sensory Play (3-6m)
Tue, Feb 25
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Feb 25, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Engage with your baby in meaningful sensory play, find out how to develop their gross motor skills, develop their world, experienced through various senses - a wonderful workshop for babies and parents! 40CHF per class. https://www.francescaseegy.com/
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Creative Storytelling in Swiss German - 2-6yrs
Thu, Feb 27
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Feb 27, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
In a playful way the children get to know the world of books and let their imagination flow. Together we’ll be doing some warm ups, sing or learn short rhymes. Then we’ll read a book ad make a craft. All in Swiss German! 1 class=30chf, 4 class pass=100. After Stay and Play!
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TinyTalk - Baby signing classes 0-18months
Thu, Feb 27
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Feb 27, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Learn to communicate with your baby before they can speak, at an award-winning TinyTalk baby signing class. TinyTalk Baby Signing - because babies have so much to say! Thursdays 15:00-16:00 Contact details: Kate Kaufmann; www.tinytalk.ch/katek; +41 79 339 9800 Cost: 30CHF/family/class
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TinyTalk - Baby signing classes 0-18months
Thu, Feb 27
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Feb 27, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Learn to communicate with your baby before they can speak, at an award-winning TinyTalk baby signing class. TinyTalk Baby Signing - because babies have so much to say! Thursdays 15:00-16:00 Contact details: Kate Kaufmann; www.tinytalk.ch/katek; +41 79 339 9800 Cost: 30CHF/family/class
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Kindermusik with Sarah - kids 0-1,5yrs
Fri, Feb 28
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Feb 28, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Singing, imitating sounds, rhyming, and object identification foster language skills, while creative movement to various musical “moods” develops a sense of balance, timing, and spatial awareness. Mini semester starts on 28.02. - 06.03. - 6 classes for chf150
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Kindermusik with Sarah - kids 1,5-3yrs
Fri, Feb 28
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Feb 28, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Singing, imitating sounds, rhyming, and object identification foster language skills, while creative movement to various musical “moods” develops a sense of balance, timing, and spatial awareness. Mini semester starts on 28.02. - 06.03. - 6 classes for chf150
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Carnival Party with Storytelling!
Sat, Feb 29
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Feb 29, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
It's time for carnival at the Academicus Atelier! YAY:D We cannot wait to have this dress-up party! Come dressed up and bring a friend for 90minutes of fun and games, a book and a craft! CHF 60 per sign up + remember to bring a friend for FREE!
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Incredible Inventors - Floating Boats
Sat, Feb 29
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Feb 29, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
In this Incredible Inventors Class we will build our own boats which we can play with in lake Zurich when it gets warmer, or in the bathtub until winter passes! 1 class: CHF 37 4 class pass: CHF 120 (valid till Summer)
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Motor Skills with Sensory Play (3-6m)
Wed, Mar 04
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Mar 04, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Engage with your baby in meaningful play - develop their world, experienced through various senses - a wonderful workshop for babies and parents! 40CHF per class. https://www.francescaseegy.com/
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Crafty Kids - Age: 3-7 - every Wednesday @12:15-13:00
Wed, Mar 04
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Mar 04, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Crafty Kids is a great way to train your motor skills, get creative and make a beautiful take-away craft! We promise to have heaps of fun in this colourful, happy class:) Start: 26.02.2020 - simply drop in - chf10 per craft. RSVP: atelier@academicus.co OR here
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Superhero Aerobics - Age: 3-6 - every Wednesday @13:00-13:45
Wed, Mar 04
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Mar 04, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Via games and excersices we will build strength, endurance, flexibility and coordination. Superhero Aerobics improves concentration, helps strengthen the muscles and increases flexibility. Sign up for our new semester now! Start: 04.03.2020 - 5classes - chf125 1 class - chf30
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(De) Robotics für Kinder in Kindergarten
Wed, Mar 04
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Mar 04, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
With the help of our entertaining Bee-bot, kindergarteners will learn analytical and critical thinking skills, through stories and scenarios as they begin to discover the world of programming! For more information and sign ups: stemforkids@kalinda.net
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Mathletes = Maths + Athletes - Age:4-7 - every Wednesday @15:00-16:00
Wed, Mar 04
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Mar 04, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Maths can be heaps of fun! Especially when combined with sports! Join Katie, Ex-investment banker, current teacher for an adventure with numbers, patterns, geometry and more! Give your child a head start! Sign up for our new mini semester now! Start: 04.03.2020 - 5classes - chf125
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Polish Families Meet-Up - Spotkanie Polskich Rodzin - Wiosennie
Thu, Mar 05
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Mar 05, 10:00 AM – 1:45 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Spotkanie Polskich rodzin - pierwszy czwartek kazdego miesiaca. Zapraszamy Wiosennie - bedziemy robic kwiatki dla mamy i taty! Swietna okazja aby sie spotkac, pogadac i pobawic - po polsku! 15CHf/rodziny
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FREE English for Beginners Trial Class 4-7yrs
Thu, Mar 05
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Mar 05, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Learn English naturally in a dynamic environment, full of games, songs, stories and crafts! Free trial class for kids 4-7yrs. RSVP ASAP! *** Englisch für Anfänger, für Kinder 4-7Jahren! Lerne Englisch natürlich, spielerisch und mit ganz viele Freude! Die erste Probelektion am 05.03 ist Gratis!
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Dads Only @ Academicus
Sat, Mar 07
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Mar 07, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Calling all Dads to Academicus! Did you know that on 8th of March is International Women's Day? Hence, we are calling all Dads to come to Academicus with their kids and give the mums a few hours off! Come and spend some quality time with your child at Academicus and meet other dads!
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Crafty Kids - Age: 3-7 - every Wednesday @12:15-13:00
Wed, Mar 11
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Mar 11, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Crafty Kids is a great way to train your motor skills, get creative and make a beautiful take-away craft! We promise to have heaps of fun in this colourful, happy class:) Start: 26.02.2020 - simply drop in - chf10 per craft. RSVP: atelier@academicus.co OR here
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Superhero Aerobics - Age: 3-6 - every Wednesday @13:00-13:45
Wed, Mar 11
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Mar 11, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Via games and excersices we will build strength, endurance, flexibility and coordination. Superhero Aerobics improves concentration, helps strengthen the muscles and increases flexibility. Sign up for our new semester now! Start: 04.03.2020 - 5classes - chf125 1class 30chf
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(De) Robotics für Kinder in Kindergarten
Wed, Mar 11
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Mar 11, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
With the help of our entertaining Bee-bot, kindergarteners will learn analytical and critical thinking skills, through stories and scenarios as they begin to discover the world of programming! For more information and sign ups: stemforkids@kalinda.net
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Mathletes = Maths + Athletes - Age:4-7 - every Wednesday @15:00-16:00
Wed, Mar 11
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Mar 11, 3:00 PM – 3:55 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Maths can be heaps of fun! Especially when combined with sports! Join Katie, Ex-investment banker, current teacher for an adventure with numbers, patterns, geometry and more! Give your child a head start! Sign up now! Start: 04.03.-11.03.-18.03.-25.03.-01.04. 5classes - chf125
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Triple P: Positive Parenting Program
Thu, Mar 12
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Mar 12, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program ® is one of the world’s most effective parenting programs. It will give you the skills you need to raise confident, healthy children and to build stronger family relationships. For more information and to register contact us at: info@positiveparenting.ch
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Eating Workshop (8-12m)
Wed, Mar 18
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Mar 18, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
When should my baby start eating solids? Vegetables or fruits? Find out all the do's and dont's from the amazing Francesca Seegy! 40CHF per class. https://www.francescaseegy.com/
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Crafty Kids - Age: 3-7 - every Wednesday @12:15-13:00
Wed, Mar 18
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Mar 18, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Crafty Kids is a great way to train your motor skills, get creative and make a beautiful take-away craft! We promise to have heaps of fun in this colourful, happy class:) Start: 26.02.2020 - simply drop in - chf10 per craft. RSVP: atelier@academicus.co OR here
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Superhero Aerobics - Age: 3-6 - every Wednesday @13:00-13:45
Wed, Mar 18
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Mar 18, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Via games and excersices we will build strength, endurance, flexibility and coordination. Superhero Aerobics improves concentration, helps strengthen the muscles and increases flexibility. Sign up for our new semester now! Start: 04.03.2020 - 5classes - chf125 1class 30chf
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(De) Robotics für Kinder in Kindergarten
Wed, Mar 18
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Mar 18, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
With the help of our entertaining Bee-bot, kindergarteners will learn analytical and critical thinking skills, through stories and scenarios as they begin to discover the world of programming! For more information and sign ups: stemforkids@kalinda.net
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Mathletes = Maths + Athletes - Age:4-7 - every Wednesday @15:00-15:55
Wed, Mar 18
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Mar 18, 3:00 PM – 3:55 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Maths can be heaps of fun! Especially when combined with sports! Join Katie, Ex-investment banker, current teacher for an adventure with numbers, patterns, geometry and more! Give your child a head start! Sign up now! Start: 04.03.-11.03.-18.03.-25.03.-01.04. 5classes - chf125
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#HERCOFFEE Mums Meetup - A Women Rock Switzerland initiative!
Fri, Mar 20
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Mar 20, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Join us & other mums as we get together, get to know each other & see how we can be there for one another! Bring your kids (they can play in the fun play space) & we will finally have time for eachother! PLS RSVP so we know how much coffee and cake to prepare. 15CHF/child, mums=free!
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Crafty Kids - Age: 3-7 - every Wednesday @12:15-13:00
Wed, Mar 25
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Mar 25, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Crafty Kids is a great way to train your motor skills, get creative and make a beautiful take-away craft! We promise to have heaps of fun in this colourful, happy class:) Start: 26.02.2020 - simply drop in - chf10 per craft. RSVP: atelier@academicus.co OR here
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Superhero Aerobics - Age: 3-6 - every Wednesday @13:00-13:45
Wed, Mar 25
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Mar 25, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Via games and excersices we will build strength, endurance, flexibility and coordination. Superhero Aerobics improves concentration, helps strengthen the muscles and increases flexibility. Sign up for our new semester now! Start: 04.03.2020 - 5classes - chf125 1class 30chf
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(De) Robotics für Kinder in Kindergarten
Wed, Mar 25
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Mar 25, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
With the help of our entertaining Bee-bot, kindergarteners will learn analytical and critical thinking skills, through stories and scenarios as they begin to discover the world of programming! For more information and sign ups: stemforkids@kalinda.net
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Mathletes = Maths + Athletes - Age:4-7 - every Wednesday @15:00-15:55
Wed, Mar 25
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Mar 25, 3:00 PM – 3:55 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Maths can be heaps of fun! Especially when combined with sports! Join Katie, Ex-investment banker, current teacher for an adventure with numbers, patterns, geometry and more! Give your child a head start! Sign up now! Start: 04.03.-11.03.-18.03.-25.03.-01.04. 5classes - chf125
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Kinderbörse - Kids Market with clothes and accessories for babies 0-12m!
Sun, Mar 29
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Mar 29, 10:00 AM – Mar 30, 3:30 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
An excellent opportunity to buy some essentials for our babes: clothes and accessories and not have to spend a fortune on things babies will use only for a brief moment! ENTRANCE: FREE
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Crafty Kids - Age: 3-7 - every Wednesday @12:15-13:00
Wed, Apr 01
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Apr 01, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Crafty Kids is a great way to train your motor skills, get creative and make a beautiful take-away craft! We promise to have heaps of fun in this colourful, happy class:) Start: 26.02.2020 - simply drop in - chf10 per craft. RSVP: atelier@academicus.co OR here
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Superhero Aerobics - Age: 3-6 - every Wednesday @13:00-13:45
Wed, Apr 01
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Apr 01, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Via games and excersices we will build strength, endurance, flexibility and coordination. Superhero Aerobics improves concentration, helps strengthen the muscles and increases flexibility. Sign up for our new semester now! Start: 04.03.2020 - 5classes - chf125 1class 30chf
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(De) Robotics für Kinder in Kindergarten
Wed, Apr 01
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Apr 01, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
With the help of our entertaining Bee-bot, kindergarteners will learn analytical and critical thinking skills, through stories and scenarios as they begin to discover the world of programming! For more information and sign ups: stemforkids@kalinda.net
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Mathletes = Maths + Athletes - Age:4-7 - every Wednesday @15:00-15:55
Wed, Apr 01
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier
Apr 01, 3:00 PM – 3:55 PM
Academicus Cafe and Play Atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Maths can be heaps of fun! Especially when combined with sports! Join Katie, Ex-investment banker, current teacher for an adventure with numbers, patterns, geometry and more! Give your child a head start! Sign up now! Start: 04.03.-11.03.-18.03.-25.03.-01.04. 5classes - chf125
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Baby Sleep Workshop (0-12m)
Wed, Apr 08
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Apr 08, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Sleeping is extremely important and we all know that! Learn about sleeping habits, patterns, how to help your baby sleep better, so you can get more sleep too! 40CHF per class. https://www.francescaseegy.com/
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Tummy Time Workshop (0-6m)
Wed, May 06
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
May 06, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Discover how you can encourage safe and fun Tummy Time! Learn why its so important and engage with your baby in meaningful play - develop their world, experienced through various senses - a wonderful workshop for babies and parents! 40CHF per class. https://www.francescaseegy.com/
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Creative Storytelling for Kids 3-7yrs - Midnight Ninja
Sat, Feb 22
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Feb 22, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Calling all Ninjas to action! Come for a fun session where we will read a book about a Midnight Ninja! Join us for an hour of exciting singing, dancing, storytelling and crafting! 37CHF one off or 120CHF 4x Pass
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Sportferien Crafts!
Fri, Feb 21
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Feb 21, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Are you around for the Sportferien? So are we! Come to the Academicus Atelier to create a special craft:) Every day we will have a variety of crafts waiting for you! chf10 per child/per craft
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Mini Broadway - Age: 3-9 - every Thursday @18:15-19:15
Thu, Feb 27
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier
Feb 27, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM
Academicus Zurich cafe and play atelier, Waffenplatzstrasse 5, 8002 Zürich, Switzerland
Does your child love to belt out Disney songs? Do they move, groove and dance around the house and play different musical characters? Do they have a wild imagination? Are they energetic and creative? This may the course for you! Come to our Broadway Class and become a star!
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