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Weekend Events & Activities

Because weekends are a fantastic family affair!

After a busy week, there is no better way to enjoy the start of your weekend than with your children, engaged in learning and growing together!

Discover the joy of our engaging weekend activities, including Sensory for Babies and Toddlers, captivating Family Storytime in English or Polish, amazing Family Concerts with LIVE music, and themed Family Parties featuring beloved characters like Elsa, celebrations for Australia Day, St. Patrick’s Day, International Kids Day, Christmas, Halloween - there is no end to the excitement!

Weekends are for family, and there's no better way to make memories and spend quality time with your children than by participating in activities that bring joy to everyone!

Find your favourite activity and join us! We cannot WAIT to see you!

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Sensory for Babies (3-12m)

Super Special Saturday Classes at 09:30

Saturday 03 FEB, 02 MAR, 20 APR, 04 MAY 2024
40CHF, 60min

🌟 Discover the World of Wonders with Sensory for Babies: Saturday Edition! 🌈

👶 Are you a busy caregiver yearning to create unforgettable moments with your little one? Look no further! Our Sensory for Babies class on Saturdays is the perfect blend of joy, learning, and bonding designed exclusively for you and your precious bundle of joy.

🎉 Why Join the Fun? 🎉

  1. Engaging Sensory Exploration: Stimulate your baby's senses through a thoughtfully crafted program that combines touch, sight, sound, and more. Watch as their eyes light up with curiosity and amazement!

  2. Expert-Led Sessions: Led by experienced instructors passionate about early childhood development, our classes are carefully curated to ensure both you and your baby experience the magic of sensory play in a safe and nurturing environment.

  3. Bonding Time: Saturdays are dedicated to strengthening the caregiver-baby bond. Connect with other caregivers, share experiences, and create lasting friendships in a supportive community.

  4. Developmental Milestones: Delight in witnessing your baby's developmental milestones unfold. Our activities are designed to promote motor skills, cognitive growth, and emotional well-being, setting the stage for a bright future.

  5. Convenience for Busy Parents: We understand the demands of modern life. Our Saturday classes are tailored to fit seamlessly into your schedule, allowing you to make the most of your weekend while nurturing your baby's development.

🌈 Don't Miss Out on the Fun! 🌈

Enrolling in our Sensory for Babies class is not just an opportunity; it's a celebration of your baby's early years. Don't miss out on the chance to create cherished memories, witness your baby's first discoveries, and connect with a community of caregivers on the same journey.

Secure your spot now and embark on a Saturday adventure filled with laughter, learning, and love. Because when it comes to your baby's development, every moment counts!

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Sensory for Toddlers (walking children up to 3yrs)

Super Special Saturday Classes at 10:45


Upcoming dates: 02 MAR, 20 APR, 04 MAY 2024
40CHF, 60min

🌈 Embark on a Sensory Adventure on select Saturdays with yourToddler! 🎉

👶 Is your energetic toddler ready for a world of wonder? Join our Sensory for Toddlers class on select Saturdays—an enchanting journey designed for busy parents seeking quality time and developmental growth for their little explorers.

🌟 Why You Can't Miss Out: 🌟

  1. Fun-filled Learning: Our Saturday classes are a burst of creativity and joy! Engage your toddler's senses through exciting activities that enhance cognitive development, motor skills, and social interaction—all while having a blast.

  2. Experienced Instructors: Our team of expert instructors brings passion and expertise to every session. Benefit from their guidance as they lead your toddler through a world of discovery, ensuring a safe and nurturing environment for exploration.

  3. Parent-Toddler Bonding: Saturdays are dedicated to strengthening the parent-toddler bond. Share laughs, smiles, and the joy of new experiences, creating unforgettable memories together in a supportive and inclusive community.

  4. Developmental Milestones: Watch with pride as your toddler achieves new milestones. Our carefully crafted activities promote language development, sensory integration, and emotional well-being, laying a solid foundation for future learning.

🎈 Don't Miss the Toddler Adventure! 🎈

Enrolling in our Sensory for Toddlers class isn't just an option; it's a golden opportunity to witness your toddler's growth, creativity, and curiosity unfold. Saturdays hold the promise of cherished moments and developmental leaps that you won't want to miss.

Secure your spot now and be part of a Saturday sensation that's as unforgettable as your toddler's milestones. Because in this journey of discovery, every moment counts!

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Attention all moms, dads, brothers, and sisters!

Welcome to our captivating Saturday morning Bookworm Club – an exciting experience designed for the entire family! Together, we will set forth on thrilling escapades alongside enchanting characters, unraveling the beauty of our world. Engage in the joy of learning new melodies, dances, and interactive games that promise shared laughter and unforgettable moments. Join us as we create cherished memories and bond over the magic of stories, fostering connections that will last a lifetime. Get ready for an unparalleled adventure that's bound to bring us all closer together!


Recommended age of children: 1,5-4yrs
Price: 35CHF/ per family

Every Selected Saturdays of the month; 10:15 - 11:15

Upcoming Saturdays: 23.03 "We are going on an Easter Egg Hunt"! - celebrating Easter with an interactive storytime, an Easter Egg Hunt and lots of bunny and Easter egg crafts to take home!
23.03, 27.04

Family Story-time in Polish

Zapraszamy cala rodzine na wspaniale zajecia podczas ktorych spiewamy, tanczymy, poznajemy swiat zmyslami i czytamy po przygodach Jadzi Petelki.

Jest to idealny sposob na spedzenie poranka w gronie Polskich rodzin: Rozwijamy tu zdolnosci jezykowe i motoryczne, nowe zainteresowania oraz wysmienicie sie bawimy!
Rekomendowany wiek dzieci 1,5-4,5 lat.

Cena: chf35 od rodziny!

Spotykamy sie w wybrane soboty o 09:00

23.03 - uczymy sie o emocjach "Jadzia Petelka idzie na piknik"

i odkrywanie swiat Wielkiejnocy! 


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Crafts Workshop for kids 5-10yrs


Sat, Mar 02nd  @12:00-13:00

Get ready for a hands-on adventure that'll unleash your child's creativity! 🎨✨ Join us for an exciting crafts workshop tailored for kids aged 5 to 10 years old, where we'll dive into the wonderful world of process art, crafting and creating our very own personalized photo frames!


Not only will our kids have a blast gluing, sticking, cutting, arranging & decorating, but they'll also develop essential skills like fine motor coordination and decision-making in a fun and engaging way.

Did you know:
The earliest photo frames date back to the 1st century AD in ancient Rome? That's right – people have been cherishing memories in frames for centuries!

So, come join us for a morning filled with laughter, creativity, and the satisfaction of crafting something truly special. Let's inspire young minds and make memories that will last a lifetime!

This is a drop off class🌟📸🖌️

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International Women’s Day - an event for Mums & Daughters


Mar 9th  @09:00-10:30
45CHF/Family (recommended age 1,5yrs+)

Join us for an empowering morning where girls and mums become superheroes! We will read a book about Superhero Mummy, sing superhero songs, play some empowering games and co-create a delightful craft to remind us about how courageous, strong and brave little and big women are!


🎶 Musical Afternoon Family Concert with LIVE flute music by Anna-Barbara Rösch 🎶

📅 Date: March 10th (Sunday)

⏰ Time:

  • Session 1: 14:00-15:30

  • Session 2: 16:00-17:30

💵 Price: 12CHF per person (parent/baby/toddler)

Join us for an afternoon full of live flute music, tea, coffee & biscuits!
At our Musical Afternoon we will enjoy some time spent together with live music. Anna-Barbara Rösch will introduce us to her flute and play some beautiful classical pieces. This is the perfect way to expose your child to live music. Show them where music comes from, listen to some heart-warming tunes and enjoy the show.

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St. Patrick’s Day Extravaganza for the whole Family!

(recommended age: 1,5yrs+:)

Saturday 16th March 2024

45CHF/ family, 90min

🍀 Join us for a sham-rockin' good time at our

St. Patrick's Day Family Extravaganza! 🌈


Bring your little leprechauns (1.5-6yrs old) for a morning filled with jigs, rainbow games, and the hunt for the elusive pot of gold! 🌟

📚 Storytime will captivate young imaginations, and creative crafts will keep those little hands busy!

And don't worry about hungry tummies – snacks are included! 🎉 Let's celebrate the luck of the Irish together! 🍀

🎉 Why You Can't Miss It: 🎉

This St. Patrick’s Day Family Extravaganza is more than an event; it's a celebration of culture, family, and the unique spirit of Ireland. Join us on Saturday, 16th March, for a morning filled with laughter, learning, and shared experiences that will create lasting memories for your family.

Secure your spot now and be part of this exciting family event - on this special day, we're bringing a piece of Ireland to you—don't miss out on the incredible adventure ✨

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Women's Day Clothes Swap, Wine & Facial Glow Event

Date: March 15th (Friday)

Time: 19:00-21:00

Price: 35CHF per person

What makes a busy mum’s day?

A facial, new clothes and a glass wine!

I am so excited for this event (yes, I am a busy mum, and tell me, which one of us doesn’t LOVE clothes, wine and a facial?!)


Ladies! It is time to dress up and let your hair down!


We are going to be celebrating Women's Day with style!


Join in the excitement as we gather for a clothes swap extravaganza, indulge in some well-deserved facial pampering, and sip on delicious wine!

Bring along those outfits you've been itching to say goodbye to and exchange them for some new-to-you treasures.

Learn the secrets of maintaining radiant skin from the amazing Kateryna at GetSetGlow, who will teach us the secrets of luxurious facials!

​Discover vibrant fine-art, proudly brought to you by Alicja Schwengler.

The evening will be nothing short of magical, as the stage will be set by Gosia from Bitter Swiss Symphony - Women Empowerment!

It's time to bid farewell to the old and make room for the new:

new clothes, new friendships, and new experiences await!

Join us on Friday, March 15th, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM for an unforgettable celebration.

Admission is 35CHF (+ bring the clothes you would love to exchange!).

Don't miss out on this opportunity to celebrate the incredible women in our lives!

BOOK your spot HERE.

It is going to be SUCH an amazing evening!

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Krabbel Konzert

🎶 Musical Family Concert with LIVE electric harp music by Marcella Carboni 🎶

For families with children 0-6yrs old

📅 Date: May 04th (Saturday)

⏰ Time:

  • Session 1: 09:15-10:45

  • Session 2: 11:00-12:30

💵 Price: 12CHF per person (parent/baby/toddler)

Get ready for an electrifying morning of live music featuring the enchanting sounds of the electric harp!


Picture this: a delightful blend of melodies, accompanied by the aroma of freshly brewed tea, coffee, and the irresistible crunch of biscuits. 🎶☕🍪

Join us for a Family Concert like no other, where we'll bask in the joy of quality family time while immersing ourselves in the magic of a live music performance. Marcella Carboni will grace us with her mesmerizing electric harp, filling the air with masterpieces that will transport you to another realm.

Did you know:

Harps are one of the oldest known musical instruments, dating back to ancient Mesopotamia? Imagine the wonder on your child's face as they witness the captivating harmony of live music right before their eyes!

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Spark Science Sundays at Academicus!

We are BEYOND excited to be diving into the FANTASTIC world of science for kids aged 6-9yrs.

Spark the love of science with our brand new science workshops starting at Academicus. Our workshops are hands on, practical and exciting as well as educational. We aim to inspire a love for science from an early age. Investigate acids and bases with rainbow colours, make a UV reactive bracelet to take home, erupt huge volcanoes with chemical reactions, discover microscopic creatures, experiment with dry ice, programme robots and much more!

Time: 9:15 – 10:15. Sundays

Cost: 35chf per child. Total 6 sessions so 210chf per course.

Foaming Fountains
Children learn about how concentration affects a chemical reaction by creating their own elephantstoothpaste.

Rainbow tubes
Investigate acids and alkalis using universal indicator to test substances before putting your knowledge to the test to create a fizzing rainbow in a test tube.

DNA Extraction
Learn about DNA as we do a taste test to learn about genetics and then extract DNA from a strawberry and make it into a centrifuge necklace to take home.

Magical microscopy
Observe the incredible world of microscopic organisms. Learn how to focus a microscope and take a look at insect body party, plant cells, animal cells and locate the heart beat of a living organism through the lens!

Dash and Dot
Learn to programme a friendly Robot called Dash! Using blockly, Go and Path applications children will have a simple and successful introduction into the world of coding. (2 sessions)

SubZero Science
Investigate the amazing properties of dry ice, discover states of matter and state
changes. Blow up a balloon with carbon dioxide, create a vapour bubble and witness colour
changing potions!

BOOK UP NOW to guarantee your spot!

DATES: 26.05,  02.06, 09.06, 16.06, 23.06, 30.06

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Hands on First aid course with Lui Holzleg (MD) from Healthy & Safe for expecting & new parents

Learn Life Saving & First Aid Skills such as:

• Dealing with impairment of consciousness including drowning

• Recognition and treatment of medical shock

• Algorithm of basic life support (BLS) with CPR

• Responding to choking, drowning, managing head injuries, poisoning, ticks

Through practical examples & training, learn how to keep your child healthy and safe.

Lui’s courses book out fast, so be sure to book your spot for your desired date.

BOOKED OUT: 17th Feb 2023, 09:00-13:00






4 hours @ CHF 150.00

Snacks & beverages included

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