New Educational Activity for Kids in Athens

The latest addition in educational activities in Athens is XPLORE Entertainment Center, the largest theme and educational park in Greece. Kids can experience science and discover the world around them through interactive installations and play. We spent an afternoon at the Science and Adventure theme, and we visited Oceans on a separate visit on a…

28 October or Οχι Day 2019

October 28th is a national holiday in Greece. It is the day that commemorates the rejection by Greek Ioannis Metaxas of the ultimatum made by Italian Benito Mussolini on October 28, 1940. This day is known by Greeks around the world as ‘Oxi Day‘ (No Day). The day is celebrated not only in Greece but also in Cyprus and in Greek communities around the world. On 28 October, festivities and…

The Blue Flag 2019 Beaches

Greece is once again second in the world on the Blue Flag 2019 quality award list for beaches, marinas and sustainable tourism boats, according to the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF). Blue Flag 2019 The country ranked second on the Blue Flag 2019 quality award list among 47 countries with 515 beaches, 15 Greek marinas and four sustainable…

Athens with Kids at the Acropolis Museum

Are you looking for an exciting way to engage your (young) kids in the Athens Acropolis Museum and teach them more about ancient Greece? Are you visiting the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum and you are looking for an educator expert specially dedicated to kids and their imagination? My kids joined a creative workshop in…

Cooking with Kids

There are many ways to get kids involved in cooking. They can help prepare food and cook. Cooking with kids provides practical experience with many essential skills such as reading, following directions, and measuring. Getting involved in cooking helps your child to develop fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, and even early concepts of math and…

Music for Kids

Music for kids is essential. Classical music is highly beneficial for their development. Did you know that recent studies have shown that making music can make your child nicer, more willing to help, and better at problem-solving than his peers who don’t play it? Young children love a blend of music, movement, rhythm and dance. Music and movement together provide…

Pallas Athena Family Sunday & Kids Creative Lab

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Pallas Athena Family Sunday Luxury Art Boutique Hotel Pallas Athena offers a series of Family Sundays with family buffet and a creative programme developed with The Paramythohorio. Each Sunday a different concept will be introduced to the children and these are based on the season, a month circle etc. Read here about our experience at the Pallas Athena…

Pallas Athena Family Sunday & Kids Lab

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Pallas Athena Pallas Athena is a Grecotel boutique hotel full of art and glamour located in the heart of Athens city. It is a stylish and luxurious oasis in the middle of the busy Greek capital near all the important attractions, the Athenian metro lines, and shopping streets. Exactly what you need to relax and enjoy on…

Athens Art Workshop Saturday 11 March

· Bridges in the Arts ·

Bridges Athens Art Workshop organizes workshops for children from 5 – 12 years olds.  This coming Saturday, 11 March 11:00 – 13:00, children will have the chance to discover the aspects of bridges in time via creative play and crafts. They will create their own bridge with a variety of materials in the SG Art Gallery and…

Figurines, Trees, Stories, Children, Art

· An interactive art workshop for children by Athens Art Workshops ·

Another interesting interactive educational program is being organized by Athens Art Workshops for children from 5 – 12 years olds. This coming Saturday, 25 February 11:00 – 13:00, children will have the chance to learn about artists and their work that is currently on the exhibitions display at the S.G. Art Gallery  at the St. George Lycabettus…

Athens Art Workshops at SG Art Gallery

· An improvisation of colors, shapes and lots of fun ·

Are you looking for kids Art workshops in the center of Athens, would you like to have a relaxing Saturday whilst your children are engaged and inspired? Theory and Practice Surrounded by the energy of art objects, sculptures, and paintings, my children participated on Saturday in the Athens Art Workshop at the St. George Lycabettus Hotel. The workshop…

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