School holidays are knocking at our door, Mamas. If you’re wondering how to keep your kids active and safe. Here’s a December Holiday roundup of some activities happening across the city. There’s something for everyone.
AWA invites you to their Children’s Yoganastics Holiday Camp for kids aged 3 to 13.
- Music & Dance
- Various Martial Arts & many more
When: 3rd December to 23rd December
Days: Monday – Friday
Time: 08:30 – 12:30
Prices: P100 per day, P400 per week and P1500 for the month
Contact: 73 252 898
Parents, please be advised to pack snacks for the kids. Free fruits will be available and water will be on sale.
Bala After School Holiday School
Join this week-long holiday school for kids aged 3 – 12 years.
Yummy and fun activities include:
- DIY Ornaments
- Gingerbread House
- Exciting Movement Activities and more
When: Monday, 12th December to Friday, 16th December
Where: Baobab School
Prices: P150 per day, P650 for the week
Contact: WhatsApp 75 654 759
Nqoosa Holiday Camp
Nqoosa is back with their bake and cook camps! Bake the season bright at P1,050 (4 – 7 years) and P1,200 (8 – 14 years). Call to inquire about group prices.
Spaces are limited so give them a ring today.
When: 12 – 16th December
Where: Plot 21233 Village, Gaborone
Contact: 72 732 116 or 393 7644
Holiday Activities at Honeycomb Hub
There’s lots of family fun these holidays all throughout the month of December at the Honeycomb Hub.
For P120 per day on the 12, 14 & 16th of December your kids can enjoy lots of fun activities including ball games, Tiny Town, game town and Christmas crafts.
- 12 Dec – card making
- 14 Dec – salt dough ornaments
- 16 Dec – Grinch slime
WhatsApp 75 935 900 for all the info!
Propellers Holiday Camp
Propellers have some fun activities lined up. These include swimming, basketball, netball, gymnastics and soccer from 930am – 12pm.
When: 12th – 16th December
Where: Molapo Jack’s Hall
Contact: 311 1203
Dibini Holiday Program
Each morning will be filled with lots of activities focusing on
- fine and gross motor skills
- social skills
- arts and crafts
- games, dance
- reading, puzzles
- messy play and more
When: 12th – 16 December
Where: Northside Primary
Price: P600 for the week, P150 per day
Contact: Sanne 77 103 628
Power of 3 Christmas Camp
Here’s an epic holiday camp for 2 – 12 years olds in Phakalane. Activities include
- sensory play
- Christmas crafts
- treasure hunts and more
When: 12 – 16 December from 830am till 12 noon
Contact: Naean 75 303 262
An Encouragement from Kumon
With school holidays starting in the blink of an eye, the Team at Kumon Phase 2 and Maru-A-Pula want to remind students and parents the importance of doing their Kumon. Doing a little bit of work during the holidays.
By studying during the holidays, students will be that much closer to reaching their goal and becoming SMARTER!
The Team’s always there to support their learners, so feel free to reach out so they can help you reach your goals.
Contact: Doris at 72 114 134
At-Home Activity Boxes
Lora Arts & Crafts
Here’s a gift idea for your children, nieces, nephews, friends and siblings.
The limited edition Christmas-themed playdough kit will keep your kids busy during the holidays. This set is natural and chemical free! Recommended for children from age 3 upwards.
The Christmas sensory kits include
- Scented playdough
- Fun with crafts
- Craft instructions/ideas
- Cookie cutters (Christmas tree, stars, bells, angels, or Santa)
- A free playdough Mat
Price: Medium bucket: P180, Large bucket: P300
Contact: 77 017 189
Bee Happy Boxes
The 12 Days of Christmas Boxes are now available for pre-order from Bee Happy Box.
Here’s one thing to tick off your Christmas shopping list with lots activities to keep your kids happy and busy as we countdown to Christmas. For kids aged 4-9.
Delivery is FREE around Gaborone and Sprint Courier services are available to deliver around the rest of Botswana!
Contact: 76 112 648
December Family Friendly Events
Carols by Candlelight
Bring a picnic blanket to sit by the lawn for the carols. Carols by Candlelight is back at Avani and this promises to be a meaningful affair.
The day starts at noon with a Christmas Market followed by carols from 630 pm to 8pm.
When: 4th of December
Where: Avani Gaborone Resort & Casino
Price: P250 for a stall at the market and P100 per person at the carols. Alternatively, you can bring a wrapped gift for a child, with a note of the age and gender
Contact: Meera 72 299 741 or Edlyn 76 477 142
Christmas at the Gaborone Yacht Club
Celebrate Christmas at the Yacht Club with great views, Father Christmas and live entertainment from Cedric.
When: 11th December
Time: 12pm to 6pm. Lunch is served at 1pm
Price: P180 for adults and P75 for children under 5 and under 5s are free
Contact: Email [email protected] or call Sue on 71 579 707
Make sure to book your space ahead for catering purposes.
Night Christmas Market
The Farmer’s Market brings you fresh produce, homemade goods, preserved jams, arts and crafts fun for the family.
Where: Zorro’s Restuarant, Notwane Equestrian Centre
When: 10th December, 4pm – 9pm
Contact: 71 726 027
Did we miss anything, let us know in the comments. Also, let us know which activity/event your family is looking forward to the most.