Ramadan for kids in Bahrain
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The Holy Month may mean things slow down for adults but there’s still lots going on to keep kids busy. Mums in Bahrain, the organisation run by mums for mums, has organised lots of child-friendly events throughout Ramadan.
Mum & daughter spa morning
Bring your daughter and enjoy a message or any treatment while your daughter has her own spa services done! This event will take place at Little Princesses in Seef Mall, the date is still to be confirmed.
(17 564 898).
Encourage the little ones to watch their Ps and Qs with etiquette courses. There will be two classes: Little Princesses, for three to seven-year-olds, running from 11am-noon, and Big Princesses, for kids aged eight to 12 years, running from 1-2pm. The courses are a week long and there will only be ten places per class.
Mums in Bahrain iftar
An iftar party for members of Mums in Bahrain where parents can enjoy and embrace the spirit of Ramadan while the kids have fun at The Royal Country Club. Date and time still be announced.
Mums In Bahrain Gergaon party
A traditional Bahraini celebration, where members will get dressed up each in their own traditional clothes to celebrate a multicultural taste of Ramadan. There’ll be fund kids’ activities and a raffle draw.
A coffe morning for mums and kids is also planned and the group is running a charity toys/new clothes collection for orphans to be ditrbuted before Eid and this year Mums in Bahrain hasan online webpage about Ramadan in Bahrain for parents where you can learn more about the Holy Month. There’ll be healthy tips for fasting and non-fasting people during summer tackling how to handle dehydration and fatigue and how to stay active, fit and healthy during Ramadan. You’ll also find Ramadan timings for malls, supermarkets, kids’ activity centres and more at www.mumsinbahrain.net. There are also lots of summer camps running right through August with a wide variety of activities from sports to arts.
The My Gym camp runs through to the end of the month and offers a half-day of gymnastics, arts, crafts, science, story time, relays and more with a new theme each week.The camp is aimed at kids aged three-and-a-half to eight years and children are split into age-appropriate groups for activities.
Sun-Thu, 9am-1pm. Al Victory Suites, Seef District (17 566 566).
Running through to August 16, the Life-Fit summer camp is open to all kids aged three to 15 and offers swimming, football, basket ball, tennis, volley ball, dodge ball, athletics and team games.
Sun, Tue & Thu, 9.30am-1pm. Riffa Views International School (33 001 261/17 692 424).
Kidz World Kindergarten
The summer camp at Kidz World runs through to August 16 offering story telling, arts and crafts, cooking, music and dance, water play and imaginative play for youngsters aged three to seven years.
Sun-Thu, 8.30am-12.30pm. Adliya (17 715 050).
Open to Indian School students and running to August 23, this camp includes swimming, art, cricket, badminton, yoga, martial arts, leadership training, painting and public speaking classes.
Sun, Mon, Wed & Thu 8am-noon. Indian School, Isa Town (39 675 947).
This summer camp, running through to August 16, is better known as the ‘fun and laughter factory’ catering for various ages and offering activities including music and movement, arts and crafts, a splash pool, games, yoga, face-painting and sports.
Application forms from the RIA Centre, Adliya (17 716 871).
The Little Gems summer camp runs through to August 16 with fun things to do including arts and crafts, cooking, papier mache, soft play, swimming, indoor games with slides and climbers and a weekly splash day.
Sun-Thu 8am-noon. Little Gems Barbar (17 694 356).
Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam
This camp, running to August 16, is aimed at exploring mental and intellectual growth and enriching the children’s artistic talents. Directed by children’s theatre expert and award-winning director Manoj Narayanan, it will include games, small dramas, a picnic and magic show, painting and slide shows and short films to showcase Kerala’s language and traditions open to kids aged five to 15 including children of non-members.
Sun-Thu, 8am-12.30pm. Manama (17 251 878).
Bahrain Science Centre
Activities and workshops running up to Eid.
Daily except Wed pm and Fri. (13 684 686).
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