The Best Oxford Kids Clubs and Activities 2019
Puddle Ducks Oxfordshire
Puddle Ducks brilliant swimming classes are for babies, toddlers and preschool children, from birth to four years and can be joined at any age. They are designed to promote bonding, water confidence and water safety in a fun and loving environment. We take little ones through a structured programme designed to develop their natural affinity with the water and encourage them to learn to swim independently.
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MF Martial Arts
MF Martial Arts run some fantastic classes for ages 3+ that we can’t wait for you to take part in; these aim to improve confidence, discipline, fitness and promote self defence (only when necessary!) amongst a whole host of other benefits, in a fun and unpressurised environment!
For age 3+
Telephone – 0800 0350415
Email – [email protected]
Mess Around Oxforshire
We are all about providing children exciting opportunities to get messy and explore fun new sensory activities. They don’t stay little for long, so make the most of family fun by joining us at Mess Around Oxfordshire, with lots of activities to explore including our famous painting wall, the little ones can squelch, pour, mix and get messy to their hearts content.
Our themed parties are run monthly throughout Oxfordshire, bringing you and your children larger-than-life unique messy fun. Mess Around is ideal for children over 6 months (or sitting unaided), but older siblings up to the age of 10 can also participate in the Big Kids Create & Make Corner, where we have arts, crafts or junk modelling available to keep them busy at our School Holiday and weekend sessions.
Please note that we play music at all our events, so be prepared to dance!
You can come along to one of our events by booking an hour of play, adults are free and we provide free tea/coffee and biscuits too! We have lots of track, trains, fancy dress, reading books, crafts and two ride on trains!
We also offer sibling, multiples and group discount so what are you waiting for? Come and play trains!
Harwell Village Hall, Oxford. OX11 0EX
Upcoming Dates include:
SUNDAY 13th OCTOBER
- Session 1: 10:00 – 11:00
- Session 2: 11:10 – 12:10
- Session 3: 12:20 – 13:20
SATURDAY 7th DECEMBER
- Christmas Party!
- Session 1: 14:00 – 16:00
If your child loves to play trains then we can help throw an amazing party! You hire the hall and we will bring the fun.
You will not only have miles of track to keep your little ones busy but also the ride on train, fancy dress, craft activities and a reading corner. Party invites are provided along with a huge balloon for the birthday child, for an additional cost party bags, cake and decorations can also be arranged. Upgrade to a two hour party for £50 extra!
We also come to Nursery, Pre-School and Schools to provide some train based fun. The amount of time, activities and price can all be tailored to your needs.
And if you’re in the market for a corporate event such as a staff family day, or need something to entertain the staff’s children, get in touch!
Playball North Oxford
The aim of Playball is to introduce young children to constructive and enjoyable sport participation through various age-appropriate programmes. All of the programmes have a “multi-activity” approach, ensuring a competent foundation in all the popular sports played at school.
We run weekly term-time classes, parties and holiday camps. Our programme is the culmination of Sports Scientists, Teachers and Occupational Therapists all coming together in the name of Child Development through sport. After a child has gone through our programme they will have learnt all the basic fundamentals that are needed in all sports, such as balance, coordination, ball skills, spatial awareness and much much more! It is the best possible introduction to sport for ALL abilities and non stop fun!
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Oxford Summer Courses
Sharing an exceptional and authentic education with the world, we believe that cultural and educational experiences go hand in hand. We offer immersive 2 and 4 week academic summer courses for students aged 9-12, 13-15, 16-17 and 18-24, who wish to participate in an unforgettable university experience taught by expert tutors at Oxford University, Cambridge University, Stanford, London or Singapore (NUS). For our 9- 12-year-old students, they will stay and study at renowned British boarding schools, Wycombe Abbey and Cheltenham Ladies College.
Exciting multi-activity camps for children aged 3-14 during the school holidays, where children can enjoy a fantastic range of activities, fun off-site trips and specialist training and coaching led by engaging staff. Whether you child is interested in sport, arts, crafts or a bit of everything, there are activities to suit everybody!
Develop new skills, make new friends, and have fun with Active Camps for just £41 a day!
For more information about camp locations and prices, please visit www.active-camps.com or call 01865 594 325
Baby College® parent & baby classes are designed for parents and children from birth to three years of age. We run in classes in East Oxford, Botley, Summertown, Headington with a new venue starting in Didcot later in 2019.
The classes are a fun mix of We cover a different fascinating developmental topic each week which have been written specially for us by child development experts, health professionals and academics.
Infants 0 – 9 months
Essentials right from the start. Our baby classes offer insight into early development to increase your confidence and understanding of your growing baby. Fun and gentle activities are suitable from birth with the pace progressing as your baby grows.
Toddlers 9 – 18 months
Your older baby is exploring more and more of the world around them, so Toddler classes introduce additional learning themes, music play and rhythmic movement. Activities promote language, listening, and body awareness.
BC Juniors 18 – 36 months
Junior classes are lots of fun and even more active, with greater emphasis on cognitive and motor skills. Themes drawn from life experiences allow each individual child to express their creativity and imagination. Activities support increased independence and emotional understanding, building the confidence and skills they will need for later learning.
“Both Eleanor and Matthew have loved their time doing Baby College and I’ve made many friends through your vibrant and fun classes. We will miss our Wednesdays hugely.” Fiona, Matthew (3 years) and Eleanor (18 months)
For more information contact Bea or Donna on 01865 421879 or email [email protected]
Book online NOW at www.babycollege.co.uk/oxford
Next Thing Education: Step into Tech
Next Thing Education offers unforgettable and fun learning experiences for children aged 5- 11. Our holiday camps are the perfect place for your child to have fun, get creative and explore new amazing technology.
In this digital era, where jobs in technology are on the increase, our camps are an investment in your child’s future. With hundreds of different activities suitable for all skill levels, we offer different challenges every school break. From 3D printing, Virtual Reality, Video Game Creation and DJing, our courses are the perfect mix of fun and education.
We employ only the best staff with a passion for technology and teaching to give your child the best experience. With a wide range of schools letting us hold our clubs and camps, we are now in even more locations across the country! You can find your nearest camp on our website.
Phonics Stars Oxford – Starting January 2020
Phonics Stars ™ provides early learning education to Pre school Children in order to build knowledge and confidence and thereby provide the best possible transition into School. Phonics Stars ™ Class Leaders hold fun, educational and interactive classes for Children from around 18 months/2 years to 5 years. These feature innovative phonics activities and interactive phonics activities based on phonics sounds that encourage children to want to play phonics games, literacy games and other Pre school games that build the foundations for learning in a happy and stimulating environment.