Mumbai for kids: Take your pick from 5 cool kiddie workshops
Mumbai is hosting several workshops for kids in the coming months. Take your pick from 5 such cool kiddie workshops and let you children indulge in a great learning experience
Fun times in the kitchen
Enrol your kids for fun culinary adventures in the kitchen. Rushina Munshaw-Ghildiyal has designed the curriculum for nine to 16-year-olds. In the no-fire, kid-friendly kitchen, kids will learn basics of assembly, knife skills, nutrition, breakfasts, one-pot meals, savoury bakes, and desserts. The menu will include vegetarian and egg dishes.
ON: April 24 to April 28
AT: APB Cook Studio, Srishti Plaza, Andheri (E).
COST: Rs 5,500 (inclusive of taxes)
Tribal tales at the museum
Register yourself along with the kids for a workshop centred around all things tribal. Create tribal and folk arts from India, native America, Africa, Mexico and Japan and have a blast discovering tribal cultures. Learn the age-old art of metal embossing and create fabrics with natural colours and dyes.
ON: April 22 to April 30
AT: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Fort.
Summer dose of drama
This is for all kids who love some drama. Jump into a fun-filled workshop to capture the fundamentals of dramatics. Kids will get to sharpen their listening and public speaking skills. Musicians and singers in the group will get the chance to explore forms of music and musical instruments. The workshop is for eight to 16-year-olds.
ON: May 2 to May 18
AT: Whistling Woods, Filmcity, Goregaon (E)
COST: Rs 10,000
Lab it up! @ Planetarium
If you’re a science freak, this is your chance to shine. Pick from sessions at the city’s planetarium that cover electricity, optics and astronomy as well as mathematics, biology and climate change. Students will be registered on first-come-first-served basis. Sessions will be in English and Marathi.
ON: April 25 to June 13
AT: Nehru Centre, Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli.
CALL: 24924133 (for registration)
One stop for the summer vacay
Give your little star the chance to fly. Kids can join workshops on chocolate-making, soap-making, puppet making, gardening, dance, creative writing and much more, all under one roof. Registrations can be done online and at the venue.
ON: May 5 to May 21
AT: Oberoi Mall, Goregaon (E).
COST: Rs 600 onwards
LOG ON TO: www.oberoimall.com (for the schedule)