All of our courses are well planned activities for small age appropriate groups and run by professionals. So rest assured your children are having fun after school or during their weekend class. If you like our concept but don't see a course to suit your child's interests and/or age group, please help us to develop our program by offering suggestions. Please use our suggestions form.
Please note for all weekday courses we can pick up your child from SIS (Swiss International School) or Erlenmatt School at 16:00. Courses are open to children from other schools and in this case we can meet at Heartful Space at 16:15.
The course language is indicated in the description however all nationalities welcome. (We are all able to understand and speak German too).
Weekend Courses: Dates for weekend courses vary from course to course. See course description for dates.
Our Art Fridays continues again this Autumn!
Being creative, is the perfect way for children to unwind after a busy week at school or kindergarten. In our Art club we explore various techniques and materials and the world of three dimensional art: The children will get to experiment working with: wood, clay, paper, recycling materials etc. but also we’ll have painting sessions every once in a while depending of the theme that we are working on.
Age: This club is suitable for children from 5+ to 10
When: Every Friday. First term: August 23rd to September 27th. 16:15-17:45 (SIS and Erlenmatt Schule pick up at 16:00).
Sign up for one lesson, a few or all!
Course Leader: Kelly Seiders
Dates: August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 23
Do you have an aspiring baker at home? Have them come join in this baking course. We will bake cakes, cookies, muffins and savory treats. We will mix stir and pour, measure, sift and melt just to name a few of the fun things we’ll do. All the mess in someone else’s kitchen.
All supplies are provided.
This not an allergy free environment.
Sign up now to reserve your place.
Class Dates: Aug 20th, 27th, September 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th 6 sessions
Course Leader: Annabelle Smith
Maximum 8 children
Create body awareness and strength as well as a calm focused mind through yoga activities designed especially for kids. Our classes include yoga games, dance, songs, acro balance, human pyramids and various ways for kids to access the benefits of yoga in a fun and playful way.
10:00 - 11:30
Course Leader: Annabelle Smith
Class Dates: August 25th, September 8th, September 22nd
Maximum 8 children
Develop balance, strength, flexibility and perseverance whilst learning some acrobatic yoga moves. Lots of laughing guaranteed.
Our Acroyoga course will focus on the fun acrobatic poses in yoga such as arm balances like crow pose, backbends (wheel pose) and handstands and headstands just to name a few, along with partner poses and group poses. Each week we will learn different stretching and strengthening exercises to warm up the body through fun games, working towards our acrobatic pose in the second part of the session. Great for increasing strength, flexibility and focusing the mind all whilst having fun.
Saturday forest walks continues in August
Join our fun and adventurous forest walks this Autumn. Once a month we will make a 4 hour walk to one of the forest areas in Basel region. Allschwil Forest will be our destination for the first 2 excursions in this Autumn.
In the forest, we will hike through the beautiful forest, learn important facts about the forest, play games and cook our lunch in the open fire.
These excursions are suitable for children from 5 years up. Younger children can join with a parent/guardian.
If you have any questions, please contact the course leader Tonja Kaminen: 076 737 38 89
Please note, that signing up to the trips is possible up till 24h prior to each excursion.
Dates: Every Tuesday rom August 20th to October 29th (Except during the Basel Autum holiday)
Meeting point: Outside of SIS (kindergarten)entrance on Erlenmattstrasse side
Ages: 5 up
Enjoy a walk through the woods after a school day and cook a forest snack by the open fire. Learn some important age appropriate skills through various practical tasks such as making fire, building dens, cooking etc. Always a planned activity linked to a seasonal theme but most importantly great fun playing and exploring the woods!
For more information and questions, please contact the course leader Tonja Kaminen:076 737 38 89
MUSIC & MOVEMENT!
During this energetic Thursday afternoon club, the children will sing traditional children’s songs linked to seasonal themes and learn many new ones. They will have opportunity to play with large variety of simple instruments including tambourines, maracas, triangles and different types of drums.
During the dance and movement part of the class, children will work on coordination, balance, flexibility, strength, spatial awareness and positive body image through fantasy play and games.
Minimum participants for this workshop is 4 and maximum 8. For any further questions, please e-mail or contact directly the course leader Tonja Kaminen:076 737 38 89.