Playgroups & After School Activities

A selection of services to keep the children occupied after school, at the weekends and during school  holidays in and around Amsterdam. These include fun activities, learning sessions, sports themes or language based activities.

Robbeburg International Playgroup
Robbeburg is a non-profit, international playgroup for children ages 0-4 run completely by member volunteers. Located in Amsterdams Rivierenbuurt, it offers an indoor slide, play kitchen, ball pit, arts and crafts materials and in a safe environment.
Kinder Garden
Modern and friendly chain of childcare centres. Over 33 sites in total and 3 of those are in Amsterdam. Open 07:45-18:15 weekdays. We aim to help children be as happy and rounded as possible in their early years. At Herengracht 244, 1016 BT Amsterdam.
Kinderkook Kafé
Cafe where children aged between 5 and 12 years learn to cook, serve, bartend, clear tables, wash-up and pay the bill. Located at Vondelpark 6 B, 1071 AA Amsterdam.
Jeugd Theater School Zuidoost
Childrens theatre after-school programme held at various locations. One group at Haag en Veld 195, 1102 GK Amsterdam Zuidoost.
Marz Entertainment
Childrens after school theatre club. Also shows for weddings and discos for adults. At Volmerstraat 1, 1112 AZ Diemen
ABCDE
Playgroup for children up to the age of 4 where English and Dutch is spoken. Activities include parents and children morning, free-play and structured theme, singing, dancing, arts and crafts. At Parkwijk Buurtcentrum, Haagbeukweg 42,1326 CP Almere.
CompaNanny
Professional day care for children up to the age of 4 years and after school care for children aged between 4 and 12 years. 12 modern and friendly sites in Amsterdam and surrounding area.
Conscious Body
Self-defense classes and camps for children. At Geschutswerf 12-18, Amsterdam Oostelijke Binnenstad.
Sportcentrum Oranjehorst
Taekwando lessons for children. Located at Sportcentrum Oranjehorst, Stichting Koryo, Echtenstein 82 B, 1103 AB Amsterdam.
Turning Spirit Amsterdam
Gymnastic classes for children and adults. At Amsterdam West, Ijburg and De Pijp Amsterdam
Zwemacademie
Swimming and gym lessons for children. At Czaar Peterstraat 190a, 1018 PX Amsterdam.
Robbedoes Zwemschool
Childrens play area and large swimming pool for swimming lessons. At J Postmahof 1a, 1063 XB Amsterdam.
Mums & Tots
Club for mothers and fathers with pre-school children and babies. Childrens entertainment arranged. Part of the English Speaking Contact Group of Haarlem. Meets weekly on a Tuesday morning 10:00-12:00 at a members home or a hall in a central location.
The Little Gym
Gymnastics, sports, exercise, games, movement, listening and cooperation activities to help children build motor skills. Develops emotional, intellectual and social skills. 0-12 years. Henkenshage 4, 1083 BX Amsterdam. Introductory visit free!
Jacaranda Tree Montessori, Amsterdam
Amsterdams first Montessori playgroup for children from sitting/crawling age to 4 years old. All nationalities welcome. At; Veerstraat 48, 1075 SW Amsterdam
Partou Kinderopvang
Day care, playgroups for toddlers, out-of-school care and day care at home for children between 0 and 12. With multiple centers in Amsterdam: Centrum, Oud-Zuid, West and Oost.
Boy Scouts of America
Boy Scouts of Americas Troop 8 at ISA in Amstelveen is a group of enthusiastic youngsters keen to learn the life skills that Scouting offers. The Troop has up to a dozen members, ranging in age from 11 to 18.
Hestia Kinderopvang
Bilingual Dutch and English day and after school care using the Reggio Emilia philosophy and work methods. In Amsterdam Zuid and Amstelveen.
Drama and dance classes for kids in English
Playful, creative and imaginative classes for English speaking children from 2-12 years old. The children learn theatre and movement skills,
SwimKids
SwimKids offers English and Dutch spoken swimming lessons to children from ages three to ten. SwimKids focuses on small groups, individual instruction and playful teaching and is a certified swimming school working with qualified swimming instructors.
Splendor Kids
We offer Kindermusik and dance classes for kids from 0 to 7 years. Your child will have fun and at the same time develop essential learning skills.
Kinder Mirakel Child Care
Kindergarten and pre-school. We have been caring for children for over 20 years, creative thinking and discovery, and playing are in the heart of their pedagogical practice. Locations in Amsterdam Buitenveldert, Amstelveen and more.
Levantjes Kinderopvang
Levantjes Kinderopvang offers high quality daycare for children of the age 0-12. Three modern locations in Amsterdam West (0-4yrs) and Amsterdam Noord.Top locations with exciting activities. See Full Details for addresses and more info.
Teeny Tiny Yoga
Baby yoga is suitable for babies from 8 weeks until your baby is on the move. Classes adopt the principles of yoga though no prior yoga experience is necessary. Classes take place from the Absolutely Wellness Centre (British Shop) in Amstelveen.
Teeny Tiny Yoga
Baby yoga is suitable for babies from 8 weeks until your baby is on the move. Classes adopt the principles of yoga though no prior yoga experience is necessary. Classes take place from the Absolutely Wellness Centre (British Shop) in Amstelveen.
Mandarin Stars
Fun Mandarin Chinese lessons for kids! Mandarin Stars is the Netherlands only early Mandarin Chinese education program for kids 1 to 12. Register for free trial class.
Abrakadabra - Speeltaal School
We are a language school for children from the age of 2.5 until 12 years. We teach Dutch to the Expats Dutch in order to give them a perfect start in their new home country.?Other languages we teach are English, French, Spanish and German.
My Little Van Gogh
Art Club for babies and Toddler (10-36 months old) Hands-on sensory-art classes to encourage creativity, imagination and introduce your little one to the fun world of art.
Little Star Fitness
Little Star Fitness provides a fun innovative sport fitness & dance program specifically designed for children between the ages of 2-7
Candy Castle
Candy Castle is a magical indoor play area for children. It is full of themed play areas and safe and modern play equipment. The kids love it and the adults can sit and read or talk and have coffee.
Enkidu
The English language Storytelling afternoon for children in Mezrab Cultural Center: the leading storytelling venue in Amsterdam. We are bringing stories from all around the world on every second Sunday.
Little Lollipops
Little Lollipops is a baby and toddler drop in centre where fun, story telling, play and singing are all on the menu. Parents can drop off their little ones and also safe in the knowledge that they are being cared for and entertained in a fabulous setting...

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