Peek At The Week | August 3 – August 10
by: Manila For Kids

LEARN | Business Bootcamp

business bootcampDo you dream of seeing your kids become successful entrepreneurs someday? Brew Your Best Year wants to empower your children to become equipped with the knowledge that will help them become successful entrepreneurs. In their Entrepreneurship Workshop,  kids will get to learn the basics of business and entrepreneurship. The second part of the workshop is to apply their learnings by selling food & beverage or retail items during a one-day fair. The challenge for the kids is to return their parents’ investments through their earnings from the fair. August 6 |1-5 PM Workshop is free. Minimal expenses for enterprise fair For kids 10-12 The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Bonifacio Global City Register at

JOIN | Story telling competition

storytelling The most exciting children's storytelling competition is back on its 5th year, and Lampara Publishing House with partner PETA are calling all talented to kids to join! Participating children receive a 4 hour workshop at the PETA Theater Center, and the winner receives PHP 15,000 in cash! Register now until August 19 PHP 400 0916-6067756 (Justin Castillo) (02) 725-6244 loc 23, (02) 410-0821 to 22 More info PETA Theater Center

LEARN | Basic drawing workshop

Drawing workshopHey, moms and dads! Here's a workshop that will help boost your child's creativity and channel it on to canvas or paper (instead of walls or furniture--yikes!). BASIC DRAWING WORKSHOP with Tinsley Garanchon will teach them all about using oil pastels and colored pencils to create their own masterpiece. August 6 | 2PM-5PM August 28 | 9AM-12NN For 7-12 years old Workshop fee Php 4,000 More info and reservation 759 82 88 local 22/35

LEARN | Sewing

seweasy Learn To Sew For Kids After-School Classes are back! The Girls Learn To Sew Program is perfect for girls age 9 to 16. It is a beginner sewing course that teaches the basics of how to use the sewing machine and how to follow instructions from a sewing guide book. Start August 8 Mondays 4:30-5:30pm Mondays 5:45-6:45pm Fridays 10:30-11:30am (homeschoolers) Saturdays 9:30-10:30am Saturdays 10:45-11:45am Age 9-16yo PHP 2800 for 4 classes Sew Easy Sewing Studio, BF Homes Phase 3, Parañaque City Sign up!kids-and-teens/c1o4l

LEARN | Create your own game

Makerspace pilipinas
Do you spend hours playing video and online games made by other people? Do you dream of making your own game one day? Now you can at The Mind Museum's Makerspace Pilipinas GAMEPLAY workshop! This August, you'll learn the basics skills you need to create and program your own game using Scratch.
August 6 & 20 |1-2 or 2-3 or 3-4 PM Free - PHP 50 (read flyer for details) Workshop is open to all ages Reserve your slot 

VISIT | Anime Short Films & Origami at the Metropolitan Museum

MET The MET believes that art is for all, so for their next Artful Saturday they have decided to reach out to younger art lovers. On August 6 (Saturday), there will be a CineMET of Anime Short Films: "Garden of Words" at 11 a.m. and "Voices of a Distant Star" at 1 p.m. The museum will also conduct an ORIGAMI workshop together with the Museum Volunteers of the Philippines (MVP). Designed for ages 7 to 13, this workshop further explores our current exhibition "Japanese Design Today 100" and promotes appreciation for the centuries-old yet still very popular craft of paper folding. CineMET and Workshop participants may join the free guided tour of the "Japanese Design Today 100" exhibition at 2p.m. August 6 Anime Short Films | 11 AM- 2 PM PHP 120 for students PHP 150 for non-students Origami workshop | 3-5 PM PHP 200 | 7-13 year olds Metropolitan Museum, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Manila For reservations and other information email

VISIT | Culture Smash at Museo Pambata

museo pambata Join Museo Pambata in celebrating our culture in "Going Ga'dang"! Watch a dance performance and see the colorful costumes of the Ga'dang people from Northern Cordillera. If you come early, at 10 AM, you can also play with shadows and lights in a performance from students of the Philippine High School of the Arts.  On Sunday, the museum guides will teach you how to make your own toy telephone. August 6 | 2 PM Going Ga'dang August 6 | 10 AM Shadowplay August 7 | 2.30 PM Make toy telephones PHP 250 (200 if you print out their coupon from FB) Museo Pambata, Roxas Boulevard corner South Drive, Manila Facebook Museo Pambata

PLAY | KidZania Manila turns 1

Kidzaniaturns1 KidZania Manila turns 1 and they are celebrating with huge discounts! Online advanced booking gives you big discounts during the week, but even the regular walk-ins during the weekend are a great deal. Available now until August 28. Upto August 28 PHP 200- 850 More info Kidzania Birthday Promo

LEARN | Needle felting

CraftMNL Learn to make these cute, felted creatures at Craft MNL's upcoming Basic Needlefelting class with Josele Ong of Pandora's Box! Get to shape wool fiber with a felting needle in this unique, no-sew technique. August 6 | 2-5 PM PHP 1,800

CREATE| Your own Master piece

Art Paint together with family, friends and loved ones. The instructor of KPEC Art Studio, will guide you on how to create a master piece that you will bring home at the end of the session. August 5 | 5-7 PM PHP 500 KPEC, Park Social Hall, Valle Verde 5 Pasig 0998 570 1437 or 0998 570 1436

WATCH | The Emperor's New Clothes

Emperor Kids Acts Philippines presents the classic story of the Emperor's New Clothes.  It opens in the theatre on July 29 and runs until August 7, 2016. Nice early performances for the whole family to enjoy.
August 5 Friday (10am, 2pm & 6pm) 
August 6 Saturday (10am, 2pm & 6pm) 
August 7 Sunday (10am & 2pm) PHP 522.50 St. Cecilia's Hall St. Scholastica’s College, Leon Guinto cor. Vito Cruz, Malate, Manila More info The Emperor's New Clothes

  PLAY | DinoPlay

DinoPlay Take the whole family to explore the awesome world of dinosaurs in this exhibition filled with hands-on activities for young kids and kids-at-heart. Dig for dinosaur bones, examine real fossil remains, make your own dino fossils, and so much more! Limited run only. PHP 100 adults PHP 200 children The Mind Museum, JY Campos Park, 3rd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City More info The Mind Museum

ENJOY YOUR WEEK! Tips for kid-friendly activities in the coming weeks can be sent to or We'll be happy to include your tip in our next Peek At The Week!