. – By Atiya Darbar and Afra Kochra of Kiddiegram


The words “Summer Vacation” means a lot of different things to different people. To kids it means finally a break from school and everyday routine. To Teachers it means a much-needed breather from work, students and the dreaded syllabus. And to us parents it could mean one of two things; either taking off on your annual holiday or trying to keep the kids busy at home while they’re off from school. While the children would love nothing more than to sleep in, binge on unhealthy snacks and become award winning couch potatoes it’s up to us to try and make these months as productive as possible. Here are our top choices for the coolest summer programs for your children according to the city you live in.




Early Wonders International preschool: This swanky place located at Waterfield road Bandra boasts of a state of the art premises that is no less than any child’sdream. Their Summer Workshops are theme centric where children can explore topics like Community Helpers and Fairytales amongst others. Ideal for children aged 2 years to 5 years they go on all the way up to June. Call +919769663377


Koco Kids Preschool: One of the few preschools in town that not only has a full fledged indoor, soft play area within its premises but also has an outdoor section with water play and a tree house that gives the children the rare luxury of fresh air in a safe and hygienic environment. They offer some adorable summer workshops for your children. Tucked away in a quietneighborhood of Santacruz West. Call +919619672020


Buzzing Bees: Operated by a certified Occupational Therapist and a Montessori Teacher, Buzzing Bees have been around for years making sure our children get an education even during their vacations. Having just introduced a STEM camp for 6 to 10 year olds along with their regular camps for children ages 18 months to 6 years, these guys are located at 2 destinations; Worli and Hughes Road. Call +919029147667 Email:


Mindgrove: Colaba’s fancy new international preschool is engaging children with various themes like Water World, into The Wild and even Star Wars. Known for its fabulous teachers and posh interiors, this school makes sure they put in all efforts to give your children a summer to Call +91 9920439019




Camp at Hyatt Regency: This unique Summer Camp conducted by the hotel experts teaches kids to make beds, cook, make mocktails and even learn table etiquettes. Children can also swim in their pool and take part in their yoga sessions while parents can enjoy a 20% discount on food, beverage and spa services. Call +919158893024


Pune equestrians: This one stop destination for horse lovers and riding enthusiasts is located just 6 km from Pune International Airport. It even has its own Petting Farm! They hold Summer Camps each year and they focus on English, Western, Barrel and Trail riding lessons. +919860766206


Enjoy-a-Ball – This multisport coaching program is ideal for girls and boys aged 3 to 9 years. Located in Magarpatta in Pune they offer summer programs where children can try out a wide range of sports, games and creative activities as they rotate through different activity stations, so there’s something for everyone. Its also located in multiple locations in Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai.






I Ride 2 Reach: This one of a kind cycling workshop focuses on training children to adopt safe and correct riding techniques while also developing their strength, stamina, endurance and performance. Through their Summerprogram they explore nature with the kids allowing them to photograph as they cruise the city! Email


Playful Minds: Located in Hauz Khas, this dynamic enrichment center and preschool for children believes in creating an enjoyable learning experience through harmony of knowledge, creativity and convenience. Their Summer program is on all the way until end of June. You can choose from 2batches, one in the morning and one in the evening.


The Learning Brush: The Learning Brush focuses on initial years of a child’s development and offers a well-curated Summer Program where instead of just “passing time” children utilize every minute of their time through constructive learning. They restrict the number of students they enroll to ensure personal attention to everyone. Located in South Extension, New Delhi. Call 8447993385


Being parents ourselves we know how hard it can be to suddenly have kids be home all day. That awful word we dread oh so much- “Boredom” seems to manifest itself into our summer no matter how hard we try. Here’s our attempt at making your life just a tad bit easier so when someone wishes you a “Happy Holiday” you can actually have one too.


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