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11 Feb

The Trojan Horse workshop

Make your own Trojan horse in a 2-hour wood workshop inside an original carpenter’s workshop and let your hands and soul discover the art of wood and mythology. In the end of this workshop the wooden Trojan horse will be all yours for you to keep and remember this unique experience in Athens.   Book today this family private experience by email at info@athensforkids.com...

11 Feb

The  journey of wool for families

Let’s Explore Greece’s traditional cultural heritage, learn about the weaving and wool history and experience it yourself in a hands on interactive workshop! Take with you the unique piece of art you made and remember this experience for ever! Important things to know: The name “Argalios” means loom, a wooden loom commonly used in the 19th century to weave items such as blankets, rugs. A loom is a device used to weave cloth and tapestry. The basic purpose of any loom is to hold the warp threads under tension to facilitate the interweaving of...

6 Feb

Myths, Heroes and Mythical Creatures Exploration

Mythological creatures are more than just make-believe. They are a glimpse into how our ancestors once saw the world and of the fears that filled their imaginations when they heard something go bump in the night. These mythical monsters are some of the strangest, most bizarre creations ever, ranging from glorified animals to humanoid mythical creatures. Let’s discover the hidden parts of the Acropolis museum and talk about the most terrifying creatures, the heroes and stories that are hidden inside the museum. How do these creatures and heroes relate to the 12...

24 Jan

The Great Street Art Family Exploration

Get to know the street art scene of Athens through the knowledge and passion of Sotiris Fen (street artist) as your guide that will motivate and inspire your family's creativity. The best and coolest artworks we have chosen and the stories of their creators are there to be discovered in the area of Metaxourgeio or Monastiraki  by each member of your family. Explore greek culture in a unique way and understand better this new contemporary art movement that is shaping the world. You will not only feel like a local...

2 Jul

Build an ancient Greek temple

When in Greece … Learn the ins and the outs of the ancient Greek temples and build your own … brick by brick using original LEGO® bricks. A unique educational playing experience that provides fun and knowledge on architecture, construction and the use of ancient Greek temples. Unsolved mysteries, fun facts and much more in a two hour session designed and run by Certified LEGO® Serious Play® Facilitator and creativity expert! A hands-on, minds-on activity suitable for children 7 years old and above, ideal for families and for any adult who wishes...

2 Jul

Acropolis Museum and the Parthenon Combo

[caption id="attachment_703" align="alignnone" width="750"] NAM, AKTOR, 30JUN2009[/caption] Join us in this 3-hour family program which combines the greatest highlights of the city of Athens. Spend your day with our tour guide inside the Acropolis Museum, where you can admire excavations which are visible under glass floors. Kids can learn about daily life in ancient Athens and be amazed by interesting myths! You will also have the chance to admire the wonderful caryatids and learn about the one missing...

17 Apr

The Great Explorer of the Ancient Hills

Do the hills of Athens hide ancient secrets? Children make their own map of images and sounds to locate and explore all ancient, old and new stories, looking from above. You cant imagine what is hiding out there! Duration of the educational tour: 90’ Place: Philopappos hill, Mars hill and Pnyx hill. In order to book this tour please email your request at info@athensforkids.com and we will reply to you asap in order to reserve a place with us. Children are not allowed unattended and must be accompanied by an adult at all times.  ...

28 Mar

The Fruity and Spicy Tour for Kids

Monastiraki & Plaka We will walk through Plaka, the oldest district of Athens, and stop for a cup of Greek coffee near Anafiotika, a village like neighborhood under the shadow of the Acropolis. Psiri The area with the city's highest concentration of small craft workshops. We will see the making of fyllo by a pita master and taste his wonderful creations. Children can help him prepare it. Visit the most famous cured meat shop and taste a variety of artisanal cheeses and traditional meze. Central Market, Fruits & Spices We will visit Varvakios Market which was...

28 Mar

The Mythology Hunt for families

Greek mythology (from the Greek 'mythos' for story-of-the-people, and 'logos' for word or speech, the spoken story of a people) is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices. It was a part of the religion in ancient Greece. The 12 Olympian Gods and Goddesses in the National Archaeological Museum The whole family will have the chance to discover all of the Olympian Gods...

18 Mar

Plaka and the Hidden Treasures exploration

Plaka is the oldest district in Athens, built at the foothill of the Acropolis, with picturesque neoclassical houses and mainly pedestrian streets. A neighborhood full of street musicians, flower sellers, photographers and people who sell beads or will write your name on a grain of rice. There are many restaurants and cafes to stroll around and enjoy your walk. Children will have the chance not only to walk in the streets of Plaka neighborhood but to explore it and search for the hidden treasure. Meanwhile, they will have the chance to learn...

17 Mar

Travel along with goddess Athena in the Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum is an archaeological museum focused on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens. It provides a safe and fabulous home for the masterpieces of the Acropolis and ensures that they are given the prominence that they deserve. The new Acropolis Museum has a total area of 25,000 square meters, with exhibition space of over 14,000 square meters. The building, constructed from concrete and glass, is a masterpiece and strikes a dramatic chord in the historical area of Makriyianni next to the Acropolis metro station. Visitors...


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