High-spirited fall of culture for babies and toddlers in Vantaa

Photo: Antti Yrjönen

This fall it pays to be a 0—3-year-old Vantaa resident! Vantaa Cultural Services and its partners offer babies and toddlers, as well as their families lots of programs all over Vantaa.

New Vau! Culture for families with babies and toddlers in Vantaa brochure is a fine collection of cultural programs targeted at the smallest family members. Tips on where to go this fall are given in Finnish, Swedish and English.

Vau! Culture for families with babies and toddlers in Vantaa brochure will be distributed to Vantaa counseling bureaus, Vantaa Infos, open day-care centers, Children's Art Center Toteemi and Children's Art Center Pessi during week 39.

In addition to the printed brochure, you can view the program online at: vantaa.fi

Museum Mondays for babies, art sessions and myriad other interesting events are waiting for the small culture-lovers – you are warmly welcome!

Vau! Culture for families with babies and toddlers in Vantaa (pdf)

Vau! Culture for families with babies and toddlers in Vantaa, Fall 2017

The experiental color workshop for babies and toddlers
Children’s Art Center Toteemi, Myyrmäentie 6, Myyrmäki

Thurs, Nov. 2 / Nov. 9 / Nov. 16 (3 sessions)
at 9:15 Toddles (12–24 months) and at 11:00 Babies (5–12 months)
The workshops introduce the world of colors and shapes safely to babies and toddlers, as well as stimulate all the senses. The underlying principle is pleasant, leisurely doing and being together. The workshop lasts 45 minutes, of which 20–30 minutes consist of active doing.
Enrollment: tel. 09 8392 9044, kulttuuritapahtumat@vantaa.fi.
Course fee: child + adult €30 when bought in advance at Vantaa Info or €34 when bought in cash at the beginning of course. Family ticket: (2 children, 2 adults) €45 when bought in advance, €47 when bought at the beginning of course.

Loiske Ensemble: BabySauna
Children’s Art Center Pessi, Kielotie 14, Tikkurila

Fri, Oct. 13, at 10:00 and 11:30
Tickets: baby + parent €5 when bought in advance at Vantaa Info, € 7 when bought in cash at the door. Advance booking obligatory, tel. 09 8392 9044, kulttuuritapahtumat@vantaa.fi.
BabySauna, focused on families with 0–1-year-old babies, is a nonverbal dance theater performance where the audience is welcome to join the performance.

The Path of Senses – explore, play, feel
Children’s Art Center Pessi, Kielotie 14, Tikkurila

Nov. 2.–23.2017 / The Path of Senses is a multi-sensory experiential space for 0—3-year-olds with their own parent. A guide will provide tips on exploring the path. After the Path of Senses, you can stay and relax in Pessi and care for your child. Enroll in the everyday workshop or family event!

Everyday workshops: Fri, Nov. 3 / Tue, Nov. 7 / Wed, Nov. 8 / Fri, Nov. 10 / Fri, Nov. 17 / Tue, Nov. 21 / Wed, Nov. 22 At 9:00, 10:00, 12:00 and 13:00
Duration approx. 60 min. Advance booking obligatory, tel: 09 8392 9044, kulttuuritapahtumat@vantaa.fi.
Fee: €5 / child when bought in advance at Vantaa Info or €7 when bought in cash at the beginning of workshop, another child + €2. Adults free of charge

The Path of Senses family day, Sat, Nov. 11
Group 1 at 13:30–15:00 and group 2 at 15:00–16:30
(families with a 0—3-year-old child, an older sibling can come along)
The multi-sensory experiential space of the Path of Senses is for exploring and playing together. In the card workshop, bigger children make Father’s Day cards where the smaller one’s footprint is printed. The visit ends in a workshop that offers happy, rhythmic dancing, rhymes and songs, as well as testing different kinds of drums!
Advance booking obligatory, tel. 09 8392 9044, kulttuuritapahtumat@vantaa.fi.
Fee: €5 / child when bought in advance at Vantaa Info or €7 when bought in cash at the beginning of workshop, another child + €2. Adults free of charge.

Museum Monday for babies
Vantaa City Museum, Tikkurila's old railway station, Hertaksentie 1

Oct. 2 / Nov. 6 / Dec. 4 at 10:00−11:00 Vantaa City Museum
Admission free. We open our museum for the morning for babies and their companions
on the first Monday of every month. The program consists of free socializing in the Speedway
of Emotion exhibition.

Colorful sounds -workshops for babies and toddlers
Vantaa Art Museum Artsi, Paalutori 3, Myyrmäki

Come and experience the gentle atmosphere where sounds range from the beat of the heart to the buzz and whirl of the sunny meadow. The workshop provides an ideal environment for joint parent-and-child moments on the child's terms. We have three color rooms that offer functional sensory materials and colorful wonders. Fee: €5 / participant. Enrollment by email: helena.erakare@vantaa.fi.

Baby workshops (5—12-month-olds)
Thurs, Oct. 19 and Wed, Oct. 25, at 9:30–11:00
Fri, Oct. 20, Thurs, Oct. 26 and Fri, Oct. 27, at 9:30–11:00 and 13:30–15:00

Toddler workshops (12—24-month-olds)
Sat, Oct. 14 and Sat, Oct. 21 at 10:00-11:30
Sat, Oct. 28 at 10:00-11:30 and 14:00-15:30

Sibling workshop (baby and older sibling)
Tue, Oct. 17, at 9:30–11:00 and 13:30–15:00
Wed, Oct. 18 and Tue, Oct. 24 at 9:30–11:00

Published: 25.9.2017 
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