Kid Activities during the Peruvian Winter

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Kid Activities during the Peruvian Winter

Postby sbaustin » Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:14 am

I am looking at having my brother's kids from the USA with us during part of the USA summer (at least a month). They are 9 and 6. Does anyone know of any daily or school activities they could do that would occupy some of each weekday? I'm not sure if school is in, that they might be able to go to a Peruvian school for a bit, something like a soccer camp, etc. Being winter I'm just looking for some suggestions anyone might have. The kids speak Spanish.


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Re: Kid Activities during the Peruvian Winter

Postby Danny55 » Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:18 am

Here is a starting point for you http://www.limaparapequenos.com

There are a number of play centres lima Wannabe / smallplace / LaPlacita / City Toys which would be fine for the 6 year old but I suspect would not be of that much interest to the 9 year old.
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Re: Kid Activities during the Peruvian Winter

Postby sbaustin » Thu Feb 04, 2016 11:33 am

Thanks I will check that out. Hopefully I can get some more suggestions too!
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Postby someotherdude » Thu Feb 04, 2016 12:27 pm

Got an Xbox or PlayStation?
Video games are the activities most kids are into be it summer or winter.
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Re: Kid Activities during the Peruvian Winter

Postby Alan » Thu Feb 04, 2016 12:55 pm

Check with Colegio Roosevelt. They sometimes offer activities.

Also, kids that age love Divercity, a mini-town play area located at Jockey Plaza.
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Postby sbaustin » Thu Feb 04, 2016 2:21 pm

To be clear I'm referring to activities with other kids. No reason to come to Peru to play xbox when they can do that at home. Because my wife and I work we'd like to find classes or something they can do part of the day. We are self employed so we have flexibility but are looking for them to fill time with other children/etc.
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Re: Kid Activities during the Peruvian Winter

Postby gringolandia » Thu Feb 04, 2016 6:28 pm

Well that was constructive :roll:

Gotta love it when someone goes through the process of getting a login here just to make a whiny first post complaining about some other person's post.

Anyway, it is pretty easy to find affordable tennis, soccer, swimming, dance, etc., lessons for kids. You ought to be able to fill out their schedules pretty fast with that.

I wouldn't leave them unattended anywhere though, even with an instructor. Definitely send them with at least a nanny to watch them.
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Postby someotherdude » Thu Feb 04, 2016 7:49 pm

sbaustin wrote:To be clear I'm referring to activities with other kids. No reason to come to Peru to play xbox when they can do that at home. Because my wife and I work we'd like to find classes or something they can do part of the day. We are self employed so we have flexibility but are looking for them to fill time with other children/etc.



Your first post didn't make it clear which is why I suggested xbox/PS.
Video gaming is like crack to kids today.
If they are gamers then they're gonna be bored to tears w/o a device no matter what activities you have planned for them.
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Re: Kid Activities during the Peruvian Winter

Postby sbaustin » Fri Feb 05, 2016 8:18 am

someotherdude wrote:Your first post didn't make it clear which is why I suggested xbox/PS.
Video gaming is like crack to kids today.
If they are gamers then they're gonna be bored to tears w/o a device no matter what activities you have planned for them.


No worries that's why I tried to make it clearer. They aren't gamers, are pretty active, do well in school. They won't enjoy staying home playing video games all day everyday. We are looking into various activities like tennis, soccer, etc and I just wanted to see what others here might suggest. Thanks to those of you that actually read the original post, understood it, and have provided ideas!
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Re: Kid Activities during the Peruvian Winter

Postby PeruvianMama » Thu Mar 10, 2016 10:24 pm

Why wouldn't you leave kids unattended even with an instructor?? Isn't that the point of the kids going to school? Could they get kidnapped?
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Re: Kid Activities during the Peruvian Winter

Postby victmanu » Fri Mar 11, 2016 12:13 pm

I suggest La tarumba for one day of the week,be aware it isn't cheap.

http://www.latarumba.com/wp-content/upl ... 16_WEB.pdf
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Re: Kid Activities during the Peruvian Winter

Postby victmanu » Fri Mar 11, 2016 12:27 pm

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Postby sbaustin » Fri Mar 11, 2016 2:09 pm

PeruvianMama wrote:Why wouldn't you leave kids unattended even with an instructor?? Isn't that the point of the kids going to school? Could they get kidnapped?


Please see my original post!

victmanu wrote:Other option is taller de robotica in Miraflores.

http://www.pcmiraflores.com/curso-talle ... botica.php

http://www.robotecperu.com/


That looks awesome! They would both love those type of classes. Thanks.
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Re: Kid Activities during the Peruvian Winter

Postby egia » Thu Apr 07, 2016 2:45 pm

Colegio Roosevelt has a 3 week winter camp for kids. Usually run last week of June and first two weeks of July. We've done it two years in a row. English and/or Spanish speakers are welcomed.

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