Activities & Classes for Kids
Tokyo has lots of different activities and classes for kids. If you have anything that you think should be added to the list please get in touch with us at [email protected].
The Facebook group is another great place to ask for advice on activities and classes. The members are a wealth of great information.
KidZania is a city founded by the children of the world where they can be leaders and learn about society while having fun. Kids get to role-play as Adults at more than 90 jobs and activities using real-world tools and equipment.
TMG members can get a special 20% discount off the cost of entry! All members need to do is send KidZania a message on Facebook to inquire (Kidz Zaniac - KidZania Japan Global Department or KidZania Japan in English).
For more information, please take a look here - http://www.kidzania.jp/tokyo/en/
Pixi Academy -STEAM and Activities Club for Kids
Pixi Academy ~STEAM and Activities Club for Kids 3- 6 yrs old~
Come enjoy our variety of activities (such as Music, Cultural Performance Art, Self-defense) and our STEM + Art curriculum designed exclusively for our Club. All 60-75min classes are taught in English.
We are in Azabu Jyuban, Minato-ku.
For more information : https://www.pixiacademy.com/
Kspace Parent & Child Program
Kspace International School runs parent and child classes for children aged 3 months- 4 (as well as weekend classes, summer school, and of course their regular preschool) where children go, with their parents, to be involved in music and movement, sensory activities, art, phonics and general learning.
For more information check their webpage here - http://www.kspacetokyo.org/main/parent-child/index.php
Pilates for Children
Poppins After-school Program
Poppins Active Learning International School runs an after school program with art, yoga, math/science and literacy classes all provided in English. For more information check their webpage http://www.poppins-palis.jp/en/education/afterschool
British Football Academy
The British Football Academy runs in a number of locations in the Kanto area - mainly in Tokyo and Yokohama, bringing a British-style of football/soccer education to kids in Japan.
For further information check out http://british-football-academy.com/e/index.html
Tokyo Junior Playhouse
Running workshops to encourage children to think out of the box whose mission, according to their website TJP wants to
creatively enrich the lives of youth by offering education in the art and craft of theatre written for youth, performed by youth and presented to the public.
For more information check out their webpage http://tokyojuniorplayhouse.com/
Using the Helen O'Grady method, Tenie B. Sangma brings drama and creative expression education to children in Tokyo.
Mixed age classes from 3-12!
For more information check out their webpage- http://www.tokyo-bees.com/en/index.html
Tokyo International Children's Choir
For more information check out their webpage http://www.tokyochildrenschoir.com/
Baby massage classes are a fun way to learn how to soothe your baby, relieve tummy upsets, learn to understand your baby’s non-verbal language and much, much more.
Baby massage is simple, easy to learn and effective!
Celia Huges will run classes from February 2016- For more information- https://sagefemmetokyo.wordpress.com/baby-massage-classes/
Kotoba & Sign ~ Baby Sign Language Classes
Enjoy the many benefits of ASL and active learning with children of all abilities. Signing Time Academy Master Instructor Heidi Emoto has been working with families in Tokyo since 2009 and is the mother of two "singing babies". She offers classes, workshops, field trips, products, and personal support to families and teachers.
Regular classes are currently offered in Takenotsuka, Adachi-ku and at Hana House in Nisei-Ogikubo, Suginami-ku. Check the homepage for the current schedule and information about the benefits of signing.
Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SigningWay
Music is a universal language and form of communication.
There are several music together classes in Tokyo and around and you can find out more info on the main site here and for classes near you see the class locator section - https://www.musictogether.com/. Several TMG members run Music Together classes so feel free to check their information below.
Anneliese Knight runs Alba Music Together in West Tokyo For more information check her website- http://www.albamusictogether.com/en
Gillian Hudson runs Ochiai Music Together and hosts classes in Kamiochiai, Shimo-ochiai & Higashi-Nakano. For more information check her website here - http://ochiaimusictogether.com/
Kay Sakamaki is a preschool teacher based in Meguro Kakinokiza who runs Music together classes as well. For more information see her website here- http://tinytotandi.com/
ACE Club (Adventure Culture English Club)
Based mainly in Chiba. A company providing a fun and entertaining way to learn and use English through fun games and activities that keeps kids tuned in at all levels. We think that putting kids in a fun environment while learning is highly beneficial. No textbooks, just creative and imaginative personalities. The lessons are conducted fully in a natural English environment and will be ideal for any kid with or without any English experience. We have Japanese staff, as well as native speakers, so first-timers can easily join along with us without anxiety whether they are native speakers or not.
Check out the Facebook page here - https://www.facebook.com/pages/ACE-CLUB/873090679389925
Divya Marie Kato- Art classes
Fujimoto Piano Studio
Crescendo Kid's Studio- Kids yoga and Kindermusik classes
Piano Guild Japan
For more information - http://www.pianoguildjapan.com/
Artbar Tokyo offers mommy and me painting events every week at Sendagaya studio and also in Daikanyama. The classes are run in English and in Japanese and drinks and snacks provided. There are also adult sessions throughout the week.
Please check http://artbar.co.jp/events2/ for more details!