For children who love to play both outside and inside,
offers award-winning playground facilities from Finland and
the United Kingdom. Their range includes climbing frames, big
dinosaurs and pirate ships for your backyard. Even when it rains,
kids can play at home or in indoor areas with their colourful,
soft padding and funky soft toys. Sinocham’s professional team
is able to install and maintain the equipment. To learn more
about creating a perfect play space, call 2558 8117, or visit
in Quarry Bay has a tempting new way
to enjoy the summer heat: by offering their
delicious selection of wines and spirits at half
price during the evenings. Quench your thirst
after a long day out with one of their bargain
crisp whites, rich reds or refreshing rosés. It’s a
great way to keep cool this summer and have a
great time. Happy Hour at Frites is from 3pm
to 7pm throughout July and August. Call 2250
or email
for reservations.
Focus On Film
who specialise in film education for kids, is
offering four filmmaking courses this summer. Programmes not
only let kids explore the art of film and creative expression, but
improve collaboration and teamwork through the process of
filmmaking. Each course, taught by industry pros, will focus on
the major subjects of film, including cinematography, editing,
sound recording, lighting and directing. Open to students
aged ten to 17, courses run from 29 July to 5 August. Week-
long course fees are $3,450, and scholarships are available.
Learn more at
or call 3975 1020.
There’s nothing worse than purchasing new school kit to find
it goes missing only days into the school year.
Stuck on You
offers a range of iron-on clothing labels (no sewing, yay!), and
sticky name labels that are waterproof and suitable for both
the microwave and dishwasher (double-yay!). All labels are
printed in Australia using non-toxic ink and materials sourced
from Europe, and Stuck on You guarantees their quality.
Complete the set with matching personalised lunchboxes,
drink bottles and stationery in one of their gorgeous new
designs. See
or call 2549 2245.
For mini master chefs aged five to six years, check out
in Quarry Bay, where children can learn cooking
techniques and dining etiquette. Spark Studios engages
children through interactive culinary activities and encourages
them to raise questions, thereby improving self-expression.
Founder Yoshiko Hariu strongly believes that learning should be
both bi-directional and an experience. This summer, kids can
learn 20th century Western art history through food decoration.
Workshops on offer, priced from $2,700 for six classes, include
tea party hosting, where students learn to cook simple recipes
before sitting down to learn and practise afternoon tea
etiquette. Learn more at
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Summer 2013