Meanwhile, many world-famous art museums have special programs for young visitors. Thus, the Hermitage offers excursions and lecture cycles for children of different ages. Preschoolers on their way to the museum are met by the fairy Fairy and a toy kitten Smotryk, and during the tour-game, children will learn about the history of the Hermitage, about famous artists and sculptors, about art from different countries and eras. Younger schoolchildren and adolescents are offered lectures corresponding to their level of development. There are also separate programs for families with children. If you are staying in St. Petersburg for a long time, you can purchase a subscription to the cycle of children’s excursions. The State Tretyakov Gallery for Children has prepared a quest game. Here they suggest turning an ordinary excursion into a detective story. Continue reading
What should I ask about in a telephone conversation or letter first of all? Is there a kids club on site; Club working hours; Does the club have a Russian animator; From what age children are accepted; What feed; Do they put to sleep; Is staying with parents required? Are there additional services, and if so, at what price? Having based on the information received, a general idea of the kids club, you can safely go abroad with your little traveler. Upon arrival, try to immediately meet with the hotel staff responsible for children’s activities, and once again make sure that you have been given the correct information. Continue reading
If you want to travel all the sights on vacation, travel with children after 12 years. As the experience of my friends shows, children under 11 years old get tired just like children under 7 years old.
Therefore, it is better not to attend excursions, or visit those that take no more than 1.5-2 hours.
At 4, my daughter and I went on a 5-hour tour, she was tired and fell asleep on the bus. While everyone was visiting the monastery, I watched the sleeping child on the bus. At 5, we went on a shorter tour (3 hours along with the road), she still suffered the first 1.5 hours, then I couldn’t wait until this tour ends. Continue reading