Superkilen is a kilometre-long park situated in the Nørrebro area just north of Copenhagen’s city centre. Superkilen is home to more than 60 nationalities, and is considered to be one of the most ethnically diverse and socially challenged neighbourhoods in the Danish capital.
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Norway based architect firm, Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter, has designed an amazing daycare in central Oslo. It’s pretty breathtaking both for the kids and their parents. Have a peek!
Konditaget Lüders is Nordhavns first playground/training space and located on the roof of a parking garage. Bring the kids on a sunny day for play and a work out, or just to enjoy the amazing view of the harbour.
Our favourite Swedish tradition is without a doubt Midsummer. We celebrate the high-point of summer and do it together with family and friends, lot’s of food and drink throughout the day, dancing around the Maypole and picking wild flowers. It’s tradition to make your own flower garlands and we want to show you how easy it is to… Read more »
There is a lot of activity in the large playground at Kristinebergs Royal park in Stockholm. It’s not every day you get the chance to play with a 5,5 m high owl, several giant mushrooms, beetles, ants and go visit a flowerland… Go crazy kids!
When the Northern Swedish town of Piteå was in need of a parking garage they got a truly multi-purpose building instead. Not only a sledding slope for families in the winter but a popular meeting point and amphitheater in the summer. The larch clad building also lights up like lantern at night making it a popular local landmark.
Danish architect firm, Dorte Mandrup Arkitekt, has designed this amazing daycare in Helsingborg in the South of Sweden. The project started in 2008 (completed in 2013), in close dialogue with the future users. Now the lucky kids of Råå Daycare Center can play, learn and have fun while looking out on fantastic sea views.
What ever you do, don’t miss out on Studio Ghibli’s new release, “When Marnie Was There” (“Omoide no Marnie”). This is a movie about friendship, loneliness and finding your place in the world. It’s so beautiful and will for sure leave it’s mark on both you and your kids. The movie had it’s premier this week in… Read more »
Have you read the book, “The Danish Way of Parenting”? No? You might want to run out and get it! Denmark has snatched the top spot on the United Nation’s World Happiness Report for several years now (2013, 2014 and 2016. They came in third 2015). What is it about the Danes, and when in life does it all… Read more »
There is a brand new culture center in Oslo and it’s packed with great activities for kids and families! Every week you can choose from a wide variety of exciting cultural events. It opened two weeks ago and we had a blast visiting!
The Children’s Culture House in Copenhagen (Amager) offers not only a really great looking building, it’s like a Danish Villa Villekulla (you know, Pippi’s house) with all sorts of creative stuff happening inside. Sign up for daily workshops and events or just go for a visit and play to your hearts content!
I’m what you can call a Christmas-addict, I have always been and always will be. I start early with both decorations and the Christmas music, making Christmas treats also comes a bit early (but to everyones delight). I love traditions and even more so since we had kids. It has been important for us to find… Read more »
The annual crayfish party (or kräftskiva in Swedish) is a tradition the Swedish part of Vesle never wants to miss out on!. You can celebrate it throughout August and it’s usually spent with the whole family and friends. You eat as much crayfish as you can, together with bread, strong cheese and Västerbotten pie. Don’t forget the cold beer… Read more »
Don’t miss out on the free annual outdoor cinema that will be held on August 28 in Oslo, St. Hanshaugen. Arthaus presents “My Neighbor Totoro” (Studio Ghibli), a beautiful and magical animated movie that the whole family will love, and all under the Oslo sky! This event usually attracts thousands of people so plan ahead and be… Read more »
Miniøya is THE music and culture festival for the whole family. We go every year and we all love it, this year was no exception…
The most amazing animated Japanese movie just got dubbed into Norwegian for the little ones!. “Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi”, in Japanese, or in Norwegian, “Chihiro og Heksene”. We are so impressed with this movie and are over the moon about it finally making it all the way to Norway!. It was released this May, so if you haven’t… Read more »
We want to highlight great Instagram accounts and want to start out with @RockThatMuseumKid. This is one account we really love, it’s dedicated to kids and fine art – simple as that. We talked to Mamma and creator, Mille Maria, and now we love it even more!.
Miniøya is an annual music and culture festival for the whole family held at Tøyenparken in Oslo. They offer a wide range of musical and cultural experiences for the kids, and all within a safe and inclusive environment. The festival is focused on families having a good time and experiencing things together. Mark your calendar for May 30th and May… Read more »