Activities for English Speaking Families in Berlin

30 March 2022 | By Lisa H

Looking for something to do with your kiddo in Berlin, but in English? Here’s a list of fun activities in English for kids of different ages:

0-4 Years Old

Baby & Toddler Playgroup at St. George's Church (Westend Charlottenburg)

This English speaking playgroup has been running for over 20 years and offers fun play time for babies and toddlers, plus some adult company for the parents. It takes place on Mondays from 10am to 12pm. Learn more.

Little Music Makers (various locations)

Little Music Makers® is a music school in English for children ages 1 – 4 years and their parents. The lessons are mixed-age, i.e. babies, toddlers and young children can join in the same course and sing, dance and make music together! More information.

🐘 I took this class with my daughter when she was 2.5 years old and it was so much fun!

International PlayTime at Work'n'Kid (Friedrichshain)

Every Wednesday afternoon from 3pm to 4:30pm, international parents and their little ones can meet for coffee and playtime at Work'n'Kid. The kids can play with or without the parents – a sitter will be on site. Learn More.

Baby Music in English by Berlin Children’s Choir (Prenzlauer Berg)

Baby Music in English offers three different types of classes: Baby Music, Moving Baby Music and Toddler Music for babies from 3 months to 4 years old. More information.

Expat Parent-Toddler Playgroup (Kreuzberg)

This International playgroup takes place on Wednesdays from 10:30 to 12:30 at St. Lukas Church near Anhalter Bahnhof. More information.

From 3 Years Old

FamiLingua (Online and in various locations)

FamiLingua offers monthly online Book Club sessions for English speaking kids aged 4-6 years old. Co-founder Elle reads an English children's story and then there is playful conversation, crafts or songs to go with the story. They also offer special project days, such as spring and forest outings or arts and crafts days. Learn more.

Berlin Children’s Choir

The Berlin Children’s Choir is an English speaking choir for children from 4 to 12 years old. Each week in Dahlem, Kreuzberg and Prenzlauer Berg choirs meet to sing, dance, play, learn, have fun and make friends.The repertoire ranges from kids’ favourites to classical choral to modern pop songs and musicals. More information.

The Center (Prenzlauer Berg)

The Center offers various dance and acting classes for kids and teenagers from 3 years of age. All classes are taught by native English speaking teachers and in English only. Learn more.

Saturday Club Berlin (Pankow)

Saturday Club offers meetups for English speaking families on most Saturday afternoons. There are groups for pre-schoolers (aged 3-7) and school kids (aged 7 and up) as well as occasionally for toddlers (aged 1-3). Note: As of March 2022, the Club is still on hold but should be resuming soon. Check their calendar to confirm. More information.

Footsteps Dance Studio (Prenzlauer Berg)

Footsteps Dance Studio offers dance classes for kids (and adults) in German and English. As of April 2022, they only offer Irish Dance for kids from 6 years old but check back for more courses. More information.

From 8 Years Old

English Theatre Berlin (Kreuzberg)

Berlin International Youth Theatre (BIYT) has been offering weekly drama classes and producing original productions for over a decade. BIYT offers participants the opportunity to learn theater skills and perform onstage. At the same time, the youth theater provides a platform for social exchange, friendship, creative expression and communication in English. They offer different programs from ages 8 to 20 years old. Learn more.

Other

Expat-baby Berlin Mitte (Mitte)

Join this Facebook group if you're looking to connect with other international families living or working in Mitte. Learn more.

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