Live Virtual Field Trip to Crete

US-based travel company Kids Love Greece has announced its partnership with Outschool, a global online education platform for children, for the upcoming event Live Virtual Field Trip to Crete on Sunday, February 26.

Art Contest for Kids | Athens | To May 30

The Museum of Cycladic Art is holding its 10th annual art competition for children aged 4-15, with the theme this year being “The Human at the Forefront.”

Snow White | Thessaloniki | February 4 & 5

The Odessa National Opera Ballet is making a two-day stop at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall during its ongoing European tour with “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.”

Screen addiction affecting children’s learning habits

Children’s fixation on mobile phones and tablets begins before school and the impact on knowledge acquisition and concentration is already being noted by education and child health experts, who note that children lose interest in books, and complain of being bored when they are not “connected.”

Planetarium | Athens | All Year

There’s a great day of family fun to be had at the Eugenides Foundation, which has all sorts of fun and informative shows and screenings on its program this season.

Kidot Festival | Thessaloniki | October 8 & 9

This year’s Kidot festival for families and children has grown and is moving to Thessaloniki’s Helexpo conference center, where it will be creating new fun spaces and events.

Ukrainian children in Greece for holidays

Around 600 children from Ukraine will come to Greece for holidays, following an offer from the Panhellenic Association of Private Initiative Campsite Operators. 

President of charity blasts child protection decision

The president of the Smile of the Child nonprofit child welfare organization, Costas Yiannopoulos, has launched a scathing attack against Deputy Labor and Social Affairs Minister Domna Michailidou over a ministerial decision last week setting the operating conditions for child protection structures, making the prospect of deinstitutionalization in Greece more visible.

Playground checks ordered

In the wake of an accident on Sunday that led tο injury of an 8-year-old, the Municipal Authority of Thessaloniki has ordered sweeping inspections of all the playgrounds located within its administrative boundaries.

Parents told to look out for MIS-C

Parents have been advised to be on the lookout for symptoms that may be due to multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with Covid-19 and which usually appears 4-6 weeks after coronavirus infection.

More Covid-19 vaccines for children

An additional 40,000 vaccines against Covid-19 for children aged 5 to 12 years old are becoming available on the government’s platform Monday, the Health Ministry has announced, urging parents to get their children protected against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.