Prague Parenting

Parenting is an exciting challenge no matter where you are. If you happen to be living in Prague, you are lucky to be able to take advantage of a wealth of parenting and prenatal classes, family and parent friendly restaurants and kid's shops, and loads of enjoyable educational adventures for the kids. With the supportive Czech social system, parents get generous time off – and there are plenty of companies and social groups ready with classes, support groups, and educational opportunies for parents, as well as simple mother's meet-ups or parenting groups to provide some valuable parents-only time!

  • Adventure Minigolf Kunratice | Prague Adventure Miniature Golf Kunratice

    The miniature golf course Adventure Minigolf Kunratice built according to courses seen in North America was opened in October 2009 as the first indoor course for adventure miniature golf in the Czech Republic. Adventure miniature golf is, at its core, classical golf that is played on miniature lanes covered with artificial golf turf. On the lanes there are obstacles such as humps, sand traps and water hazards. The advantage of miniature golf is that people of all ages can play...

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  • Aha! Theater | Prague Aha! Theater

    The Aha! Theater [Divadlo Aha!] focuses exclusively on plays for children and teenagers. Since its foundation in 1999 the theater has staged 49 original theater plays of various genres including drama, marionette shows, poetry, art, music and movement theater. The permanent scene of the Aha! Theater is at the Divadlo GONG in Prague's Vysočany, but the troupe performs also at other theaters in Prague – at Strašnické theater, Divadlo U hasičů, Novodvorská cultural center, Prague Botanic Garden, Divadlo Jiskra –...

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  • Aquapalace | Water Bar Aquapalace Praha

    Aquapalace Praha has been designed to fulfill and surpass all your dreams about pirates, sea creatures, shipwrecks, water slides and stormy seas, that is if you are a child or even an adult with an overactive imagination! The designers of this truly exceptional water park thought about adults and children alike during the creation of Aquapalace Praha and so created the water adventure land for children plus facilities for adults including a cutting edge fitness center, a variety of saunas...

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  • Art Gallery for Children | Galleries in Prague Art Gallery for Children (GUD)

    A unique gallery specially designated for children can be found in the immediate vicinity of the St. Nicholas Church near  Old Town Square in Prague. The Art Gallery for Children (GUD, or Galerie umění pro děti) is dedicated to children between 2 and 13 years of age and its aim is to support children's relationship with art through a multimedia space where different rules apply, compared to regular art galleries where it is forbidden to touch the exhibits. Here children...

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  • Baby in Prague Baby in Prague

    Traveling with babies has become more difficult and more expensive in recent times due to weight allowances on airplanes. If you are thinking about traveling to the gorgeous city of Prague with your baby, why not rent baby equipment and leave the heavy hassles behind? Baby in Prague can help you conveniently transport your little one around the city and feel at home with their expansive offer of the best baby equipment available. As a family-run business, Baby in Prague...

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  • Beckiland | Prague for Children Beckiland

    Beckiland is the place for kids to let loose, make noise, run, dance, play, and more; in short, Beckiland is the place for kids to be kids! Beckiland, a complete magical and entertaining complex covering a whopping 6,000 square meters in Prague 5, is a whimsical and colorful world full of activities, amusements and more! Beckiland features a Jungle Fun Box (a multi-level, large box-shaped labyrinth for climbing, sliding and hiding), a climbing wall, a shooting area (machines shoot soft...

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  • Beehive International School | Prague Preschools Beehive International School

    Be all you can be at Beehive International School! The motto of the Beehive International School is to educate, motivate and encourage children so that in the future the children will have a desire to learn and will become respectable adults who will contribute positively to the world around them. The philosophy of the school is simple, ‘a happy student is a good student’, which is why Beehive International School encourages every aspect of child development whether it be academic,...

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  • BIBO Babysitting | Prague BIBO Babysitting

    BIBO Babysitting is an in-home babysitting agency that provides long-term and short-term professional babysitting by experienced, trained and multilingual babysitters in the cities of Prague, Brno and Ostrava. Many of the babysitters have international experience as au pairs in Western Europe and North America and all have passed a Red Cross examination. BIBO Babysitting cares for children of all ages 365 days a year and is also able to usher children to and from school or other activities. If you...

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  • Boat to Prague Zoo | Prague for Children Boat Trips to Prague Zoo

    Planning a trip to the Prague Zoo? If you wish to journey there in an unforgettable manner, why not try going by boat? Taking a boat ride to the Troja district of Prague is an exciting way to spend a beautiful day plus you get to sit back, relax and observe Prague from a different perspective during a great 75 minute boat ride, a sure winner for all ages. The departure point for transport to the zoo is the Rašínovo...

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  • Divadlo Minor | Prague Divadlo Minor

    Situated in a passage across from the imposing New Town City Hall Tower is Divadlo Minor, a whimsical theater that caters to the watchful eyes and ears of children. Divadlo Minor works closely with DAMU students (from the Department of Alternative and Puppet Theater) and performs its entertaining shows first and foremost for little ones, but also strives to entertain parents and adults as well, thus making it an entertainment complex for all. As the old saying goes ‘hidden in...

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  • English International School | Students English International School – Prague (EISP)

    The English International School – Prague (EISP) is dedicated to providing a quality international education based on the national curriculum of England and Wales with their educators having over 3 years experience teaching worldwide with UK training and certificates. The English International School believes for their students to be successful they must adhere and use in their lifestyle the 3 R’s: Respect, Responsibility and Relationships. In this respect The English International School not only cares for the pupils education but...

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  • Family and cultural center Nová trojka | Kite flying Family and cultural center Nová trojka

    The Nová Trojka Family and Cultural Center has been offering its services to children and their parents in Prague 3 for more than eight years. The center's website is easy to navigate and arranged into sections containing activities for yourself and your child, preschoolers, schoolchildren, and parents who can get some inspiration at one of the many discussions with experts or workshops organized by the Nová Trojka center. Preschoolers can learn how to play electric piano or flute, can attend...

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  • For Active Families | Prague For Active Families

    If you are planning an active vacation, weekend away, or just a day trip with your family and you want to involve your children in all the activities you do, do not hesitate to contact For Active Families, an equipment rental service especially for children, and conveniently based in Prague 8. The use of a rental service specifically for sports and activities equipment for children is convenient and practical in several aspects. Firstly, you can try special products for your...

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  • George Hlobil | Wedding Photography George Hlobil - Prague Wedding Photographer

    If you are searching for a professional wedding photographer in Prague look no further than George Hlobil who specializes in fine art wedding photography and wedding photojournalism. George Hlobil will make sure to capture all the magic of your special day and more, providing special artistic touches that will surely be a treasure for generations to come. A permanent record of your wedding should reflect you and your spouse and so it is with pride that Hlobil will meet you...

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  • Hnězdenská Salt Cave | Prague Hnězdenská Salt Cave

    Enjoy the sea air in the middle of one of the largest prefabricated-building residential areas in Prague at the Hnězdenská Salt Cave. This cave consists of two tons of salt from the Dead and Black Seas, Himalayan salt crystals and mineral iodized salts from Poland's Klodawa. During the 45-minute therapy which is roughly equivalent to three days spent at the sea, you can enjoy pleasant relaxation and at the same time do something for your health and that of your...

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  • Hrad Zabavy | Prague for Kids | Play Center Hrad Zabavy

    Hrad Zábavy is currently closed for technical reasons, but is planning to reopen in early 2013; check their website for further updates. From April, 2013 the Bright Head Preschool will open on the premises, featuring small classes and English language instruction. Located in the city center of Prague in the Old Town district is the popular Hrad Zabavy, an indoor entertainment center for children in Prague. Hrad Zabavy, or Fun Castle, is situated in one of the largest shopping malls in...

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  • Kampa Mother's Center | Family Centers in Prague Kampa Mother's Center

    The Kampa Mother's Center operated by the Kampa Civic Organization is an exceptional space in the center of Prague where parents with children can meet, relax and play. Children have a large well-lit playroom with toys and art tools at their disposal. In nice weather children can also play in a small garden and those who are still in prams can sleep undisturbed there. Mothers can use a diaper changing table and a sofa where they can breastfeed their baby....

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  • Kulíškov Children's Corners | Kotva Kulíškov Children's Corners

    Kulíškov Children's Corners provide fantastic indoor play areas in Prague and other cities in the Czech Republic. The Kulíškov Children’s Corner in the Kotva department store on Náměstí Republiky - opened in December 2011 and popular ever since - spreads out over an area of 300 m2, providing a large space for your child to be happy and free. Children can enjoy swings, slides, a very popular interactive floor, a jumping castle, a trampoline, noise and light-up toys for the...

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  • Letna Family Center | Family Centers in Prague Letná Family Center

    Since its foundation in 2004 the Letná Family Center, a non-profit organization run by a group of volunteers, has been aiming to provide a welcoming space for children and their parents, where they can meet and exchange experiences and contacts. For this purpose a playroom, gym and other facilities in the premises of the Prague 7 City Hall on Janovského Street, have been set up. The Letná Family Center offers morning programs in its playroom primarily  designed for children of...

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  • Magic Rainbow | Prague Preschools Magic Rainbow Preschool

    Located in a quiet and peaceful area of Prague 5 is the Magic Rainbow Preschool. Magic Rainbow Preschool is a private establishment for children from 2 to 6 years old and offers a fun, safe and professional learning environment where children can be totally immersed into absorbing the English language. Magic Rainbow Preschool provides a safe setting for your child’s cognitive, social, emotional and physical development, while the trained staff members encourage a love for knowledge and education. The English...

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  • Maternity Care | Swimming Classes for Pregnant Women in Prague Maternity Care

    Since 1999, Maternity Care, located in Prague's Pankrác area, has been offering its services to women who are pregnant, in their postnatal period, and beyond. The Maternity Care team consists of midwives, nurses, lactation consultants and fitness and swimming instructors, who accompany women through their pregnancy, period after childbirth and through their maternity. At Maternity Care you can attend exercise classes for pregnant women which will help you better handle the childbirth. Besides relaxation, a part of the class is...

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  • Klub Mevídek |  Family centers in Prague Medvídek Club

    The Medvídek Club, or Little Bear Club, is located right next to the Anděl metro B line station and will especially delight those who live in Smíchov and its surrounding neighborhoods. A playroom with toys, didactic tools and books is available for children at Medvídek, while parents have a little café at their disposal. Depending on when you come to the club one or two playrooms will be open where your children can have a lot of fun while you...

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  • Minaret Theater | Prague Minaret Theater

    The meaning of the word “minaret” is not only a slim oriental tower but also a lighthouse, which is a symbol of joy and hope. Joy and hope are values that Minaret Theater tries to bring into the world of adults and children. Minaret was established in 1994 and since the 2002/2003 season it has been regularly performing in the Reduta Club. Besides that, the Minaret troupe also appears on other Prague stages, such as at Divadlo U Hasičů or...

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  • Mothercare | Fancy Dress Mothercare

    Mothercare, one of the most popular baby shops in the world has several locations throughout Prague. Mothercare offers a complete range of maternity, baby and kids fashion and accessories plus beds and baby cots, mattresses, bathroom fittings, baby care such as lotions and bathing gels, feeding products, strollers, car seats and travel equipment, toys and more. Mothercare was established in 1961 in Surrey, England and opened strictly as a store selling strollers, nursery furniture and maternity clothing but quickly expanded...

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  • On a Rocking Horse Kindergarten | Painting Outside On a Rocking Horse Kindergarten

    The Na Houpacím Koni (On a Rocking Horse) Kindergarten - formerly known as the St. Prokop Kindergarten - combines elements of both a Waldorf-style kindergarten and an at home preschool together with an environmentally friendly education. Your children will be in the best hands of teachers with years of experience and you can be sure that they will be surrounded by a family atmosphere, always in harmony with nature. The toys onhand for children to play with are made mostly...

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  • Panda Learning Center | Prague Panda Learning Center

    Panda Learning Center is located in the center of Prague by the famous Žižkov TV Tower and is a well-known educational center for children aged 2 to 6 years of age. Panda Learning Center features many programs for your children including morning programs, afternoon programs or full day programs. The Panda Learning Center follows an American pre-school curriculum and incorporates elements of the famous Montessori method that is so successful in North America. Dedicated and professionally trained staff members teach...

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  • Children from Pony Škola in Stromovka Park Pony Škola

    Located on the small island of Císařský Ostrov, also called Trojsky Ostrov, which lies just between Stromovka Park and the Troja Chateau grounds with the Prague Zoo just beyond, is the perfect venue for children's horse riding lessons in Prague: the popular Pony Škola. With the more adult-oriented Jezdecká Společnost Císařský Ostrov located just across the street, kids can keep their professional riding goals in sight as they learn to ride ponies and horses in the center of Prague. Activities...

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  • Prague British Schools | Education in Prague Prague British School

    Prague British School is a fully accredited institution where you receive a British education in an international setting. Over 700 students from the local and expatriate communities join together in receiving a top quality education based on the English National Curriculum. The education offered at Prague British School is unsurpassed in the Czech Republic, and the school is at the forefront of international education throughout the world. The school is registered with the Department for Education and Skills, QCA, is...

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  • Prague Zoo | Prague for Children | Parrot Prague Zoo

    In the leafy hilly area of Troja sits the wonderful Prague Zoo. Ranked in 2008 by Forbes Magazine as the 7th Best Zoo in the World, it features a modest 111 acres, but houses over 5,000 animals from 630 different species and draws children and adults alike to partake in good educational fun. The Indonesian Jungle, which is currently breeding Komodo Dragons, a relatively new Sea Lion exhibit, and Monkey Island are among the newer additions to the zoo, but...

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  • Průhonice Library | Activities for Parents and Children Průhonice Library

    If you are looking for a library to go to with your children, do not miss the Průhonice Library located in Průhonice near Prague. The Průhonice Library – which has a collection of over 10,000 books, newspapers, magaznes, e-books, sound and data recordings, and more – is involved in the “All of the Czech Republic Reads to Kids” program and so books are read out loud to children every even hour. At the library children's corner, which is open throughout...

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  • Spejbl & Hurvínek Theater | The Whole Family Spejbl & Hurvínek Theater

    Located in Prague 6, a popular residential area is the famous Spejbl & Hurvínek Theater. This marionette theater has a long tradition in the city of Prague as the two main protagonists; Spejbl & Hurvínek are household names to Czech citizens. Established in 1930 in Pilsen, western Bohemia by Professor Josef Skupa, the Spejbl and Hurvínek Theater was established by prof. Josef Skupa (1892-1957) in Pilsen, western Bohemia in 1930 as the first modern professional marionette theater in the country....

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  • Strollering | Activities with Children Strollering

    Strollering, a workout with a stroller, a somewhat different stroll or maternity leave in movement – all of these are ways to call this new activity, the brainchild of a fitness instructor and mother Edita Berková from her need to combine outdoor walking with a baby stroller with a more arduous physical activity. When a mother on maternity leave wants to do something for herself it can be difficult to find someone to take care of the baby or to...

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  • Sunflower Agency | Prague Sunflower Agency

    Sunflower Agency provides babysitting services for children of all ages as well as companionship and care for seniors. Established in 1999, Sunflower Agency offers many services connected with your home and family including babysitting services which consist of babysitting, tutoring, and companionship. Sunflower Agency is also unique in that they offer senior care, which consists of overall household assistance (shopping, cleaning, dog walking, accompaniment to doctors visits, cultural events, etc.) and specialized medical care such as massages and baths (all...

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  • Montessori | Prague Schools The International Montessori School of Prague

    The International Montessori School of Prague is the first and only American Montessori Society accredited school in Europe. The School’s mission is to educate children using the Montessori method, which cultivates independence in children plus self-confidence and a sense of responsibility for society, the environment and for oneself. The total method promotes education through the academic, physical, emotional, spiritual and social. The Montessori method educates the child as a whole, which elevates creativity, the ability to problem solve alongside critical...

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  • The Little Gym | Colorful Gym The Little Gym Praha

    The Prague branch of The Little Gym promotes a modern method of uncompetitive physical exercise thanks to which you can meet only smiling children in the gym. In the positive and colorful environment of The Little Gym children will love physical activity and sport will become a natural part of their lives. Children are positively motivated here, but they do not compete with each other – the age of children and their individual abilities and skills are taken into account....

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  • Toulcův Dvůr | Exterior Toulcův Dvůr - Prague Environmental Education Center

    Located in the Hostivař area of Prague is Toulcův Dvůr, a family center that focuses on environmental education for families with young children. The goal of the center is to maintain a quality and comfortable establishment for ecological education in an urban area. Toulcův Dvůr believes in the philosophy that the earlier children are exposed to an ecological education the greater the impact will be on the development of their ecological awareness, thus making them responsible and respectful towards Mother...

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  • Traffic Rules Playground | PragueTraffic Rules Playground Traffic Rules Playground

    Located in residential area of Prague 9 – Prosek, and close to the fun-filled Bobsleigh Track Prague is the cool Traffic Rules Playground. The Traffic Rules Playground features a miniature world of transportation including small, motorized cars, scooters and bikes for rent, tricycles, a gas station, paved roads, traffic signs, stoplights and more. This controlled fun for children is not only entertaining but also educational since they can learn the basic traffic rules, just like in the real world. The...

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  • Traffic Rules Playground Jilmová | Prague Traffic Rules Playground Jilmová

    In the traffic rules playground in Prague's Žižkov, children can become traffic participants for a while, have fun and at the same time learn many useful things about safety on the road. From spring until fall the playground is open to the public in the afternoon hours, while in the morning educational programs for school children take place. On Tuesdays parts of the playground are reserved only for inline skaters. Children can rent a bike, scooter or inline skates and...

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  • Všeználek | Adventurous Trips for Children Všeználek

    If your children are curious, enjoy new activities, and like to spend time outdoors then the Prague-based Všeználek club is ideal for them. Zdeňka „Květuška“ Hrubá, a long-time teacher of nature programs for children and adults, and Pavlína Štěpánková, a teacher of nature programs for children and teacher at Semínko ecological kindergarten, regularly set off with Prague children to explore the natural environment in and around Prague and its vicinity, where the kids can discover and explore nature, learn new...

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  • YAMAHA Music School | Prague YAMAHA Music School

    The YAMAHA Music School offers Prague music classes for babies, toddlers and preschool children. A significant emphasis is put on the development of musical and intellectual abilities of children at this life stage, which is an invaluable asset to children's future neural development. Allowing infants and young children to listen to music, and musical communication, leads to an intense interconnection of the network of nerve cells in the brain, greatly improving skills in areas such as rhythm and pattern recognition,...

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