There is no avoiding it – winter is coming, or already here depending on your point of view. Though there is some debate as to… Read More »Ten ways to entertain kids during the Delft winter
Thanks to the inspiration via a photo shared on the Delft MaMa Facebook group, our group of 3 mamas and 7 little girls spent the afternoon at the Delft Botanical Garden last Saturday and highly recommend it.
Not far from the city centre, this hidden gem is situated on the corner of Julianalaan and Mijnbouwstraat, next to the Science Centre.
Delft MaMa is contributing to the Refugee welcome event ‘Welkom Hier‘ on Saturday 17th September at the Theater De Veste by providing children’s activities for the children of the refugee families, as well as any children from the Delft community who are attending this free event.
Please come along to the event with your families if you would like to contribute to making these new members of the Delft community feel welcomed!Read More »‘Welkom Hier’ – help refugee families in Delft 17th September 2016
If, like me, you struggle to think of suitable presents for your spouse for their birthday, Christmas, father’s (or mother’s) day, how about something different like an activity or experience instead of something tangible? You’ll be amazed at how much there is to do locally. Here are some suggestions for you.Read More »Alternative gift ideas
One of the many advantages of living in this beautiful city is that you can take some time to really dive deep into discovering Delft’s fascinating history. I love exploring culture with my children.
World-famous Dutch painter, Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) lived a large part of his life in Delft. “Almost all of his paintings are apparently set in two smallish rooms in his house in Delft; they show the same furniture and decorations in various arrangements and they often portray the same people, mostly women” quoted in Wikipedia.
Here are five ways to learn more about him and his beautiful works of art, along with some events you may like to visit.Read More »Discover Delft’s History: Vermeer
Coming Sunday the 29th of May, Delft MaMa is having its first charity walk and Delftse Hout will be turned into a bingo park. Sharpen up your searching skills and make sure you can spot all what’s on the bingo card that the volunteers will give to you upon registration.
Who do we do that all for? For you, for her, for him, for them, for us all, members of the Delft MaMa community!
Read More »Frog? Spotted! Spider? Spotted! Lake? BINGO!
Citizens of the Kingdom of the Netherlands*, vassals of the King Willem Alexander “the first”, let your hair down, dress up in orange from top to toe and celebrate that His Royal Highness is turning 49 this coming Wednesday the 27th of April, on Koningsdag it is all allowed.
(*that includes Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten)
Read More »Local events: Koningsdag (King’s Day)