January 2019

The Arrival of Befana This is a traditional Italian celebration for children. An ugly, but kind old woman called ‘Befana’ visits each child on the 5th January during the night. If the child has been good, she leaves a stocking (sock) full of sweets, which the children open on 6th January when they wake up.… Read more January 2019

Christmas in Ferrara

Christmas in Ferrara Official Events December 2019 – January 2020 Ferrara’s Christmas Market 16th November - 6th January 2019 Piazza Trento Trieste Switching on the Christmas Lights Saturday 16th November Piazza Trento e Trieste, from 5 p.m. onwards Venice’s Casanova orchestra will initiate Christmas celebrations  in the main square before the official Christmas Village opening… Read more Christmas in Ferrara

Halloween events 2018

Halloween at Palazzina Marfisa 28th October, at 4 p.m. Palazzina Marfisa, Corso Giovecca, 140 This event costs 8 euro for children and 2 euro for adults who must accompany them. Children will learn about the origins of Halloween and why we celebrate it today. They will then decorate their very own ‘Trick or Treat’ bag… Read more Halloween events 2018

Free course “Social network and Internet: conscious use for parents”

  On Tuesday 23rd October (6:00 – 8:00 pm) the second part of the “Social network and Internet: conscious use for parents” course will take place in via Roversella, 2, in the Aula Magna room. It will be held by Fabrizio Berveglieri, owner of the “Vetrine & Vetrine” company in Ferrara, and it is completely… Read more Free course “Social network and Internet: conscious use for parents”

New opening hours

As from Monday 1st October, Smiling International School will observe the following opening and closing times: Corso Porta Mare 117 Monday to Friday from 7:45 am to 6:00 pm The office will be open to the public on weekdays at the following times: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00 am to 12:00 o’clock Tuesday and… Read more New opening hours

Danza sportiva & Mucca Dance

Riparte il corso  di Mucca Dancesport rivolto ai bambini dai 3 ai 7 anni. Le lezioni si svolgeranno dalle 16.35 alle 17.35 nella palestra di Corso Porta Mare 117. L'introduzione dello sport all'interno della vita extrascolastica vuole costruire un percorso educativo aperto a tutti nel quale la cultura e la pratica sportiva possano diventare un percorso di benessere psicofisico… Read more Danza sportiva & Mucca Dance

Coding and robotics whorkshop

On Wednesday 17th October the Coding and Robotics workshop will start (via Roversella). With the help of Paola Cirelli, the children will learn the basic concepts of programming, through experimentations and simulations using the Scratch software. In future modules they will also get the chance to try out programming a real robot, Sphero! The workshop… Read more Coding and robotics whorkshop

Coding courses

We are in the process of organising numerous exciting activities for the coming school year. We would like to inform you that on Monday 15th October the first Introduction to Coding’s lesson will be held in Corso Porta Mare, 117. With the help of Paola Cirelli the children will learn the basic concepts of programming.… Read more Coding courses

Mini/Micro BASKET and Psicomotricity

BASKET and PSICOMOTRICITY courses for 2019/2020 are starting at the Smiling Gym, in cooperation with SCUOLA BASKET FERRARA ASD Micro/Mini basket lessons (for children born between 2012 and 2014) will be held every Monday and Wednesday from 4:35 pm until 5:35 pm  Psicomotricity lessons (for children born between 2015 and 2016) will be held every Friday  from 4:35… Read more Mini/Micro BASKET and Psicomotricity