Theme

Children's Activities

year-round

There’s plenty for children to do at EYE. Check out all activities and the children's film and workshop calendar below.

Overview children's activities

  • workshops

    Join in and create your own short film. The workshops take place during the holiday breaks.

  • puzzle tour

    Children aged 7 and older set off on a puzzle tour that takes them to all the black devices dotted around the building. 

  • video tour EYE walk

    The EYE walk is a video tour through the building for children aged 7 to 12 in which thrilling films come to life.

  • children's films

    The four cinemas at EYE regularly screen films for children and youths. Check the overview at the bottom of this page to find out what children’s films are on today.

  • film playground

    On the ground floor of EYE, the Panorama, you can learn about film and film history in the playful permanent presentation.

  • cinemini

    Every Sunday morning a film is screened for children aged 2 to 6, followed by a game with light and shadow in small tent cabins.

  • children's parties

    EYE hosts children’s parties on Saturday and Sunday afternoons for children aged 8 to 12. Celebrate and make a fun stop-motion birthday film. 

Agenda

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018

  • 15:00
    21 Feb 2018
    film

    Early Man (NL)

    Nick Park, UK 2018

    A delightful animated film from the makers of Wallace & GromitChicken Run...

Saturday, 24 Feb 2018

  • 11:00
    24 Feb 2018
    film

    Early Man (NL)

    Nick Park, UK 2018

    A delightful animated film from the makers of Wallace & GromitChicken Run...

  • 13:00
    24 Feb 2018
    film

    Elias: Alle ankers vooruit!

    Simen Alsvik, Will Ashurst, NO 2017

    At last: Elias the Little Rescue Boat is on the big screen! Elias...

  • 14:45
    24 Feb 2018
    film

    Early Man (NL)

    Nick Park, UK 2018

    A delightful animated film from the makers of Wallace & GromitChicken Run...

Sunday, 25 Feb 2018

  • 10:15
    25 Feb 2018
    film

    Early Man (NL)

    Nick Park, UK 2018

    A delightful animated film from the makers of Wallace & GromitChicken Run...

  • 10:30
    25 Feb 2018
    film and play

    Cinemini: Room on the Broom

    Jan Lachauer, Max Lang, UK 2012

    The kindly witch takes everyone on board when she sets off on her broom. High up in the air, come rain...

  • 12:45
    25 Feb 2018
    film

    Elias: Alle ankers vooruit!

    Simen Alsvik, Will Ashurst, NO 2017

    At last: Elias the Little Rescue Boat is on the big screen! Elias...

  • 14:30
    25 Feb 2018
    film

    Early Man (NL)

    Nick Park, UK 2018

    A delightful animated film from the makers of Wallace & GromitChicken Run...

Monday, 26 Feb 2018

  • 10:30
    26 Feb 2018
    film

    TFF - Openingsbal & Papier & Inktfanfare (AL)

    Thomas Stellmach, Maja Oschmann, Rop van Mierlo, Anette Saugestad Helland, Milen Vitanov, DE/US/NL/NO/HU 2007

    This screening is a musical ode to paper and ink, to the endless forms ink can take and to the stories...

  • 11:30
    26 Feb 2018
    film

    TFF - Boekenwurmen en Leesbeesten (4+)

    Veronika Zacharova, Gerd Gockell, Jesús Pérez, Isabelle Favez, CZ/CH/DE/FR 2010

    About bears writing poems and gorillas being read to, the ‘Bookworms & Reading Beasts’ programme...

  • 12:15
    26 Feb 2018
    film

    TFF - Prentenkoekjes (2+)

    Dace Rïdüze, LV 2010

    Picture Cookies is a collection for the youngest visitors to our festival, consisting of three...

  • 12:30
    26 Feb 2018
    film

    TFF - Early Man (NL) (AL)

    Nick Park, UK 2018
  • 13:00
    26 Feb 2018
    film

    TFF - Monsieur Carton Marathon (AL)

    Michaël Bolufer, Fabien Daphy, FR 2016

    Chug along over the péage and frighteningly narrow mountain passes in Monsieur Carton’s little car. A...

  • 14:00
    26 Feb 2018
    film

    TFF - Lettersoep (6+)

    Kajsa Naess, Kristen Ulseth, Borbóla Tompa, Svetlana Andrianova, Ejateruba Fillipova, NO/HU/RU 2015

    ‘Alphabet soup’ is a Hungarian, Norwegian and Russian soup with delicious ingredients. Feast on films...

  • 14:45
    26 Feb 2018
    film

    TFF - Matilda (8+)

    Danny DeVito, US 1996

    Matilda Wormwood is a special and incredibly clever girl who has taught herself to read when she was...

  • 15:00
    26 Feb 2018
    film

    TFF - Elias: Alle ankers vooruit! (4+)

    Simen Alsvik, Will Ashurst, NO 2018

    At last: Elias the Little Rescue Boat is on the big screen! Elias is so happy when he gets to work in...

Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018

Wednesday, 28 Feb 2018

Thursday, 1 Mar 2018

  • 10:30
    1 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Nijntje (2+)

    Gene Deitch, NL 1996

    Dick Bruna drew Miffy flat, without depth, with warm bright colours and clear shapes. We think this is...

  • 11:00
    1 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - De boze heks (4+)

    Didi Hovingh, NL 1999

    The grumpy witch grumbles in the woods. She likes to tease the forest animals with her magic. The...

  • 11:30
    1 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Elias: Alle ankers vooruit! (4+)

    Simen Alsvik, Will Ashurst, NO 2018

    At last: Elias the Little Rescue Boat is on the big screen! Elias is so happy when he gets to work in...

  • 12:15
    1 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Early Man (NL) (AL)

    Nick Park, UK 2018
  • 13:00
    1 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Wie...? (3+)

    Jessica Laurén, SV 2010

    Who is lost? Who is angry? The film ‘Who…?’ is a collection of eight short stories about big emotions...

  • 14:00
    1 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Boekenwurmen en Leesbeesten (4+)

    Veronika Zacharova, Gerd Gockell, Jesús Pérez, Isabelle Favez, CZ/CH/DE/FR 2010

    About bears writing poems and gorillas being read to, the ‘Bookworms & Reading Beasts’ programme...

  • 14:45
    1 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Gruwelijke rijmen (7+)

    Jakob Schuh, Jan Lachauer, UK 2016

    The makers of ‘The Gruffalo’, ‘Stick Man’ and ‘Room on the Broom’ turned Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes...

  • 15:00
    1 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - The Neverending Story (8+)

    Wolfgang Petersen, DE/US/NL/NO/HU 1984

    In this ultimate film classic, adapted from the book, we end up in an incredibly suspenseful book...

  • 16:00
    1 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Eendjes van papier (3+)

    Xiaoya Yaya, Congming de Yazi, Gili Dolev, CN/IR 1960

    Paper Ducklings is an extraordinary and beautifully made collection of three films about paper ducks....

Friday, 2 Mar 2018

  • 10:30
    2 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Eendjes van papier (3+)

    Xiaoya Yaya, Congming de Yazi, Gili Dolev, CN/IR 1960

    Paper Ducklings is an extraordinary and beautifully made collection of three films about paper ducks....

  • 11:00
    2 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Rintje (4+)

    Steven de Beul, Ben Tesseur, BE 2016

    Sieb Posthuma’s drawings were imaginative. He created wondrous yet everyday stories. The life of...

  • 11:30
    2 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Monsieur Carton Marathon (AL)

    Michaël Bolufer, Fabien Daphy, FR 2016

    Chug along over the péage and frighteningly narrow mountain passes in Monsieur Carton’s little car. A...

  • 12:30
    2 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Matilda (8+)

    Danny DeVito, US 1996

    Matilda Wormwood is a special and incredibly clever girl who has taught herself to read when she was...

  • 12:30
    2 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Early Man (NL) (AL)

    Nick Park, UK 2018
  • 14:30
    2 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Lotta loopt weg (4+)

    Johana Hald, SV 1993

    Stubborn little Lotta lives with her mum, dad and brother Jonas and sister Mia-Maria in a house on...

  • 15:00
    2 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Elias: Alle ankers vooruit! (4+)

    Simen Alsvik, Will Ashurst, NO 2018

    At last: Elias the Little Rescue Boat is on the big screen! Elias is so happy when he gets to work in...

  • 16:15
    2 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Lettersoep (6+)

    Kajsa Naess, Kristen Ulseth, Borbóla Tompa, Svetlana Andrianova, Ejateruba Fillipova, NO/HU/RU 2015

    ‘Alphabet soup’ is a Hungarian, Norwegian and Russian soup with delicious ingredients. Feast on films...

Saturday, 3 Mar 2018

  • 10:30
    3 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Nijntje (2+)

    Gene Deitch, NL 1996

    Dick Bruna drew Miffy flat, without depth, with warm bright colours and clear shapes. We think this is...

  • 11:15
    3 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Boekenwurmen en Leesbeesten (4+)

    Veronika Zacharova, Gerd Gockell, Jesús Pérez, Isabelle Favez, CZ/CH/DE/FR 2010

    About bears writing poems and gorillas being read to, the ‘Bookworms & Reading Beasts’ programme...

  • 11:30
    3 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Mijn avonturen door V. Swchwrm (7+)

    Froukje Tan, NL 2017

    The nine-year-old boy calling himself V. Swchwrm, wants to write books. His first book has to be an...

  • 12:30
    3 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Early Man (NL) (AL)

    Nick Park, UK 2018
  • 13:30
    3 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Wie...? (3+)

    Jessica Laurén, SV 2010

    Who is lost? Who is angry? The film ‘Who…?’ is a collection of eight short stories about big emotions...

  • 14:30
    3 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Gruwelijke rijmen (7+)

    Jakob Schuh, Jan Lachauer, UK 2016

    The makers of ‘The Gruffalo’, ‘Stick Man’ and ‘Room on the Broom’ turned Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes...

  • 15:00
    3 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - De boze heks (4+)

    Didi Hovingh, NL 1999

    The grumpy witch grumbles in the woods. She likes to tease the forest animals with her magic. The...

  • 16:00
    3 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Prentenkoekjes (2+)

    Dace Rïdüze, LV 2010

    Picture Cookies is a collection for the youngest visitors to our festival, consisting of three...

  • 16:00
    3 Mar 2018
    film

    TFF - Koyaa & Boxi (3+)

    Kolja Saksida, Áron Gauder, Béla Klinglm Árpád Koós, Józef Sandor, SV/HU 2013

    Koyaa lives in a tree hut. The things around him don’t always cooperate and lead their own lives. In a...

Sunday, 4 Mar 2018

Sunday, 11 Mar 2018

  • 10:30
    11 Mar 2018
    film and play

    Cinemini: Room on the Broom

    Jan Lachauer, Max Lang, UK 2012

    The kindly witch takes everyone on board when she sets off on her broom. High up in the air, come rain...

Sunday, 18 Mar 2018

Sunday, 25 Mar 2018

Sunday, 1 Apr 2018

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