Well here we are, half way through the holidays already! Don’t know about you guys but I’m finding it’s actually going really quickly. So here’s my pick of next week’s activities for you:
Friday 8th-Monday 11th August
Alice in Wonderland Adventures at Standalone farm. Alice themed activity all four days with giant garden games, hands and knees maze, sack races and a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party! On Friday and Saturday there are craft activities between 1-3pm and on Sunday and Monday between 11am-3pm storytelling. This is all included in the normal admission fee.
Monday 11th August
10-11.30am Marriotts Gymnastics open session.
9am-12pm The Beach is at Icknield School.
10.30-11.30am – Music With Hannah session at Chestnut Tree Children’s Centre. You need to book on to this session so if you’re interested in it please contact the centre. It’s a 50p donation.
2-3.15pm – Football Fun session with the Children’s Centres. This week is at Pixmore Junior School.
Tuesday 12th August
10-11.30am – People who help us and bouncy castle! This is a great idea by Icknield Children’s Centre introducing kids to fire brigade, police and first aiders with a chance to see the fire engine and play on a bouncy castle. £1 per family and those in the Icknield and Grange areas will be prioritised. Taking place at Icknield Infant and Nursery school field.
11am-2pm Summer Holiday Art Workshops in the barn of the Vitcoria Pub in Hitchin. These run every Tuesday through the holidays for 5-8 year olds. £22 per session but include a pub lunch.
12-12.45pm – Tots Tennis at Letchworth Tennis Club. These classes are fab, even if you don’t think you have a future Wimbledon champion on your hands they are brilliant at improving skills like coordination and balance and they’re just great fun!
Wednesday 13th August
10am-4pm The craft activity at Frosts Garden Centre, Willington this week is bugs and butterflies. Decorating a bug mask, making a bug windmill for your garden and building a bug or butterfly glider. Don’t forget they still have the beach and all the outdoor games here too.
11am-2pm Summer Holiday Art Workshops in the barn of the Vitcoria Pub in Hitchin. These run every Wednesday through the holidays for 9-13 year olds. £22 per session but include a pub lunch.
10-11.30am Toddlers Plus Summer session at St Paul’s Church, Letchworth. A one-off ‘toddlers in the holidays’ session for current Toddlers and Babies Plus families. Aimed at Toddler aged children but older siblings will be made welcome.
10-11.30am Marriotts open gym session.
1-2.30pm Messy Play at Jackmans Community Centre, 50p donation run by Chestnut and Lime Tree Children’s Centres.
Thursday 14th August
10.30-11.30am Stay and Play at Spring Road Scout Hut. Story themed crafts and activities, 50p donation.
10.30-11.30am Dinky Dancers with Icknield Children’s Centre at Icknield Scout Hall, Icknield Way. 50p per family but you need to book on to this session so please contact Icknield CC if you are interested.
12-12.45pm Another opportunity for a Tots Tennis class at Letchworth Tennis Club.
Friday 15th August
10-11.30am Marriotts Gym session.
10am-2pm The beach at Icknield.
10am-12pm Tummy Time at Chestnut Tree Children’s Centre for pre-crawling babies.
10.30-11.30 Play Music Play with Icknield Children’s Centre. Please contact the centre to book.
That’s about all for next week. If you’re interested in some toddler friendly days out then watch out for a future blog post where I’ll be reviewing some of our favourite ones.