Fun Things To Do With The Kids This Easter School Holidays
Tuesday 2nd April 2019
By Kay Camplify
If you’re still trying to fill up your itinerary with fun things to do with the kids this Easter School Holidays then this is a must read! There are always tonnes of events happening around the UK around this time of year but which ones are the biggest and best? We’ve listed some of our favourite Easter events taking place all over the country for you to get some ideas on how to keep the kids entertained whilst they’re off school (not just with chocolate!).
Cadbury’s and The National Trust have teamed up this year to bring you closer to the great outdoors this Easter school holidays. Each National Trust location will get you and the kids learning about all things wildlife and you’ll have the opportunity to see much of it along your nature trail adventure. And don’t forget, not only will you be supporting vital conservation work carried out by the NAtional Trust but you’ll get to eat lots of yummy Cadbury’s chocolate!!
This year Roar! Dinosaur Adventure transforms itself into the magical world of Alice’s Wonderland for Easter. You and the kids will get to meet the legendary White Rabbit himself and have tea with the Mad Hatter, do a bit of disco dancing whilst keeping an eagle eye out for those eggs along the way!
There are twenty five rubber ducks hidden all around the wetlands of Martin Mere this Easter and you need to find them! Get crafty and decorate your very own rubber duck to enter into the Annual Duck Race on the 6th of May.
The fun doesn’t stop there either, you learn about all things pondlife and even hire a canoe or two with your family to explore the wetlands from a different perspective. Check out more info about this event here.
Learn about important characters from history that were involved in the coal mining industry along with inventors and everyday heroes that helped out over the years. There’s hand on science for all the family and even a ‘Young Volunteers Programme’ during the Easter school holidays and plenty more activities and crafts to get the kids interested and engaging with on their time off.
Check out their full list of events during the Easter school holidays here.
Take the train to join the Easter Bunny in the forest and he’ll have sweet surprise waiting for you when you arrive. Mmmmmmmm chocolate! Not only do you get to meet the big man himself but you and the kids can take part in the Easter Trail where you’ll need to spot animals. Eggs and nests along the way in order to win a special Easter treat! Find out more about how to get your tickets here.
If you live in Northern Ireland or are planning on visiting during the Easter school holidays then this could be the activity you’ve been looking for that will keep the kids busy and tire them out! Let them try out their surfing skills whilst learning about water safety and awareness during this 4 day kid’s camp in Portrush.
What the camp includes:
Four days of two-hour surfing lessons each day
Beach Awareness and Water Safety Module
All equipment and tuition provided
New, warm winter wetsuits
Free drink and snack
Free hot showers and changing facilities
A brilliant laugh, great exercise and lots of memories!
BBC Countryfile viewers will be delighted to hear that headlining this year’s CountryTastic event this Easter school holiday will be everyone’s favourite farmer, Adam Henson. Meet the sheep. Pigs, goats and cattle or head to the stables to make friends with the horses and ponies at the show.
Expect your kids (and you) to learn all about the various breeds of animals during the ‘Parade of Livestock’ and then sit back on a bale of hay with an ice cream to watch the ‘Pig Agility’ and ‘Sheep Show’. Find out how to get tickets here.
Why not have a relaxing day out with the kids whilst learning a little about Scotland’s great history on the Isle of Arran. The kids can bring along their favourite teddies and listen to stories, play games or join in with some of the planned activities on the day. They have a lovely little cafe for you to get your food supplies or you’re welcome to bring along your own if you’d prefer.