Whether this half-term you want to keep the kids active, entertained or educated- we’ve got you covered! We’ve formed a fun guide on some of the best ways to keep your children busy during the week…
Host your very own luxury children’s sleepover with the help of Mrs Tpee! Planning events in South West London, Mrs Tpee brings the perfect experience to your home for your children to enjoy. All of Mrs Tpee’s packages include stunning fairy-lights, nightlamps, flower garlands, drinking cups, cushions and unique features to align with your chosen themes. Suited to a variety of personalities, the Teepee themes include movie nights, football, mermaids and much more!
Situated at The Broadway, Polka Theatre aims to empower and inspire children through theatre and workshops. During half-term, Polka Theatre will be performing the beloved Julia Donaldson book: ‘The Singing Mermaid’. Experience a delightful story about a singing mermaid who is tempted away from her home to join a travelling circus.
Brought to life with puppetry, music written by Barb Jungr and just three cast members, this play is sure to entertain! See ‘The Singing Mermaid’ at Polka Theatre during the 10th-20th February. Recommended age: 3-8 year-olds.
Cosmic Kids Yoga
Don’t want to leave the house? Cosmic Kids Yoga offers a stay-at-home solution that provides a unique and calming experience. Cosmic Kids Yoga is an online class aiming to teach children mindfulness and healthy habits. Not only this, but class coordinator Jaime Amor incorporates stories, role play and humour to provide a fun-filled, educational activity for your child.
Kids bouncing off the walls at home? Take them to Flip out Wandsworth Trampoline park! The whole family can go on a family ticket and bounce around this spacious park (it has nearly 100 trampolines!). If you have a toddler or an under 5, there’s activities and jungle gyms for them too. There are plenty of events going on, fun activities and great packages, so jump on their website to check out what’s going on!
Deen City Farm
Located in Merton, Deen City farm is an urban farm with a strong educational focus. Every school holiday Deen City Farm provides “young farmer days” a fun opportunity to join the livestock team and learn all about how to be a farmer! Watch as your child learns how to handle small animals, as well as many other activities for them to enjoy. Young Farmer days are perfect for children who love outdoor play and getting mucky. Recommended age: 8-12 year-olds.
Find yourself in nature by bringing the family to Wimbledon Common. With lots of woodland and open space, you can be sure to have lots of fun getting muddy, learning about wildlife and walking around. One of our favorite activities to do at the common is den building as it allows the children to problem solve, team build and engage their imagination.
Based in New Malden, Jurassic encounter is an outdoor dinosaur-themed adventure golf. The park is designed for you and the family to putt past waterfalls, through caves and 9 near life-size dinosaurs! This activity is sure to keep the whole family entertained with a variation of layouts and sculptures that allow for a stimulating environment. Open from 7:45am-8pm, Jurassic Encounter works around most schedules and with a first-come-first-serve basis so you don’t have to worry about pre-booking. This adventure is perfect for those sunnier days!
Offering a wide range of fun fueled activities, Gravity is the perfect solution for thrill seekers and gamers alike. Based in Wandsworth, Gravity Southside offers e-karting, bowling, an arcade, mini golf and much more! We love the arcade as a fun half term activity as there is a big variety of games to please every member of the family.
Written By Jenny Mckimm| Content Creator for Eyes of Lady Wimbledon
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