Can you remember being small? Being a baby learning to crawl? Do you recall a favourite toy? Maybe a teddy or a much loved book. Look back at family photos of special occasions perhaps holiday snap shots or a birthday or two. Remember a wedding, or a christening and find funny photos of your parents when they were young.
|Paws Claws and Whiskers
Soft fur, sharp claws and twitching whiskers. What’s your favourite animal? One that meows? One that barks? Or maybe one that scurries or slithers? From pets at home to animals in the zoo, let’s find out what animals eat and where they like to sleep. Do you know how to look after a rabbit? A cat? Or even a snake! Find out how the elephant got his trunk and how the rhino got his leathery skin.
|Muck mess and Mixtures
Let’s get messy! Muck and mess is good. Dive in and get your hands and feet all sticky and covered in paint. Play with liquids, squish some dough and check out the slushiest, mushiest foods. Pour, mix, stir, splat! How does it feel to get your hands covered n goo? Make a wobbly jelly and draw with wibbly clay!
Get your sea legs on, it’s time to sail the salty seas. Navigate, investigate and explore the world, just like Captain Cook. Make a boat, sink a ship, fly a pirate flag! Speak like a pirate, write like a poet, then weigh and measure a pirate’s booty!
How do rescues gappen at sea? Find out about brave volunteers and young Miss Darling, woring her boat across stormy seas.
|Beat bang Boogie
Step in time to the beat: 1,2,3,4 let’s make sounds, high and low! That sound is loud! That one is quiet! What can you hear? There are sounds all around! What’s making each one?
Name all the instruments in a band and be part of a body orchestra. Pat your knees, clap your hands, tap your feet, let’s move to the beat.
Who’s your favourite superhero? Maybe your heroes are ordinary people who have achieved great things. Or is it those people who save livesin our emergency services that you admire most? Superheroes have super senses. Use yours to identify mystery items by their smell, taste, sound and touch.
||Wriggle and Crawl
Grab your coat and pooter – we’re going out and about on a minibeast hunt! Sweep your nest in puddles and ponds and lift up logs to see who is home! Then set up your own minibeast laboratory and observe their every move. Learn about bees, worms and butterflies. Can you make a food chain to show who eats who?
. What’s that in the playground? It looks like a UFO has crash landed! Find out who might have crash landed by exploring the craft and investigating scattered specimens. Create a ‘Welcome to Earth’ box for the alien explorers. What can you put in it to help explain life on our planet? Find out about the names of the planets. Then an alien is found. Can you help him home?
Throw it, catch it, roll it, bounce it! Can you catch the bouncing ball? Can you bounce too? Jump like a horse, leap like a frog or kick like a kangaroo. How many bounces can you do? Design a game, then write instructions for someone else to play it. Then create a Sporting Challenge Day for parents and carers. Now let’s relax, breathe deeply and stretch those tired muscles.
|The Scented Garden
Explore the astounding world of a scented garden, but be careful, there are some wild and dangerous plants out there that do astonishing things – just don’t touch! Use the marvellous properties of plants, flowers and herbs to make an exceptional gift for somebody special. Everything is coming up roses. Why not grow your own?
|Bright Lights Big City
What do you know about England’s capital city? Let’s find out all about London, including it’s history, landmarks and transport. Step back in time and discover what happened in the Great Fire of London. Where did it start?
Plan a tour round London for someone who is from another country.
Imagine you’re a palaeontologist. Dig deep and disscover fascinating dinosaur facts. Create your own dinosaur museum and invite visitors to see your awesome dinosaur artefacts. You could even do a dinosaur dance or produce some prehistoric percussion. Which is your favourite dinosaur? The Tyrannosaurus Rex, the Brachiosaurus or the Micropachycephalosaurus!