How to keep kids active in October half-term

How to keep kids active in October half-term

How to keep kids active in October half-term 3928 3380 Alex Hemus


With half-term fast approaching, our friends at family activity app Hoop have pulled a selection of half-term activities that are perfect for the holidays. From spooktastic raves to active water sports and nature detective hunts, there are lots of different ways to keep kids entertained this autumn break.

Get Wet in Aquageddon

Watersports | £3.70 per child | Wigan Life Centre

Take part in an inflatable assault course in the pool, guaranteed to test your little ones water sports agility in this fun course. For a hassle free hair-to-toe post-swim wash, use Childs Farm’s 3 in 1 swim shampoo, conditioner and body wash that will leave hair clean and shiny and a top to toe smell of delicious strawberry and organic mint.

Go Wild in the Woods with Sussex Wildlife Trust

Animals & Nature | Suggested donation £4.00 | East Sussex

Take the family for a wild adventure in the woods. Practice some fire lighting,
make a den, go on a bug hunt, make things from natural materials and explore the woods.

James Campbell: The Funny World Of…

Comedy for 6 years+ | £11 | Basingstoke

A stand-up comedy show for children, their parents, and anyone who likes comedy without rude words. James’ show will find the funny things about everything from pets, couscous, to why we have hair.

Lagoon Wipeout

Waterplay for 8 years and above | £12.50 per child | Nottingham

An inflatable obstacle course with slides, climbing walls, balancing beams,
demolition balls, humps, basher walls, and much more. Take the challenge, race
your friends and family, and try not to wipe out.

Mud Pie Academy: Into the Woods Parent and Toddler Club

Outdoor Play for 1 to 4 years | Child £42.00 | Manchester

A forest school session. Activities might include making dens, going on bear hunts,
playing hide and seek games, campfire cooking, and making simple natural crafts.

Learn to swim with Swimming Nature

Swimming for ages 3-11 years | full term £288 | London

Whether they’re complete beginners or not, children can learn to swim in a natural, relaxed and fun experience with amazing and recognisable results. Swimming Nature are here to encourage, inspire and reward children as they progress through the stages of learning to swim.

Beginner infant and toddler swimming classes by Water Babies

Swimming for 3 months – 5 years | Full Term £175 | Basingstoke

Progressive baby and toddler classes taught by the world’s highest-trained baby swimming teachers. Focused on building water confidence, activities are tailored to the skill and level of each child, reflecting the key moments in a child’s development.

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