It seems like the summer holidays have only just finished and yet the half term is already on the horizon, I think once you hit October the term starts to run away with you!
I’ll be sharing a full What’s On at Half Term round up soon covering all the places to visit for FREE! But if you’re planning ahead and are looking for childcare options or just ideas to keep the kids busy in a new and interesting way, here are a few things that you might be interested in:
Stir Crazy Kids
On 26th and 27th October Stir Crazy Kids will be in Harrogate offering cooking workshops which are suitable for children age 4-12. The sessions run from 9.00 – 3.30pm at Harrogate Ladies College and cost £38.00. There is an option of extended hours if necessary.
The great news is that they are offering all Harrogate Mama readers a DISCOUNT on this price! ? 20% off each booking if you book with the code MAMA20, to book just visit their website.
“Our Halloween cooking and baking workshops provide an exciting, creative environment for children to learn to make yummy, nutritious food, taste different cuisines and make new friends! At the end of the day, participants can take home what they’ve cooked, along with new knowledge and skills.”
Other session are also available:
Ilkley Grammar School – 25th and 26th October
Gateways School, Leeds – 25th and 26th October (and a bonus one on 1st November)
Harrogate Ladies’ College – 26th and 27th October
Queen Mary’s School, Thirsk – 27th and 28th October
Outdoor Holiday Clubs at RHS Harlow Carr
On Wednesday 26th October RHS Harlow Carr are holding a creepy creatures capers workshop. The session will run from 10.30am -12.30pm and costs £5 for members and £10 for non members Suitable fro children age 5-7. Adults need to stay on site but don’t need to stay at the workshop.
“Join our outdoor holiday club this October half term and explore the woodland at RHS Garden Harlow Carr with our Forest School leader”
On Wednesday 26th October RHS Harlow Carr are holding a wicked woodland creatures workshop. The session will run from 1.00pm -3.00pm and costs £5 for members and £10 for non members Suitable fro children age 8-12. Adults need to stay on site but don’t need to stay at the workshop.
Mini Medics First Aid Workshop for Kids
On Thursday 27th October Watson Training Services are offering a Mini Medics workshop on First Aid for Kids. This session runs from 9.00 – 3.30pm and is suitable for kids age 7 -13 at St Wilfrids Church in Harrogate and costs £25.
There’s an additional session at Darley Primary School on Tuesday 25th October. More details on their Facebook page.
Hookstone Woods Half Term Holiday Forest School
On Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th October Get Out More are holding their Hookstone Woods Forest School workshop. It runs from 10am to 3.00pm, it’s £20 a day and suitable for children aged 5-11. You can book through their website.
“Following our fantastic summertime sessions, we’ll be bringing our holiday forest schools back to Hookstone Wood this October half-term. Be sure to book a place quickly for some fun and adventure – including the usual mix of games, den building, campfire and crafts – led by our forest school leader Sam. Forest school is an adventurous programme of play and learning in a woodland setting, led by qualified forest school professionals.”
The great news is Forest School are offering a 10% DISCOUNT to you, all you need to do is add the code “HarrogateOct16” at check out!
Have you got anything planned yet? I’m still working it all out! Let me know if you’ve heard of any other good workshops for half term! I’ll be sharing all the great places to go for FREE or cheaply over the next couple of weeks too!