The kids can enjoy creative half term fun learning about captivating creepy crawlies, with a range of free activities and speakers at Manchester Museum. The 2.5 million strong collection might even inspire them to enter the museum’s Creepy Crawly Chronicles Story Competition!
Little Kickers offers kids an introduction to football in a fun, pressure-free environment. A series of classes for children as young as 18 months to seven years old run every Sunday at Maccabi Manchester, qualified coaches providing a foundation in technique, while encouraging soft skills such as following instructions and team play.
David Lloyd Manchester North Holiday Club
Keep your kids active over the half term in Manchester with David Lloyd’s jam-packed holiday club, giving kids aged five to 13 an exciting mixture of sports including swimming and tennis as well as arts and crafts. Full and half days are available, and lunch and snacks are provided.
If the kids are climbing the walls at home, get down to Rock Tots, a climbing-based activity programme for kids aged one to six at The Climbing Depot Manchester. Sessions incorporate balance, coordination and flexibility, with fun games on and off the wall for you and the little ones to enjoy.
Planet Ice Penguin Club
Penguin Club in Attrincham gives toddlers between walking age and four years the opportunity to feel right at home on the ice. Without the older kids around, little ones can get their first experience of skating with the whole rink to themselves. With toys and games to help them along, don’t be surprised when they leave you in their dust!
Eco Ed Forest School
The Eco Ed Forest School at Tandle Hill Country Park offers children aged four to 14 the chance to learn new skills while immersed in the great outdoors. Swapping screen time for ‘green time’, sessions allow children to develop a love of nature through activities such as campfire cooking, den building, green woodworking and natural art.