Children’s Summer Holiday Programme

Children's Activities
Children's Activities

Children's Summer Holiday Programme

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week from 25th July to 24th August between 10:30am and 12:30pm

A variety of activities will be available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to drop in on, on Thursdays there will be special activities.


A different theme is followed each week as follows:

Week 1  (25th -27th July) Drama week including mask making, plant identification, planting plants to attract insects and acting activities based on Mid Summer Nights Dream

Week 2 (1st-3rd August) In the Air including kite making, throwing competition, planting miniature gardens, walking exercises and making a map.

Week 3 (8th-10th August) Underground including making creatures that live underground, finding bugs that live under leaves/stones etc., seeing what happens to plants underground, bug hunt and looking for animal tracks

Week 4 (15th-17thAugust) Water including painting, exploring the ponds and pond life at Broadfields, making a model of a pond, planting radishes and making rain dance music

Week 5 (22nd- 24th August) In the tree tops including painting or making a collage of trees, writing poems about trees, planting cress, pounding leaves or making faces with natural materials and  natural sculptures.


Special activities:

Thursday 27th July 10:30am-4:00pm - A midsummer night’s dream in a day – Drama Workshop

  • Children will rehearse a reading of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and perform to parents at 3:30pm in a story telling area outside.
  • A great opportunity for children to work together to explore their creative ability and improve their confidence.
  • Age suitability is 7+
  • Donation of £10 is requested.

Thursday 3rd August 10:30am-12:30pm– Create your own map   

Wednesday 9th August 10am-4pm - Cycling day 

Thursday 10th August 10:30am-12:30pm - Take a walk across Broadfields to under the M25 where you can discover animal tracks

Thursday 17th August 10:30am-12:30pm - Learn about “Rain Dance” music and movement near the Tee Pees

Thursday 24th August 10:30am-12:30pm - Create natural sculptures


All the activities are produced by our volunteers and we ask for a donation of around £3 for each child each day to help with resources and expenses

Children must be accompanied by an adult for all activities


Tues, Weds & Thursday

25th July - 24th August

WhereThames Chase
Cost£3 donation

Raising Funds for Thames Chase Trust (Charity No. 1115627)

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