5 more things to do in London with the kids this half-term
As if our top 10 wasn’t enough last week, here’s a Monday to Friday guide to half-term in London
One of the best annual children’s events in London is Imagine Children’s Festival at the Southbank Centre. One of Monday’s highlights is Super Mega Rockin Rock Show. Ditch the twee and embrace the chaos of childhood in this lively interactive show from Kid Carpet. Featuring live music, performance, comedy, animation and even ping-pong balls, little ones are encouraged to party along with classic Kid Carpet tracks like ‘Gorilla’, ‘Poo in the Forest’ and ‘Golden Eagle’.
Waterloo or Embankment tube
The Music House for Children puts on CINDERELLA: MUSICAL THEATRE for kids aged 5-11.
Recreate the classic story of Cinderella with music, drama and design.
Will Cinderella get to the Royal Ball on time? A showcase of the day’s activities will be shown to family and friends at 3pm.
Goldhawk Road tube
At the William Morris Society there are several craft activities for 6-12 year olds to take part in, suitably themed for Valentine’s Day.
Part 1: Make a Valentine hat and a sun catcher or Heart wreath using paper and card
Part 2: Make a Strawberry Valentine or a Heart decoration using felt, buttons and thread.
All materials are supplied, and you will take home your Valentine creations.
Refreshments (squash & biscuits) provided. Please note that children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Price: £5 per child.
If you have a dinosaur lover at home, Greenwich is where you need to be. Dinosaurs in the Wild puts you in time machine where pioneering technology transports you back 67 million years to see living dinosaurs with your very own eyes. Ride across the jaw-dropping Cretaceous plains, where you come face to face with the most awesome creatures ever to live. Then visit an incredible research station where scientists are studying dinosaurs in the past.
North Greenwich Tube
And if they’re still bursting with energy after all that, why not take them for a bounce at Oxygen Freejumping. With two sites in London, the weather won’t stop the fun here. And by booking using our code CITYKIDS10, you’ll also get 10% off. Use it for toddler sessions, the School of Trampoling, Fitness Classes, Groups and parties.
Acton or Croydon