Fabulous Things To Do At Half Term

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If you’re planning a half term staycation in the city, here are 15 fabulous things to do with the kiddos.


Dazzle on the dance floor as ZooNation Youth Company leads a day of family-friendly hip hop demos and workshops.


Mini chefs can hone their sushi-making skills at a Sticks’n’Sushi Masterclass, while learning all about the history of the Japanese dish.


Enter the wonder-filled world of Flavourscapes, which will transform Glasshouse Street near Piccadilly Circus into an outdoor experimental street market.


Shake off those winter blues and join in fun bird-inspired activities at Hyde Park’s Discovery Day.


Head to Chelsea Creperie to learn how to make delicious homemade pasta shapes, with all proceeds going to charity.


Step into the role of a vet at London Zoo and take part in interactive family events at Vets in Action.


Explore stamp and cypher design at the Postal Museum’s February Half Term arts and crafts workshops. Then take a ride on the Mail Rail, tour the exhibition and visit the indoor play area.


Crochet your own phone pouch with designer Peju Obasa at the Design Museum’s workshop.


Meet Isaac Newton, the Warden of the Royal Mint, at the Tower of London and help him on his quest to untangle a web of deceit and fraud in 1696.


Hear the fantastical stories surrounding Alexander the Great. Then create, design and build with authors, artists, musicians, dancers and storytellers at the British Library’s Family Day.


Head to Shakespeare’s Globe for family story telling (5-12 years), family workshops (5-8 and 9-12 years) and workshops for 12-15 year olds. Expect interactive storytelling and scenes from Romeo & Juliet, The Winter’s Tale, Macbeth, Hamlet or Othello amongst others.


Creative family workshops at The Foundling Museum run from Tuesday to Friday for children aged 5-12. Themes include transforming possessions into giant works of art, creating structures from recycled materials and animation.


Make a soulful, music-inspired puppet at the Little Angel Theatre alongside singing and dancing to help make the puppets come to life. For children aged four to eight with their parents or carers.


Kids go free at London Transport Museum, and they can take part in lively games and craft activities celebrating London’s tube network. Games include giant ‘Connect 4’, puzzle solving and adding a message to the #LoveTheTube wall.


Make an upcycled dinosaur tail at the Horniman Museum and discover the Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods masterfully built using LEGO® bricks.

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