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Looking for things to keep the kids entertained over the Easter holidays?

Thumbs Up It’s Thursday is back with creative crafts, fun activities and free kids meals! 

Take a look below for what's on offer...


All Saints Church

MAKE YOUR OWN EASTER CHICKS

Get creative at home this Easter and make your own Easter chicks with simple everyday materials. Download PDF instructions from Thursday 1 April onwards on the All Saints Church website here.

They will also have a selection of “take away” Easter themed activities on sale on Thursday 8 April at All Saints Church between 11am - 2pm (to make at home). Activities range from 50p to £1.50 and include wooden egg cups, Easter baskets, scratch art and photo frames. They will take contactless donations or cash (change appreciated if possible). 

We’d love to see your creations! Please share pictures on Facebook and Instagram @allsaintschurchkingston and #ThumbsUpItsThursday


Kingston Museum

SPRING FUN AT KINGSTON MUSEUM!

Get creative together this Easter holiday with our activity packs! We will be posting two family activity packs to get you in the mood for spring on Thursday 8 April and Thursday 15 April at 10am. They have been created in collaboration with our fantastic volunteers from Kingston Grammar School, and are a great opportunity for families to have fun learning about Kingston’s heritage together. We can’t wait to see your creations! Check back here for links to the activity packs on the day. 

For the activities and more information, you can find Kingston Heritage Service on FacebookTwitter and Instagram at @RBKheritage. Don’t forget to tag @RBKheritage and @InKingstonUK #ThumbsUpItsThursday when you share your crafting on social media.

 


The Cheeky Pea

KIDS EAT FREE AT THE PEA

Buy any adult meal deal from the Click and Collect menu, mentioning "cheeky bunny" in the special requests box, and get a free mini wrap & fruit shoot juice for the little peas. Just specify what filling you would like! Click here to order.

Follow @thecheekypea on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

 

Stanley Picker Gallery

GET CREATIVE

Over the past year Stanley Picker Gallery and Dorich House have collaborated to produce a series of Get Creative activities for children and their families inspired by our programmes and designed by students and graduates from Kingston School of Art. From Printmaking at Home and Drawing from nature, to Powers in Community Activism and International Art Encounters, there is something for everyone to enjoy. To access these activities and more, please visit the Gallery’s website.   

We'd love to see your creations, so please share via Twitter @pickergallery or Instagram @stanleypicker and #ThumbsUpItsThursday

 

Dorich House Museum

GET CREATIVE

Over the past year Stanley Picker Gallery and Dorich House have collaborated to produce a series of Get Creative activities for children and their families inspired by our programmes and designed by students and graduates from Kingston School of Art. From Printmaking at Home and Drawing from nature, to Powers in Community Activism and International Art Encounters, there is something for everyone to enjoy. To access these activities and more, please visit the Gallery’s website.   

We'd love to see your creations, so please share via Twitter @dorichhouse, Instagram, or Facebook @dorichhousemuseum and #ThumbsUpItsThursday

 

The Entertainer

BOREDOM BUSTING HUB

The Entertainer have loads of totally free fun boredom-busting activities you can print off and do at home, including Easter colouring sheets, join the dots and mazes. Click here to go to the hub. 

They have also created a Facebook group where even more fun kids activities and ideas are shared. 

 

Kingston Libraries

WEEK 1 - EXPLORE LEARNING: A SQUIRE'S JOURNEY TO THE KNIGHT'S THRONE

All knights go through many quests and this journey to the king’s throne is no different. Travel back to medieval times where children will joust their way through a grammar tournament!

Join Kingston Libraries & Explore Learning at 12pm on Thursday 1 April for a FREE fun grammar workshop for children aged 5-7. Sign up here

Click here for an online children’s activity sheet. Share your creations with Kingston Libraries on their Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages. 

 

Kingston Libraries

WEEK 2 - EXPLORE LEARNING: A SPRING IN YOUR STEP

Jump straight into this comprehension workshop and learn some fantastic skills that can apply to any text you read. Can they help us predict what will happen next? And why did that character say that?

Join Kingston Libraries & Explore Learning at 12pm on Thursday 8 April for a FREE fun grammar workshop for children aged 7-9. Sign up here

They will also be posting a children’s activity sheet at 10am on 8 April on the Kingston Libraries Facebook page. Share your creations with Kingston Libraries on their Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages. 

 

Kingston Libraries

WEEK 3 - EXPLORE LEARNING: A SEAT AT THE KING'S THRONE

Complete your quest to overcome the last writing and grammar challenges in your journey to the King's Throne.

Join Kingston Libraries & Explore Learning at 12pm on Thursday 15 April for a FREE fun grammar workshop for children aged 9-11. Sign up here

They will also be posting a children’s activity sheet at 10am on 8 April on the Kingston Libraries Facebook page. Share your creations with Kingston Libraries on their Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages. 

Upcoming Dates

Thumbs Up It's Thursday returns every Thursday during school holidays and half terms. This year, events will take place: 1, 8 & 15 April, 3 June, 29 July, 5, 12, 19 & 26 August and 28 October. 

 

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