Kidszone runs holiday care every school holiday except for the December/Christmas break.
Summer Holiday Care
(24 July - 18 August 2017 inclusive) booking now
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For Summer we are planning four weeks of adventure with themes of Africa, Circus, Under the Sea, and Dinosaurs. Early booking discount of 10% for places booked by 10 July.
Summer Plan of Activitiy
Week 1 - AFRICA
Mon 24 July - Set up our African Village role play area, and make clay pots
Tues 25 July – Morning trip to Fog Lane Park to play games and do some al fresco painting
Weds 26 July - Paint our clay pots and make African masks
Thurs 27 July - Full day drip to Peak Wildlife Park near Leek, Staffordshire
Fri 28 July - Create sunset silhouette pictures and have an African drumming workshop in the afternoon
Week 2 - CIRCUS
Mon 31 July - Set up our Circus tent role play area and make clown hats and props
Tues 1 Aug - Popcorn art and make mini lollystick launchers for slapstick fun
Weds 2 Aug - Afternoon Circus Skills Workshop – this may be at the Scout Hut or we may visit the Circus company’s premises for the workshop – details to be confirmed soon.
Thurs 3 Aug - Make puppet shows and circus themed baking
Fri 4 Aug – Tennis at Fletcher Moss Park in the morning (involving team games and skills delivered by Susan Keaney an LTA qualified tennis coach who is superb at making tennis fun for boys and girls of all ages) and candy floss making in the afternoon as a Friday treat.
Week 3 - UNDER THE SEA
Mon 7 Aug - Set up our mini ocean scene including fishing and a paddling pool and make our own 'Oceans in a bottle'
Tues 8 Aug – Morning making stop motion animation under water mini films and afternoon trip to the Sea Life Centre, Trafford Centre.
Weds 9 Aug - Footprints on a sandy beach and sea creature crafts
Thurs 10 Aug - Games and play at St Paul's school playground (the children love having it all to themselves) and afternoon baking of sea inspired creations
Fri 11 Aug - Making peg mermaids and our own messages in a bottle plus Under the Sea Bouncy castle fun in the afternoon.
Week 4 - DINOSAURS
Mon 14 Aug - Set up our mini dinosaur world and make salt dough dinosaurs
Tues 15 Aug – Morning visit to Cineworld at Parrs Wood to see a movie and painting our salt dough dinosaurs in the afternoon
Weds 16 Aug - Getting messy day - making dinosaur soap and dinosaur slime
Thurs 17 Aug – Morning doing bubble wrap printing and afternoon trip to Manchester Museum to see Stan the T-Rex and the other dinosaur fossils and to have a look round the wonderful natural history on display.
Fri 18 August - Making dinosaur bones and making and hatching our very own ice dinosaur eggs and maybe an end of summer dinosaur party!
So far this year we have had some amazing adventures during holiday care. Here's what we have been up to...
May Half Term Holiday Care
We had a Wild West Week for May half term holiday. The children enjoyed making their own Wild West costumes, played on an inflatable rodeo for an afternoon, played tin can alley, created our own Wild West role play area with wagon, wigwam and straw bales. See our facebook page for pictures.
Easter Holiday Care
Week 1 - Detectives
Monday - We set up our 'Police Station' area, Baked biscuits and did some fingerprinting
Tuesday - Created spy cards, made bracelets and learned our names in Morse Code
Wednesday - Code breaking and CSI fun plus a visit from the mounted unit of Greater Manchester Police (to see the horses, police officers and ask lots of questions!)
Thursday - Used our senses to detect things from our sensory bin, and took part in the Detective Challenge Room solving clues and codes to crack the case! (this was incredibly popular, the children loved it!)
Week 2 - Easter Farm
Friday - Full day trip to Farmer Ted's Adventure Park in Ormskirk
Monday - We created our own Farm scene in the Scout Hut with real straw bales and made wool balloon eggs
Tuesday - Egg hunt at Ladybarn Park and designed our own eggs using various craft techniques
Wednesday - Animals Take Over visited us with their cute and furry animals for the children to stroke and hold (rabbit, chinchilla, owl, rat and ferret) and we made chocolate edible nests
Thursday - Made Easter cards and played Easter themed team games
Aswell as our themed activities, children could choose how much of the themed activities they join in with and throughout each day there is always Lego, Wii console, books, board games and lots of outdoor play equipment available.
Superhero Week - Feb Half Term
We had an amazing Superhero Week during February Half Term. Here's what we did:
Monday - We created a superhero hide out for our role play area used through the week for the children's own adventures and we had superhero training - a specially designed keep fit session to develop our superhero skills.
Tuesday - Off to the cinema at Parrs Wood on the number 42 bus to watch Trolls movie, and in the afternoon we created an action assault course for some energetic play.
Wednesday - We got crafty making our own split pin superheroes and we made our own movies with our stop motion animation kit - including 'Bizarro Robs the Bank' - see our facebook page to view this fab film.
Thursday - Costume making for our superheroes in the morning and in the afternoon we went on a coach to for a play session at Antz in your Pantz in Timperley - we booked their 'Lazer City' play room too where the children got to play with Space Age Lazer Phazers in the setting of Gotham City!
Friday - Superhero logo creative session using paint and banners and biscuit decorating and in the afternoon we rounded off the week with a disco, party food and party games - capes, masks, painted faces all added to the fun.