Half term is fast approaching and with Hallowe’en also round the corner there is plenty to keep your children, witches and wizards entertained this half term.
The award winning Chiltern Open Air Museumis hosting an Awesome Autumn activity day on Tuesday 24th October. Everyone is invited to take part in a scavenger hunt, make clay bricks for insects to hibernate in, learn about what’s growing in the allotment, make autumn art on a biscuit, and get involved in craft activities such as; conker pets, pumpkin spiders and leaf printing, and you can chat to the RSPB about the local wildlife.
The Roald Dahl Museumin Great Missenden has a different activity lined up for every day of half term including making Trunchpots, Vermicious Knid Masks, puppets and Disgusterous Dinner Plates. Get creative and also enjoy visiting the wonderful museum.
Deep underground in High Wycombe there is a whole host of Hallowe’en fun lined up at Hell Fire Caves. The Special Witches Workshops are not to be missed and include potion making, werewolf banishing, broomstick races and a tour of the Hell-Fire Caves by their friendly wizard. Booking is required. During the half term week the courtyard will also be host to lots of free Halloween fun such as spooky games, colouring and fancy dress competitions.
Odds Farm Parkis running a Halloween Festival for the week of half term with a Halloween shows, Trick or Treat Training, a fun crafty Trick or Treat Walk, fancy dress competitions and pumpkin carving. There are tonnes of animals to visit too and the mazing indoor play barn.
And don’t forget the National Trust properties in the Chilterns which all have a huge range of activities lined up over half term. From pumpkin carving at Hughenden Manorand Waddesdon Manorto spooky wild art at Cliveden.