19th Oct 2015

October 2015 Activity List



Monday 26th October – TJ’s does ‘THE X FACTOR’ (all day)

Grab your mic and star live on the stage, transform into a backing singer/dancer, or become Cheryl’s make-up artist! So many roles to choose from… maybe you would prefer to be in charge of lighting or even host the show or become a famous judge!

Choose from a variety of clothing and get glammed up to the max, before giving it your all!

You won’t like it… you’ll love it!!!


PM – Cinemagic – Showing the real X Factors funny and best bits


Tuesday 27th October – Shadow Science (all day)

Who would have thought you could have so much fun with shadows?

Didn’t know??.. Then join us in our shadow science project!

Create your own Shadow Book, filled with the day’s activities and a light box to take home.

  • Shadow faces
  • Superhero symbols
  • Shadows without light
  • Coloured shadows
  • Shadow puppet theatre
  • Silhouettes
  • Life size ‘strike a pose’ shadows!
  • Time changing shadows


PM – Pizza Mayhem! Make your own base before adding your choice of toppings!


Wednesday 28th October – TJ’s NEWS & WEATHER (all day)

Grab your hand held video camera and film away! We are delivering news like the professionals!


We have suits and smart dresses at the ready to look the part… all we need now is to set the scene, make props, create the weather map, and decide on the news to share!!

We look forward to watching it back on our big screen!


PM – Swimming (over 8’s swimmers only)


Thursday 29th October – Time Capsules (all day)

Complete your personal information sheet, before loading it into your freshly made time capsule!

We will then be going outside to our NEW ‘Time Capsule Digging Bay’ in TJ’s garden, where you can dig deep and bury your capsule!

How much would have changed when it comes to digging it up?!!


PM – Homemade Lemonade

After all that hard work, you are bound to be thirsty! Join us in making homemade lemonade!


Friday 30th October – Halloween Party – fancy dress! (all day)

Many gruesome activities and games to get you into the spirit of Halloween this year!

  • Slime and cauldrons
  • Spider webs and worms
  • Pumpkins and skeletons
  • Eye balls and Potions

Games galore, with prizes to be won!

Share a day of fun, including pumpkin pinnate and a spooky photo booth (back by popular demand!!)


Monday 2nd NovemberPen Pals (all day)

We have a teamed up with other playwork settings across the world, to form an ongoing pen pal group for you to join.

Our friend Ozzy recently emigrated to Australia, and is also awaiting his first letter!

So pens and keyboards at the ready, we have lots of ideas to make this an exciting experience!

Learn about how your new friends live, their likes/dislikes, favourite music and much more!

Parents: All incoming and outgoing mail is checked by staff first, and we will follow strict rules to ensure no personal identification is communicated between pen pals. The settings we have teamed up with have been fully researched.


PMBike and Scooter Ride

Walk your bike or scooter to the local park with friends, and speed off round the green!

Go on the bike tracks or try out your scooters on our mobile ramps!

(Helmets must be worn by all to participate please)


These are all optional activities, our usual toys and resources are all still available throughout the day, within our free play setting.

Garden – Try out our new seating area, discovery area and large trampoline! Dig in the sand pit or make pies in the mud kitchen!

Full day – 8 til 6

Half day – 8 til 1 or 1 til 6

7:30 start and breakfast available (please ensure you order breakfast even if your child attends breakfast club during term time)

Download and print full activities list here

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