Keep your children amused during holiday with these free activities

Free online activities will keep children entertained during the half-term holiday while Nottinghamshire remains under lockdown.

Friday, 12th February 2021, 3:29 pm
Updated Friday, 12th February 2021, 3:30 pm
Children can have lots of fun for free with the half-term activities compiled by Nottinghamshire County Council. Photo by Pixabay.

The county council has released information on these fun things that families can enjoy at home:

Story Explorers OnlineJoin Little Owl as he journeys deep into the rainforest and help him rescue the amazing animals he finds there.A playful and interactive online storytelling adventure for children aged 2 – 5, presented by Inspire: Culture Learning and Libraries in association with Nottingham Playhouse.Go to Story Explorers/Inspire OnlineEnjoy the great outdoors – at home!Notts Outdoors are sharing lots of fun resources and activities including orienteering and the RSPB big birdwatch on their social media pages.Follow Notts Outdoors on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for inspiration and ideas.Audio Drama: The Girl of Ink and StarsThe Spark Arts for Children in association with Inspire: Culture, Learning and Libraries present The Girl of Ink and Stars, a play by Satinder Chohan, based on the book by Kiran Millwood Hargrave.A gripping audio drama performed over three podcasts, this is a story of myth, magic and the power of friendship.Go to The Girl of Ink and Stars/Inspire OnlineWe're Going on a Story Hunt! with John Kirk19 February 2021, 11am to 11.30amJoin Inspire: Culture, Learning and Libraries for a scavenger hunt around your home finished with a story told by John Kirk.Suitable for families with children aged 3 - 7. Places are limited, booking is essential.Go to We're Going on a Story Hunt/Inspire Online