Wondering what to do in the summer holidays? Well, look no further than these summer activities for the kids…
If you have little ones in tow, family days out don’t come much better than these, so make the most of the school holidays this summer and get stuck in. From dinosaur safaris to mind-boggling Lego creations and a trip to the theatre, here’s how to keep the kids thoroughly entertained from Saturday 22nd July to Sunday 3rd September 2017.
1. Dinosaurs in the Wild
Convince the kids they travelled back in time to 67 million years ago, when dinosaurs roamed the planet. Dinosaurs in the Wild is a mind-boggling immersive experience, perfect for budding palaeontologists, that sees your family touring the laboratories at TimeBase67, where scientists are studying living dinosaurs. And it’s one of the coolest things to do in the summer.
Watch an autopsy on a Pachycephalosaurus and see dino eggs in incubators, baby Triceratops running around, plus the iconic T-Rex and Ankylosaurus, one of the largest ever dinosaurs. This dinosaur safari is just the right about of scary for young children.
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Dinosaurs in the Wild is at NEC Birmingham until Wednesday 23rd August 2017. Fantastic for children aged 6 to 12. Experiences last 70 minutes.
2. Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes
Whether you’re a fan of Batman or Superman, a visit to Art of the Brick should come top of your list of things to do with the kids this summer – it’s the world’s biggest collection of superhero-inspired Lego artwork, made up of nearly 2 million Lego bricks.
All the coolest superheroes and villains from the DC Comics universe will be there, from Wonder Woman and The Joker to Harley Quinn and even a life-size Lego model of the Batmobile. There’s so much, in fact, it’ll take you an hour just to explore the entire exhibition, and when you’ve seen it all, you can build your own Lego sculptures at the end. How about that for a creative summer holidays with the kids?
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3. Paw Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue
Do one better than sticking Paw Patrol on the tellie. Round up the kids for a trip to the theatre this summer, to see their favourite cartoon dogs on stage for an action-packed 75 minutes. Adventure Bay’s Mayor Goodway is due to race Foggy Bottom’s Mayor Humdinger in the Great Adventure Bay Race, but she’s missing. Can Paw Patrol find her in time? Watch Marshall and Chase, Skye and Rubble, Rocky and Zuma as they become the dream team and race to the rescue.
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Paw Patrol is on stage at various theatres from Saturday 29th July to Sunday 27th August 2017. Great for children aged 1 to 6.