May Half Term
Get out and about at Stoneywell by completing some of the 50 things to before you're 11 3/4 activities. It's a great chance for children to play and explore the environment as they tick activities off in their scrapbooks.
Come along and explore the gardens and woodlands at Stoneywell this half term, whatever the weather there’s something to do – you could be learning new skills and trying new things as you tick off more of the 50 Things to do before you’re 11 3/4 or pretending to be a pirate on the Peter Duck garden trail, or maybe you’ll have the most fun by taking part in craft activities in the stables – whichever you fancy there are lots of options here at Stoneywell.
Peter Duck - inspired by a novel by Arthur Ransome, the trail involves solving clues around the garden and woodland. In the story of ‘Peter Duck’ the Swallows and Amazons children sail to Crab Island with Peter Duck, an old sailor, to recover buried treasure. As you’re exploring the gardens pretend to be a pirate yourself and even create your own treasure map too! Don’t forget to keep an eye out for the book in Olympus!
Just a few of the 50 Things you can definitely do at Stoneywell;
- Make a trail with sticks
- Create some wild art
- Go on a walk barefoot
- Hunt for bugs
- Discover what’s in a pond
- Go bird watching
Once you’ve done them don’t forget to pop back to the Stables and get a sticker for your scrapbook!