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Easter 18 timetable!

Date: Tuesday 3rd April 2018
Theme: Crafts and Creativity

Description:

Under 8s 

  • A huge welcome and ‘getting to know each other’ games! (AM)
  • Teambuilding task- with limited resources the children will need to protect their egg from breaking once thrown from a height! (AM)
  • In the afternoon the children will be using foam clay to decorate their own sculptures. They will then prepare and design a gift bag to present their artwork in. (PM)
  • Build a fairy garden outside. (PM)

9s and over

  • A huge welcome and ‘getting to know each other’ games! (AM)
  • Teambuilding task- with limited resources the children will need to protect their egg from breaking once thrown from a height! (AM)
  • Outdoor marble run. (PM)
  • In the afternoon the children will be using foam clay to decorate their own sculptures. They will then prepare and design a gift bag to present their artwork in. (PM)
Your child will need: Children should bring a waterproof jacket and warm clothing for when we venture outside and an old t-shirt or apron.
 

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Date: Wednesday 4th April 2018
Theme: Science

Description:

8s and under

  • The Magic of Colour (with expert Ian)- What is colour? When I see red, do you see red? What does your dog see? Join us as we use biology, chemistry and physics to explore how we make colour, how scientists use it and how what we see isn't always what's really there (AM).
  • How old is that tree?/ Make a birds nest/ Insect spotting (PM).
  • Make lava lamp mixture (PM).

9s and over

  • Make your own solar system (AM).
  • The Magic of Colour (advanced)- What is colour? When I see red, do you see red? What does your dog see? Join us as we use biology, chemistry and physics to explore how we make colour, how scientists use it and how what we see isn't always what's really there (PM).

Your child will need:Children should bring a waterproof jacket and warm clothing for when we venture outside and an old t-shirt or apron.

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Date:Thursday 5th April 2018
Theme: Adventure

Description:

8s and under

  • Ultm8 Warrior involves both awesome obstacle course challenges and warrior themed games. Obstacles include crawling under army nets, climbing over small and large hurdles, hoop hops and more! The activities include shield defence games, gladiator battling, taking on Thor and will be themed on warrior tribes (AM)!
  • A game of ‘higher or lower’ (PM).
  • Make your own warrior shield and/or warrior accessories (PM).

9s and over

  • A game of ‘higher or lower’ (AM).
  • Make your own warrior character (AM).
  • Ultm8 Warrior involves both awesome obstacle course challenges and warrior themed games. Obstacles include crawling under army nets, climbing over small and large hurdles, hoop hops and more! The activities include shield defence games, gladiator battling, taking on Thor and will be themed on warrior tribes (PM).
Your child will need:We will be outside no matter what the weather! Children should bring a waterproof jacket and warm clothing for when we venture outside and an old t-shirt or apron. A change of clothes is also essential.
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Date: Friday 6th April 2018
Theme: Photography

Description:

8s and under

  • Build a dragon. (AM)
  • An optical illusion photography workshop with expert Michael Jones! The children will use their own photographic devices to create images with a forced perspective. (PM)
  • Make your own lantern. (PM)

9s and over

  • The Holiday Scheme’s Dragon’s Den. (AM)
  • An optical illusion photography workshop with expert Michael Jones! The children will use their own photographic devices to create images with a forced perspective. (PM)
  • Make your own lantern. (PM)
Your child will need: Children should bring a waterproof jacket and warm clothing for when we venture outside and an old t-shirt or apron. A photographic device is also essential for the workshop.
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Date: 9th April 2018
Theme: Performing Arts
Description: Gemma, an expert in drama and having fun, will be joining us to create a whole play in just ONE DAY! There are plenty of opportunities for each child to take part in different aspects such as acting, directing, costume design and prop making! At the start of the day, we will begin our journey with a script and by 4.15pm we will have a performance (we hope)! Gemma and the Holiday Scheme staff are looking forward to hearing all of the children’s ideas and we are excited to support their vision for the play. All family members and friends are invited to watch the show!
Your child will need: Children should bring a waterproof jacket and warm clothing for when we venture outside and an old t-shirt or apron.
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Date: Tuesday 10th April 2018
Theme: Sports

Description:

8s and under

  • Warwick Sport will be leading a session on tennis at the Tennis Centre on campus. The children will be working on their skills as well as taking part in a warm-up/cool-down and fun games! (AM)
  • Make your own hockey stick and use it in our penalty shoot-out game! (PM)
  • Multi-sports and games- a fun-filled afternoon of different challenges for the children to take part in. (PM)

9s and under

  • Multi-sports and games- a fun-filled morning of different challenges for the children to take part in. (AM)
  • Warwick Sport will be leading a session on tennis at the Tennis Centre on campus. The children will be perfecting their technique as well as taking part in a warm-up/cool-down and fun games! (PM)
  • Make your own tennis racket. (PM)
Your child will need:Children should bring a suitable sports change of clothes (including trainers), an old t-shirt or apron and a waterproof jacket and warm clothing for when we venture outside.
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Date: Wednesday 11th April 2018
Theme: Literacy
Description: John Harris, a professional story-teller, will be joining us for the whole day! John can be seen on The Oxford University Press website telling Biff, Chip and Kipper stories to camera, and he’s the author of four well-loved books himself. He’s been interviewed and told stories on BBC Radio 4, BBC 6 Music and Planet Rock so we are delighted to welcome him to the Holiday Scheme.

In the morning, both groups (8s and under and 9s and over) will experience an original story-telling performance as Johnnever tells the same story twice! Each group will also have the opportunity to exercise their imaginations with the Holiday Scheme Team as we will be creating and making unique book characters. In the afternoon, all of the children will be involved in John’s fun and practical workshop which demonstrates how to bring a story to life. We can’t wait!

Your child will need: Children should bring a waterproof jacket and warm clothing for when we venture outside and an old t-shirt or apron.
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Date: Thursday 12th April 2018
Theme: Community

Description:

8s and under

  • St John’s Ambulance will be holding a fun yet educational workshop on First Aid. We will be bandaging teddy bears in the morning as well practising our 999 calls (AM).
  • Make your own Easter themed piñata (AM).
  • Campus Easter egg hunt and games (PM).

9s and over

  • St John’s Ambulance will be holding an interactive short First Aid course which includes four different modules: primary survey, communication and casualty care, choking and the recovery position (AM).
  • Make your own Easter themed piñata (AM).
  • Campus Easter egg hunt and games (PM).
Your child will need: Children should bring a waterproof jacket and warm clothing for when we venture outside and an old t-shirt or apron.
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Date: Friday 13th April 2018
Theme: Prehistoric

Description:

8s and under

  • Cave building (AM)
  • Make your own Egyptian Pharaoh headdress (AM)
  • The Dinosaur Dome is a fully digital mobile planetarium that shows 360 degree pictures and feature films. A special guest will provide the younger children with an interactive workshop that explores dinosaurs, rocks and fossils. Not to be missed (PM)!
  • Outdoor Mummy wrapping (PM)

9s and over

  • In groups, design and make a recycled Egyptian Mummy (AM).
  • The Dinosaur Dome is a fully digital mobile planetarium that shows 360 degree pictures and feature films. A special guest will provide the older children with a more advanced interactive workshop that explores dinosaurs, rocks and fossils. Not to be missed (PM)!
  • Outdoor Mummy wrapping (PM)
Your child will need: Children should bring a waterproof jacket and warm clothing for when we venture outside and an old t-shirt or apron.
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