With the October holidays fast approaching, parents will no doubt rack their brains wondering how they can keep the kids entertained during the week off.
With the current cost of living crisis and Christmas fast approaching, many parents are feeling the pinch and don’t have spare money to take their kids for days on end, which is why we’ve put together a list. of free activities taking place in South Tyneside for half term.
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* Children’s Disco at the Cock Crow Inn, Hebburn on Friday, October 21, 4-6 p.m. – Start the midterms off in style with a children’s disco with prizes and a special guest. To reserve a table, call 0191 4285730.
*Halloween Time Together at Jarrow Children Center Monday, October 24, 10-11 a.m., Biddick Hall and Whiteleas Children Center Thursday, October 27, 10-11 a.m., and Boldon’s Children Center Friday, October 28, 10-11 a.m. – Children up to age five can enjoy a Halloween hunt, Halloween crafts, cookie decorating, sensory play and pumpkin carving. Reservations are essential by calling the daycare centers directly. Older siblings are also welcome.
*Halloween Crafts at South Shields Museum and Art Gallery on Tuesday, October 25, 11am-1pm and 1:30-3pm – Go green this Halloween by making Halloween decorations using household items! Bring your glass jars, cans, egg cartons, plastic milk jugs and old books. The museum will provide you with the materials to turn them into lanterns, monsters and more. Places are limited on a first come, first served basis.
* Halloween Stay and Play at All Saints Children Center on Wednesday, October 26, 1-2 p.m. – Messy play, ghoulish play, sweet play and lots of spooky fun! Suitable for children from 0 to 4 years old. Older siblings are also welcome. Reservation is essential by calling 0191 420 7657.
*Halloween Party at Trimmers Arms, South Shields on Saturday 29th October, 12pm-4pm – free party will include disco, costume contest, entertainment, mascot, prizes, cotton candy and pop -corn. No reservations required, just click on the Trimmers Arms Facebook page.
*Halloween Party at St Luke’s Church Hall, Hebburn on Sunday 30 October, 5pm-7pm – games, prizes, gunge, dancing and refreshments included in the party. Seating is limited and must be reserved by contacting Party Funk on Facebook.