half term

The BEST virtual activities in Plymouth you and the kids can enjoy from the sofa this half term

With much of the UK under restrictions, heading out for some half term fun with the kids seems to be off the cards.

To keep parents and their little ones entertained at home throughout the school break, Matalan has discovered the best virtual activities for kids that you can enjoy from the sofa this half term, including some underwater wonders in Plymouth.

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RNIB launches Sensory Scavenger Hunt activity pack for children across the South West

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has launched an exciting new Sensory Scavenger Hunt activity pack to keep children in the South West of England entertained over the half-term break.

The pack, which can be downloaded from RNIB’s website and is for children of all ages, helps young explorers understand their senses beyond sight through fun challenges. These include...

Top Trumps trail at The Donkey Sanctuary

This February half term, head to The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth and find out which donkey has the loudest bray, the longest ears, or who is the most playful in the Adoption Donkey Top Trumps Trail.

Follow the trail to find the giant Top Trumps cards located around the sanctuary and reveal which adoption donkey comes out on top in each round.

Each adoption donkey has been...

Crealy’s half term Super Slam Wrestling

Crealy’s Super Slam Wrestling is sure to be a huge hit for families this February Half Term.

Crealy Theme Park and Resort are welcoming a team of professional wrestlers direct from the USA to fight it out in front of Crealy guests to find out who is the true king of the ring.

With four hard hitting shows taking place each day in the Crealy Arena from Saturday February 15 to...

Future Make with Real Ideas

Kickstart your future with Future Make - Future Make, presented by Real Ideas, is a series of creative-techy-making clubs and activities for children aged 7 – 11.

What can I do at Future Make? - From flying drones and creating digital immersive experiences, to designing extreme structures and thinking up exciting new ideas, take the confidence, experience and insight you gain and start to shape your creative future.

Events at Future Make - We’ve got some great holiday club days coming up – book yourself onto a day of...

Free Pet Workshops across Devon this half-term

To help parents keep kids entertained throughout the February half term holidays, Pets at Home is once again offering its fun and free interactive My Pet Pals workshops, every day in stores from 11.30am, plus there’s a free bag of wild bird seed* with every workshop booking.

The woodland themed workshops will be hosted by the friendly and knowledgable pet care advisors and offer fun-...

Go Ape at Haldon this half term

Go Ape Haldon is encouraging families to live life more adventurously this February half-term, with a range of memory-making activities to keep the whole tribe entertained.

Make the first school holiday of the year stand out from the crowd, with fun family time that brings out everyone’s inner adventurer. The famous Treetop Challenge and Treetop Adventure promise high octane fun for...

A fun-tastic February half term in Devon

February half term is just around the corner. It’s the first school holiday of the new year and if you’re looking to give the children a great week off from school, and treat them to some fun family days out, then Devon’s Top Attractions have plenty of things to offer. There are some great ideas at their all-weather attractions which will be sure to keep the whole family occupied and...

Making mucus marvellous at Dartmoor Zoo's half term Slime Week

Family attraction, Dartmoor Zoo, invites children of all ages to get closer to marvellous mucus this half term with a themed programme of fun and educational activities focusing on slime in nature. Slime Week will run 10am - 4pm daily between 12 - 18 February and all activities are FREE with Zoo admission.

Interactive Snail Trail Grab a smartphone to take part in a free augmented...

A sea-rene backdrop for doodling at the National Marine Aquarium

This October half-term, visitors to the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth will be able to explore their love of the ocean with ‘Doodle Days’, designed to unleash creativity and enhance their physical and mental wellbeing.

Taking place from Saturday 21 – Sunday 29 October, visitors will be encouraged to get creative, drawing, sketching and doodling amid the Aquarium’s peaceful...