Do you live in or around the Birmingham area? With the Easter school holiday coming up (11th to the 22nd of April), you may be thinking about planning some ideas to keep the little ones entertained while they’re off school. We’ve made a list of some great ideas for activities and days out in Birmingham for you to mull over. There are lots of fun-filled activities to help burn off your children’s energy and some are educational too. We hope they help to make those back-to-school stories extra interesting and that you enjoy the Easter break as a family.

Freddo’s Easter Egg Egg-stravaganza, Cadbury World

2-24 April

This live show for families with young children shows the famous chocolate frog Freddo on an adventure set by the Caramel Bunny. Expect lots of dancing, songs and laughter on this chocolatey challenge. Perfect for chocolate fans, as you can explore the rest of Cadbury World after the show.

Easter Pottery Camp, Midlands Arts Centre

12-13 April

Suitable for ages 6-11 years, children will learn how to make a hand-built pottery basket and chick pot. They’ll then decorate it with cute spring imagery that’s perfect as an Easter gift for someone special. The camp teaches coiling, slab building, and sculpting clay.

Kids’ Easter Party, The Pheasey Community Hub

10 April

Hop along down to the Pheasey Community Hub for a fun-filled Easter party. There’ll be a kids’ entertainer, yummy party snacks and soft drinks plus beverages for the adults too (non-alcoholic).

Kids’ Easter Baskets Workshop, The New Cofton Village Hall

9 April

This fun-filled morning workshop teaches kids how to make an adorable Easter basket. It includes a basket, bulbs, soil, moss and decorative eggs. There will also be yummy cake and drinks to snack on.

TLR Easter Magic Show, Aldridge Social Club

16 April

This 2-hour, jam-packed Easter show at Aldridge Social Club will offer magic, animals, a visit from the Easter Bunny with a photo opportunity, bubbles and finally egg-citing prizes to be won. There will also be both yummy popcorn and sweet cones on offer to snack on.

Birmingham Easter Sports Camp, Nechells Wellbeing Centre

12-13 April

19-20 April

If you have some budding Olympians or sports stars on your hands, this Easter sports camp is a great way for the kids to excel in what they do best. Children and young people aged between 11-16 years old who receive free school meals are welcome to sign up for a free programme of activities over the Easter holiday.

We hope you have a cracking Easter break with the kids and find this list of activities useful. Remember, that spending time at home together as a family is also a nice thing to do. You can cook together, play games and tell stories. This quote from Niki Taylor @NikiTaylorInc describes it perfectly: “Stick to the basics, hold on to your family and friends – they will never go out of fashion.”

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