Join Vicki as she reads a story from the Tales of Colonel Frederick Burnaby. The famous Victorian Bedfordian was known for his great strength and daring, world-wide travelling adventures, hot air ballooning escapades and eventful military career. A ‘larger than life’ man, who was very much of his time. (Suitable for ages 7+)
Join Kevin the Platypus in creative challenges that can be done from the comfort of your own home.
Here you can find some ideas to help you get started:
Challenge 1: Transform yourself in to a fantastic creepy crawly.
Beautiful Butterfly Wings (you could decorate with colourful autumn leaves, instead of sweet wrappers)
A Creepy Crawly Spider Hat
Spider's Web Outfit
Become a Bee or a Ladybird (using duct tape)
Challenge 2: Create a Spectacular Hat.
You could decorate an old hat you have at home (or pick one up from a local charity shop), or make one from materials you can find.
Witch or Wizard Hat (using paper plates)
Fabulous Hat made from tissue paper
Cardboard Hat - decorate any way you want
Challenge 3: Create a Roman, Viking or Saxon outfit
You could make an outfit for yourself, dress up a doll, or create a puppet. Or if you don't want to make an outfit, how about designing one on paper, or drawing around yourself on a big piece of card and paper and collage an oufit onto that.
Easy Costume Ideas
Make a Roman Helmet (using card)
Make a Saxon Pendant or Brooch
Challenge 4: Make a toy or game from things at home
Make a Cup and Ball Toy (using paper)
Climbing Men Idea by Little Science Lab
Lebanese Paper Kite
Make your own Kevin the Platypus
Simple Homemade Toys