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Summer Activities

Hop to The Centre, Livingston this Summer! 

Make your friends green with envy this summer and hop along to The Centre, Livingston for some amphibian family fun with ‘Leap into Summer’. 

Throughout July and August we have an exciting line up of free events, including an adventure trail, community art exhibition and a programme of activities. 

 

 

FROG TRAIL

1st JULY - 31st JULY

Our frog trail will be in centre throughout July and August showcasing the creative talents of groups and artists within our local community. With creations by renowned local artists Danielle Callaghan, Brian Elph, Gregor Louden and Ciara Dunne, the exhibition is set to be an unfrogetable highlight of the summer. 

For your chance to WIN complete our frog trail. Collect a leaflet from our customer service desk.

All participants can collect a certificate and sticker for completing.

 

LEAP INTO SUMMER ACTIVITIES

1st-2nd JULY

 

SCIENCE WORKSHOP

3rd JULY

Making fossils – Find out what fossils are made of, how they’re formed and then make your very own!

9am – 4pm

 

SCIENCE WORKSHOP

10th JULY 

Animal sounds – Learn how and why animals make the sounds they do, then make your own animal instruments to take home with you.

9am – 4pm

 

SCIENCE WORKSHOP

17th JULY  

Under the microscope – Explore a world so tiny it can only be seen through a lense. Your young explorers will be amazed by the hidden world they discover.

9am – 4pm

 

SCIENCE WORKSHOP 

24th JULY

Life cycle – Explore the rhythms of nature by looking at how frogs and butterflies develop then drawing flip books showing how it happens.

9am – 4pm 

 

SCIENCE WORKSHOP

31st JULY 

Animal senses – Touch, taste, see, hear, find out how animals use their senses to perceive the world around them.

9am – 4pm

 

EXPLORER TRAINING 

7th, 14th, 21st, 28th JULY

Does your little one love to explore? This is the perfect workshop for them!

Activities, Quizzes and Games.

Workshop times:

11.15

12.15

13.15

14.15

15.15

 

FROG TOURS 

8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th JULY  5th, 12th AUGUST 

Find one of our explorers and follow them round The Centre and find our frogs, and some more interesting facts about them.

 

ARTS & CRAFTS

6th, 13th, 20th, 27th JULY 3rd, 10th AUGUST 

11am – 4pm

Pop along and try a different craft each week.

 

 STORY TELLING

4th, 11th, 18th, 25th July, 1st, 8th AUGUST

Join us for the beastie book club, storytelling sessions every 30 mins from 11am - 4pm.

Sit back and enjoy a lovely story or two!

 

FIVE SISTERS ZOO

4th, 11th, 18th, 25th JULY, 1st, 8th, 15th AUGUST 

Outreach team will be at The Centre with some little creatures.

The fabulous outreach team from FIVE SISTERS ZOO, will be visiting The Centre throughout the holidays. Don’t worry the team won’t be coming alone, they will be bringing with them a variety of little creatures to visit from the Zoo.

Starts at 12noon

 

ZOO LAB

12th JULY, 3rd, 9th, 16th AUGUST

Meet some little frogs in centre from 11 am to 12 noon.

All children must be accompanied by an adult. All activities subject to change. T+C’s apply.

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