Outdoors & Nature
If your toddlers and pre-schoolers enjoy outdoor activites, there are some great sessions to attend locally:
Tuesday fortnightly pre-school group, 10th April, 24th April,...
Donation; £5 per child (babes in arms free), £3 sibling. Includes snack
Hanningfield Resevoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Rd, Downham, Billericay, Essex CM11 1WT Tel 01268 711001
Preschool group - under 5's. Wildlife activities, games, craft & music.
Penny's PreSchool Playtime
First Wednesday of each month
10am - 12 and 2pm - 4pm
2 hours of fun and games for pre-school children and their families.
Thorndon Counrty Park. £5.00 per child.
For more information please call 01277 232944
Wednesdays 10.00am - 11.45am, Norsey Woods, Billericay
6 weeks course for £6 in advance (£1 per session)
Woodland Craft, Activities, Stories and Refreshments
For more information please call 01268 763712
Tuesday Once a month 1000 - 1130 / 1300 - 1430
Pre-booking is essential for this popular event.
Tickets £4 per adult and child, £2 each additional child
Hylands House Park, London Road Chelmsford CM2 8WQ
To book please call 01245 605523
Join us for a toddle in the garden areas and then head upstairs in the stable Visitor Centre to create something wonderful to take home. Each session encourages children to observe the changing seasons - parents can learn too!
2nd Wednesday of each month 10am - 12noon
Free to attend and booking not required.
Sessions vary to include, seeds and planting, bug hunts, craft and songs and games.
Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon, SS16 4UH
Tel 01268 498629
All family and child events for Essex Country parks are listed here: