There’s lots going on locally to keep the kids entertained during the Easter holidays, here are some of our top picks:
Easter Parade Party at Gosforth Library – Friday 22nd April, 1300 – 1430.
Enjoy some Easter-themed colouring and puzzles, an Easter egg hunt in the library, a special Easter story time, games, and an Easter parade with prizes! Find out more and book your place here.
Easter Extravaganza at the Discovery Museum – 12/14 April, 10am – 12 noon and 1pm – 3pm
Get stuck into Easter crafts at Discovery Museum’s custom-built Play + Invent creation stations.
Family crafts suitable for children age 6 and over, although younger members of the family are welcome too. Entry is £2. Find out more here.
Easter Egg Hunts at Gibside, 2 – 19 April
Easter trails set against the background of this Georgian landscape garden.
There are 10 trail points for you to find, with activities to complete at each station. Along the route you can discover what makes Gibside special in spring.
The price of the trail is £3 per child and includes a trail map, pencil and a chocolate egg at the end. Find out more here.
Easter Crafts at Home
You don’t even have to leave the house to get involved! Check out these Easter crafting ideas, including: DIY bird feeders, salt dough Easter decorations and marshmallow rabbits.