Summer Holidays Early Times
Space Chase The Reading Challenge
Are you ready to launch into outer space for 2019’s Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge? Join the challenge from 13 July 2019 at any Hertfordshire Library.
Children who read six library books of their choice by 7 September will receive a medal and certificate as well as getting the chance to win a VIP pass to our event at Mission Control with children’s author Steve Cole. Make sure you visit our launch events at St Albans and Bishops Stortford Libraries. We had over 20,000 participants last year – you wouldn’t want to miss out on this free challenge! On 13 July, we have an exciting launch event at St. Albans Library (drop in) and a Mobile Planetarium at Bishops Stortford Library (ticketed) – for details and to ensure you don’t miss out, visit our website. Please visit www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/libraries or call 0300 123 4049 Illustrations @Adam Stower 2019 for The Reading Agency.
Places to go...
PLAY AREA FOR TODDLERS Westmill Farm SG12 0ES www.woodysplaybarn.co.uk This features shapes, puzzles, rockers, games, interactive panels, and building blocks. Satisfy your child’s sense for adventure with a visit to Woody’s Play Barn.
TODDLER THURSDAYS Lowewood Museum EN11 8BH www.broxbourne.gov.uk These monthly sessions are for our young visitors. Come along and learn a nursery rhyme, share a story and make a craft. Places need to be booked by calling the Museum on 01992 445596.
TOTS KARATE Dame Alice Owens School EN6 2DU www.wherecanwego.com Free first lesson. Recommended for ages 4-6, with special family rates and no special clothing required (karate suits available).
BABY RHYME TIME Hertford Library SG14 1DR www.hertfordshire.gov.uk Baby Rhyme Times are a fun half hour session of songs and rhymes suitable for babies and toddlers of all ages. All parents, carers and their babies are welcome to join in and there is
BABY SING AND PLAY Kings Langley Library WD4 8ET www.hertfordshire.gov.uk A fun interactive session for young babies (0-9 months) and their parents/carers, with rhymes, singing, actions and tummy time.
TOTS ‘N’ TODDLERS JUMP IN Jump In Elstree WD6 1QQ www.gojumpin.com Big fun for little people at Jump In. Safe & sound adventures in our dedicated under 5’s trampoline zone. Plus Toddler Time for little ones to explore the whole park and amazing soft play areas for tons of extra fun.
Willows Farm Day Nursery and Pre-School
Ofsted registered Willows Farm Day Nursery and Pre-School offers a stimulating countryside setting for your child’s early years from six weeks to five years old. Working in partnership with Kids Play Childcare we offer lots of outdoor space, as well as daily access to Willows Activity Farm and a safe, nurturing environment with lots of learning opportunities throughout the day. Freshly prepared healthy meals are cooked on site and our extended opening times of 7.00am-7.00pm support working parents. 30 Hours Funded Places are available for those who are eligible and we offer full and part time spaces. www.willowsfarmdaynursery.com
Soft Play Has Never Looked This Good!
Our dedicated zone includes ball pit, padded climbing zone, range of toys, long slide and even a mini rollercoaster. Additionally there are 8 mini trampolines for toddlers to use only which are separate to our main arena which and can be jumped on safely as part of your experience. New for Summer 2019, toddlers check in now with our rules of play story board – no more videos. With improved air conditioning our soft play connects to our delicious tuck-in café which has plenty of healthy snacks and treats for you to enjoy on your visit. Starting from just £5 midweek please visit gojumpin.com to book or call 01926 356290