Things to do - School's Out

Diggerland set to reopen

Diggerland set to reopen

The construction-themed attraction has announced plans to reopen in April under the government's roadmap out of lockdown.

Plans for Easter holiday camps

Plans for Easter holiday camps

There are plans for Easter holiday camps in Kent to take the pressure off working parents and to boost children's confidence after months indoors.

30 parks and play areas in Kent

30 parks and play areas in Kent

Is there a park, play area or woodland nearby you've not yet tried? Here's 30 in Kent currently open to visitors...

50 things to do with the kids at home

50 things to do with the kids at home

Not sure how to keep the kids amused during half term? Here's 50 suggestions of things to do for anyone in need of fresh inspiration...

TV lessons to bolster home learning

TV lessons to bolster home learning

Hours of curriculum-based programmes and learning will be shown through television screens from next week as part of work to help pupils at home.

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Escape to Neverland for Christmas magic

Escape to Neverland for Christmas magic

Looking to escape the strains of 2020 for an afternoon? One Kent attraction has a magical answer...

15 half term events in Kent kids will love

15 half term events in Kent kids will love

Looking to make the most of the half term holiday in Kent? We've a run down of things to do, events you can book and the days out on offer...

M&S unveils Halloween caterpillar Frankencolin

M&S unveils Halloween caterpillar Frankencolin

M&S has unveiled its biggest ever Halloween range to help families enjoy a fright night in this year, including this themed Colin the Caterpillar.

Halloween events in Kent you'll need to book

Halloween events in Kent you'll need to book

Feeling organised? Restrictions mean many half term and Halloween events are pre-book only. We've rounded up those with tickets now on sale:

Things to do this bank holiday weekend

Things to do this bank holiday weekend

See out the last of the summer holidays in style with one of our suggestions for the August bank holiday weekend.

Take the kids crabbing in Kent

Take the kids crabbing in Kent

Looking for a cheap outing in the great outdoors? Here's our guide to taking the kids crabbing in Kent...

Museum opens with half price offer

Museum opens with half price offer

Kent's only Roman museum in Kent has opened with a half price ticket offer - with two children also going free with every full paying adult.

Pantomime plans amid coronavirus

Pantomime plans amid coronavirus

Kent's biggest pantomime has said it won't open this Christmas whilst another in the county is making plans for socially distanced performances.

Unlimited trampoline trips this summer

Unlimited trampoline trips this summer

Two trampoline parks in Kent have launched unlimited Summer Bounce vouchers to help families keep costs down this summer.

Things to do for less than a fiver

Things to do for less than a fiver

Struggling to make the pennies stretch this summer? Here are five Kent attractions where tickets are just £5 or a family could visit for £20 or less.

6 ways to kick start the summer break

6 ways to kick start the summer break

School's out for summer and here are six attractions open just in time for the six-week holiday.

The Beach at Bluewater is back

The Beach at Bluewater is back

Bluewater's popular beach-side attraction is reopening this weekend, but there are changes in place to meet the latest government restrictions.

6 Kent attractions getting ready to reopen

6 Kent attractions getting ready to reopen

Are you and the kids ready for a change of scene? Here's all you need to know about the next six attractions reopening in Kent.

We want your Easter pictures for Snapshot Kent

We want your Easter pictures for Snapshot Kent

Whatever you do with the family this Easter, make sure you send us a snap of it for our photographic competition, Snapshot Kent.

How to have a cracking Easter at home

How to have a cracking Easter at home

Staying at home needn't mean you can't still have a cracking Easter. Here are some ideas to help you get creative this long weekend:

Mums' meet-ups turn virtual

Mums' meet-ups turn virtual

Two mums from Kent who specialise in glitzy meet-ups for parents, are turning their attention to connecting families virtually instead.

Here are some of your pictures of life in lockdown

Here are some of your pictures of life in lockdown

From family games to fun with your pets, you've been sending in your entries for our competition, Snapshot Kent. Here's some that we've had so far:

Have you been snapping for Snapshot Kent?

Have you been snapping for Snapshot Kent?

Here are some of the pictures we've had of Kent families coping with lockdown for our photographic competition, Snapshot Kent. Plus how you can enter:

Send us your pictures for Snapshot Kent

Send us your pictures for Snapshot Kent

From virtual games to video calling and pets behaving badly - how is your family getting through lockdown? We want your pictures for Snapshot Kent.

Free app gives families things to do

Free app gives families things to do

A free app, which can suggest things to do indoors depending on a family's number of children and their ages, has been launched.

Spot the blossom or try green space bingo

Spot the blossom or try green space bingo

A Kent attraction has launched two ways to discovering nature together in their gardens or on their daily walks.

Video story explains social distancing to children

Video story explains social distancing to children

A heart-warming story about the world catching a cold is helping youngsters understand social distancing ahead of the Easter holidays. Watch it here.

Free classes to help us all keep dancing

Free classes to help us all keep dancing

A Kent dance company has launched online dance classes for all ages to try at home for free.

School supplies available to families

School supplies available to families

A Kent firm which supplies schools with everything from sports equipment and outdoor toys to stationary is opening its order books to families.

David Walliams to read mid-morning story

David Walliams to read mid-morning story

Families are being encouraged to tune in at 11am and listen to popular children's author David Walliams read the nation's children a story.

Parks and places to picnic in Kent

Parks and places to picnic in Kent

If you're looking to enjoy this week's sunshine, or want to take a break after home schooling, here's some parks and open spaces in Kent to head for.

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