Wellie Walks: with stories, arts, music & play
For under fives and their carers. Come and enjoy nature in all weathers through stories, art, gardening, music and play. Please wear warm suitable waterproof clothing and footwear.
Thursdays - from 19th January (term time only), 10.30am to 12noon
£2 per child (£1 for subsequent children) Pay on the door
Family semester passes available (January to July) £30 (21 Sessions)
Become a Friend of the museum and enjoy 20% discount on events (online only)
Special offers for parents in the cafe - tea or coffee £1 and cake £1
You may want to go to the library and read the books (or buy from a bookshop) beforehand
1. 19th Jan: The Ding Dong Bag by Polly Peters
2. 26th Jan: The Little Red Hen by Nicola Baxter
3. 2nd Feb: The Listening Walk by Paul Showers
4. 9th Feb: Bumpus Jumpus Dinosaurumpus by Tony Mitton (with Dinosaur hunt)
5. 23rd Feb: Mr Gumpy's Outing by John Burningham
6. 2nd March: The Magic Bed by John Burningham
7. 9th March (Family Choice - What's your favourite story?)
8. 16th March: Hurry Up Great Big Potato! (Planting Day) Story by Hilda Sheehan
8. 23rd March: The Enormous Turnip
10. 30th March: Wood Magic by Richard Jefferies (Animal story walk in the garden)
11. 6th April: On the Way Home by Jill Murphy
12. 27th April: The Bad-tempered Ladybird by Eric Carle
13. 4th May: Author Visit (TBA)
14. 11th May: A very special, Swindon Festival of Literature event with Elli Woollard (in person) and her book The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight. See details in special events section above.
15. 18th May: Everything Sunflowers! Planting, stories, seeds, and growing!
16. 25th May: Oi! Get Off Our Train by John Burningham
17. 8th June: Camping Out (Mini Farmyard Tales) by Heather Amery (Making camps!)
18. 15th June: Jack and the Beanstalk
19. 22nd June: My Big Blue Boat and Bevis by Richard Jefferies
20. 29th June: Puss in Boots
21. 6th July: The Mulberry Bush by Annie Kubler
22. 13th July: An Alice in Wonderland end of season tea party (dress up if you like)
MAGIC MONDAYS & LEGO CLUB START!