Family Fun Days
We've had a great summer in the parks, with brilliant weather most of the time. The kids have all been brilliant, too, and, after joining in with all the games and fun each afternoon, they've helped to carry the play equipment to the van afterwards and clear up any rubbish left in the park.
I've enjoyed meeting up with families who we've known over the years - someone, whose children are now grown up, came over and said she actually remembered us from way back, when there was only…Continue
Posted by North Somerset Play Forum on September 3, 2013 at 12:07am
It's been lovely seeing families turning up in the parks in spite of the rain. Although we haven't been able to get the large play equipment out of the van on a couple of days (because it gets too slippery for climbing on when it's wet), we have managed to do our usual dancing, games, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, etc - and a few parachute games in between the showers.
Children never seem to mind the rain - and we don't, either! Providing the electrical equipment can be…Continue
Posted by North Somerset Play Forum on August 16, 2013 at 9:53am
At the ninth hour, some funding has come through, so we are joining North Somerset Council for family fun days in the parks, as well as holding our events in Bridgwater and in Clarence Park, Weston on Monday 19th August. We have also been very lucky and have been given some funding by Go Kids Go! to replace some of our old equipment, which was finally beginning to crack at the seams after being played on by thousands of children over the years! So great news all round!
Yesterday, we ran a little Family Fun Day on the village green at Elborough Village. The wind was blowing hard and it was horribly cold for June, but we received a lovely warm welcome from everyone, including the boys playing football there when we arrived. One boy, aged about 10, came up and asked what music we would be playing during the afternoon and then asked if he could bring his own CD over to play. I asked him who it was and he said Bob Marley!
Children played on the large…Continue
Posted by North Somerset Play Forum on June 24, 2013 at 9:16am