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Cygnus Trust Academy

Year-round Activities for Children

Youth Hubs

Dartford Youth Hub Contact 03000 418248 or DartfordYouth@kent.gov.uk
See Facebook page for a list of activities: https://www.facebook.com/Bridge4YP/

Tonbridge Youth Hub Contact 03000 416456 or tonbridgeyouthhub@kent.gov.uk
See Facebook page for a list of activities: https://www.facebook.com/tonbridgeandmallingyouthhub/

Bexley Youth Centre


Children’s Centre Activities For Families

Brent Children’s Centre, Dartford
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DartfordCC/
Email: brencc01@kent.gov.uk
Tel: 03000 4200400

Dartford Children's Centre


Tonbridge & Malling Children’s Centre
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TMChildrensCentres/
Email: tmcc@kent.gov.uk
Tel: 03000 418008

Bexley Children's Centre


Days Out

Primary Times regularly update their information regarding current days out for families in Kent. Their website also includes puzzles, competitions and activities for children at https://www.primarytimes.co.uk/kent/

Virtual Days Out

Virtual Days Out Online have been created for children to visit museums and zoos.


Family Days Out Tried & Tested have more virtual days out at other sites, museums and zoos.

Arts, Crafts and other Activities

Butterfly Conservation are running the Big Butterfly Count from 17th July-9th August. https://bigbutterflycount.butterfly-conservation.org/

RSPB have wild challenges for children.

Fun Activities for Kids | Fun & Learning - The RSPB

Kent Wildlife Trust Go Wild At Home have activities for children to get involved with at home. https://www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk/wildathome

National Trust 50 Things to Do before you’re 11 ¾ https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/50-things-to-do-before-youre-11--activity-list

Natural History Museum have activities to do at home. https://www.nhm.ac.uk/take-part/try-this-at-home.html

NASA have an online kids club with lots of activities. https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/

Kent Live has 50 fun things to do with your children in lockdown.  https://www.kentlive.news/whats-on/whats-on-news/50-fun-things-kids-lockdown-4047607

Red Ted Art has easy arts and crafts for little ones. https://www.redtedart.com

The Imagination Tree has creative art and craft activities for the very youngest. https://www.theimaginationtree.com

Creative Bug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more. https://www.creativebug.com

Nature Detectives from The Woodland Trust offers activities that can be done in the garden, or the woods. https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/03/nature-detectives/

Save The Children have lots activities such as cooking, dancing and den building. https://www.savethechildren.org.uk/what-we-do/coronavirus-information-advice/keeping-kids-entertained-during-lockdown

Kent Libraries
Families can access a range of digital services including free membership online where you can download ebooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewpapers. https://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/libraries

Bexley Libraries

Families can access a range of digital services including free membership online where you can download ebooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewpapers


Warm Spaces

Warm spaces has been created to help families during the cost of living crisis


Physical Activities

NHS Change for Life have a range of fun physical activities and games. https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities

Sport England offer a range of tips, advice and guidance on how to keep or get active. https://www.sportengland.org/jointhemovement