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Mud Pies Classes…

Sticks and Stones – classes from birth to 24 months
Mud Pies – classes for 2 to five year olds
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt – British Science Week; Friday 17 March 2017

Sticks and Stones

Aberdeen’s activity class for the under 2s and their adults to have fun in the outdoors. Classes will resume again after the Easter holidays.

Classes will run on Wednesday mornings, 10am to 11.30am, at Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen. We start with a 30 minute pushchair walk at adult pace through the woods, followed by an hour of play amongst the trees. The walk gives parents some fresh air whilst the play session encourages children to have fun through exploring and investigating.*

Early years education encourages children to experience outdoor spaces in their own way, so this is deliberately a very informal class. Those not yet walking can investigate baskets of natural items such as cones, stones and household objects. Mobile tots collect sticks and stones in little beach buckets, dig in the mud patch, draw with chalk and play with the toy cars and diggers. We also explore in the woods, feeling the bark of trees, touching soft leaves, rolling balls down hills and lots more!

* this half hour walk is optional. Feel free to meet us at the woods around 10.30am for an hour of play if the walk is not your kind of thing!

Mud Pies

Outdoor adventures for 24 months to 5 years! Classes run on Mondays and Thursdays. Due to the road between Kingswells and Cults being closed both Monday and Thursday classes will take place at Hazlehead Park in Aberdeen.

Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen
Come and explore a secret wood in Hazlehead Park. Squelch in mud, jump off rocks, climb mountains, make things and find out about wildlife! We meet at the small swing park on Groats Road, towards Hazlehead Academy and the swimming pool. Here’s a map. The park’s cafe is also open for lunch and coffee.

Sibling (10%) and twin (15%) discounts now available – enter “sibling discount” or “twin discount” in the “Coupon code” box on the cart page.

February to March 2017
20 February to 27 March (6 weeks)
Times – 10am to 11.30am and 1pm to 2.30pm
Cost – £42. £7 per class payable in advance by session. Adults go free!

16 February to 31 March (7 weeks)
Times – 10am to 11.30am
Cost – £49. £7 per class payable in advance by session. Adults go free!

Click here to book.

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Friday 17 March 2017
10.30am – 12 noon or 1pm – 2.30pm: sorry, both fully booked
The Sand Bothy, Balmedie Country Park, AB23 8XG
Calling all tiny scientists! Come and celebrate British Science Week with a splash and a splosh and a squelch and a squerch around the lovely woods and sand dunes at Balmedie Country Park. Find out about nature and come on a bear hunt!
Suitable for 2 to 5 year olds. Snack included. Please bring wellies and waterproofs (yes adults too!).
Children – £7 each; Adults – free.