Holiday club to help kids grow and blossom at Dobbies in Peterborough

Dobbies Little Seedlings Holiday Club at Dobbies.

Dobbies Little Seedlings Holiday Club at Dobbies.

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Parents looking to keep the kids entertained this summer should check out Dobbies Peterborough’s brand new Little Seedlings Holiday Club.

The series of horticulture themed workshops will be the perfect opportunity to get little ones outdoors this school break.

Dobbies Little Seedlings Holiday Club at Dobbies - Annie Smith 5  with her bees house

Dobbies Little Seedlings Holiday Club at Dobbies - Annie Smith 5 with her bees house

The hour long workshops, running from 25 July to 12 August, will be jam packed with stimulating games and activities to help kids discover the wonders of their back garden. Along with a parent or guardian, kids can learn fun facts, and get creative with arts and crafts, all while making new friends.

In July, kids can have fun with arts and crafts as they decorate colourful pebbles for the garden and design eye-catching twig pots. There will also be prizes up for grabs as the little ones play a game of Beach Bingo.

In August, budding gardeners will enjoy sowing salad crops with more chances for children to create and decorate as they make a mini kite to fly in the garden. To round off the holidays, club goers will join in the Olympic inspired sports day at Sidney’s Summer Games.

Samantha Bannister, community champion from Dobbies Peterborough said: “Keeping the kids entertained all summer long can be a challenge for parents so our Little Seedlings Holiday Club is the perfect solution. Not only will they love getting their fingers dirty, it’s also a great opportunity for parents or guardians to spend some quality time with their little ones. We’re expecting the workshops to be extremely popular and would encourage anyone interested to book well in advance.”

The Little Seedlings Holiday Club will provide a taster of Dobbies very popular Little Seedlings monthly workshops that see more than 15,000 participants taking part every year. Classes are free to join and are specifically aimed at youngsters aged between four and 11 years. Each club provides an engaging and fun atmosphere for kids learn all about the wonders of plants, nature, wildlife and the environment.

The workshops will take place at 11.00am and 1.00pm on Thursday 28th July, and 11.00am and 1.00pm on Thursday 11th August. Booking are now open and can be made in-store or via the website at dobbies.com. For more information visit https://www.dobbies.com/whats-on/little-seedlings.