Half Term Hell? Top 5 Kids activities to guarantee excitement

It’s not long until the children’s break up from school for half term holiday in February.  Parents are panicking, and wondering what to do to keep the kids occupied, but also free on a budget.  Don’t fear, our great city London is full of fun and crucially, reasonable or even free for keeping the little ones entertained.  Here are some of our recommended top activities in London this February:



For the budding James Bond type of child, head to the Science Museum (www.sciencemuseum.org.uk) for state of the art gadgets such as a night stealth google, a spy watch that records sounds and vision.  Inside the famous museum there is also the Enigma machine used during world war 2.   Or take the children to the Secret Agents Spy Academy opening on 15th February at the Discover Children’s story centre in Stratford East London E15. Visit website http://www.discover.org.uk



If your children love music and singing, then a visit to the British Music Experience at the 02 in North Greenwich is perfect.  There are over 5000 videos and music memorabilia.  If the child fancy showing their performing skill they can even sing and dance in the interactive studio. Visit their website www.britishmusicexperience.com



For future trainspotters, a visit to the London Transport Museum is highly recommended.  Situated in Covent Garden, they can learn about the history of London transport staytem, and even sit in one of the oldest carriages from the Metropolitan line, or even simulate driving a tube train.  Visit their website  www.ltmuseum.co.uk



If your children love animals and the outdoors, best place to visit is the Wildfowls and Wetland Trust where they can meet hedgehogs and join in the migration challenge game and follow the animal trail.  Visit website for up-to-date events www.wwt.org.uk



If all that is too much effort, a visit to the Cinema to watch the latest Lego movie, full of adventure and subversive humour, should be a cheap treat.


We hope that our 5 tops tips will help to keep the little ones off your back and entertained. We provide serviced or short lets apartments all over London that cost less than a lot of hotels. Our short stay london apartments will give you more privacy and we have for all budgets. Looking forward to helping you soon!


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Secret Agents Storytelling at Discover Children Centre

Secret Agents Storytelling at Discover Children Centre in Stratford London E15.

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