It’s seems like the British weather has a sense of humour. It’s day one of the summer school holidays and it’s raining. There’s only so long the cartoons can keep kids happy. Why not pick something of this list of rainy day ideas…
Pull on the arm bands
One NK in North Hykeham and Sleaford Leisure Centre will be running an extended holiday swim timetable from Thursday, July 20.
Prices for a general swim start at £2 for under 5s and £4.50 per adult. Family tickets start at £11.50. Download a timetable at www.1life.co.uk or call One NK on 01522 883311 or Sleaford Leisure Centre on 01529 303081.
Let off steam at an indoor play park
Otter’s Reach Indoor Adventure at Natural World Centre in Whisby is a free play area open every day from 10am to 4.30pm. For more information call the Natural World Centre on 01522 688868.
Head to the cinema
Defy the weather and take a trip to an ice cream parlour
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Head to the library
Lincolnshire Libraries is launching it’s annual Summer Reading Challenge. Organised nationally by The Reading Agency, the challenge encourages 4 to 11 year olds to borrow and read any six library books during the summer holidays.
Have some soft play fun
Soft play zones are everywhere these days and hugely popular with kids. Venue ideas include:
Book a table for four
There are plenty of local eateries that welcome children. Food Monster loved the Rising Cafe in Lincoln when it was reviewed.
Have a go at climbing
New sessions have been set up by the NK Outreach team for youngsters to have a go at climbing at One NK in North Hykeham.
Using their mobile climbing wall, sessions will now run every Sunday throughout the summer holiday from 10am to 1pm. Anyone aged 4 years and above is welcome to attend and there is no need to pre book just turn up.
Each session costs £3.50 and enables you to stay as long as you like. Suitable clothing is required to take part. For example trousers / shorts and trainers.