May 25, 2017

It seems like Easter was only a few weeks ago, but the half term is here already! Keep the kids entertained with our top picks of things to do in the Heath…


Elmer Day | Saturday 27th May | Togademus | 9am-5pm

Kicking off the half term, it’s Elmer Day at Togademus! Dig out your brightest clothes and come along for a whole day of Elmer themed craft activities and games including ‘pin the trunk on the Elmer’, and colouring competitions for the little ones with lots of goodies up for grabs. Plus, parents can make the most of 10% off Elmer products all day! Find out more here.


Gruffalo Family Day | Saturday 27th May | All Saints Church | 10am-12.30pm

Everyone loves the Gruffalo, so come along for a morning of Gruffalo crafts, activities, fun and games at All Saints Church. There’ll also be movies, books and toys to keep the kids entertained, and refreshments. too. Free entry, but donations are welcomed!


Crafty Thursday | Thursday 1st June| Kings Heath Library | 2.15pm-4.30pm

The Library are holding a free afternoon of good old-fashioned hands-on crafty fun this Thursday! They’ll provide all of the essentials like crayons, card, tissue paper, scissors, and glue…all you have to do is bring the kids with and their imaginations. No need to book, just drop in.


Kids Run Free | Saturday 3rd June | Kings Heath Park | 9am

The Summer sunshine has finally arrived, so take the kids to Kids Run Free to make the most of it! This great monthly event does exactly what it says on the tin – the little ones will enjoy a morning of free fun, fresh air, and exercise in Kings Heath Park. Simply register online before Saturday here and turn up on the day.


Eat Out//

Brian’s Juice and Bites | Kings Court

If the weatherman is right and the heatwave continues, cool the kids off with a milkshake or ice slushy from Brian’s Juice and Bites! Choose from naughty but nice flavour likes Orero, Bueno, bubble gum, or Nutella for a treat, or go for a slushy made from fresh fruit juice if you’re watching their sugar intake! Find them on Facebook here.


Kitchen Garden Cafe | York Road

For a bite to eat out with the kids in tow, head to Kitchen Garden Cafe. With indoor and outdoor seating, the tranquil urban oasis has a special area for kids to play, so you can enjoy a catch up with friends or some much-needed peace and quiet while they’re kept entertained! Visit their website here.



Simply Chic | Kings Court

Getting ready for your family Summer holiday this half term? Head to Simply Chic in Kings Court to pick up some essentials for the little ones! This new store is packed full with lots of lovely, affordable clothes for the kids, including adorable Summer party dresses! Like them on Facebook here.


Bike Pro Racing | High Street

Half term is the perfect opportunity to take the kids to the park and teach them to ride a bike or brush up on their cycling skills! Bike Pro Racing have a great range of children’s bikes and accessories in store, including stabilisers and helmets, and offer quick, affordable services for bikes that haven’t seen daylight since last Summer. Shop online here.


Enjoy the half term!