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Activities for children

Mini Explorers
Every Tuesday 11am-12noon FREE
A weekly session for under 5s where you can rummage through our activity baskets, sing songs and play parachute games.

Paint and Glaze
Paint your own flowerpot to grow some of your own wildflowers or vegetables with Paint and Glaze. Charges apply.
26 January 11am - 2pm
22 & 23 February 10am - 1pm
3 April, 10am - 1pm

Make it Saturdays
Work with our creative team to learn some traditional crafts and experiment with science, art and construction.
16 February - Clay toadstools
16 March - Willow weaved dream catchers
20 April - Decorate a bird box
1pm - 2pm and 2.30pm-3.30pm. Ages 5-11yr children must be accompanied by an adult.  £3.50 per child per session per session.  Booking essential, please ring 01788 533217

Sensory Splat
Our sensory exploration classes will explore colour, shape and texture and encourage your baby's development through hands on activities that are sure to amuse and delight.  Suitable for babies 6 months to 3 years.
Monday 11 Feb 10.30 - 11.30am
Monday 18 March 10.30 - 11.30am
Monday 8 April 10.30 - 11.30am
£5 per child.  Booking essential, please ring 01788 533217

The Wonderful World of Hedgehogs
Come along to learn about the wonderful world of hedgehogs and things you can do to help our prickly mammal with Warwickshire Wildlife Trust's Senior Hedgehog Officer.
Friday 5 April 1pm - 2pm

Audio Describe Tour
Come and enjoy a chance to explore the rare artworks and manuscripts, our activity play room and plant carrots in Mr. McGregor’s garden. Or you can simply come and enjoy a story! This tour is designed for younger visitors.
Thursday 18th April 2pm.  To find and more and to book a place please contact email


Welly Hunt
Pick up your map from the Visitor Centre and follow the clues for Mr. McGregor's welly hunt trail around the gallery and through the town.
16-23 February 2019

Mrs Tiggy-Winkle Hedgehogs
Create your own crafty hedgehog to take home.  Drop in activity. All ages, children must be accompanied by an adult. Wednesday 20 February 10.30am - 12.30pm

Relaxed Hour
in partnership with Rugby Autism Network
Thursday 21 February, 3.30pm-5pm.  For more information and to book please ring 01788 533217

Mini Artists
Peter Rabbit stories, games and crafty makes to take home.  Suitable for under 5s per child.  Pre-booking essential.  Please ring 01788 533217
Thursday 21 February 10.30am - 11.30am


Cotton Tail's Easter Cards
Create your own bunny Easter card.  Drop in activity. All ages, children must be accompanied by an adult.
Wednesday 17 April 10.30am - 12.30pm

Puddle Duck Bunting
Create some egg-shaped bunting to decorate your home. Drop in activity.  All ages, children must be accompanied by an adult.
Friday 19 April 10.30am - 12.30pm

Peter Rabbit's Bunny Ears
Make your own bunny ears whilst exploring the exhibition. Drop in activity.  All ages, children must be accompanied by an adult.
Monday 22 April 10.30am - 12.30pm

Easter Egg Hunt
Join in the fun this Easter with our Easter Egg Hunt. Collect your map from the Visitor Centre. Follow the trail, solve the clues and collect your treat at the end.
13-27 April 50p charge