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Creative fun for children at country parks

Date: 26/07/2011           Category: Greenspaces

Wildlife is the inspiration for a number of creative art workshops and sessions at Riverside Country Park this summer.

Creative Clay Creatures
Thursday, 4 August, 10am to 12noon.
Take a walk around Riverside with one of the rangers, trying to spot some of
the wildlife that lives at the park. On your return to the visitor centre you will
have the chance to make clay models of what you have seen.
For accompanied children aged five to 12-years-old. £1 per child.
Book in advance on 01634 337432.

Family Discovery Walk
Wednesday, 10 August, 10am to 12noon.
Join one of the rangers on a walk to look for the signs of summer. Fun and interesting for all the family.
Free. Book in advance on 01634 337432.

Monster and Critter Masks
Tuesday, 16 August, 10am to 12noon and 2pm to 4pm.
Join Riverside’s rangers to make masks of the animals and bugs that live at the country park, using natural and recycled materials.
For accompanied children aged five to 12-years-old.
£1 per child. Book in advance on 01634 337432.

Treasure Trove Trail
Wednesday, 17 August, 11am to 2pm, last entry 1.30pm.
Find the riverside pirate and his treasure, following a fun quiz trail around the
park. Small prizes for every child that enters.
For accompanied children aged five to 12-years-old.
£1 per child. Drop in any time, no need to book in advance.

Mini Beast Hunt
Thursday, 25 August 10am to 12noon.
A must for children interested in insect life. Learn to identify the creatures that
can be found at Riverside in the ponds and wildflower meadows.
For accompanied children aged five to 12-years-old.
£1 per child. Book in advance on 01634 337432.

Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Tuesday, 30 August, 11am to 2pm.
Bring your picnic along and join in the fun. There will be storytelling, fun and
games. Most importantly don’t forgot to bring your teddy bear.
For accompanied children aged three to seven-years-old. £2.50 per child. Book in advance on 01634 337432.

Riverside Country Park, Lower Rainham Road, Rainham, Gillingham.