Well dressings and Storytelling

In this very first week of Grandparents Club I have put together some useful links as well as 2 activity ideas that can be done at a safe distance either inside, outside or remotely via a video call.

Have a great weekRob

Published: Sunday 05 July 2020

Week 1

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Activities and resources

Make a Derbyshire Well Dressing

Originating in Derbyshire well dressings are pictures made from natural materials that were created to celebrate water springs. Make your own well dressing at home in this 3 part activity combining a walk in the outdoors, messy play and a creative session. There are elements of this activity suitable for children 18 months to 10 years.

Game: Do you remember?

Children love stories, especially ones that they are part of. This activity is a great way to remember shared experiences like holidays, days out or personal milestones. A fun and interactive activity for all the family.

Articles from the web

When Are Cruise Lines Around the World Expected To Resume Service?

Tuesday 30 June 2020 · Cruise Critic

The world of cruising has been hit hard in recent months but things are beginning to get going again. This article lists the dates that over 50 ocean cruise companies expect to resume their holiday services.

How we have coped with life in coronavirus lockdown

Saturday 13 June 2020 · BBC News

James lost his grandfather to coronavirus, Deaghlan is in the UK but his parents are in South Africa and Wiktoria is certain she had Covid-19. This article on the BBC is a really interesting insight onto how 3 teenagers have coped with lockdown.