Nobody (bar Mary Poppins) can pluck fun out of thin air, so there's no harm in looking for a little help when it comes to entertaining your family. We've gathered the best activities for children in London to make sure your little ones are kept captivated all week long.
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Much-loved children's author Michael Rosen is behind this interactive family exhibition which reveals the inspiration behind his writing. Younger children will explore a Bear Hunt trail, while older kids can go on a mission to find facts which they can use for inspiration to write their very own poem to take home. Ages 0-11.Read more
Battersea Park is the Go Ape group’s first central London location (there’s another in the Enfield suburbs), and it’s certainly gone big with it. Kids are welcome: the Tree Top Adventure is for ages 10+, minimum height of 1.4m (4ft 7″); and the Tree Top Junior course is for ages 6-12.Read more
Heroics will be expected, group singing might erupt and mild dungeon-escaping peril is a strong possibility. Step this way… Staff greet you dressed like 1950s-style air stewards and stewardesses, keeping up the comedy breeziness to ensure that by the time you’re at the front of the queue, you’re well and truly in the mood for a family daytrip in fairytale land.Read more