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October Half Term Activities 2023

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It’s that wonderful time of year… the kids have gone back to school and your routine is firmly back in place. But wait… October Half Term is looming… and you have sooooo much to do!

Fear not, GO GO Makers have you covered with our fabulous half term holiday clubs nearby this October! Choose from one of 4 locations in the Midlands and keep your little ones happily occupied and cared for at our 5 star holiday club. Children are nurtured within their age group and ability with activities tailored to ensure everyone can take part in their own way. We all love getting messy so we will have some creative activities as well as active games planned to make sure we stretch our legs throughout the day.

This year in Warwickshire and West Midlands, Half Term runs 30th October – 3rd November 2023

GO GO Makers Half Term Activities will be available nearby at the following locations:

  • Coventry – Finham Primary School, Green Lane, CV3 6EJ
  • Warwick – Heathcote Primary School, Vickers Way, CV34 7AP
  • Leamington Spa – Kingsley Prep School, Beauchamp Avenue, CV32 5RD
  • Kenilworth – Priors Field Primary School, Clinton Lane, CV8 1BA

Most importantly, our half term clubs are FUN, designed specifically to keep your youngsters minds occupied, and their developmental needs fulfilled. We all love a good mental challenge, but it’s also good to balance it out with active play, so that we can offer our young guests a rounded and wholesome experience.

This October is going to be Spooooooktacular!

We always have a fun theme to bring our holiday club activities to life, and this October we’re going to be ghoulishly gruesome with our halloween theme!

Activities will include:

  • Ghoulish Games and Fun
  • Wicked Arts and Crafts
  • Frightful Fencing
  • Spooky Sports
  • Portions and Hocus Pocus in our STEAM* activities
  • AAArrrchery
  • Devilish Dance and Musical Theatre
  • PLUS our newest activity: Fencing!

*STEAM activities includes science, technology, engineering, art and maths.

October Half Term Activities - STEAM tech actvities
GO GO Makers love to focus on a project – like STEAM activities

Potions and Hocus Pocus STEAM activities

Hands up who loves slime! Well, we know it’s the kind of activity that can fill parent’s minds with horror, thinking of all the preparation and cleaning up, not to mention getting the actual slime recipe right. We love experimenting with textures and colours, and of course it’s all non-toxic. Let us take the load for you, by letting your child experience all the joys of slime, gloop and goo, without any of the admin. We’ll also build sculptures and put our imaginations to the test of course!

‘Frightful’ Fencing

Fencing as a sport is increasingly popular with children and offers a unique opportunity to build confidence and self-belief. Children step up and control their own movements, and we see some amazing developments during the activity as their skills improve. Trying new things is a wonderful way to broaden children’s horizons, and fencing is a sport that can support physical health, and boost your child’s mood.

We supply all the equipment, and are specially trained in delivering this wonderful skilled sport, which we offer in partnership with British Fencing and We are Forging Futures.

Wicked Arts and Crafts

Coming up with fabulous new makes for our creative activities is one of our specialities. We’re thinking tissue-paper ghosts, witches hats, and spindly spiders. Of course we may surprise you with something unusual on the day, so make sure your little ones come ready for anything and with a head full of ideas! We’ll plan our makes, discuss how it will work, and have something wonderfully inventive to bring home at the end of the day.

October Half Term Activities will be Spooooktacular!
Spooooky Scenes really sparked our imaginations! - October themed creative activitieis for half term

Devilish Dance and Musical Theatre

This October half term our dance workshops will be themed around halloween, so will be moving our bodies in fun new ways! There may be twisting and turning like gnarled old trees, walking like ancient mummies, tiptoeing past the sleeping dragon, or casting spells like Harry Potter! Depending on the group we’ll come up with something that everyone loves. We usually have a performance at the end of the day, that pulls everyone’s talents together in celebration.

Ghoulish Games

We’ll be running some sporting activities this half term to make your spine tingle! Not literally ;) We’re always excited to offer active play sessions, and incorporate themes into our games just like the rest of the camp. 

Other games and activities over the week may include:

  • Escape the spiderweb
  • Floor is Lava
  • Sleeping Dragons
  • Talent show

Please make sure your children arrive with a healthy lunch (no nuts please, we’re a nut free club!) and clothes and shoes they can run around in. Warm clothes and a raincoat may also be useful, as we still like to get outside during the day.

Find out more about the variety of activities on offer at our holiday camps, and how you can book.

Join us this October Half Term

It’s easy to book a place at our half term club – we’ve listed our prices and options below offering flexibility to suit you. You can manage your booking fully online – we recommend using a computer to book.

Our standard day price is £27.95 and extended hours are available.

October Half Term Holiday Camp Venues and Dates - GO GO Makers

Places fill up quickly so book early to avoid disappointment! Activities may vary depending on location, so if you have a particular interest do speak to us and we’ll be happy to help you find the best half term camp for you.

Find out more about our Holiday Camps, or click here to Book!

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