50 Things to do before you’re 5, helps children from 0-5 become school ready. It has been developed with families to produce a fun resource that offers a wide range of experiences that builds skills and language and supports brain development in young children.
If you’re struggling for educational activities to do with the kids, 50 Things is a brilliant way to try something new or get outdoors! It will help you to find out how, where and when to do this through a free app and other resources.
Download the FREE app now
Google play store➡️ https://bit.ly/3gCVsLw
Take a look at some of our activity ideas:
Outdoor Fun! (click here)

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Grass Hoppers is a safe and secure play space for families set in the grounds of Tong Garden Centre. You’ll find a huge outdoor adventure playground and a large indoor play area where children up to the age of 10 years old can enjoy proper playtime!

The outdoor play area includes Jumping Pillow’s, Giant Sandpit, Water Play, Race Track, Zip Wire, Adventure Play Area and under 4’s pre-school area with playhouses and outdoor toys.

*Sessions will be released one week at a time. For more information and to book your playtime session, click here grasshoppersplay.co.uk

FAQs here

Booking required.  Suitable for babies and toddlers.

Tong Lane, Bradford, BD4 0RY


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Read our Mumbler review here.

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0113 285 3506
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Library Storytelling

Wakefield Libraries have fun, friendly and free storytime sessions at libraries across the region!

Under 5’s can join in with stories – pre- booking required.

Please call in advance to pre-book your place as numbers are reduced due to Covid-19 restrictions, demand is expected to be high and things are having to be done a little differently.

To find out days and times click here

Soft play areas & play cafes are the perfect place to go when the weather is poor as you can burn off your children’s energy!


We have a page dedicated to them … click here


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Re-opened 17th May 2021


Tickets are now on sale, all visitors will need to book a date and timeslot for their visit (including Day Plus Pass holders). We will have reduced visitor numbers in order to adhere to Government guidelines. Please follow the instructions at the top of the ticket page on our website.

Find out more at www.thedeep.co.uk 


Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4DP (Sat Nav HU9 1TU)


01482 381000
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Clip ‘n Climb Garforth

Clip ‘n Climb Garforth is a healthy, action-packed climbing experience. We use state-of-the art automatic belaying technology so that climbers can simply clip into the safety system and climb the Challenge in front of them. We have over 25 different Challenges and our amazing Vertical Drop Slide, something for everyone, regardless of age or aptitude.

Unit 2A1, Clip n Climb East Side Retail Park, Aberford Rd, Garforth, Leeds LS25 2EB

Reel Cinemas

Reel Cinemas brings you amazing films at bargain prices!!!!

Tickets for Kids Club are priced £2.50 for an adult or child before 1pm and £3.50 after 1pm

What a bargain! Oh and you get free parking at The Ridings Centre too!!


The Ridings Shopping Centre, Wakefield, WF1 1DS

Snozone, Xscape Yorkshire

Snozone Castleford is a slope for skiing and snowboarding indoors on real snow!

30 minute Private Family Sledging Session are available for a family/social bubble of up to 6 people.

Children must be 3 years +


Opening times vary – see website

Colorado Way, Glasshaughton, Castleford, WF10 4TA

Stump Cross Caverns

Stump Cross Caverns is an ancient natural cave formation deep underneath the Yorkshire Dales. As well as the caves, they’ve also got a cinema, cafe, time out private dining pod, shop and visitor centre on site.  They are located  on the B6265 between Pateley Bridge and Grassington and open seven days a week (9am-6pm).  They run special offers throughout the year – so check out their website for latest offers!

Greenhow Hill, Pateley Bridge HG3 5JL

The National Science and Media Museum

23 July- 5 December 2021

Sound Season is a series of exhibitions and events, at the museum and online, exploring how sound fills our world, how it’s created, and how we can experiment and play with it.

Throughout Sound Season, there’ll be exhibitions, events and activities to enjoy at the museum, on this website and across our social media channels. Join us to explore how sound is created, how it moves, how we hear it and how we can play with it.

Pictureville, Bradford BD1 1NQ

Tropical World

Journey through Tropical World’s various exotic and interesting zones. Take a trek through the rainforest, desert, aquarium and waterfall areas and see some fascinating animals and creatures along the way including butterflies, crocodiles, rare birds, meerkats and many many more!


Online booking is preferred, so please book in advance here 

Under 5s FREE, on bus route and off road parking available.

Tropical World, Princes Avenue, Roundhay, Leeds, LS8 2ER, Tel: 0113 237 0754