Fun activities for the Easter holidays

Youngsters across the Daventry district can stave off the boredom over the Easter holidays with a host of activities.

At Daventry Leisure Centre, there will be various sporting camps for children aged between five and 16 to try.

From Monday to Friday, April 11, there will be a trampolining camp running between 12.30pm and 3pm and a basketball camp from 10am to 3pm. Every day between Monday, April 14 and Thursday April 17, the trampolining camp from 12.30pm to 3pm will run alongside a tennis camp between 10am and 3pm.

For further details call the leisure centre on 01327 871144.

Daventry Distcit Council will run two mini Monday events at Daventry Country Park.

The first is a bird identification trail and bird feeder maker on Monday. The second is a sign of spring trail on Monday, April 14. Both run from 10am to noon.

At the Everdon Outdoor Learning Centre, there are activities for two different age groups. For children aged seven to 11, there will be a nature detectives day on Wednesday, April 9 and Tuesday, April 15.

There will also be two Native American days on Thursday, April 10 and Tuesday, April 22. This will be followed by a Sensational Discoveries day on Friday, April 11. On Monday, April 14 is a treasure trail while woodland survival is on Tuesday, April 15.

For youngsters aged between two-and-a-half and six, there is a scavenger hunt on Tuesday and an animal hunt on Thursday, April 10. There will be a bug hunt on Monday, April 14 and a Peppa Pig Easter Hunt on Wednesday, April 16. For more details call 01327 361384.

Some cookery workshops will come to Bay Tree Cottage in Farthingstone.

Primary school children can learn about Easter Eggs and chocolate on Tuesday with Festive Easter Baking on Thursday, April 10 and Friday April 11. Teenagers can capture the perfect picture in an SLR photography workshop on Tuesday and cake decorating on Wednesday. This will be followed by a pasta and pesto workshop on Friday, April 11.

Call 01327 361720 for more information.