Have an Action Packed Half Term in Manchester!

By January 22, 2020 Features-Manchester
Happy children running ahead of their parents at a fun-fair

If you’re looking to keep your little ones active during the February half term in Manchester, look no further than our pick of holiday clubs and activities, to give them a happy and healthy start to 2020.

Magnificent Minibeasts in Manchester

The kids can enjoy creative half term fun learning about captivating creepy crawlies, with a range of free activities and speakers at Manchester Museum. The 2.5 million strong collection might even inspire them to enter the museum’s Creepy Crawly Chronicles Story Competition!


Young children playing football at Manchester Maccabi Little Kickers

Little Kickers, every Sunday at Maccabi Manchester

Little Kickers

Little Kickers offers kids an introduction to football in a fun, pressure-free environment. A series of classes for children as young as 18 months to seven years old run every Sunday at Maccabi Manchester, qualified coaches providing a foundation in technique, while encouraging soft skills such as following instructions and team play.


David Lloyd library imagery by Mikael Buck

David Lloyd Manchester North Holiday Club

David Lloyd Manchester North Holiday Club

Keep your kids active over the half term in Manchester with David Lloyd’s jam-packed holiday club, giving kids aged five to 13 an exciting mixture of sports including swimming and tennis as well as arts and crafts. Full and half days are available, and lunch and snacks are provided.


Rock Tots

If the kids are climbing the walls at home, get down to Rock Tots, a climbing-based activity programme for kids aged one to six at The Climbing Depot Manchester. Sessions incorporate balance, coordination and flexibility, with fun games on and off the wall for you and the little ones to enjoy.


Children learn to ice skate at Manchester half term penguin holiday club

Planet Ice Penguin Club

Planet Ice Penguin Club

Penguin Club in Attrincham gives toddlers between walking age and four years the opportunity to feel right at home on the ice. Without the older kids around, little ones can get their first experience of skating with the whole rink to themselves. With toys and games to help them along, don’t be surprised when they leave you in their dust!

Adult teaches child at Eco Ed Forest School over Manchester half term

Eco Ed Forest School at Tandle Hill Country Park


Eco Ed Forest School

The Eco Ed Forest School at Tandle Hill Country Park offers children aged four to 14 the chance to learn new skills while immersed in the great outdoors. Swapping screen time for ‘green time’, sessions allow children to develop a love of nature through activities such as campfire cooking, den building, green woodworking and natural art.


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