Struggling for ideas of what to do during the children’s Easter break? Then read this

There are lots of fun activities happening across Watford during the school Easter holidays, many of which are free.

Published: Thursday, 2nd April 2015

The free Easter Eggstravagranza will be held at the Cha Cafe in Cassiobury Park from 11am to 3pm on Tuesday next week. There will be crafts, trails, chocolatey Easter egg prizes and, at 3pm, a parade of your handmade bonnets. There’s no need to book, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Youngsters aged six plus can also make insect hotels during an event at the Cha Cafe from 11am to 12.30pm on Wednesday 15 April. It is £5 per box to take part and booking is essential – email deborah.brady@watford.gov.uk or phone 01923 278972.

There will be spring crafts at Watford Museum on Thursday next week as well as on Thursday 16 April. The family-friendly workshops will include an Easter trail, with a chocolate surprise at the end – and you’ll also get something spring-themed to take home afterwards. It’s £1 to go to this event, but you don’t have to book in advance.

Under-19s can swim for free at Watford Central Leisure Centre every Tuesday and Thursday and at Watford Woodside Leisure Centre every Monday and Wednesday from 6-16 April. They will also be able to use the gym for free from 2pm to 4pm on Mondays and Wednesdays at Watford Central and Watford Woodside.

CBeebies character Mim Mim will be visiting intu Watford on Good Friday for an interactive session that includes dancing, games and a meet and greet.

There will also be a Cassiobury Park spring walk on Tuesday 14 April and Sunday 19 April, where participants will be told how woodland management benefits wildlife and flora and fauna. You will also learn how to understand and identify trees and habitats by taking part in the 10am to noon event. The first one begins at Gade Avenue car park and the second sets off from the Rustic Bridge by the Langley Way entrance. The event is free, but booking is essential – email deborah.brady@watford.gov.uk or phone 01923 278972.

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