Hundreds enjoy national Playday at Shefford children’s centre
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Children built the three pigs’ houses, mixed porridge for the three bears and panned for gold with the seven dwarves in Shefford on national Playday.
The event at the Shefford and District Children’s Centre last Wednesday followed the theme of Once Upon a Time, with hundreds of youngsters joining the fairytale fun as staff and children dressed as their favourite characters.
Children created stories from recycled materials, and there was forest school too – with activities and Little Red Riding Hood, as well as panning for gold with Snow White’s dwarves.
Centre manager Kirsty Maxwell said the families loved the fairytale puppet show by the Potton-based Theatre of Widdershins.
“It was lovely to see the children outdoors enjoying the sunshine with their families and promoting the value of play,” said Kirsty.
“The most enjoyed activity of the day was painting the children’s centre van. The children really enjoyed creating graffiti on the van, and cooling down after with a water fight.”