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Easter School Holiday Activities at Taurus Crafts

Saturday 6 - Sunday 28 April 2019

There's a busy Easter Holiday Activity Programme during the April school holiday at Taurus Crafts.

12, 19, 26 April: Dippin’ Treats
Visit the Hospitality School and make tasty treats by dipping fruit and marshmallows into chocolate & then decorating.
£5 for three items (20min approx) all ages.

15 April: Cupcake Decorating
With Isabel’s Bakehouse decorate a range of Easter themed cupcakes.
£8 for 4 cupcakes (40min approx) or £5 for 2 cupcakes (20min approx) all ages.

6, 12, 16, 23 April: Fossils & Sharks Teeth
Dig deep to find real fossils and sharks teeth dating from the Jurassic period. Identify them on your fact sheet and select five to take home.
£4 each (20mins approx) All ages.

10, 11, 17, 18 April: Candle Dipping
Make a candle by dipping into different coloured wax to create a rainbow effect.
£4 each (15-20min approx) Age 6+.

10, 17 April: A Magical Show 
Enjoy a fantatsical magic show by Arnie Kazzam full of laughter, intrigue and wonder.
£2 per child/£1 per adult (40min) All ages.
12pm-12.40pm & 2pm-2.40pm

15 April: Blooming Pots
Transform terracotta flowerpots into a works of art for your garden.
£3 each plain pot or £4.50 each for plant, pot and compost (30min approx) Limited items, first come first served. All ages.

13 April: Easter Baking School
With Isabel’s Bakehouse learn how to bake & decorate a batch of delicious Easter biscuits.
£10 for a 60 minute class. Age 7+ accompanied by an adult. (Hourly bookings advised but not essential: or 07966592368)

8 April: Roaming Reptiles

Join Roaming Reptiles for a fun educational, interactive hands-on experience with snakes, lizards & more.
£2 per child & £2 per adult (as long as you need) All ages.

9, 23 April: Guerrilla Gardeners
Make your own eco-friendly seed bomb to help transform unloved spaces with a blast of life and colour to attract wildlife.
£3 each (20min approx) All ages.

8, 22 April: Origami Eco-Pots
Make your own eco-friendly, zerowaste plant pots using recycled newspaper & plant your seedling and help it grow. Compost and seedling included. £3 each (20min approx) All ages.

13 ,20, 24 April: Windy Chimes
With Balm Jewellery make your own Easter themed windchime using beads and yarn to hang in your home or garden.
£4 each (20mins approx) All ages.
11am-4pm,  11am-2pm on 20 April 

10, 17  April: Stone Carving
Learn to carve with Cat’s Eye Carving and personalise a 4 inch square piece of Jurassic limestone to take home. £15 (30 mins) Age 5+.
10.30am-12.30pm & 1.45pm-4.30pm

12, 19, 26 April: Mini Dens
Build a magical mini dwelling to take home, for fairies, dragons, monsters & unicorns to live in, using materials found in the forest.
£4 each (20min approx) All ages.

6, 13, 20 ,27 April: Make & Take
Experience the wonders of throwing your own pot on a potter’s wheel and take away an unfired pot.
£10 (20min approx) All ages.

6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28th April: Paint Your Own Pot
Unleash your inner artist and paint a pottery item using acrylic paints, to take home the same day. From £6 (20min approx) All ages.
11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm & 11am-1pm on  6, 13, 20 & 27 April

13 April: Face Painting
With Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust find out more about local wildlife and have the chance to become your favourite animal! Free. All ages.

11, 18, 25 April: King Arthur & the Pirate of Lydney
Come & watch Lullaby Leesa storyteller and ventriloquist from BBC Sherlock . Come and join in the fun and make a puppet. Free or Donations (40min approx) All ages.
10.30am, 11.30am, 2pm

14, 24 April: Squishy Squishies

Customise your own squishy, choose from a range of squidgy items including; cake, unicorn & woodland creatures. (Limited items, first come first served)
£2.50 Small, £7 Medium, £8 Large (30min approx) All ages.
11am - 5pm

7, 27 April: Surprise Slime
Make your own surprise slime, choose your colour then customise with glitter & polystyrene balls. Then add the surprise by doing a lucky dip, select your stretchy to add to your slime. Classic Surprise Slime £4.50 or Eggcellent Surprise Slime £5 (30min approx) All ages.

28 April: Forest of Dean Rock Painting

Join in the rock painting fun with Amy Sampson from FODROCKS. Awesome prize draws and rock decorating kits, badges, mini pots & stickers available to buy.
£1 suggested donation per family (as long as you need) All ages.

9,19, 26 April: Beaded Butterflies & Jewellery
With Balm Jewellery make beaded butterflies & other beautiful jewellery items. £
4 each (20mins aprox) All ages.
11am-4pm & 1pm-4pm on 9 April

16, 25 April: Pinecone Birdfeeders

Create your own all-natural bird feeder to attract wild birds and bring your garden to life this spring.
£3 each (20min approx) All ages.

22 April: Dream Catchers

With Balm Jewellery make our own dream catcher using different coloured and textured yarns plus beads to personalise your dream catcher.
£4 each (20mins approx) All ages.

9 ,10 ,11 ,12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 ,26 April: Make & Paint a Chocolate
Come to the Chocolate Bar and make a colourful Easter chocolate.
£5 (20min approx) All ages.

11, 12 April: Litter Critter
With Love Your Forest project help make a litter critter out of junk to be part of their latest anti-litter campaign and make your own to take home.
Free (as long as you need) All ages.

6 - 28 April: Free Trail

Hidden around Taurus Crafts are lots of painted bunnies with positive words on them for you to find. Once finished hand in your trail sheet to enter the Free Prize Draw. .

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