Saltaire town spotlight: Easter with the kids.

Once all of the Easter eggs have been devoured and there’s no more hunts for chocolate, you’ve got to find some way to keep the kids entertained for the rest of the school holidays. Fear not, there are heaps of fun Easter holiday activities sold by our local shops on Shopappy. Why not take a look for yourself?

The Butterfly Rooms

The Butterfly Rooms has been established since 2010 and has been nurtured ever since by owner Angela Walmsley. The store is the perfect platform for a number of highly talented UK artists to showcase their work, as well as a haven for homeware, stationery, bathing products, childrenswear and jewellery.

Build A Giant Dinosaur- £15.00

Do you have a little explorer that you need to entertain this Easter? This totally roar-some DIY make your own giant dinosaur is a fantastic gift idea for adventurous children! The set is both educational and fun, piece by piece they will learn about the bones that form the T-REX and once it has been built it can be deconstructed and built back up inside out!

Fox & the Magpie

Fox & the Magpie are an independent gift shop and creative space on Bradford Road. In the cosy, friendly shop you will find many cute and quirky gifts, cards, stationery, jewellery and beautiful home accessories.

Flow Book of Colouring – £6.00 £3.95

One for the budding artists out there, this Flow Colouring Book features colouring pages designed by artists Helen Dardik and Carolyn Gavin, plus Inspiring drawing projects and insider tips from Helen and Carolyn.

Fox & the Magpie also host creative workshops, kids craft sessions and parties for kids.
Over the Easter holidays they have a variety of craft sessions on for kids, that you can book on their website:

http://www.foxandthemagpie.co.uk/whats-on/4581260439.

Sessions are suitable for all ages but children under 5 may need more help from their adult, choose from Fizzy Rainbow Bath Salts, Easter Sweet-making or Slime Making Workshop.

Louisa’s Books for Children

Louisa’s Books for Children are an exclusive Usborne Children’s book stockist with access to over 2,500 fiction, non- fiction and activity/educational books for children and young people 0-19yrs ( adults love them too!) They can also provide bespoke advice on titles for children with specific interests and different reading abilities.

Sleepover Cookbook – £9.99

Whether your kids are having friends over for a sleepover or you just fancy some bonding time over cooking and baking, the Usborne Sleepover Cookbook is perfect for any occasion. The book is packed full of simple and delicious recipes children can make themselves with only a little adult supervision. Recipes include chocolate fondue, tiny cheesecakes, fajitas, sushi and lots more.

Pots Ceramic Studio

Pots Ceramic Studio is a paint your own pottery studio based in Saltaire, West Yorkshire. We cater for individuals and groups of all ages. They have a private room for Birthday Parties, Hen Dos, Baby Showers, Corporate Team building and art clubs with packages to suit all budgets.

This Easter holiday come to Salt Pots for story time, a sing song and pottery painting with juice and biscuits to keep the energy up for little ones. (Tea and coffee for grown ups) Any pre-school children welcome, Session last 45 minutes approx.

The Orange Grove

Don’t forget to keep the kids eating healthy with a seasonal fruit and veg box from The Orange Grove, a family run business that take great pride in our customer service and the quality of produce.

They source wherever possible locally based produce including dairy items, sweet and savoury snacks as well as fruits and vegetables. They also offer a good range of nuts, seeds, dried fruits and fresh and dried herbs along with their excellent range of fresh fish and seafood.

There are always more shops adding more products to ShopAppy so keep watching. Shop local to create an extra Appy Easter and holiday!

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