Activities for Children

If you are worried about the safety or welfare of a child please contact NSPCC on:
0808 800 5000 or

Equine Facilitated Learning - based in Horton Kirby, have summer sessions for children, with opportunities to carry out activities with horses. Contact 07539 243906 or see their facebook page for details:

Pro Futures Dartford have football clubs for boys and girls for all age groups, from 4 years. Book online at: Or telephone: 01322 278 677

First Class Football Tonbridge have summer sports camps for boys and girls for all age groups from 4 years, with a variety of sports. Book online at Or telephone: 07740 703397 / 07929 861394

Fairfield Leisure & Swimming Pool Dartford have announced they will be opening soon. Please see their website for current details at Or telephone: 01322 421166

Tonbridge Swimming Pool have announced their intention to open soon. Please see their website for current details at Or telephone: 01732 367449

Fields in Trust have details of your local fields in trust and parks to explore.

Youth Hubs are running various virtual sessions for children from 8 years:

Dartford Youth Hub Contact 03000 418248 or
See Facebook page for a list of activities:

Tonbridge Youth Hub Contact 03000 416456 or
See Facebook page for a list of activities:

Primary Times regularly update their information regarding current days out for families in Kent. Their website also includes puzzles, competitions and activities for children at

PlayPlace are also running a virtual Youth Centre, for child from 8 years. Various activities for different year groups, including dance, motor mechanics, crafts, music studio and fitness. Also a family quiz and party sessions for 5-11 years. For more information and to book, email:

Children’s Centre are organising some virtual activities for families:

Brent Children’s Centre, Dartford
Facebook page:
Tel: 03000 4200400

Tonbridge & Malling Children’s Centre
Facebook page:
Tel: 03000 418008

Virtual Days Out:

Virtual Days Out Online have been created for children to visit museums and zoos.

Family Days Out Tried & Tested have more virtual days out at other sites, museums and zoos.

Arts, Crafts and other Activities:

Butterfly Conservation are running the Big Butterfly Count from 17th July-9th August.

RSPB have wild challenges for children.

Kent Wildlife Trust Go Wild At Home have activities for children to get involved with at home.

National Trust 50 Things to Do before you’re 11 ¾

Natural History Museum have activities to do at home.

NASA have an online kids club with lots of activities.

Explore Kent have family fun activities online.

Red Ted Art has easy arts and crafts for little ones.

The Imagination Tree has creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

Creative Bug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.

Nature Detectives from The Woodland Trust offers activities that can be done in the garden, or the woods.

Save The Children have lots activities such as cooking, dancing and den building.

Kent Libraries
Families can access a range of digital services including free membership online where you can download ebooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewpapers.

Physical Activities:

NHS Change for Life have a range of fun physical activities and games.

Sport England offer a range of tips, advice and guidance on how to keep or get active.