Out & About | Sunday Morning Activities with Dad

We think all Mums deserve a lie in now and again. (And Dad’s of course). However today we’re looking at a range of activities that take place on a Sunday morning. They may just give Mum a little bit more ‘me time’ on a Sunday morning. Not only that but a weekly activity with your little one will give Dads the 

The Bright Emporium 

Storytime Sunday offers at story reading, plus arts / crafts activities. Every other Sunday – ‘Storytime Sunday is a popular community event organised by the Bright Group, which allows children to interact, create and spend time with their favourite authors and illustrators, sharing the joy of storytelling’. Check the website/ twitter for more information. Here you will find the schedule for September’s Sunday sessions.

Brunch upon a time

Meanwhile in Northwest London you’ll find Brunch upon a time. This sing along for children aged 18months – 16years, is hosted at Drink, Shop & Do, Kings Cross. The current schedule is for Sunday 20th August and Sunday 26th November. More information and tickets here. There are also exciting adult classes so perhaps you could book Mum in for her own activity.

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Parkrun (Junior)

Are you keen runner, and would you like to get your children running? Junior parkrun is the perfect way to do this – ‘junior parkrun is a series of 2k runs for children aged between 4 and 14. Held in various parts of the UK, check the website to see if there is one near you. Free, safe and easy to take part in. Find out more about junior parkrun here. We also have an Expert post about getting children into running from Rachel from Mud and Miles, you can read that post here.

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Swimming

Most leisure centres and sports clubs offer children’s splash/swimming times, check your local pool for more details. We think this is the perfect chance for children to spend time with their Dad. Swimming is such a life skill, and whoever is taking children swimming will be forming a great deal of confidence in that person.

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Parsons Green Farmer’s Market 

If you’re in the South West area of London, why not head to Parson’s Green Farmers Market which is held on Sundays from 10am-2pm. You could buy some ingredients to bake / cook something for a lovely Sunday family activity.

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Visit the V&A Museum of Childhood 

On Sundays theres Little Hands Playtime from 10.15-11.00 (6 – 18 months, drop-in) or Play at the Museum, from 11.15-12.00 (all ages, drop-in) as well as Telling Tales at 12.15 (all ages). Check the website for more details and up to date schedules.

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Hoop 

We used the app Hoop to help a little with this blogpost, for up to date ideas of what’s going on including what’s on at the theatre and cinema in your local area. You can filter your search by area, as well as type of activity and date, which means it’s perfect to wake up on a Sunday morning and check out ‘what’s on’ which will help you be spontaneous.

What is your favourite way to spend a Sunday morning with your children? 

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