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DGLAM Summer Holiday Activities

  • Venue/Location:Danum Gallery, Library and Museum
  • Date: 1 Aug 22 - 2 Sep 22
  • Tickets:Free

Summer Holiday & Free Children’s Activities at Danum, Gallery Library and Museum this summer!

Activities aimed at ages 4-12 but all ages welcome.

These activities are free. No need to book just drop in and join in!

The Children’s Library is on the ground floor of the Danum. The Paddington Room is on the first floor.

Monday 1st August

  • 11am – 2pm, Children’s Library
  • Traditional Tale Week Session 1
  • Use the bricks to build a bridge for the Billy Goats Gruff or a tower for Rapunzel
  • 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm, Paddington Room
  • Plants & Flowers Week Session 1
  • Make a rosette flower
  • Handling Session
  • Handle 3D printed replicas and get hands-on with 3D digital models of one of the Museum’s first collections. The Bronze Age Burial group was discovered in 1887 and is one of Doncaster’s earliest recorded archaeological discoveries. Tell us what you think about these 3D replicas and how you would like us to use them in the future.
  • Self guided fairy tale trail around building

Tuesday 2nd August

  • 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm, Paddington Room
  • Plants & Flowers Week Session 2
  • Draw round your hand to make a cactus
  • Self guided fairy tale trail around building
  • Wednesday 3rd August
  • 9:30am – 2pm, Children’s Library
  • Traditional Tale Week Session 2
  • Make traditional tale character stick puppets
  • 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm, Paddington Room
  • Plants & Flowers Week Session 3
  • Make a cupcake case flower
  • Self guided fairy tale trail around building

Friday 5th August

  • 10am – 2pm, Children’s Library
  • Traditional Tale Week Session 3
  • Use the cut out templates to create a traditional tale character
  • Self guided fairy tale trail around building
  • Monday 8th August
  • 11am – 2pm, Children’s Library
  • Animal Stories/Information Books Session 1
  • Build your own lego animal
  • 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm, Paddington Room
  • In the Garden Week Session 1
  • Make a dolly peg butterfly
  • Self guided bug trail around building

Tuesday 9th August

  • 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm, Paddington Room
  • In the Garden Week Session 2
  • Make a paper plate apple and worm
  • Self guided bug trail around building
  • Wednesday 10th August
  • 9:30am – 2pm, Children’s Library
  • Animal Stories/Information Books Session 2
  • Design your own pet
  • 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm, Paddington Room
  • In the Garden Week Session 3
  • Make a paper garden gnome
  • Self guided bug trail around building

Friday 12th August

  • 10am – 2pm, Children’s Library
  • Animal Stories/Information Books Session 3
  • Make a paper plate spiral snake
  • Self guided bug trail around building
  • Monday 15th August
  • 11am – 2pm, Children’s Library
  • Handa’s Surprise Session 1
  • Use the lego bricks to make different fruits or their names
  • 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm, Paddington Room
  • Fruit Week Session 1
  • Design a fruit smoothie
  • Self guided fruit trail around building

Tuesday 16th August

  • 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm, Paddington Room
  • Fruit Week Session 2
  • Make a pop up strawberry
  • Self guided fruit trail around building
  • Wednesday 17th August
  • 9:30am – 2pm, Children’s Library
  • Handa’s Surprise Session 2
  • Design a healthy meal on a paper plate
  • 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm, Paddington Room
  • Fruit Week Session 3
  • Make a paper plate watermelon
  • Self guided fruit trail around building

Friday 19th August

  • 10am – 2pm, Children’s Library
  • Handa’s Surprise Session 3
  • Scrunch and stick fruity pictures.
  • Self guided fruit trail around building
  • Monday 22nd August
  • 11am – 2pm, Children’s Library
  • Transport Books and Stories Session 1
  • Use the bricks to build a type of transport
  • 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm, Paddington Room
  • Seaside Week Session 1
  • Decorate a paper ice lolly
  • Self guided seaside trail around building

Tuesday 23rd August

  • 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm, Paddington Room
  • Seaside Week Session 2
  • Make a fish wand
  • Self guided seaside trail around building
  • Wednesday 24th August
  • 9:30am – 2pm, Children’s Library
  • Transport Books and Stories Session 2
  • Make a cut and stick train
  • 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm, Paddington Room
  • Seaside Week Session 3
  • Design a paper shark
  • Self guided seaside trail around building
Friday 26th August
  • 10am – 2pm, Children’s Library
  • Transport Books and Stories Session 3
  • Make a box model vehicle
  • Self guided seaside trail around building
  • Monday 29th August Bank Holiday Site Closed
  • Tuesday 30th August
  • 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm, Paddington Room
  • Sports Week Session 1
  • Make a paper plate tennis racquet
  • Self guided Mini Olympics trail around building

Wednesday 31st August

  • 9:30am – 2pm, Children’s Library
  • Roald Dahl Week Session 1
  • Design a chocolate wrapper
  • 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm, Paddington Room
  • Sports Week Session 2
  • Make a hand sport sign for your favourite team
  • Self guided Mini Olympics trail around building

Friday 2nd September

  • 10am – 2pm, Children’s Library
  • Roald Dahl Week Session 2
  • Make a fantastic a fantastic Mr Fox mask
  • Self guided Mini Olympics trail around building

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Date and time

1 Aug 22, 11:00 - 2 Sep 22, 15:00

Location

  • Danum Gallery, Library and Museum
  • Waterdale
  • Doncaster
  • South Yorkshire
  • DN1 3BZ

Opening Times

Monday - Tuesday

11am – 5pm

Wednesday

9:30am – 4.30pm

Thursday

1pm – 7pm

Friday - Saturday

10am – 4pm

Sunday

Closed