Activity Quest: Days out and crafts for kids

Activity Quest: Days out and crafts for kids

By Fun Kids

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Episodes

Sealing Fun Kids Time Machine at We The Curious, Bristol

We visit We The Curious in Bristol, where the Fun Kids Time Machine is sealed. Author Sam Sedgman and the design team behind the time capsule discuss the unique aspects of it, which includes using decommissioned scuba tanks and sophisticated locking mechanisms that allow it to open automatically after a set duration! The time capsule was filled with submissions from listeners expressing their hopes and dreams for the future and it will be displayed at We The Curious science centre. Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
07/07/2431m 53s

Birds: Brilliant and Bizarre

Adam's back at the Natural History Museum, this time visiting a new exhibition called Birds Brilliant and Bizarre. The exhibition showcases the evolutionary success of birds, their adaptations, and their survival from the dinosaur era to the present. Highlights of the exhibition include a look at the relationship between birds and dinosaurs, showcasing specimens like a T-Rex jawbone and exploring the adaptations of various birds, such as the barn owl's unique hearing mechanism. The exhibition also delves into the life cycle of birds and their diverse survival strategies.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
01/07/2413m 52s

National Education Nature Park

Adam visits the Natural History Museum in London to learn about the National Education Nature Park programme from Laura. This initiative encourages schools across England to transform their outdoor spaces into greener areas by planting pollinator-friendly plants, building ponds, and creating green walls, aiming to benefit both wildlife and the mental well-being of students! Laura explains the programme's five-step process, which includes assessing the site, planning, and implementing changes, and then evaluating the impact on local wildlife and the community's response. The programme also offers digital tools and creative activities, making it accessible to a wide range of interests and abilities.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23/06/248m 35s

Snowdon Mountain Railway

We're going on an exciting journey up Snowdon on the Snowdon Mountain Railway in Wales! We start our journey in Llanberis, where the railway station is located, and find out all about the history and details of this narrow gauge rack and pinion railway that has been operational since 1896. The railway offers stunning views of Snowdonia National Park and provides a unique, accessible way for visitors to reach the summit of Mount Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales and England.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
17/06/247m 26s

Grant Museum of Zoology

Adam visits the Grant Museum of Zoology, part of University College London. The museum houses one of the UK's oldest natural history collections, used for both teaching and public exhibition. Tannis Davidson, head of Zoology and Science Collections at UCL, explains the museum's history, including its origins from colonial expeditions and its role in education.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/06/2418m 55s

ClueQuest

In this episode of Activity Quest, the team from Fun Kids – including Adam, Sean, and Sam – visit Clue Quest in London! Brent introduces the venue as an immersive escape room experience designed to build lasting memories through teamwork and problem-solving in a fun, engaging environment...  Throughout the challenge, the team communicates with "mission control" to receive hints and discuss their findings, which include maps, books, and other cryptic items that help them progress through the rooms. For an at-home activity, try this sheet – which you can get when you book a ClueQuest birthday party!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
02/06/2410m 31s

London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE

We're exploring the London Mithraeum, a hub that houses a reconstructed Temple of Mithras and 600 of the 14,000 Roman artefacts found on the site. Helen, who runs the London Mithraeum Bloomberg Space, guides listeners through the history and significance of the site, its collection, and the immersive experience offered to visitors. Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
26/05/2414m 47s

Topgolf

We're visiting Topgolf where Adam receives a golf lesson from a professional! Rory's telling us about the game. It's a points-based driving range suitable for all skill levels; a mix of golf, darts, and bowling due to its target-based scoring system and individual playing bays. We're finding out how players use microchipped balls to score points by hitting targets!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19/05/2411m 44s

Discover Children's Story Centre

Bex explores the Discover Children's Story Centre in Stratford, a charity dedicated to transforming lives through stories. The centre features three floors of interactive story worlds, exhibitions, and a beautiful garden designed to inspire children's imagination.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/05/249m 43s

Chelsea Women's Football

Adam watches the Chelsea women's football team play against Barcelona in the UEFA Women's Champions League semi-finals!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/05/246m 47s

Harcourt Arboretum

An arboretum is a living library of trees from around the world. This week, we're off to Harcourt Arboretum, looking at its wildflower meadow and its significance for local wildlife. Plus, we're getting hands-on with impressive giant redwoods!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
28/04/2411m 30s

Walthamstow Pump House Museum

Adam's off to the Walthamstow Pump House Museum in East London. The museum's known for its family-friendly atmosphere and interest in engineering, featuring a variety of exhibits including a Victorian-era Marshall steam engine, 1967 stock tube carriages, a Dennis fire truck, and a model train room!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21/04/2410m 47s

Sandbox VR

Adam and Dan visit Sandbox VR in London to experience an immersive virtual reality game, The Legend of Davy Jones' Locket. The game transports players to a pirate ship where they battle skeletons, solve puzzles, and face off against Davy Jones himself, all with the help of VR headsets and sensor clips.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
14/04/247m 41s

Tufting London

Bex explores the art of tufting, a rug-making technique, at Tufting London. Melissa explains that tufting is similar to punch needling but faster, allowing you to create a rug quickly! The process involves sending in a design, choosing yarn colours, tufting, applying glue to the rug's back, drying, attaching a non-slip backing, and shaving the rug for a smooth finish. Plus, we guide you on creating a mini weaving loom at home using cardboard, yarn, and basic tools.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
07/04/2411m 50s

HarroWall climbing and caving

Dan visits HarroWall, London's largest indoor bouldering centre located in North West London. HarroWall offers a variety of activities including climbing, indoor caving, and a big slide, catering to kids and families!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
31/03/249m 50s

National Space Centre

We're visiting the National Space Centre in Leicester! Adam meets Mike, a space communications presenter, and we see a real Soyuz capsule used for astronaut transportation to the International Space Station, astronaut suits including Tim Peake's launch suit and Buzz Aldrin's space pyjamas, and a prop from the movie 'The Martian.' We also spy a meteorite and check out a baked bean challenge...Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25/03/2416m 28s

Hello Brain at the Francis Crick Institute

Adam visits the Hello Brain exhibition at the Francis Crick Institute in London, a free showcase focusing on the brain and its complexities! The exhibition, curated by Holly Cave, highlights the brain's 86 billion neurones and their interactions, using both scientific displays and community-created art to illustrate concepts. The Francis Crick Institute, a major scientific research facility, hosts this exhibition, offering a unique blend of current research and historical context in neuroscience.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18/03/249m 51s

Ashmolean Museum in Oxford

Adam's exploring the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, the UK's oldest public museum. He's highlighting a unique audio trail available for visitors. One of the trail's stops involves a bone initially thought to belong to an elephant or a giant! We're also looking at Ashmolean Adventure, a digital family experience with multimedia activities focused on intriguing objects in the museum and take on a craft activity inspired by the Ashmolean Museum's collection.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/03/2416m 37s

RAF Museum

Adam's off to the Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum in Hendon! There, he meets Toni who discusses the new exhibition 'Higher, Faster, Further' and the educational resources available for families. Rob, the public events manager, explains why the museum is great for kids and families, mentioning the upcoming Easter holidays events which will focus on science, technology, engineering, and maths, featuring a planetarium, science shows, and a paper aeroplane designing contest.  The museum offers various interactive elements, such as digital trails, backpacks with exploration tools, and a themed outdoor play area. The site is recommended for a two to three-hour visit or a full day for an in-depth experience.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
04/03/2411m 54s

Darts Champion Luke Littler

In this week's Activity Quest, Dan's chatting to Darts champion Luke Littler all about how he got into the sport. Plus, we're giving you a darts-themed activity you can do at home. Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
26/02/249m 52s

Notre Dame de Paris at Westminster Abbey

Dan's off on an augmented reality journey at Westminster Abbey where he's exploring the world of... Notre Dame?! Don't worry – he's not invented teleportation. Notre Dame de Paris is brand new exhibition open now.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19/02/248m 55s

Mercedes Benz World Young Driver Experience

In this week's episode of Activity Quest, Adam's taking on Mercedes Benz World and their Young Driver and 4x4 experiences! So long as you're tall enough to reach the pedals, they'll let you drive – no experience required!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/02/2413m 58s

Legion: Life in the Roman Army at the British Museum

In this episode of Activity Quest, Adam explores the British Museum's new exhibition, Legion: Life in the Roman Army. It covers the journey of a Roman soldier from enlistment to retirement, featuring interactive exhibits, Horrible Histories partnerships, and a unique focus on ordinary soldiers! Highlights include a soldier's real story and an extraordinary exhibit of a Roman soldier's remains, discovered in Herculaneum. Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/02/2413m 32s

Snowboarding at The Snow Centre

Adam takes on the dizzying heights of Hemel Hempstead's Snow Centre – London’s closest indoor real snow slope – for a snowboarding lesson with Sean.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29/01/2414m 13s

We The Curious and the Fun Kids Time Machine

We The Curious is an incredible art gallery and science museum in Bristol, soon to be playing host to the Fun Kids Time Machine – a high-tech time capsule created by CW&T and stuffed full of your thoughts, feelings, recordings and drawings!  You can enter the Fun Kids Time Machine right now: https://funkidslive.com/timemachine Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22/01/2418m 0s

Sherlock Holmes Museum

Adam visits the Sherlock Holmes Museum at 221B Baker Street in London! He's finding out about the life of this famous fictional detective and why one of Arthur Conan Doyle's most beloved characters lives on... Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
15/01/2410m 44s

Babylon Park

In this week's episode, Bex visits Babylon Park in London. It's an alien themed indoor theme park!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
08/01/246m 38s

Museum of English Rural Life

Adam's visiting the Museum of English Rural Life in Reading to find out more about the agricultural past of Berkshire and some of the jobs that people used to do!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
01/01/249m 54s

Peter Pan Goes Wrong and storytelling workshops

Bex chats to Charlie from Peter Pan Goes Wrong – on stage in the West End until mid January and then touring across the country – and chats about stories with Danyah, an improv storytelling champion! Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25/12/2326m 43s

Stonehenge: Winter Solstice

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire. It was built more than 4,500 years ago and you might have seen in it in the news recently thanks to a very special relationship it has with the stars... Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18/12/237m 30s

Thames RIB Experience

Bex takes on the Thames RIB Experience – a high-octane speedboat tour along the River Thames – where you journey up to 40mph!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/12/238m 37s

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SPECIAL: Christmas at Kew and Waddesdon Manor

It's a Christmas lights special in this week's episode of Activity Quest. Bex is on-location at Kew Gardens and Adam's visiting Waddesdon Manor for their Christmas experience!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
04/12/2310m 3s

Westminster Abbey

In this week's episode of Activity Quest, Adam visits Westminster Abbey. It's a royal church in the centre of London with over a thousand years of history. You might remember it from the news recently as it's where King Charles III was coronated!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27/11/2311m 50s

How Amazon works

Ever wondered how a parcel gets from your basket to your doorstep? Adam's visiting one of Amazon's most advanced fulfilment centres, Swindon BRS2, to find out how packages get from their warehouse to your door. And the best bit is that you can visit too... Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20/11/2311m 38s

National Army Museum and making our own medals

In this episode of Activity Quest, Adam is visiting the National Army Museum to find out about the history of the British Army and there's a curious tale of a horse hoof... Georgia is also here and giving us a craft that you can do at home: we are making our own medals!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/11/237m 58s

National Museum of Computing and making our own circuit!

In this week's episode of Activity Quest, Adam's off to the National Museum of Computing in Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes. It's home to the original computer – Colossus – and houses nearly a century of computing tech too. Plus, we're making our own circuits at home too.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
02/11/2310m 0s

Horniman Museum and Gardens and making your own museum exhibit

Adam's off to the Horniman Museum and Gardens to explore their world-renowned galleries – including the curious tale of a stuffed walrus...  He's also visiting their butterfly house and we're making a Horniman-inspired exhibit at home too. Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
26/10/2310m 17s

HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Horizon of Khufu, making a mummy, and halloween face paint

Bex visits a brand new VR experience in Stratford, London, that sends people back in time to ancient Egypt! Plus, we're making a mummy with Georgia and chatting about make-up looks inspired by Europa Park in Germany. Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19/10/2311m 5s

Disney 100: The Exhibition and making a magical wand

Conor's off to Disney 100: The Exhibition, now open at London's ExCel. It's a look back at the past 100 years of Disney, from the founding of the company by Walt Disney himself, right through to the present day!  Plus, inspired by the Disney magic, Georgia's making a magic wand too.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/10/239m 42s

Warwick Castle and a spooky story

Adam takes you on a journey to the historic Warwick Castle, located just outside Birmingham in Warwick, England. Join him as he explores the castle's ancient secrets, from the original Motte and Bailey design to the chilling tales of past. Adam's joined by historian Ben who guides him through the castle's history. But it wouldn't be a proper visit to a castle without a spine-tingling ghost story. Ben shares the eerie legend of Sir Fulke Greville, a former owner of the castle, and the tragic events that unfolded within its walls... Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/10/2314m 26s

Paddington Bear Bus Tour and marmalade sandwiches

In this podcast episode of Activity Quest, Hebe takes a ride on a London double-decker bus for a Paddington-themed afternoon tea adventure! The bus tour includes a delightful menu with treats like sandwiches, cupcakes, and marmalade sandwiches, as well as a game to spot Paddington bears around London. Hebe shares her journey through famous London landmarks and sights, and the episode ends with a recipe for making your own Paddington Bear-inspired marmalade sandwich.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
28/09/238m 50s

Churchill War Rooms and creating a secret code

Bex visits the Churchill War Rooms in London, a historic underground bunker used during World War II. The War Rooms served as a secure meeting place for Winston Churchill and his war cabinet. We go into the rooms and find out about their historical significance, including Churchill's bedroom/office and the Map Room where vital information was constantly updated!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
24/09/2313m 48s

The Beaney Museum and Art Gallery and making our own self-portraits

Adam visits The Beaney in Canterbury, which is a combination of a museum, library, and art gallery. We hear about its diverse collection, including a lion skin, tortoise shell, statues, a four-legged baby duckling, chameleons, and a two-headed baby shark! There's also a mummified cat... The collection at The Beaney is meant to teach visitors about various aspects of the world and history. We explore prehistoric arrowheads and a fossilised mammoth tusk as some of the oldest items in the museum's collection. Plus, three modern portraits of people from Canterbury, including a drag queen, an imam and professor, and a Paralympian, are showcased.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
17/09/2314m 0s

Volcano Falls Adventure Golf and making a mini-golf course

Adam visits Volcano Falls Mini Golf in Milton Keynes! Joe, the General Manager, talks about the different courses they have – including Volcano Valley, Tropicana Beach, and the Island Carnival. Georgia's also providing instructions on how to create a homemade mini golf course!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/09/238m 4s

Longleat Safari Park and making safari binoculars

Adam's feeding meerkats and anteaters at Longleat Safari Park with the help of keeper Alex and Georgia's helping us make some top safari binoculars!     Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
03/09/2312m 10s

Aboard the Golden Hinde Tudor pirate ship and making a pirate hat

Adam is aboard the Golden Hinde, a Tudor pirate ship surprisingly docked on the Southbank of the River Thames. He meets Patrick, who explains more about the history of the ship, and how to load some of its weapons! Plus, Georgia is here and is telling us how to make our very own pirate garb too. Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27/08/2313m 45s

Spirit of Invention at the National Archives plus Fairytale Farm

Emma-Louise is visiting the brand new Spirit of Invention exhibition at the National Archives!  It's a free, fun-filled family exhibition that celebrates imagination from past to present. Step into a world of creativity and explore extraordinary creations – from the Victorian era to the present day.  Plus, Adam's visiting Fairytale Farm in Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire. Part-playground, part-farm and 100% accessible, it's a great day out for all the family. Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20/08/2311m 41s

Edinburgh Festival, Olaf Falafel, and Techniquest in Cardiff

In this week's episode of Activity Quest, Bex is off to the famous Edinburgh Festival and Activity Quest newcomers Sam and Danni are in Cardiff, visiting the premier science location for kids, Techniquest. Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/08/2311m 33s

The Wave at Bristol

In this week's episode of Activity Quest, Adam's visiting The Wave, an inland surf venue in Bristol, where he tries his hand at surfing and stays the night at The Camp!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
06/08/237m 36s

BONUS: The Space Programme

Have you heard our series, The Space Programme?  Life on the Isle of Lune is about to get out-of-this-world! It's a radio drama all about a brand new UK spaceport and the story of a soon-to-be child-astronaut. Hear The Space Programme every Friday from 4pm on Fun Kids, the UK's children's radio station, and as a podcast too.  Plus, Fun Kids Podcasts+ subscribers get all 20 episodes right now, ad-free! Listen to the whole series before anyone else. Get a 30-day free trial of Fun Kids Podcasts+ by tapping 'Try Free' in Apple Podcasts or by heading to FunKidsLive.com/plusJoin Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/08/238m 47s

270 Climbing

In this week's episode of Activity Quest, Adam's throwing himself off of one of Europe's tallest high-ropes courses, 270 Climbing in Bentham, Gloucestershire.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30/07/2311m 13s

The Roman Baths

We're stepping back in time almost 2,000 years in this week's episode of Activity Quest as we dip our toes in the water (though not literally) of Roman Britain. We're at The Roman Baths in Bath to find out more about them plus Adam tries some of its world-famous water.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23/07/2313m 3s

National Centre for Circus Arts

In this week's episode, Dan's clowning around. We sent him to the National Centre for Circus Arts to have a go at three pretty tricky skills! Plus, we're making our own circus toys at home.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
16/07/2314m 35s

Europa Park

In this week's episode of Activity Quest, Bex visits Europa Park in Germany! Easily accessible from the UK, in just one day at the park you can explore 15 European countries!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
09/07/2312m 18s

Cheddar Gorge and Caves and making a cave diorama

Adam's visiting Cheddar Gorge to check out Gough's Cave and Jacob's Ladder. They're two attractions at Cheddar Gorge and Caves. Plus, Georgia's here to give us an at-home craft to do with caves!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29/06/238m 51s

Old Operating Theatre and Herb Garret and making our own relaxing potion lights

In this week's episode of Activity Quest, Adam's visiting the Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret in London Bridge. As the name might suggest, it's one of the oldest operating theatres in the world and has a rich history of medicine. We're also making relaxing potions that we can use as nightlights! Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25/06/2312m 19s

Frozen the Musical and making our own Frozen-inspired wand

In this week's episode of Activity Quest, Georgia's visiting Frozen the Musical, on stage right now in London – and we're making our very own magic wand inspired by the stage show! Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18/06/239m 39s

Houses of Parliament and creating a Parliament Passport

In this week's episode, Bex visits the halls of power: the Houses of Parliament. We find out about the House of Commons and the House of Lords and also make our own Parliament Passports to chronicle our discoveries.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/06/2314m 9s

Little Angel Theatre and shadow puppetry

Bex visits the Little Angel Theatre to try her hand at some puppeteering and we find out all about a very special show that’s taking place there!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
04/06/2315m 44s

West Midlands Safari Park and becoming native conservation heroes

Adam's at West Midlands Safari Park in this week's episode of Activity Quest and is doing something very usual – feeding a tiger!  We're also discovering all about native wildlife too and becoming detectives in our own back gardens! Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25/05/2313m 5s

Shakespeare's Globe and a Shakespeare competition

In this week's episode of Activity Quest, Bex visits The Globe Theatre in London to find out about a collection of events on show there this summer.  We also find out about What You Will, a brand new competition from Coram that invites you to write your own Shakespeare speech of some kind.  And we're playing a game of Shakespeare Charades. Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21/05/2314m 10s

Climbing St Paul's Cathedral

In this week's episode, Adam's climbing St Paul's Cathedral. We're learning all about the building and the man that made it as a brand-new exhibition opens about Christopher Wren.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
14/05/239m 52s

BONUS: New series, Badger and The Blitz

A story of love and hope, inspired by the real-life events of World War II. When Jack’s dog and best friend Badger finds her life on the line, he must act fast to save her. An act of survival becomes an adventure, as they journey across war-torn London to find the one person who can help them. But when Jack is evacuated from the city, he’s alone once more until his love for Badger drives him back home to find his beloved friend. But has he arrived too late to save her? Get episodes of Badger and The Blitz right now by following the podcast here: https://podfollow.com/1681764640  Fun Kids Podcasts+ subscribers get all episodes right now. Tap 'Try Free' in Apple Podcasts or head to FunKidsLive.com/plusJoin Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/05/239m 43s

Didcot Railway Centre and making our own model train

In this week's episode, Adam visits Didcot Railway Centre, a heritage railway and museum site in the heart of Oxfordshire, and we find out how to make our very own model railways too!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
07/05/2311m 43s

Museum of Brands and making our own brand

In this week's episode of Activity Quest, Adam is off to the Museum of Brands in London and we're making our very own brand at home. Now, Fun Kids Podcasts+ subscribers get Activity Quest early. Become a Fun Kids Podcasts+ subscriber by tapping 'Try Free' in Apple Podcasts or head to FunKidsLive.com/plus. Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30/04/2310m 28s

BONUS: National Trust Kids' Podcast – Ranger Rae and The Wildlifers

I wanted to share with you a brand new episode of a podcast we’ve been working on at Fun Kids.  It’s called the National Trust Kids’ Podcast.  Take a listen – and if you like what you hear, remember to follow the podcast wherever you’re listening to this. Follow the podcast here: https://podfollow.com/1681085306  Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27/04/2314m 51s

Beaconsfield Gallery and making abstract art

In this episode of Activity Quest, Adam's visiting the Beaconsfield Art Gallery in Vauxhall to find out about bug hotels and other exhibitions they've got on at the moment, and we're making our very own abstract art!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
24/04/2311m 2s

Natural History Museum and making a bug hotel

In this week's episode of Activity Quest, we're off to the Natural History Museum to find out more about their Wild Escape contribution and we're making bug hotels!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
16/04/2312m 45s

iFLY Indoor Skydiving and making craft parachutes

Adam's going indoor skydiving in this week's episode of Activity Quest and we're making our very own at-home indoor skydiving simulator!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
09/04/239m 7s

HMS Belfast and making our own binoculars

Bex is hopping aboard HMS Belfast and we're making our very own HMS Belfast inspired binoculars in this week's episode of Activity Quest!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
02/04/2313m 33s

Postal Museum, Mail Rail, and making our own stamps

Bex is visiting the Postal Museum in London to find out all about the history of the mail service and take a ride on Mail Rail! Plus, with the help of Georgia, we're making our own stamps.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27/03/2310m 0s

Gunpowder Plot and making a Tower of London

Dan's visiting the Gunpowder Plot, a brand new VR experience at the Tower of London and we're making a craft inspired by an infamous and dastardly historical deed... Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20/03/2310m 41s

Cartoon Museum and making a flipbook

Adam's visiting London's Cartoon Museum to find out about the history of cartoons, Dennis the Menace, plus a bit of Thunderbirds. And Georgia's helping us make a flipbook!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/03/2310m 22s

Museum of London Docklands and making our own boats

Adam's off to the Museum of London Docklands to explore their brand new Dodger trail and Georgia's showing us how to make our very own boats! Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
06/03/2311m 15s

Story Museum and creating a reading nook

Adam's off to the Story Museum in Oxford and we're creating a reading nook with Georgia!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27/02/2310m 36s

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT SPECIAL: Oxford Castle and Prison and punishment through the ages

Adam's getting banged up at the Oxford Castle and Prison and we're creating a mock trial as we find out about crime and punishment through the ages! Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20/02/2311m 12s

Clip 'n Climb and rock paintings

Adam’s off climbing at Clip 'n Climb in Bicester and we’re chatting all about rocks.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/02/238m 46s

Musical Museum and Fun Kids Engineer Academy Live

We're at the Musical Museum in London for a very special episode of Activity Quest and we're telling you all about an event we're hosting there on February 16th called Fun Kids Engineer Academy Live!  It's happening on Thursday, 16th February from 10am at the Musical Museum in London and features all of this amazing stuff: See how lighting and sound works on stage Build a structure from junk Make a bracelet that says your name in Morse Code Build a rollercoaster for a marble from paper Watch a performance of the Wurlitzer organ and be in Fun Kids podcasts! Tickets are selling fast – they're just £20 per child (with two adults going free per child) – book now before it's too late!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
06/02/2310m 14s

Frameless and Van Gogh's Sunflowers

Bex visits Frameless, the brand new art exhibition in London and we're getting super arty with an at-home craft!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30/01/2311m 37s

Cotswold Wildlife Park and making a time capsule

Adam's off to the Cotswold Wildlife Park to pet a rhino and we're making a time capsule so that we can capture all the fun we have in 2023 together and look back on it later!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23/01/2312m 11s

Oxford University Museum of Natural History and Chinese New Year

In this week’s episode of Activity Quest, Adam’s visiting the Oxford University Museum of Natural History to discover more about what it is and ways you can get involved! Plus, Meg’s chatting Chinese New Year and we’re making a rather magical, mythical animal… Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
16/01/2312m 46s

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo and maracas

Adam's visiting ZSL Whipsnade Zoo and we're shaking maracas! Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
09/01/2318m 26s

JUMP Inc trampoline parks and making New Year's treats

Adam's visiting JUMP Inc in Bicester to have a go at trampolining and we're in the kitchen with Meg, baking up a new year's treat in this episode of Activity Quest!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
02/01/2312m 12s

National Gallery and sock snowmen

In this week's episode of Activity Quest, Adam's checking out the National Gallery's festive performance and we're making snowmen out of socks with Meg!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19/12/2211m 1s

Westonbirt's Enchanted Christmas and gingerbread houses

Adam's off to Westonbirt's Enchanted Christmas and we're making gingerbread houses with Meg!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/12/2214m 17s

This is Activity Quest

Activity Quest is the podcast packed with stuff for kids and families to do! Every episode goes behind-the-scenes of some of the UK's top attractions. We also have at-home crafts and more.  Plus, when you become a Fun Kids Podcasts Plus subscriber, you get this show ad-free along with 30 others – and get to support Fun Kids. Find out more at FunKidsLive.com/plusJoin Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
09/12/2255s

Blenheim Palace, festive wreaths and Nottingham Winter Wonderland

In this week's episode of Activity Quest, Adam's off to Blenheim Palace to check out their Christmas lights trail, Lloydie is heading to Nottingham's Winter Wonderland and we're making some festive wreaths! Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/12/2214m 3s

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: Kew Gardens, Waddesdon Manor, Birmingham Christmas Market

Bex hosts this week's Activity Quest from Kew Gardens brand new Christmas lights trail, Christmas at Kew! Adam's off to Waddesdon Manor to find out about their Christmas offering and Lloydie's paying a visit to Birmingham Christmas market. Plus, Meg makes a Santa Advent Calendar that you can have at home!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
28/11/2215m 6s

Curling Club and Children’s BAFTAS

In this week’s episode of Activity Quest, Paul’s visiting the Curling Club on London’s Southbank and we’re finding out all about the Children’s BAFTAS.  Plus, Meg is telling us all about some fancy shadow puppets that you can make at home!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21/11/2215m 31s

National Waterways Museum and making your own beads

Meg is off to the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port in Liverpool and Adam's uncovered a dusty old book in the basement of Fun Kids HQ detailing how to make your very own beads! Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
14/11/2213m 58s

Twickenham Stadium and National Trust's Children's Country House

Dan's off to Twickenham Stadium and Rugby Museum in this week's episode of Activity Quest, plus he's chatting to some very important people from the National Trust about the newly redesigned Children's Country House!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
07/11/2221m 22s

Woburn Safari Park, hedgehogs, and pumpkin pasties

In this week's episode of Activity Quest, we're off to Woburn Safari Park and getting a very special VIP experience – we're feeding giraffes! Plus, we're find out how we can keep hedgehogs safe this bonfire night and Meg's making some pumpkin pasties! Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
31/10/2224m 22s

HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Stonor Park, Belvoir Castle, and hands on with creepy crawlies at Woburn Safari Park

We're getting spooky in this week's episode of Activity Quest!  Adam's off to Stonor Park to explore Tumblestone Hollow. Lloydie is visiting Belvoir Castle to check out their brand new adventure playground. And we're getting hands-on with creepy crawlies in the brand new Discovery Zone at Woburn Safari Park.Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
24/10/2220m 30s

EGYPT SPECIAL: British Museum and making a mummy

We're going Egypt crazy in this episode of Activity Quest. Adam's visiting the British Museum's brand new hieroglyph exhibition and Meg's helping us make a mummy!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
17/10/2211m 0s

Conkers and boating

We're going bonkers for conkers in this week's episode of Activity Quest and Meg's telling us how to make boats from some left-over summer toys! Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/10/228m 5s

Billion dollar treasure hunt and making DIY projectors

We're using multi-billion-dollar satellites to find tupperware containers hidden around the world and Meg is here and telling us how to make our very own projectors for a snuggly, at home movie night!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
03/10/2210m 14s

The Crystal Maze Live Experience and making your own crystals at home

In this week's episode, Meg is visiting the Crystal Maze LIVE Experience in Manchester and we're learning how to make our very own crystals at home using some Borax, a pipe cleaner, and water! Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
26/09/2213m 15s

Eden Project and photosynthesis

George is visiting the Eden Project in Cornwall and we're doing an at-home experiment where we learn all about photosynthesis, which is how plants breathe! Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18/09/2210m 36s

Jurassic World and pasta dinosaurs

Conor visits Jurassic World: The Exhibition in London and we’re getting crafty, making our own dinos at home with pasta!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/09/2212m 38s

National Racehorse Week and hobby horse making

It’s National Racehorse Week this week and Anna Louise is visiting Chestnut Tree Stables in Newmarket to find out all about it, plus we’re making our very own hobby horses at home!Join Fun Kids Podcasts+: https://funkidslive.com/plusSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/09/2215m 54s
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