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01588 676060     info@shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk

Be Creative for Key Stage 2 at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

KS2 Art, Design and Technology Activities

Framing Nature

Go on a hunt for natural treasures around our meadows and use these to explore willow work techniques. The willow frames will need time to dry and must be collected at a later date.
Curriculum Links: Art & Design
Availability: March to November
Maximum group size: 35
Price: £120 + VAT per group of up to 35

Sensory Sculpture Trail

Indulge your creativity during a day of making and composing inspired by our unique art installations. Make music, write poetry, create dragonflies and earth imprints.
Curriculum Links: Art & Design
Availability: March to November
Maximum group size: 70
Price: see the standard price structure on this page

Paper Making

An Outreach Workshop – Bringing discovery to you!

Make design choices about what materials you will combine to make your own paper.

Curriculum Links: Art & Design, D & T 1¾ hr workshop suitable for groups of up to 30 children

Cost: £100 + VAT, additional workshops on the same day £50 + VAT

Working with Willow

An Outreach Workshop – Bringing discovery to you!

Explore the versatile properties of willow. Select from fish, dragonflies, dream catchers, lanterns or other willow shapes for your class to create. Structures can be made for a negotiated rate.

Curriculum Links: Art & Design, D & T 1½ hr workshop suitable for groups up to 30 children

Cost: £100 + VAT, additional workshops on the same day £50 + VAT

Felt Making

An Outreach Workshop – Bringing discovery to you!

Create your own piece of fabric from natural fibre! Learn about the history of the material felt, then design and make your own A5 sized piece of felt.

Curriculum Links: Art & Design, D & T 1¼ hr workshop suitable for groups of up to 30 children

Cost: £100 + VAT, additional workshops on the same day £50 + VAT

Prices

The standard price structure for the led activities are:

  • 25 children or fewer – £90 + VAT
  • 26 to 35 children (or one class, whichever number is larger) – £120 + VAT
  • 36 to 50 children – £180 + VAT
  • 51 to 70 children – £240 + VAT

Further information and booking

Click here to download a copy of our 2018/19 Education Brochure.

For further details of individual activities, to discuss your individual requirements and/or to make a booking, please call 01588 676060 or contact Stephanie at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.


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Café

Frothy coffees & Shropshire cream teas

Perfect when the sun is shining

Our delicious home-cooked meals are prepared using local produce to bring you a true taste of the Shropshire Landscape, with Sunday lunches a speciality.

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Events

Family friendly events and activities

From slime making to fairy cakes, we have a party to suit everyone!

Have you ever been up close to a Barn Owl, seen a water-nymph, made a willow nest or prepared to hunt for a Mammoth? If not, now is your chance!

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Onny Meadow

30 acres beside the River Onny

Well signposted for gentle strolls

FREE ENTRANCE to 30 acres of riverside paths, wild flowers and woodland all in the shadow of an Iron Age hillfort.

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Upcoming Events...

24 Nov - 02 Jan

Rotary Tree of Light

Sponsor a light for a loved one.

17 Dec

Craven Arms Girls Group - Book Art

Girls Youth Club for girls aged 9-14 years

27 Dec

Festive Winter Crafts

Carry on the fun with our drop in craft session.

31 Dec

New Year's Eve - Children Cookery Celebration

Join us to celebrate the New Year.

More Events

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre is operated by Grow Cook Learn, a registered charity, connecting people to the food, history and landscape of the Shropshire Hills, providing opportunities to local people and visitors to learn and discover.
Registered Charity in England Number 1158795