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Event details

Date: 16 February 2023

Time: 1pm

Location: Lepe Country Park, Exbury, Southampton SO45 1AD

Coastal Creations for Kids

Join Ranger Julie and Ranger Alice this February half term to learn about the Solent’s wonderful winter birdlife and make your own bird-inspired masterpiece.

After a short, introductory talk, we will head outside to explore the coast at Lepe Country Park.

While we’re out, we will see if we can spot some of the birds that visit us in the winter – we’ll use telescopes to get a really good look. Then, we will head back to the classroom and use materials provided to create a work of art to show what we love about the birds we have seen.

We can’t wait to see your creations!

This event is for children aged 4 – 11. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the session.

Booking details:

All our events are free, but booking is required as places are limited.

Reserve your place by emailing Ranger Julie: julie.sims@hants.gov.uk.

Parking: There is parking at Lepe Country Park. More information can be found on Lepe Country Park’s website.

Meeting point: In the Lookout Café by the ranger station.

Duration: Up to 2 hours.

Accessibility: Uneven ground, and a few steps to reach the classroom.

Dogs: This event is not suitable for dogs.

Clothing: Please ensure that children have sturdy/sensible shoes and dress appropriately for the weather (we advise warm layers and a waterproof coat.)

Our outdoor activities are weather dependant. We aim to let you know by email in good time if the event is cancelled due to bad weather. Please check your emails before leaving home.

 

Child looking at birds through binoculars