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Get the little ones outdoors this summer at Dobbies

13 July, 2016

Parents looking to keep the kids entertained this summer should check out Dobbies brand new Little Seedlings Holiday Club. Taking place at stores across the UK, the series of horticulture themed workshops will be the perfect opportunity to get little ones outdoors this school break.

The hour long workshops, running from 25 July to 12 August, will be jam packed with stimulating games and activities to help kids discover the wonders of their back garden. Along with a parent or guardian, kids can learn fun facts, and get creative with arts and crafts, all while making new friends.  

In July, kids can have fun with arts and crafts as they decorate colourful pebbles for the garden and design eye-catching twig pots. There will also be prizes up for grabs as the little ones play a game of Beach Bingo. In August, budding gardeners will enjoy sowing salad crops with more chances for children to create and decorate as they make a mini kite to fly in the garden. To round off the holidays, club goers will join in the Olympic inspired sports day at Sidney’s Summer Games.

Alex Macdonald from Dobbies Ponteland said: “Keeping the kids entertained all summer long can be a challenge for parents so our Little Seedlings Holiday Club is the perfect solution. Not only will they love getting their fingers dirty, it’s also a great opportunity for parents or guardians to spend some quality time with their little ones. We’re expecting the workshops to be extremely popular and would encourage anyone interested to book well in advance.”

The Little Seedlings Holiday Club will provide a taster of Dobbies very popular Little Seedlings monthly workshops that see more than 15,000 participants taking part every year. Classes are free to join and are specifically aimed at youngsters aged between four and 11 years. Each club provides an engaging and fun atmosphere for kids learn all about the wonders of plants, nature, wildlife and the environment.   

Booking are now open and can be made in-store or via the website at For more information visit /whats-on/little-seedlings


Image caption: Dobbies Little Seedlings Club participants L-R Annie Smith (5), Stacey McClure (9), Kendal McInteer (3), Elliott Clarke (6) Calumn McInteer (5) 

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Get the little ones outdoors this summer at Dobbies