Childrens Activity

Kids on Deck

Activity space

A boy and girl in Arctic inspired dress-up

Play, create, and discover with art, games and dress ups!

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    Play, create and discover in Kids on Deck – a fun filled activity space with art making, games, and dress ups for primary school aged children and their carers. 

    Sundays in Term 1 - Polar Palooza

    Be inspired by the epic environments of the North and South Pole, and our latest exhibition, Arctic Voices.

    Create your own snowglobes, paint with ice, craft polar animal puppets and jump inside our inflatable igloo.  Enjoy dress ups and interactive games and have hours of fun.

    School holidays - Coolest Creatures

    Play, create and discover at Kids on deck with art making, interactive games and dress ups! Be inspired by the science of icy wilderness environments and the biology of creatures who live there. Craft your own polar animal puppets, print a tote bag, play with science experiments or sculpt an intrepid explorers tool or cardboard camera.

    Sundays in Term 2 - Wild Ice


    During Term Time:

    Sundays: 11am - 3pm

    School Holidays

    Daily: 10am - 4pm (hourly sessions)

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