There’s plenty to keep spring chickens and Easter bunnies entertained during the school holidays. The Easter weekend starts with Breakfast with the Bunny at the Hard Rock Café
(Buchanan Street). Celebrate 30 years of the phenomenon that is Sylvanian Families at Hamleys
(St Enoch) on Saturday 4 April. There’s a special extended Easter Family Storytime, “How the Alphabet was Made”
at the Scottish Youth Theatre (St Enoch) and at the Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre
(Hillhead), there are magic shows, puppet shows, arts and crafts, and homebaking.
There are all kinds of courses and workshops in town. Bricks4Kidz runs really enjoyable themed Lego workshops – pirates, Star Wars and Minecraft are just some of the popular sessions - and take place in the Renfield Centre
and Trades Hall
(St Enoch/Buchanan Street). What’s On For Kids tried one out in February and the feedback from two 9 year old boys was very positive. Normally, you have to head out to Mugdock or Finlaystone for some outdoor pursuits but youngsters (10+) can learn about target archery and kayaking at Boats and Bows
at Pinkston Watersports (Cowcaddens). Glasgow Climbing Centre
(Cessnock/Ibrox) is running its popular holiday climbing programmes – book online for reductions – but be warned, the sessions fill up pretty quickly. Over in Partick, The Language Hub
(Kelvinhall) is running a half-day holiday sessions where children can learn more about different cultures and countries with storytelling and arts and crafts. The sessions are ideal for working parents since they start at 8.30 and finish...