Old Town Activities

Family Activity Day at The Queen’s Gallery

We’re incredibly lucky to live in a city with such a varied program of events for children. This weekend is of course, no exception to that. I think it’s always good to try new things and embark on different adventures. Somehow we’ve never been to The Queen’s Gallery before so this one really caught my eye.

If you’re free on Saturday afternoon why not head to the Family Activity day at Holyrood Palace? Read More »Family Activity Day at The Queen’s Gallery

Visiting Dynamic Earth with Kids

Dynamic Earth has always been on my list of places to visit, but I had never quite gotten round to it. I was never quite sure how to navigate there by car and I wasn’t quite sure Katie was old enough. However, when a fellow Mum from school suggested a play date there over half term – it was obvious that the time was right!

Dynamic Earth is probably the most accurate educational experience I’ve visited  in some time. Years of Geography lessons started hurtling back towards me as the kids started playing with an exhibition designed to show how rock changes as it’s compressed. As the first voice-over began, I started to recall helping my University flatmate revise for her Geology exams – and in all honesty, I thought I had been a bit too tired to take any of it in!Read More »Visiting Dynamic Earth with Kids