Children's university

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Mission

Find out what the Children's University does:

Extra curricular activities where children graduate after attending these courses, with a passport to stamp! 

 

There will be many activities for children to earn their stamps at the festival. Most stalls have an activity. Please see below for full details.

More info is available on our website: https://www.childrensuniversity.co.uk/

Register in advance for Children's University Passports here 

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Find out more about The Children's University by checking out this video from last years' virtual event.

Childrens University Additional Activities

Greenwich Dance​

  • What activity are they doing? – Street Dance/Hip hop

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 45mins

 

Smoothie Bikes​

  • What activity are they doing? – Making your own smoothie while operating a static bike

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 20 mins

 

TACO 100 Club  

  • What activity are they doing? –  Badge making 

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 15 mins

 

Wasteless Market Toy Swap

  • What activity are they doing? – Bring an old toy and swap with another or pay a donation 

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 15 mins

 

Wasteless Market – The Nest - Refilling containers​

  • What activity are they doing? – Bringing an old container to fill up e.g. soap / washing up liquid

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 15 mins

 

Sock Monsters – Cygnet Square - Bexley Council – craft table in Cygnet Square

  • What activity are they doing? – Craft activity turning an old socks into a sock monster – upcycling activity

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 15 mins

 

T Shirt Hacking – Cygnet Square - Bexley Council / Cory– craft table in Cygnet Square​

  • What activity are they doing? – Upcycling an old T-Shirt – tshirt hacking

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 20 mins

 

Textiles workshop at the Atrium​

  • what activity are they doing? - learning how to create corsages or hacking Tshirts into bags

  • How long will it take the children to complete?  30 mins

 

Fashion Show at Cygnet Square with Upcycled Textiles – Bexley Council / Cory​

  • What activity are they doing? – Show casing their creation made at the Eco Festival

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 30 mins

 

Family Walk – Bexley Council / Cory / Phil Askew, Cygnet Square​

  • What activity are they doing? – Completing a Walk and Wildlife I Spy

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 60 mins

 

Drumming – various locations - Taru Arts​

  • What activity are they doing? – Drumming Workshops

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 30 Mins

 

Tiger Moths -  Band​, Main Stage

  • What activity are they doing? – Listen and dance along with the Music

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 30 Mins (Session is an hour)

 

Cory​

  • What activity are they doing? – What have you found out / learnt today? Each child completes a sheet of A4 and draws a picture – writes some words of things that they have learnt or found out today

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 15 mins

 

Envirocrime

  • What activity are they doing - select pieces of evidence to understand what Envirocrime looks for 

  • How long will it take the children to complete? - 10mins

 

Crayford Community Fridge – Cygnet Square

Design a poster to promote ‘reducing food waste ‘. We have a sample poster with several ideas to get them started. Will provide paper, colouring pencils, stickers and other craft stuff (15 mins)

 

Sorting foods into whether they’re stored in fridge, freezer or cupboard. Variety of foods packets that have to be put into one of 3 boxes depending on where the children think they should be stored (5-10 mins)

 

Kitche

  • What activity are they doing? – children complete a colouring in sheet about wasting less food

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 10Mins

Reiki Sound Bath Events 

  • The Activity is - My Rainbow Body. It is based on an introduction to Chakras for children where they will colour in the associated colour for each chakra and choose a positive affirmation to go with each one. Examples/diagram will be given. 

  • Time- 5-10 minutes.

 

The Wasteless Market

  • Bring along some items to be recycled that cannot be collected through the kerbside services – 5 mins

 

Drostle Public Arts Ltd

  • What activity are they doing? Making a mosaic of a Bee from recycled porcelain off cuts

  • How long will it take the children to complete? 30mins

 

Football, _ MUGA

  • Anthony Anthinyatilola - football community open sessions

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 20mins

 

Art in the MUGA

  • Joseph Ljoyemi – creating sport inspired art

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 20mins

 

Greenpoints

  • What activity are they doing? –sorting materials to be recycled

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 5mins

 

Kim Ferran – Harris Academy Eco Council​

  • What activity are they doing? –create art using discarded items and understand about litter picking

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 15mins

 

Thamesmead Community Benefit Society​

  • What activity are they doing? –follow a trail from one site to another answering environmental questions along the way and finding clues

  • How long will it take the children to complete? – 30mins

 

Thamesmead Community Benefit Society​

  • What activity are they doing? –plant seeds in an old bath to benefit the community

  • How long will it take the children to complete? –10 mins

 

Cory - Lightermen​

  • What activity are they doing?  – learning how to tie nautical knots 

  • How long will it takets the children to complete? – 15mins

 

Bexley Recycling - Healthy food events​

  • What activity are they doing? – demos to show people how to waste less food

  • How long will it takets the children to complete? – 45mins

 

Titana Ellis - Keep Fit​

  • What activity are they doing? – attend a fitness class

  • How long will it takets the children to complete? – 30mins

 

Map Activity - MUF Architects​

  • What activity are they doing?  – understand how to read a map and indicator locations 

  • How long will it takes the children to complete? – 5mins

 

Countrystyle

  • What activity are they doing?  – see how different vehicles are used in the waste and recycling

  • How long will it takes the children to complete? – 10mins

 

Dynamix​

  • What activity are they doing?  – children can dance along with Dynamix

  • How long will it takets the children to complete? – 20mins

 

London Borough of Bexley​

  • What activity are they doing?  – find out about different portion sizes to prevent food waste and eat healthily

  • How long will it takes the children to complete? – 5mins

 

Real Nappies for London​

  • What activity are they doing?  –understand the impact of disposable nappies and be aware of the different types of real nappies

  • How long will it takets the children to complete? – 5mins

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