If you’re looking for something a little bit different to do with the kids this half term why not head down to intu Trafford Centre, Manchester. intu have a dedicated team of children, known as ‘Heads of Fun’ who have chosen to have fun and free cooking workshops throughout the week.
Different activities such as crepe stations, banoffee pie making, mocktail classes and gyozo-making sessions will take place at intu Trafford Centre every day.
Foodie arts and crafts activities (12-5pm outside Topshop, Upper Regent Crescent)
Little ones can brighten up meal times with personalised place mats and tea towels using colourful stencils and art supplies.
Children can create their dream breakfast with a variety of fillings for their crepes or waffles, as well as healthy options include blueberries and bananas while a dash of toffee and chocolate sauce for a tasty treat.
For a twist on the traditional lunch, little chefs can create sandwich sushi rolls or sandwich kebabs with a variety of ingredients.
Give kids the chance to design their own pizza topping in an afternoon of fun, followed by a take-home pizza ready to bake in the oven.
Sweet tooths beware we have saved the best till last – its dessert time! Children can make their very own mini banoffee pie or fruit & sponge sundae to devour.
Wagamama – Monday 20 & Tuesday 21 Feb 11-12 both days
20 children per day, must be pre-booked here
Wagamama classes kick off with an educational talk about the fresh products used in the restaurant followed by a create-your-own ramen or noodle dish class. Children are invited to enjoy their culinary creation for free, while also taking a home a little Wagamama goody bag.
Tampopo – Wednesday 22 & Thursday 23 Feb 11:30-12:30 both days
12 children per day, must be pre-booked here
Kids will get the chance to make everyone’s favourite little Asian dumplings – delicious gyozas in this fun, interactive child-friendly cooking class. Please note the workshops are for children only, parents can watch.
Coast to Coast – Tuesday 21 Feb 3-5pm
Half an hour each, 10 children per class, must be pre-booked here.
Mini mixologists will love Coast to Coast! They can learn all about the delicious ingredients that go into making these tasty mocktails and how to shake up their own.
For more information about what’s on at half term this February, head over to the intu Trafford Centre website.