Bath’s biggest and most popular resource for families at home is back again, with part 24 of our ongoing collection of resources to help keep families at home fit, learning and happy.

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The Parents Support Network is a new Community Interest Company (CIC) based in Bath, formed partially in response to feedback from teenagers requesting more support for their parents in understanding the mental health challenges they face. On Friday 29 May, the group is holding a group discussion about being a parent during lockdown, offering an opportunity to share your experiences with other parents, and learn some simple tools to support your wellbeing during this challenging time.

To take part, find out more here

The Wild of the Words is offering a free twice weekly live storytelling / free English (story-inspired) session, using Facebook live. It’s for all ages and offers tips, links and suggestions on the website‘s Story Blog for follow-up activities at home. 

Join in the fun here

Kingswood School Prep is holding a Virtual Open Morning on 19 June from 9am. The event will provide prospective pupils and their families with the opportunity to find out more about life at the school.

Visitors will get a virtual tour of the school site and see its state-of-the-art development, which includes a nursery and outstanding facilities for our Prep School pupils. They will also get to hear key members of staff speak, including the Prep School Headmaster, Mr Mark Brearey.

To register for a place, click here

Mrs Potts Chocolate House in York Street, Bath is open again for take-aways, which means a family treat for delicious cakes, cookies, hot chocolates and milk shakes is a must. The Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwich and gorgeous brownies are certainly to be recommended, while if it’s too hot for hot chocolate, give the cookies and cream milkshake – with extra cream of course – a go!

Find out more here

Pins and Needles Productions, the theatre company behind the amazing productions of Little Mermaid and The Scarlet Pimpernel at the egg theatre in Bath, has created SELECT A QUEST, a stimulating and entertaining mission for ages 6+.

Expect a vibrant mix of mystery, silliness and fun as families get together to explore the 27 scenes set across six levels, leading to one winner, one curse and a whole lot o’violent deaths. SELECT A QUEST promises to offer audiences an eclectic and innovative theatrical experience in the comfort of your own home. With multiple paths to choose from, once you start it will be hard to leave.

Enjoy the adventure here

BBC’s Springwatch has created that guide to creating a bug hotel, which is a great project for your family to work on together, plus you’ll be helping your local wildlife.

Find out more here

Blue Peter’s Supercar of the Future Competition is giving you the chance to design a unique futuristic car. The winner will have their design brought to life by model makers at the world famous McLaren Technology Centre. You’ll get a VIP tour of McLaren’s HQ to see where they produce their supercars and, as part of the prize, you will be taken for the ride of your life around a UK racetrack in a McLaren Supercar driven by Top Gear’s most famous racing driver, The Stig.

Find out more here

Bradford on Avon business Green Life Organics is hosting a Essential Oils Wellness Summit on 6 June, which details how essential oils can be used to benefit you and your family.

Find out more here

This week community group Scrubs for the NHS – Bath donated its 1000th pair of scrubs! To celebrate they would like to invite everyone to join in for a Virtual Tea Party this Saturday at 3pm and help them raise £1000 for local charity Mentoring Plus.

If you would like to attend and get involved like the Scrubs for the NHS – Bath Facebook page here:

And for all the details on the Virtual Tea Party please RSVP here:

Fringe Arts Bath, known as FaB, runs a free 17 day festival of visual arts every year, in late May – early June. Volunteer, non-profit artist-led organisation. This year the event has gone virtual, with a whole series of events to watch here.

There’s still time to enter the competition on The Bath & Wiltshire Parent Instagram page to win a super fluffy personalised towel worth £35 from Jolly Fine. The winner will be able to have the motif and name of their choice embroidered onto these gorgeous towels!

Enter today at The Bath & Wiltshire Parent Instagram page.