Taurus Crafts: Children's Activities

Children's Activities

February Half Term Activities 
Activities may be subject to change. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
No booking is required for any of the activities on offer during February half term.

Cupcake Decorating. Join Isabel’s Bakehouse and decorate a range of Valentine themed cupcakes. £8 for 4 cupcakes (40min approx) or £5 for 2 cupcakes (20min approx) all ages. 10.30-4.00. 18th Feb.

King Arthur & The Dragon Prince. Storyteller and puppeteer Lullaby Leesa and her amazing puppets do a medieval show you can watch and join in. Have fun making your own puppet. (40min approx) All ages. Free or Donations. 10.30, 11.30, 2.00. 21st , 28th Feb.

Arnie Kazam. Laughter and magic show. (40min), £2 per child/£1 per adult, all ages. 12.00-12.40 & 2.00-2.40. 20th Feb.

Forest Of Dean Rock Painting. Join in the rock painting fun with Amy Sampson from FODROCKS. Awesome prize draws and rock decorating kits, badges & stickers available to buy. £1 suggested donation per family (as long as you need) All ages. 2.30-5.00. 17th Feb.

Roaming Reptiles. Join Roaming Reptiles for a fun educational, interactive hands on experience with snakes, lizards & more. £2 per person (as long as you need) All ages. 11.00-2.00. 16th Feb & 3rd March.

Candle Dipping. Make a candle by dipping into different coloured wax to create a rainbow effect. £4 each (15-20min approx) Age 6+. 11.00-3.00. 20th Feb.

Soap & Gift Bag Making. With Bubble & Fizz from Coleg Elidyr, make unique soaps & customise paper with prints to create your own gift bag. Soaps £6.00 & Gift Bag £4.00 (20 mins approx - pick up 40-60min later) Age 3+. 10.00-12.30 & 1.00-3.30. 22nd Feb.

Beaded Dragonflies & Jewellery. With Balm Jewellery make beaded dragonflies & other jewellery items.  From £4 each. All ages. 11.00-5.00 on 23rd, 25th, 27th  Feb & 11.00-4.00 on 19th  Feb.

Pine Cone Bird Feeders. Create your own all natural bird feeders to attract birds to your garden and help them feed their young at this time of year. £3 each (20min approx) All ages. 11.00-5.00. 26th Feb.

Surprise Slime. Make your own surprise slime, choose your colour then customise with glitter, polystyrene balls & more. Lucky dip to select your stretchy animal that will live in your slime, this will be added secretly for you to find later at home. £4.50 each (20min approx) All ages. 11.00-5.00. 16th Feb & 2nd March.

Fairy, Dragon & Mermaid Houses. Create a mini dwelling for mythical creatures to live in, using materials found in the forest. £4 each (20min approx) All ages. 11.00-5.00. 19th, 27th Feb.

Squishy Squishies. Paint your own squishy, choose from a range of items, which include cake, unicorn and woodland creatures. Limited items, first come first served. Small £2.00 each, Medium £6.00 & Large £8.00 each (30min approx) All ages. 11.00-5.00. 17th, 24th Feb & 1st March.

Stone Carving. With Cat’s Eye Carving carve something to take home on a 4 inch square piece of Jurassic limestone. £15 (30 mins) Age 5+. 10.30-12.30 & 1.45-4.30. 18th, 22nd, 27th Feb & 1st March.

Make & Take. Throw a pot with a Taurus Crafts potter and take away an unfired pot, £10.00. (20min approx) all ages, 11.00-1.00 & 2.00-4.00. 23rd Feb.

Paint Your Own Pot. Paint pottery items then have them glazed and fired. From £6, (activity 20min approx, fired items ready for collection in 10-14 days approx), all ages, 11.00-1.00 & 2.00-4.00. 21st, 22nd, 24th, 28th Feb & 1st, 2nd, 3rd March.

Make & Paint A Chocolate. With The Chocolate Bar, £5 (20min approx), all ages. 10.00-1.00. 18th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 26th, 28th Feb & 1st March.

Dream Catchers. With Balm Jewellery make our own dream catcher using different coloured and textured yarns plus beads to personalise your dream catcher.  From £4 each, All ages. 11.00-4.00. 26th Feb.

Face Painting. With Gloucerstershire wildlife trust come and find out more about wildlfie and have the chance to become your favourite animal! Free, All ages. 11.00-4.00. 23rd Feb.

Free Trail. Hidden around Taurus Crafts are a series of letters, find all of the letters to work out the hidden word. Once completed hand in your finished trail sheet to enter the Free prize draw. 16th Feb - 3rd March.



Holiday Activities 

Throughout the school holidays, including half-terms, we have a fun packed programme of creative, hands-on activities for children ranging in price from £3.50.

There are even free activities some days. Regular activities include: Jewellery making, knitting, chocolate making, stone carving, puppet making & pottery painting.


During all activities, children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Tel: 01594 844841
Email: enquire@tauruscrafts.co.uk


Paint Your Own Pot

Get creative and let your imagination run wild in our Paint Your Own Pottery activity.

Opening Times:


Thursday - Sunday 11am - 1pm & 2pm - 4pm Tel: 01594 844841
Opening times and activities may be subject to change please telephone ahead. Email: enquire@tauruscrafts.co.uk