Category Archives: Children’s Services

KidsIn World Stories Preview: The Three Billy-Goats Gruff

With schools around the UK closing, and teachers and parents looking for ways to ensure students continue to learn at home, now is the perfect time to immerse yourself in KidsIn’s World Stories library! As part of our KidsIn initiative, we are showcasing one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you … Continue reading KidsIn World Stories Preview: The Three Billy-Goats Gruff

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Share your “Fun Days In” and donate to KidsIn!

At a time when many children will now be in quarantine in refuges across the country, they need our services more than ever to experience fun and happiness while living through extreme difficulty. As soon as the social distancing restrictions are lifted, we can get back to taking children on Fun Days out to theatres, cinemas, … Continue reading Share your “Fun Days In” and donate to KidsIn!

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KidsIn Initiative

Like many charities, KidsOut is facing unprecedented challenges with the spread of COVID 19. KidsOut has been forced to cancel or postpone all its fundraising events over the next three months resulting in a loss of over £400,000. This has jeopardized the day-to-day running of our organisation. With events making up over 50% of KidsOut’s … Continue reading KidsIn Initiative

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Even more Fun Days to see The Lion King!

On Friday 6th March, KidsOut were delighted to be able to offer 140 children the opportunity to attend Disney’s The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre, London! KidsOut received some lovely feedback from attendees that  highlighted how Fun Days help to improve disadvantaged children’s confidence, motivation, resilience, and social skills. One support worker told the team that “the children … Continue reading Even more Fun Days to see The Lion King!

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KidsOut Half Term Fun Days in Glasgow

Thanks to the ongoing generosity of the G1 Group, KidsOut enabled 90 children and carers to brave a blizzard and attend a special performance of the film ‘Doolittle’ at the splendid Grosvenor Cinema in Glasgow’s West End during the February half-term break. Some of the children came from a charity called Blameless and an associated … Continue reading KidsOut Half Term Fun Days in Glasgow

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Half-Term Cooking Fun Days with Smart Raspberry!

On Tuesday 18th February 2020, KidsOut enabled 12 children from local refuges in the Leighton Buzzard area to attend a Fun Day out to a cookery workshop hosted by the charity’s partners at Smart Raspberry. Working in groups over the two-hour session, the children followed the instructor step-by-step to create tomato, rosemary, and parmesan palmiers. Whilst … Continue reading Half-Term Cooking Fun Days with Smart Raspberry!

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World Stories Wednesday: A Good Friend

Welcome back to another of KidsOut’s World Stories Wednesday! These articles showcase one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is A Good Friend. This story is about a young boy called Yasin whose family has moved from Iraq to … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: A Good Friend

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KidsOut Cooking Fun Days for 40 Children with Smart Raspberry!

KidsOut enabled 40 children to enjoy Fun Days out to cooking workshops with Smart Raspberry. The Fun Days took place between October and December 2019 in Leighton Buzzard, Leicester, and London. In Leighton Buzzard, the children put their newly learned cookery skills to the test to make tasty treats to take home for the Halloween … Continue reading KidsOut Cooking Fun Days for 40 Children with Smart Raspberry!

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KidsOut Volunteers Help Prepare 1,915 Toy Boxes!

Over four weeks between January and February, KidsOut teamed up with many generous volunteers to audit and pack 1,915 Toy Boxes! The team would like to extend their gratitude to all those volunteers for their dedication and support! The months of November to January are some of the busiest of the year for KidsOut, with the team … Continue reading KidsOut Volunteers Help Prepare 1,915 Toy Boxes!

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KidsOut Theatre Fun Days in Scotland!

Over January and February 2020, KidsOut helped enable children in Edinburgh and Stirling to attend special performances of Oor Wullie, a play based on the classic comic book character. Here is a blog post from Cole AD explaining how the agency, KidsOut, and a generous anonymous donor helped bring some much-needed fun and happiness: “Thanks … Continue reading KidsOut Theatre Fun Days in Scotland!

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