Category Archives: Children’s Services

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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Fun Days at Potz Ceramic Studio in Northampton

On Wednesday 23rd October 2019, KidsOut arranged for a group of children from a refuge in Northampton to attend a clay building workshop at Potz Ceramic Studio, Northampton. Arts and crafts toys and activities are often some of the most requested items from mothers in KidsOut’s Toy Box service. Because of this popularity, the KidsOut … Continue reading Fun Days at Potz Ceramic Studio in Northampton

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Toy Fair 2020 brings over 4,000 toys for KidsOut!

Click here for the Toy Fair 2020 gallery! KidsOut were delighted to have been selected as the London Toy Fair‘s official charity partner in January 2020 for the fifth consecutive year! The three-day event was a great success, with KidsOut having its own stand to promote the charity’s vital work, and the annual “Trolley Dash” collecting over 4,000 … Continue reading Toy Fair 2020 brings over 4,000 toys for KidsOut!

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KidsOut provides Fun Days to see Lion King on the West End!

KidsOut were happy arrange Fun Days for groups of children to attend the award-winning musical The Lion King on the 5th and the 27th November 2019. Taking place at the Lyceum Theatre in the West End, KidsOut provided tickets to what one support worker described as “a very memorable experience that will not be forgotten”. The children were … Continue reading KidsOut provides Fun Days to see Lion King on the West End!

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KidsOut provides Christmas fun for Solving Kids’ Cancer!

The KidsOut team were proud to support Solving Kids’ Cancer at their annual Neuroblastoma Parent Education conference in November 2019. Solving Kids’ Cancer is a charity that fights for a future where no child dies of the childhood cancer neuroblastoma or suffers due to its treatment. The November conference provides  parents and carers of children with … Continue reading KidsOut provides Christmas fun for Solving Kids’ Cancer!

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