Easter 2019: 26 things to do with your children during the school holidays

We are just a little while away from the Easter holidays starting - and that means two weeks of fun with the whole family.

By Debra Fox
Tuesday, 26 March, 2019, 14:02
Here are some of our best ideas for what to get up to during your time off this Easter.

Not sure how to fill the time, or where to visit? We've taken a look at what's on across the North East region to keep your whole clan occupied during the break. Here are some of our best suggestions, from walks to shows to crafty activities.

From Friday, April 19 until Monday, April 22. 19 pounds for adults and 11 pounds for children.
Monday, April 8 until Wednesday, April 10 at 12pm and 2.45pm. Tickets are 8 pounds.
Saturday, April 13. Crafts to keep the whole family entertained. Included in the ticket price, 14 pounds for adults and 5 pounds for under-18s.
From Thursday, April 11 until Sunday, April 14. Check out the line-up when you visit the museum. 19 pounds for adults and 11 pounds for children.
From Saturday, April 6 and on every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday throughout half term.
From Monday, April 8 until Saturday, April 20. Catch their latest show on a visit to the centre.
A new exhibition to celebrate the Colourful World of David McKee. 7 pounds 70p for adults, 6 pounds 60p for children.
Sunday, April 7 from 11am until 1pm. Participation costs 2 pounds.
Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7. Advice available for watching wildlife.
From Monday, April 15 until Monday, April 22. Small charge for some activities, plus usual entry fees.
Saturday, April 6. Visit the Roman market and watch the Gladiators do battle.
Thursday, April 18 with bowling between 1pm and 3pm. Free to take part but pre-registration is required.
Friday, April 19, gates from 12pm. Entertainment for all to kick off the bank holiday weekend. 16 pounds for adults, 5 pounds for children.

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Until May 6. Follow the trail and discover inventions made in Sunderland and beyond. Trails cost 2 pounds 50p.
Saturday, April 6. Channel your inner scientist and try out some experiments. Suggested donation 3 pounds.
Friday, April 12. Raising awareness of autism and supporting NEAS and their work. 5 pounds for adults and under-15s go free.
From Saturday, April 6 until Monday, April 22. Trail sheets cost 1 pound Help find the Easter Bunny's friends, lost in the park.
From Saturday, April 6 until Monday, May 6. Included in the admission fee, meet the incredible models alongside their real-life cousins.
Monday, April 8 from 11am until 3pm. Outdoor games for all of the family to have a go at.
Monday, April 8 and Wednesday, April 10. From 11am until 12.30pm and 1.30pm until 3pm. Suggested donation 3 pounds.
From Friday, April 19 until Monday, April 22. Included in admission - see if you can find the gang of 12 ducks.
From Monday, April 8 until Thursday, April 11. From 10am until 11am and 2.30pm until 3.30pm, costing 1 pound per child.
Sunday, April 21 at 3.30pm and 7pm and Monday, April 22 and 2pm and 5.30pm. Tickets from 18 pounds and 65p.
Friday, April 19 from 10am until 3.30pm. Decorating competitions, races and egg rolling too!
Open daily from 10am until 5pm, a great day out for the whole family to enjoy. 8 pounds for adults and 6 pounds 50p for children.
Saturday, April 13 between 12.45pm and 1.30pm. Say hello and get your photos taken with these furry friends as they visit the park.