Family & Kids

Youngsters asked to help shape Cardiff using Minecraft

Cardiff Council in partnership with Cardiff University, is providing children and young people with a unique and innovative opportunity to help shape the future of Cardiff by using a virtual game platform. ‘Craft Your City’ is a Child Friendly Cardiff initiative which aims to engage young people in a range of strategic developments by using Minecraft Education. Developed by Cardiff’s Education Service and Cardiff University School of Computer Science and Informatics, the digital approach sets a series of real-world challenges and provides a way for young people to share their ideas of how they would like Cardiff to look in […]
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Techniquest’s brand new exhibits open this weekend

November looks to be an exciting milestone for Techniquest as today it was revealed the centre will re-open this autumn. After four years of planning and development, the wait for the hugely anticipated ‘Science Capital’ project is nearly over, and a re-opening date of Saturday 14th November has been confirmed. Tickets are now available to pre-book. To radically transform the science and discovery centre and diversify its audience, the Science Capital project consists of a significant extension, expanding the floor space by 60% and introducing 52 brand-new exhibits. The project has been the biggest in nearly 34 years of Techniquest’s […]
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10 Halloween Recycled Craft Ideas for kids this Half Term

As Halloween falls during Half Term this year it’s the perfect time to get the kids involved in some frightfully good arts and crafts. Cardiff Council has collated some art and craft ideas to have a fab-boo-lous time at home, creating Halloween decorations using recycled household items. 1. Ghostly Milk Bottles Use a black pen to draw faces on empty milk bottles, then carefully cut out a flap at the back of the bottles, towards the bottom. Put fairy lights or an LED candle inside the bottle to make them glow and use sticky tape to shut the flap. The lights […]
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