Tots2Teens summer family challenge

To be eligible to attend sessions, children must live or go to school in the Broadland District Council area.

This summer marks 30 years since Tots2Teens holiday activities club began. Over the years we have looked after animals, learnt how to cook, made puppets and even tried archery and axe throwing! To celebrate 30 years of fun, we are inviting children and young people to complete our 30 things challenge this summer with their families.

We are challenging you to look through the list below, complete the activities as a family (children and young people may need support from an adult for some of the challenges), fill in the blank spaces and email us a picture of your completed challenge sheet to to let us know what you did. The deadline for completing the challenge and sending in a picture is Monday 5 September 2022. 

All children and young people who complete the 30 things challenge by the deadline will receive a goody pack containing activities to try and discounts for local attractions and clubs, as well as a badge and money off voucher for our Tots2Teens activities running in October half term. The Tots2Teens brochure for October half term will be released on Friday 23 September 2022 with booking lines opening at 9am on Monday 26 September 2022. 

By completing all 30 challenges in this summer family challenge, you will also complete the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Norfolk Challenge Award and will receive a badge and certificate to treasure. 

Find out more about these awards and how to participate. 


30 Things summer family challenge

For help and ideas for how to complete each challenge, please see below.

  1. Find the T-Rex designed by Broadland District Council that features in the GoGoDiscover trail in Norwich. What is its name?
    1. GoGo Discover Trail
  2. Do something nice for someone else. What did you do?
    1. Acts of kindness
  3. Have a picnic. Where did you go?
    1. Picnic recipes
    2. Picnic spots in Norfolk
  4. Write a story about a child on their summer holidays. What do they get up to?
    1. Story prompts
  5. Make a bird feeder. What did you put in it?
    1. Make a bird feeder
  6. Read a new book. What did you read?
    1. Norfolk Library Service
  7. Go on a walk with your family. Where did you go?
    1. Magical Quest
    2. Walks in Norfolk
  8. Try a new food. What did you try?
    1. Recipes from around the world
    2. Foods to try
  9. Make a summer holiday memory jar. What was one of the summer memories you've included in your jar?
    1. How to make a memory jar
  10. Decorate a stone and leave for someone to find. Where did you leave it?
    1. Stone painting ideas
    2. Find out more about Norfolk Rocks
  11. Help out with a job at home. What did you do?
    1. Chores for children
  12. Make a quiz on a subject of your choice. What was your quiz about?
    1. How to write a quiz
  13. Think of a TV program, book or podcast that you have seen, read or listened to recently. Write a review for it including what you liked, what could have been better and if you would recommend it. What did you review?
    1. How to write a review
  14. Make breakfast for your family. What did you have?
    1. Family breakfast ideas
  15. Look online for zoo's or aquariums that have cameras in their enclosures. Which animal was your favourite to watch?
    1. Watch animals at Edinburgh Zoo
    2. Watch animals at Dublin Zoo
    3. Watch marine life at Aquarium of the Pacific
  16. In your garden, the park or woods, look carefully for minibeasts. What did you find?
    1. How to find and identify minibeasts
  17. Draw a portrait. Who did you draw?
    1. How to draw a portrait
  18. Play a board game. What did you play?
    1. Play board games in Norwich
    2. Play board games in Norwich
  19. Create an obstacle course and challenge family or friends to complete it. What did you use to create the obstacles?
    1. Garden obstacle course ideas
  20. Birdwatch either in your garden or at the park. What birds did you see?
    1. How to identify birds
  21. Find out about the Royal Coat of Arms in Great Britain, design one for your family. What was important for you to include?
    1. Design your own coat of arms
  22. Try a new activity. What did you try?
    1. Find activities to try
  23. Make up a dance routine. What song did you dance to?
    1. Example dances
  24. Look up at the sky and watch the clouds. What shapes did you see?
    1. Tips for cloud watching
  25. Learn 10 words in a new language. What language did you learn?
    1. Learn a language for free with Duolingo
  26. Visit a woodland. What trees can you see?
    1. Tree identification
  27. Make an outside space more animal friendly. What did you do?
    1. Ways to make your garden more wildlife friendly
  28. Research the area you live in. What was one new thing you found out?
    1. Find out about the area you live
  29. Catch up with the coverage of the Platinum Party at the Palace. What was your favourite bit?
    1. Watch the Platinum Party at the Palace
  30. Design and complete a postcard to a friend or family member telling them about somewhere you have been this summer. What did you write about? 
    1. Make your own postcard


Tots2Teens is a holiday club based within the Broadland district which runs throughout every school holiday for children aged 5 to 16 years old. Find out more about Tots2Teens and register your family. 

If you want more information contact us using the details below:

Telephone: 01603 430525