Summer by the Sea – Children’s Holiday Activities

Check out our key dates for a Summer By the Sea

We have

  • Boredom Busting Games on Facebook Live – every Thursday
  • Summer by the Sea Online Meet-ups – every other Friday
  • Summer Fest – 22nd April
Download your key dates

By the Sea Online Meet Ups

Every other Friday at 2pm – create your House of Dreams, Garden of Adventure and Bridge of Support.

Sign up by emailing or by texting Naomi on 07551662497

Join in

Boredom Busters

Join in our Boredom Buster Games, Thursdays at 3pm in the Family Playrooms Facebook group.

Join in

Learning for life

Our last Learning for Life session was all about money. Watch the session now and join our Facebook group to find out about future Learning for Life live videos.

Fridays at 2pm.

Watch now

Family fitness

Join our free, daily Active Together, Family Fitness sessions with trained instructors for families in Tower Hamlets.

To get involved, contact Jolanda on or 07741 332 619.

Children's book club

Read and enjoy books together, on Zoom.

3pm every Monday and Wednesday.

Contact Ricky for more information: 07507556908.

Follow along with our Summer by the Sea challenges

Download the Summer by the Sea magazine for yourself at the bottom of this page! Follow along with our Summer by the Sea challenges in our Family Playrooms facebook group. And send us your own pictures!

Join in with the Family Playrooms facebook group

Online learning activities

We have lots of daily and weekly online learning activities for you and your children.

To join in, download the calendar below and click on each activity to find out more.

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Coming up...
Our Summer Fairytale Festival!
Look out for our Family Festival, where we share what families have told us about being happy and healthy – and have some fun together! Save the Date - 22nd August

For parents

Up to speed

Want to be more online savvy?

If you’re unsure about online payments, free apps, online safety, or anything else, get in touch with Sharifa on 07432 600 614.

Playrooms Podcast

Tune into our weekly podcast for parents, or catch up on all episodes below.

Find us on Soundcloud

Old Ford Road Online Conversations

Join Mina on Fridays at 2pm online for a local parents’ catch up.

Call Mina on 07507 556 923 to get involved.


Send us your postcard!

Send your postcard back to Bromley by Bow Centre, email or WhatsApp to 07551662497

Family Playrooms magazine

Our Family Playrooms magazines are available to parents who are looking for offline activities to do with their children. The magazines provide activities for children to play and learn with minimal resources.

You can download all previous editions below. If you’d like to receive the next edition as soon as it’s available, email – we can send them by email, or by mail if you don’t have a printer.