Blog » Month: March 2021

5 Nature Reserves near Doncaster

A lovely way to spend time outdoors with the kids, here are some nearby nature reserves – some are free too, so it makes for a cheap, easy family day out. Potteric Carr, Mallard Way, Doncaster, DN4 8DB  Fully accessible nature paths through stunning, safe wetland habitat. Pockets of woodland and wildflower meadows. The ponds…

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Kids Shoe Fitting Appointments Now Available to Book

Appointments are now available to book at Clarks, Lakeside Village from April 12th 2021! Take advantage of our in-store measure and fit expertise! Book HERE Skip the queues and book a 15-minute measure and fit appointment at a time that suits you. From their very first crawling shoes to robust and stylish school shoes, our…

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darts: Easter Activities launched

This Easter, children and young people from across the Doncaster borough are invited to join darts‘ artists to make music, dance, create art and clown around! It’s easy to join in online from the comfort of your own home. These workshops are designed to be inclusive for Disabled and non-disabled children and young people and…

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Guest Blog: Meet Terri from Glowing Mummas

Hi, I’m Terri and I offer a range of Antenatal & Postnatal classes including baby classes both online and face to face from April. In 2017 when I was pregnant with my little boy, I found it difficult to find any pregnancy and birth support groups or education classes nearby. I read so many books on…

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Doncaster Maternity Voices Partnership Virtual Event, 25th March

Would you like to have your say and help improve local maternity services? Have you experienced Doncaster maternity services in the last 5 years? If the answer is yes, we want to hear from you! Doncaster Maternity Voices Partnership are hosting their first virtual event on Thursday 25th March @ 1-2.30pm If you are interested…

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Spring Scavenger Hunt

Help Save Austerfield Study Centre

Children in Doncaster have been enjoying the facilities at Austerfield Study Centre since 1973, but the last year has seen the centre really struggle. They need help Doncaster Mumblers!  A much loved outdoor education facility for local schools, they run holiday clubs and family fun activities, plus Happy Hedgehog sessions for toddlers. Due to the…

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Stump Cross Caverns: Launches TWO Fundraisers

If you’ve ever been to Stump Cross Caverns you’ll know how brilliant it is!  A fabulous family day out where the owners and the rest of “Team Stumpy” go above and beyond to make sure everyone that passes their door leaves with a huge smile on their face!  Which is why its so sad to hear that…

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New Mayflower Play Facility for King’s Park Retford

Located in Retford, King’s Park is an award winning park with lots of facilities including: Children’s Water Play Area Skate Park Wildlife Garden This park often gets recommended in the Doncaster Mumbler Chat Group and now they will have some new play equipment inspired by Bassetlaw’s links to the Mayflower, the ship that transported Pilgrims from…

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BFI Film Clubs for 12-15 year olds

The BFI Film Club is running again for 12-15 year old film fans in Doncaster!    ***5 FREE Places for Mumblers!!! Mention Mumbler on the application and the course fee will be removed*** Following the success of our first lockdown filmmaking project, we’ve decided to run a second BFI Film Club, which will take place online…

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Puddle Ducks Doncaster Reopening 12th April 2021

The team at Puddle Ducks Doncaster are busy behind the scenes preparing to welcome everyone back to the pool as soon as possible after the 12th April 2021. Start your little one’s swimming journey, where you will enjoy their fun-filled Baby & Pre-School programme which teaches children to be happy and safe in the water….

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Takeaway and home delivered desserts, ice creams, cakes and treats

If you fancy a treat, there are a lot of dessert bars delivering or offering collection during lockdown… Addiction Desserts, Milkshakes, Crepes, Waffles, Italian Gelato – DN1 1HG 01302 367 333 Creams, Herten Triangle, DN4 7FW Dessertology Doncaster,  Gelato Ice Cream, hot cookie dough, waffles, cakes and crepes, Bessacarr -DN4 7JA 01302 533687 Dessert Works,…

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Boston Park Farm reopening on Monday 12th April

You can now book tickets on their website to visit when they open. Numbers are restricted and tickets must be pre-booked. If you’re missing them, take a look at some of their baby lambs below! When they re-open, the cafe will be open for takeaway only to begin with and there will be no indoor…

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Mumbler Review: Magical Sleepovers and Events, Teepee Sleepover

Teepee sleepovers have become very popular over lockdown, they’re a great idea for celebrating a birthday or special occasion at home. The Teepee Sleepover Experience from Magical Sleepovers and Events is every child’s dream! We decided to have an end of home school treat and an early birthday celebration for mini Mumbler who was 7…

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Doncaster Mumbler FREE Community Bug Hunt – Coming this Spring!

If you’re looking for something FREE and SAFE to do this Spring and over the Easter Holidays in Doncaster, we have created a big community bug hunt for families to take part in at various locations across the borough!  The Bug Hunt will run from 15th March – 12th April 2021, and you’ll meet Dennis…

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Sign up to the Hungry Little Minds Newsletter to receive fun activities for children aged 0-5

If your child is aged 0-12, you will benefit from our Words for Life newsletter. Sign up here and you’ll recieve: FREE chat, play, read, watch, listen, write and make activities The latest tips and advice to help your child to learn at home Fun and interactive video content All you need to do is…

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Have you experienced pregnancy and given birth between now and March 2020?

If so, Doncaster Maternity Voices Partnership Group have developed a short survey to find out about your experience, with a focus on mental health. All answers to this survey are anonymous and will be used to shape and improve maternal mental health support in Doncaster moving forward out of lockdown. Please complete the 5 minute…

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DCLT: Move More In March

Throughout the whole of March DCLT will be sharing lots of ideas of short and easy exercises, dancing all the way to the bins and getting your garden prepared for Summer and lots more. We hope these short and easy tasks will help keep you moving as we eagerly await the restrictions to be gently…

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Danum Gallery, Library and Museum – Virtual Opening

There will be a virtual opening for the new Danum Gallery, Library and Museum on Wednesday 17th March 2021. Located on the junction of Waterdale and Chequer Road, it will be a cultural learning centre that everyone can enjoy. It looks absolutely brilliant! Set over four floors, it will be home to lots of brilliant…

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Introducing Juno: the new app giving parents direct access to paediatricians

Sponsored blog for Juno Mumbler has been delighted to work with Juno, a healthcare app entirely focused on Children’s health. It is an entirely new way to access professional health advice & is like having a fully qualified Paediatrician in your pocket at all times. We asked our Mumblers to submit questions to Juno’s lead…

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Online Tutoring with Kip Mcgrath Doncaster East

At Kip McGrath Doncaster East we believe that all children can succeed if given the right support. We provide: Free Educational Assessment (Reading and Comprehension, Writing and Spelling, English and Maths) An Individual learning programme. A wide variety of resources and activities that cater to the individual learning styles of your child. Computer assisted learning. Experienced and qualified…

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5 Mother’s Day Gifts from local businesses

Mums, start dropping some hints to your other halves or order something for yourself! I’ve spotted some brilliant ideas for Mother’s Day gifts so thought I’d shine a spotlight on some amazing local businesses. Here are some amazing Mother’s Day Treats from local businesses, perfect for Mother’s Day. 1. The Blonde and the Blooms  –…

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Rapid COVID-19 Tests for households with children of school age

28th February 2021 All households with children of school age to get 2 rapid COVID-19 tests per person per week Whole families and households with primary school, secondary school and college age children, including childcare and support bubbles, will be able to test themselves twice every week from home as schools return from 8 March….

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Easy Mother’s Day Crafts

Mothers Day is fast approaching and what is better for Mum, Step-Mum, Aunt, Grandma or Nana than something your kids have crafted themselves. We have scoured the internet and picked our favourite ideas for you to try! Handprint Salt Dough or Air Dry Clay Candle Holder from easypeasyandfun.com Salt dough keepsakes are perfect for larger groups…

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