Whitelee Windfarm hold a great range of free family activities every weekend during the season...
When, Where & How Much...
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About Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm
Free events at the weekend will include some of the following activities, visit the Whitelee Windfarm website for full details, times and age suitability.
Tired of being the same old you? Then why not join us as we make masks of some of the animals that we find at Whitelee, such as bunnies, butterflies, foxes, owls and badgers.
Join us today as we learn about the birds of Whitelee while making your own bird mask to take home with you.
Join us today and craft you very own bug!
Can you dig it?
Who wants to be Indiana Jones? Follow in the footsteps of the world's most famous fictional archaeologist at the Visitor Centre and find out what could be!
Join us today and make your own windmill from a toilet paper roll! Craft yourself a beautiful Dutch-style windmill and find out the difference between a windmill and wind turbine.
Creepy Crawly Climbers
You've made bugs here at Whitelee before, but have you made one that can climb? Join us to make your very own Creepy Crawly!
Dragonflies and Damselflies
We get lots of these little beauties out on site but in case they have been too quick for you, why not make your very own to take home with you.
Make your very own magical magnet to take home, as we explore the different uses of magnets, including how we use them in the generation of electricty.
Join us as we learn all about how seeds grow while making our own Mucky Monster, that your little monster can take home with them.
Design and build your own windmill and try it out on the windfarm! This activity is ideally suited for ages 3+
Recycled Bird Feeders
Want to give nature a little helping hand?
Make your own bird feeder from recycled stuff and find out what kind of food you can use to feed birds!
Thar She Blows!
Why does wind happen? What things can we use the wind for? Find out the answers and build your own land yacht in our workshop Thar She Blows!
Turbine Tower Challenge
How tall can you build a freestanding turbine tower? Learn all about structures while trying to win the title of tallest turbine!
Wacky Weather Watching
How are clouds formed? Why are rainbows so colourful? Can I make my own snow?
All these questions and lots more will be answered in our new Weather Workshop. There will be a short practical demonstration session in our Education Hub, and then we will be going outside to observe the weather and record the results for our weather records.
Drop into the exhibiton area where you can make your very own whirlibug! These delightful little insects will twirl and dance in the wind for you.
While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.