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Christmas Activities

We have a great selection of festive activities available whist you’re holidaying with us this Christmas at Sandy Balls and Tattershall Lakes. From the littl’uns to the big kids, there’s something for everyone!

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Please note, this is an overview of the different type of activities available throughout the festive period however our activities offering and schedule varies by day. 

Tots Activities


Toddlerpop Painters: Festive Fairies & Cheeky Elves £8.50 - 1 hour - Festive Handpainting, Bubble Wrap Stomping and Fairy Wing Painting in this messy session, where your little ones can bring out their creative side. 

Baby Ballet - The Nutcracker £8.50 - 45 mins - Dancing to the famous Tchaikovsky score from The Nutcracker, your little Ballerinas will make there very own wand before learning the beginning steps in Ballet including good toes and naughty toes! We have Tutus to lend to help them feel like real little Ballerina, as they prance around in this fun class. 

Christmas Tree Decorations £8.50 - 1 hour - Pre-school decorations are the festive memories that make an appearance on the tree each year! It’s your toddlers turn to create some very cute decorations that will hang proudly on your family Christmas Tree for years to come! 

Sensory Snowmen £8.50 - 45 mins - Your little ones will love this sensory play activity, as we create a snowman using lots of different collage materials that all have a different texture. A tots masterpiece that you will love to display at home and your tots will love to touch. 


Winter Forest Segway £26.50 - 1 hour - Start your experience with a quick driving tutorial with our activity team, ensuring you are comfortable with the Segway before we head off through our Forest of Light and around the park, just the perfect way to see our stunning park during Winter. *Available at Sandy Balls only.

Santa Workshop Experience £15 - 1 hour - During this magical activity, children will be greeted by our elves and transported into the North Pole workshop! Here they will get to decorate their very own stocking, learn the secret ways of the Elf in some interactive games, and build a toy to either re-gift or keep for themselves.
As if that wasn’t enough, Santa himself may also pop by to say hello! So get those wish lists at the ready and make sure grown-ups bring their camera to this unique activity, only at Away Resorts. *Available from 19th November onwards.

Winter Forest Walk - 1 hour - Put on your Hats, Scarves and Coats as we take a wander through the beautiful icy forest. A guided walk with one of your Entertainment Cast showing you the beautiful scenery we have to offer as well as a wander through our Forest of Light. *Available at Sandy Balls only.

Family Alpaca Walk - £20 per alpaca - 30mins - Our fluffy friends have their winter coats on so make sure you do too! Inca, Sandy, Archie, Pickle, Joey, Alfie, Siri, Diego, Pip, Jude & Chino can’t wait to meet you as you take them on a walk around our magical park this winter. *Available at Sandy Balls only.

Arts and Crafts


Countdown to Christmas Crafts £8.50 - 45 mins - Create a Santa or a Snowman paper Advent Calendar that you can count down the days from the 1st December through to Christmas Eve. A lovely memory from your Sandy Balls holiday to get you ready and excited for Christmas Day! *Sandy Balls only. Available November dates only.

Snow Globes £8.50 - 45mins - Create your very own magical snow globe that can either be given as a present or to keep at home as the perfect Christmas ornament. Shake your snow globe to make the snow fall, don’t forget to make a wish! 

Winter Sock Friends £6.50 45mins — The cuddliest, cutest Christmas buddy. Choose between either a Snowman or Penguin before getting creative as we create your Christmas Sock Friend. Lots of crafty materials on offer to design the perfect sock bestie! 

Science at Christmas £9.50 - Science just got Christmassy! Bend and dissolve a Candy Cane, Make Fake Snow, experiment with Hot Chocolate, watch the dancing jingle bells and of course make your very own batch of glittery Santa Slime to take away with you. Science has never been so festive! *Sandy Balls only.

Christmas Kitchen £8.50 - Come and join our Christmas kitchen where we will be making Melting Snowman biscuits and making Reindeer cakes too. Yummy festive treats that you can make for your Christmas parties at back home! 

Available at Sandy Balls only

Festive Pottery Painting £8.50 - Come along to our Christmas Pottery session where you will choose your pot from a selection of Christmas designs, before beginning to paint. You can either give your finished pot to someone for the perfect gift this Christmas or add it to your home for a winter decoration! 

Christmas Card Making £8.50 - 1 hour - With professional card materials for the adults and child-friendly craft materials for the tots, spend precious time together making personal Christmas cards to send to your loved ones. A dedicated Entertainment Cast Member will be on hand to help your little ones, so you can concentrate on making your card without any distractions! *Sandy Balls only.

Festive Tie-Dye £9.50 - 45 mins - Come along to our Tie-Dye session where you will have a choice of either a Christmas Apron for all your Christmas baking or Tie-Dye your very own Christmas Stockings for a funky stocking that will stand out from the rest! 

Christmas Eve Box £8.50 - 30 mins - The Christmas Eve box has become a more and more popular tradition whether it be a new pair of jammys, a Christmas book to read before Santa comes or some chocolate goodies. Come along to this activities where you’ll receive your very own Christmas Eve box to decorate however you want and receive some chocolate goodies to get you started! *Sandy Balls only. Available from 19th November onwards.

Christingle Making £6.50 - 30 mins - A Christmas Tradition that are great fun to make also. 4 sweetie sticks to represent the 4 seasons and a candle to represent Christ, the light of the world. Don’t forget to come to our Christingle Parade in PLAY Live that evening! *Available from 19th November onwards.

Homemade Crackers and Tree Decorations £8.50 - 1 hours - In this session you will create your very own Christmas cracker and 3 beautiful tree decorations. This Christmas Crafty session is the perfect activity for those who like homemade touches around the house this Winter. From Pinecone Reindeer to Christmas Jumpers Tree Decorations, you’ll create some unique decorations that will be treasured forever. *Available from 19th November onwards. 

Gingerbread Decorating £8.50 - 45 mins - Come along to this festive activity where we’ll have all the ingredients you need to create the best decorated gingerbread in town! *Available from 19th November onwards.



Christmas Archery £12.50 - 30 mins - Archery has never been so festive here at Sandy Balls. Join in our games such as ‘Make The Snowman’, ‘Dress The Elf’, ‘Christmas Presents’ and more. *Available from 19th November onwards.

Target Archery - Challenge yourself to a fun filled archery session and watch your confidence grow with each shot.

Mini Archery - A fun filled archery session, designed specifically for the little’uns, using tot friendly gear. Direct adult supervision required.

Forest of Light


Silent Disco Snowball Fight £10 - 1 hour - With fake snow and Polystyrene fun, dance your troubles away in our magical winter wonderland as we have a pretend snowball fight to music! Listen out for the Christmas Songs to know when the Snowball fight begins! (A deposit of £10 will be asked for on the day which will be refunded on the return of the headsets providing there is no damage or faults that weren’t there before) *Sandy Balls only. Available from 19th November onwards.

Indoor Cinema - Grab the popcorn, snuggle in the blankets and get comfy for all your favourite Christmas classics. *Sandy Balls only.

Adult Exclusive


Wreath Making £15 - 1 hour - Create your very own Festive Wreath, the most popular traditional decoration. 

Christmas Cocktail Class £15 - 1 hour - Are you hosting a Christmas get together and fancy a new party trick? Join our Christmas Cocktail class where you will learn how to make 3 cocktails and how to present them. Your newly mastered cocktails will be the ideal beverage to serve alongside your festive feasts. *Sandy Balls only.

Gift Ideas: Christmas Jars £12.50 - 1 hour - Struggling to find that perfect gift for a friend? Our gift ideas can teach you skills to make quirky homemade presents that beat any shop bought gifts! A beautiful Christmas ornament to either keep for yourself or give as a gift. Using fairy lights and jars, use our craft materials to create a glowing Christmas decoration, to enhance the Christmas spirit in any room. *Sandy Balls only.

Gift Ideas: Chocolate Bouquets £12.50 - 1 hour - Struggling to find that perfect gift for a friend? Our gift ideas can teach you skills to make quirky homemade presents that beat any shop bought gifts! Learn how to arrange your very own bouquet of chocolate bars, the ideal present for a sweet tooth! 

Available at Sandy Balls only.

Gift Ideas: Bath Bombs £8.50 - 1 hour - Struggling to find that perfect gift for a friend? Our gift ideas can teach you skills to make quirky homemade presents that beat any shop bought gifts! Learn how to make a bath bomb using a variety of essential oils and ingredients to create the perfect pamper gift. 

Alpaca & Prosecco Winter Walk £30 per 1 alpaca (up to 4 people) - 1 hour - Our Alpacas aren’t just for the children! Join us for a unique holiday experience where you will get a small bottle of prosecco to sip as we walk our Alpacas around the forest.

Available at Sandy Balls only.

Wednesday Mulled Wine & Cinema Evening - Wednesday evenings means one thing at Sandy Balls, it’s Gin Night! Buy your gin at the bar as you cosy up with our blankets before watching a Christmas Favourite. Films showing are Love Actually, The Holiday, It’s A Wonderful Life, Deck The Halls, Bad Moms Christmas, National Lampoons Christmas Vacation, Christmas with the Kranks. 

Available at Sandy Balls only.

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