"A good activity for the children"

About: Hawtonville Children's Centre

(as a service user),

I visited Hawtonville Children's Centre in July as White Post Farm brought some of their animals for the children to get a closer look at e. g. rabbits, ducks, snakes, tortoises, rats, tarantulas.

It was great for the children to see animals close up, and even get to touch them. The staff from White Post Farm were friendly and knowledgeable and made things seem interesting.

The Centre also had additional activities and toys around and it provided a great opportunity for the children (and parents) to let them burn off energy in a safe place, as well as allowing parents to catch up with each other.

I appreciate that there were only two people from White Post Farm there to try and watch over everything but it did feel a bit cramped at times when all of the children were trying to have a look.

Other than that it was great to see such a good turn out and a good idea for an activity/play/fun event.

Thank you

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Response from Marina George, Children's Centre Co-ordinator, Sure Start Children's Centre, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your feedback regarding our White Post Farm event. I pleased to hear that you though that it was a good idea/event. I will pass you comments on to the team as they are valuable and good source of guidance for when we are planning future events at the centre

Kind regards

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