Family Fun Page

Stories from the Sea and Duck Pond!

Talkative Turtle

Allison Galbraith is Kirkintilloch Canal Festival’s regular storyteller. Here she tells a story suitable for younger and older children, called The Talkative Turtle, after all you never know what creatures you might see in the canal!
Suitable for age 3 +

Seal Island

This story, Seal Island is from our regular storyteller Allison Galbraith’s book of folktales; Dancing With Trees, Eco-Tales from The British Isles (The History Press 2017). Suitable for age 7-adult.

You can also find this film and other tales from Allison & Alette’s book on a Story Map Tour of Scotland¬†Click here to visit

The Mermaid of the Clyde

The Mermaid of the Clyde – a magical story which forms part of the Virtual Kirkintilloch Canal Festival 2020. * Storytelling by Allison Galbraith * Illustration & Animation by Laura Murray Jones * Music performed by Finlay Stevenson.

Dundonald Castle

COLOURING FUN & NATURE HUNT

Colour in Kirky

Download and colour in the drawing below, we’d love to see your finished work, so please share it with us once finished.

zorbing in Kirkintilloch

Colour in Kirky

Download and colour in the drawing below, we’d love to see your finished work, so please share it with us once finished.

Canal Colouring Boat

Colour in Kirky

Download and colour in the drawing below, we’d love to see your finished work, so please share it with us once finished.

Nature Hunt

Can you help Murdo and Marina find the animals in the picture?

nature hunt

EXPLORING WITH GLASGOW SCIENCE CENTRE

Lots of fun Puzzles, Quizzes and Outdoor Learning for everyone to enjoy!
Why not try Walking Bug activity (accompanied by an adult along the canal)?

Remember and share your pictures!

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QUIZ SECTION

Canal Quiz
ANSWERS

Reveal answers

COMPETITION

poetry competition
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