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Merlin creates ‘A-Z of entertainment’ at-home activities

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While Merlin locations around the world are closed, the company has released lots of activities for families to complete at-home during the Easter holidays.

Merlin’s ‘A to Z of Entertainment’ features a mixture of videos, live streams, celebrity scares and activities. Merlin staff from around the world have helped to create these activities to help keep families entertained whilst they are at home.

Chief Development Officer, Mark Fisher, said that “Merlin’s DNA is about delivering fun and entertainment to families. Just because, sadly, the physical doors to our attractions are shut this will not stop us from offering families amazing, memorable experiences.”

Below is a sample of the 26 activities available from Merlin.

C is for…

Create your own Lego theme park. In this video, you can learn how to create a theme park in just 5 minutes using Lego Minifigures.

I is for…

Interactive. The Merlin teams in Australia have compiled a list of live streams from SEA Life Melbourne Aquarium, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo and more. Learn all about animals and ask questions during the live streams.

Making Magic with Merlin live stream scehdule Australia

L is for…

Little Grey and Little White. Go behind the scenes at the world’s first Beluga Whale Sanctuary in Iceland. You can learn more about the animals cared for at this attraction during a live stream.

R is for…

Rollercoasters. Specifically, a POV video of the BIG SEVEN rollercoaster at Alton Towers. Feel like you’re at the theme park in your own home.

S is for…

Scares. Madame Tussauds have picked out some of their favourite funny celebrity scare pranks.

U is for…

Unlocking history with Warwick Castle. Developed by history experts, the attraction has created activities, puzzles and videos. They are fun and educational and are free for everyone.

Y is for…

Youtube. The brand new Making Magic with Merlin YouTube channel is full of content from how to build a LEGO cupcake to behind-the-scenes videos from Chessington World of Adventures.

Merlin recently announced an IP partnership with Silvergate Media to bring an Octonauts attraction to SEA LIFE Shanghai.

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Alice is Sales and Events Manager and looks after Blooloop’s clients, new business and events. She studied English Literature and French at the University of Leeds. A Disney and Harry Potter geek, you can usually find her reading, baking or at a museum.

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