Specsavers in Cheltenham has visited Family Space, a charity that supports disadvantaged families in the local area, and joined in with their Stay and Play session for parents and under fives.
Play opticians area
The team set up a 'play opticians area' where the children could try on glasses, admire their new look in the mirror, play with an old optical testing machine and take a sticker. They also ran a colouring competition, with the winner receiving a £15 Entertainer toyshop voucher and the children were able to ‘colour in’ the iris part of a picture of the eye using their thumbs and an ink pad.
Chat to parents
‘Children and parents alike seemed to enjoy the session,’ said Emily Ashman, Specsavers Cheltenham PR and event coordinator. ‘We were able to chat to some parents who had concerns about their children’s eyesight and we handed out balloons and goody bags as everyone left.
'Family Space is such an important charity for the community and we’re really pleased to be able to support them in some small way.’