Midhurst Rainbows star in BBC Blue Peter world record bid

Midhurst Rainbows with their spot for the Blue Peter superhero cape
Midhurst Rainbows with their spot for the Blue Peter superhero cape
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Midhurst Rainbows found themselves in the limelight when they featured on Blue Peter’s special project for Children in Need.

The lst Midhurst Rainbow unit was asked to decorated a special fabric spot depicting how they made a difference in the community.

Millie Terry face painted as Blush at Midhurst Nursery Class

Millie Terry face painted as Blush at Midhurst Nursery Class

Spots from 100 Girlguiding units around the country asked to take part, were then fixed to a superhero cape in the Blue Peter studio as the programme attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the longest superhero cape.

At nearly 45 metres long it was officially checked on air and declared a world record breaker.

“The spots all looked colourful and amazing and now Midhurst Rainbows are hoping to send for Blue Peter badges for participating in such an amazing project and raising awareness for Children In Need at the same time,” said Sussex West County Rainbow Adviser, Kirstin Bosley

Meanwhile youngstersd at the Midhurst Nurery Class raised money for Children in Need by bringing in loose change to cover large pictures of Pudsey and Blush which they had painted.

Midhurst Nursery Class youngsters enjoy Children in Need

Midhurst Nursery Class youngsters enjoy Children in Need

Children also donated funds to come dressed in pyjamas, bring their teddy, and get their face painted.

At Little Oaks pre school in Northchapel the children all dressed as superheroes.

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Eleanor Brierley covers Pudsey with coins

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