Activities At Home

Find ideas for rainy day activities at home with kids. Try out yummy family recipe ideas and find inspiration for craft projects with kids.

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Build a Bottle Bird Feeder

Learn how to build your own bottle bird feeder with this guide from the Money Matters blog www.sainsburysbank.co.uk/money-matters/

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How To Make Your Own Bath Bombs

Here’s how to make your own bath bombs or bath fizzers.  They’re fun to make and use – drop one into the bath and ...

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Make Your Own Christmas Crackers

We had great fun making our own Christmas crackers this year.  These ones don’t bang but we had fun picking our own jokes and ...

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How To Make a Perfect Soft Boiled Egg and Soldiers

There’s nothing better than a soft boiled egg and soldiers.  Great for a weekend breakfast or a quick mid-week tea for the kids. ...

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Easy Apple Crumble Recipe

Apple crumble is one our favourite family puddings.  It’s a quick and easy dessert for the kids to make. If you make up extra ...

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Bread & Butter Apple Bake

This bread & butter apple bake with sprinkles is an easy pudding for kids to make and tastes delicious. Ingredients: (Serves 2) 2 ...

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Candy Cane Koala Craft

We love Aussie animals! Here’s how to make a cute koala on a candy cane.  This Australiana craft project makes a brilliant ...

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Candy Cane Mouse

Here’s how to make a candy cane mouse.  The candy cane becomes the mouse tail. The cute mouse makes an adorable Christmas gift.  ...

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Recycled Milk Bottle Elephants

Here’s a fun craft to make a cute elephant from a recycled milk bottle.  We used a 2 litre bottle but you could try making ...

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Rocky Road Recipe

Here’s a quick and easy recipe for Rocky Road – a delicious chocolate slice with chunks of biscuit and marshmallows – ...

How To Make A Strawberry Window Garden

For those who live in an apartment or a flat, a window box or even hanging garden is a great way to bring the garden to your ...

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Sloe Gin Recipe

Sloes are the fruit on a blackthorn tree.  They are ready for picking when they turn blue, usually in late August/September/October ...

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Make Your Own Felt Vegetables

Felt vegetables are a fun craft for older kids to hone their sewing skills or for crafty parents to create for younger children.  ...

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Dinosaur Ice Excavation

                      You need to do the preparation in advance for this ...

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Summer Craft – Ice Painting

Ice painting is a cheap and easy summer craft project – perfect for a hot and sunny day! Painting on ice blocks is fascinating as ...

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Beat the Heat – Top Ideas for Kids When it’s Hot, Hot, Hot

We’re all used to a wet British summer, but every so often we get a heatwave.  There is lots of advice around on how to keep ...

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Frozen Chocolate Banana Bites

These tasty little treats involve no cooking and are a quick and easy recipe to make with kids.  They’re perfect to pop in your ...

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Sponge Water Bomb

On a really hot day, a water fight in the back garden is great fun and the perfect way to cool off.  These sponge water bombs are cheap ...

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