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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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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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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Frozen Fruity Pops

Here’s a great healthy kid’s treat recipe perfect for summer – frozen fruity pops. They are quick and easy to make. ...

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Chocolate Brownie Easter Nests

An easy to make, squidgy, finger licking brownie is always good but jazz it up with some icing and mini eggs and you have an indulgent ...

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Simple Fairy Cakes

Here’s an easy but delicious fairy cake recipe that kids can enjoy making. Once the cakes have cooled, have fun decorating with ...

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Soy and Honey Chicken Drumsticks

These soy and honey chicken drumsticks are quick and easy to make. There are only a few steps so even younger children can help to cook ...

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How To Make Popcorn

Popcorn is huge fun to make with kids and is a cheap healthy snack.  We used a saucepan with a clear lid to make the popcorn and the ...

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Egg Carton Pirate Treasure Chest

 Ahoy there me hearties! Here’s how to make a pirate treasure chest from an egg carton.  It’s the perfect size for hiding ...

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How to Make Your Own Chalk

  Here’s how to make your own chalk at home from plaster of Paris.  It’s surprisingly cheap and easy to make.  You can pick ...

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Giant Floor Mural Activity

Creating a giant floor mural is a great rainy day activity.  The project works really well as a group activity with kids of all ages ...

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Three Little Pigs Puppet Show

Putting on a puppet show is always a fun way to spend a rainy day. You can stretch the activity all day by creating the puppets, making ...

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Homemade Blackberry Jam

Here’s an easy recipe for delicious homemade blackberry jam, with no added pectin. There are just three ingredients so it’s quick and ...

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Pancake Crepes

Pancakes are fun to make and great to eat all year round – not just on Pancake Day! Here’s a foolproof pancake ...

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Flamingo Print Bags

Bright pink flamingos make a striking decoration. Here’s how to create your own flamingo print bag at home using simple ...

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Marshmallow Top Hats

These marshmallow top hats are a great creative activity that you can do with lots of kids or just as a tasty birthday party treat. ...

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Fruity Banana Bread

A moist, delicious and easy to make recipe for banana bread. It’s a great one for even young kids to get involved with making too as it ...

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