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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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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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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Rocky Road Recipe

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

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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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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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Homemade Crayons

Here’s how to make your own crayons by melting down stubs of old used crayons. It’s a great way to use up odds and ends of ...

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Stretchy Slime

Here’s how to make your own stretchy slime using only three ingredients which you are likely to have at home. Many of the ...

French Toast

French toast is also commonly known as eggy bread.  In my house it’s the only way to get my youngest to eat any egg and we can ...

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Flapjacks

Flapjacks are a great energy-packed snack for a lunch box or picnic. Here’s an easy recipe for a soft and chewy flapjack.  For ...

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Chocolate Easter Nests

Transform chocolate rice crispie cakes with a few mini eggs, to create chocolate Easter nests, perfect for Easter day.  It’s also ...

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Play Dough

Here’s how to make your own play dough.  It’s an easy rainy day activity with pre-school age children. Extend the activity ...

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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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