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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Rainbow Junk Frame

What do you do with all the plastic tat that you accumulate from party bags and Christmas crackers? Here’s a really fun little ...

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DIY Teddy Sock TShirt

Do you find you have drawers full of mismatched socks? We are always looking for things to do with an odd sock which has lost its ...

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Easy Decoupage Easter Eggs

One of the easiest way to decorate an Easter egg especially for little ones, is decoupage.  Slather on the glue, stick on the paper and ...

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Easy Blueberry Cake Recipe

Here’s an easy blueberry cake recipe.  My kids enjoyed pressing the blueberries into the cake mix before it went in the oven.  ...

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Smartie Birthday Cake with Bunting

This Smartie birthday cake is possibly the easiest ‘cheat’ homemade birthday cake you can make.  Make it even quicker and ...

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Cogges Welsh Cakes

Cogges Manor Farm in Witney makes a lovely day out with the kids with a great variety of things to do.  In their warm and welcoming ...

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Easy Rocky Road Recipe

Rocky Road is one of the easiest, tastiest but not very healthy recipes you can make with kids and it doesn’t involve any ...

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Make Your Own Hovercraft

We recently went to the Science Oxford Wonderful Wind workshop at the Oxfordshire Museum.  The workshop was really engaging and ...

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How To Make A Tie Dye Bag

Tie dying is lots of fun. It’s a bit addictive and you can dye anything made of pale-coloured cotton – try pillow cases, ...

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‘No Sew’ Felt Bat Mask

Here’s how to make possibly one of the easiest homemade Halloween costumes – a felt bat mask which required no sewing. The ...

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How to make a gruesome Halloween hand

Here’s how to make a gruesome ‘severed’ hand for Halloween from plaster of Paris.  It’s a great accessory for a ...

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Spooky Halloween Soap

Here’s how to make your own spooky Halloween hand soap – perfect for a Halloween party. It only takes a few minutes to make ...

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Gingerbread Men

Making gingerbread men with my kids was an absolute hit and one I’m sure we’ll do again and again.  The recipe is simple ...

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Spoon People

Sometimes it’s the simplest materials that can be used to create the most fun items.  These wooden spoon people are easy for kids ...

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BFG Dream Jar

Tuesday 13th September sees 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl, the most popular storyteller and loved by kids across the world.  ...

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Story Stones

Do you ever come home from days out with pockets full of pebbles and wonder what to do with these ‘treasures’? Here’s ...

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Black Glue Art

Have fun creating your own black glue art.  A squeezy bottle is used to apply the black glue outline which creates an interesting 3D ...

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Marble Roll Painting

  My kids went to a really fun Go Jetters themed birthday party at the weekend.  One of the activities was this fun marble roll ...

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