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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Play Dough Spider

Play dough is great for developing hand eye co-ordination and fine motor skills.  This play dough spider is a great Halloween themed ...

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Paper Plate Pumpkin

Paper plates are a great base for all kinds of children’s crafts.  I love this Halloween paper plate pumpkin that my three year ...

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Halloween Bat Art

This is a great Halloween toddler art activity that my three year old created at our local toddler group. What you will need: Black ...

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Top 10 Perfect Pumpkin Recipes

Are you looking for ideas of what to do with pumpkins after Halloween?  My kids love carving Jack O’ Lanterns and I’m sure ...

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Sweet Potato Scones

These savoury scones are an ideal way to introduce your child to sweet potato – or any other root vegetable you may wish to try! They ...

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10 Great Vegetarian Recipes Kids Will Love

Veggie Recipes That Your Kids Will Ask You To Make For Them! Can you cook vegetarian recipes for kids and enable them to have a healthy ...

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Farmyard Tuff Tray

By Laura, creative Mum of 2, and great at finding and trying out lots of different activities. It’s raining again!  We are trying to ...

May Half Term | What’s On and Where to Go with the Kids

Ooooh I love May with two bank holiday weekends and a week of half term.  Let’s hope the weather is good!  There are lots of ...

Baby Sensory Ribbon Game

Creative Mum of 2, Laura is great at finding and trying out lots of different activities. She’s just done this really simple baby ...

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Cherry Blossom Spring Craft

One of the first signs of spring that I love is the cherry blossom appearing on trees.  Here’s a simple spring craft perfect for ...

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Ideas for Pancake Day Fun

By Helen Hibberd, founder of Messy Me I love Pancake Day – I have very happy memories of it as a child and love it just as much as a ...

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5 Valentine Activities for Toddlers

Here’s 5 great Valentine themed activities for toddlers from painting to card making and sensory play. Valentine Heart Painting ...

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Quick Valentine Heart Painting

By Laura, Oxfordshire Mum of 2 An easy toddler craft for Valentine’s Day. This was a lovely and fairly clean method of painting ...

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Love Bugs Play Dough Activity

By Laura, Oxfordshire Mum of 2 A nice easy play dough activity today! If you’d like to make your own play dough, here’s an ...

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Valentine’s Slime

By Laura, Oxfordshire Mum of 2 It’s an early morning here today! Luckily, I’d made this last night, so my munchkin could play whilst I ...

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5 Winter Messy Craft Ideas

Off the back of Kate Middleton revealing her love of ‘messy’ crafts and playing with papier-mâché with George and Charlotte, Helen ...

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We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Multi Sensory Play

By Laura, Oxfordshire Mum of 2 My 2 and a half year old is currently obsessed with “We’re going on a bear hunt” by Michael Rosen. I ...

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Love Potion: Valentine’s Sensory Play

By Laura, Oxfordshire Mum of 2 With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, this week we are playing all things pink and romantic. ...

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