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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Cardboard Tube Marble Run

Get your engineering skills going by making a marble run from cardboard tubes. After a great fun activity using cardboard tubes to roll ...

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Balloon Splat Painting

My son gets really excited when we try new painting techniques. We had a random unused balloon kicking around and that was the ...

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Secret Agent Invisible Ink

Make your own invisible ink and watch your invisible creation re-appear again when heated, as if by magic. Be a secret agent for the ...

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Mars Bar Crispy Cakes

Mars Bar crispy cakes are fun to make and great to bring along to a school bake sale. Ingredients 5-6 cups of Rice krispies 200g bag of ...

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Papa John’s Rustic Winter Broth

There’s nothing better than a hearty bowl of soup for lunch. This rustic farmer’s broth is perfect for a winter’s day ...

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Mars Bar Race Cars Party Food

Having a car themed birthday party and looking for car party food ideas?  These little chocolate Mars Bar race cars are a perfect treat ...

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How to do Finger Knitting

Finger knitting only needs some yarn or wool and a pair of hands so it’s a great activity for a long journey or to pass time in a ...

Garden Explorer Bug Hunt

Have fun creating your own explorer kit and going on a bug hunt in your garden or local park. This activity has endless variations and ...

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Pirate Treasure Map

Have fun creating your own pirate treasure map and give it an aged look by staining with tea. What you need to make a pirate treasure ...

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Cardboard Tube Racing Car Track

Create a racing car tube track for toy cars and watch them whizz across a hard floor. This makes a great game for toddlers and ...

3D Foil Heart Card

Here’s how to create an interesting 3D foil card. We made a heart for Valentines Day but try making other shapes for different ...

Decorated Terracotta Pot

Have fun decorating a terracotta pot with paint and Sharpie pens. This makes a cute little pot or home for a small toy. It would make a ...

Glitter Snow Globe

Making your own glitter snow globes is loads of fun and easy to do. Preschoolers will be fascinated with their finished creation. What ...

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Paper Plate Circle Weaving

We saw this fantastic paper plate weaving tutorial on by Cassie Stephens and decided to make our own version using wool, thick thread, ...

Plaster of Paris Eggs

Create some eggs from plaster of Paris and have fun decorating them. They are tricky to make but are worth the effort. The plaster eggs ...

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Felt Heart Bookmark

Create an easy heart shaped bookmark out of red felt for a loved one. It’s an ideal first sewing project and makes a great gift ...

Snappy Crab Hat

This snappy crab headband makes a great Under The Sea dress up costume. We sewed felt to make ours but you could use paper and staples ...

African Masks

African masks were traditionally made for rituals and ceremonies. They are often carved from wood, painted with ochre or other natural ...

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