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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5 Minute Halloween Ghost Decoration

This spooky ghost decoration is a quick five minute craft and great to decorate your house for the arrival of trick or treaters or a ...

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Make a Bug Hotel

Making a bug hotel is a great fun project to get the kids interested in the garden.  Gather up items that have little holes for ...

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Make a CD Scarecrow

Here’s a fun little project for the garden using some old CDs – your very own CD ‘scarecrow’. It’s a ...

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Halloween Party Food

If you’re having a spooky Halloween party then you’ll need some equally gruesome Halloween party food. Mummy Toasts A twist ...

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Unicorn Poo Meringues

Perfect for a magical unicorn theme party One day during the school summer holidays, my friend’s two little girls came over for the day ...

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Watermelon Shapes

Lovely juicy watermelon is a refreshing, healthy treat on a hot summer day. Here’s a fun way to prepare it for kids, especially ...

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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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Giant Easter Birds Nest

This giant Easter birds nest activity is great fun for toddlers and older children alike. The paper is scrunchy and makes a great sound ...

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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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Lavender Scented Cloud Dough

Lavender scented cloud dough is a fantastic sensory play material as it is made from natural ingredients and can keep for up to six ...

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How To Make Slime Putty

Slime putty, slime, flubber, goop, fluffy slime, silly putty….. there are lots of different names for it but this amazing stuff ...

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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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Fun Easter Chick Cakes

Here are some fun Easter Chick cakes which are really quick and easy to make.  They’re easy for young kids to decorate and ...

Messy and Sensory Play

Why is messy and sensory play important? Messy  and sensory play is great for babies and toddlers alike! It stimulates the senses, ...

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Rainbow Rice

Rainbow rice is an easy, colourful and fun activity which babies and toddlers love.  It’s been kindly shared by Nicole who set up ...

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