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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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