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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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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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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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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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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Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Here’s a few ideas of gifts that kids can make for Mother’s Day to make her feel extra special. A homemade card will be ...

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