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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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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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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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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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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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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Easter Crafts & Recipes for Kids

Easter is such a lovely time of the year, but two weeks of school holidays is not always easy to fill.  We have lots great ideas for ...

Easter Bunny Cups

These little Easter Bunny Cups are an easy craft for kids to make and cheap too.  You could use them to collect mini wrapped Easter ...

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Batman Bunny Easter Hats

Julia from Creation Station in Bicester has kindly shared this tutorial on how to make Batman Bunny Easter Hats.  Creation Station run ...

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How to Make Meringues

Making meringues can be a little daunting but they’re not so hard when you get the hang of them.  Here’s an easy recipe to ...

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DIY Recycled Bottle Greenhouse

Here’s a great little gardening project to explore re-use/recycling with kids – making a DIY mini greenhouse from a ...

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DIY Recycled Watering Can

Here’s an easy recycling project to make your own mini watering can for the garden.  It’s a great little project to talk ...

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Lollipop Stick Garden Seed Markers

April and May are great months to get out into the garden and have a go at planting some seeds.  Here’s a quick and easy project ...

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Bunny Bread by Mrs Bun The Baker

Bunny Bread is a great fun baking activity for kids and perfect for Easter. We’re really excited to have this guest blog recipe ...

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Cheesy Tomato Scrambled Egg

Scrambled egg must be one of the easiest standby foods for kids.  Make it a little more interesting with a few tomatoes and a ...

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Frozen Fruity Yoghurt Cups

These frozen fruity yoghurt cups are a colourful alternative to ice cream.  They’re super easy to make so even young kids can get ...

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Fluffy American Style Pancakes

Pancakes are a breakfast treat on a lazy Sunday morning and of course, don’t forget Pancake Day.  These fluffy American style ...

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Collage Robots

Inspired by the great new robot wall stickers from Chameleon Wall Art, my kids were keen to make their own.  The wall stickers from ...

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