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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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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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.  ...

French Toast

French toast is also commonly known as eggy bread.  In my house it’s the only way to get my youngest to eat any egg and we can ...

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Flapjacks

Flapjacks are a great energy-packed snack for a lunch box or picnic. Here’s an easy recipe for a soft and chewy flapjack.  For ...

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Chocolate Easter Nests

Transform chocolate rice crispie cakes with a few mini eggs, to create chocolate Easter nests, perfect for Easter day.  It’s also ...

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Play Dough

Here’s how to make your own play dough.  It’s an easy rainy day activity with pre-school age children. Extend the activity ...

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Simple Fairy Cakes

Here’s an easy but delicious fairy cake recipe that kids can enjoy making. Once the cakes have cooled, have fun decorating with ...

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Soy and Honey Chicken Drumsticks

These soy and honey chicken drumsticks are quick and easy to make. There are only a few steps so even younger children can help to cook ...

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How To Make Popcorn

Popcorn is huge fun to make with kids and is a cheap healthy snack.  We used a saucepan with a clear lid to make the popcorn and the ...

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Egg Carton Pirate Treasure Chest

 Ahoy there me hearties! Here’s how to make a pirate treasure chest from an egg carton.  It’s the perfect size for hiding ...

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How to Make Your Own Chalk

  Here’s how to make your own chalk at home from plaster of Paris.  It’s surprisingly cheap and easy to make.  You can pick ...

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Giant Floor Mural Activity

Creating a giant floor mural is a great rainy day activity.  The project works really well as a group activity with kids of all ages ...

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Three Little Pigs Puppet Show

Putting on a puppet show is always a fun way to spend a rainy day. You can stretch the activity all day by creating the puppets, making ...

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Homemade Blackberry Jam

Here’s an easy recipe for delicious homemade blackberry jam, with no added pectin. There are just three ingredients so it’s quick and ...

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